Legal Updates

  • Legal Update 14 of 2016

    Tuesday, 30 August 2016

    Sexual Harassment - Whether there is a valid cause of action for a civil claim on the grounds of sexual harassment under the existing laws of Malaysia.   CASE: Mohd Ridzwan Abdul Razak v. Asmah Hj M...


     

  • Legal Update 13 of 2016

    Tuesday, 26 July 2016

    Contract – Whether the bank can rely on exclusion and limitation clauses in agreement for hire to dispute liability. CASE: United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd v Lee Yaw Lin & Anor , 4 CLJ 871...


     

  • Legal Update 12 of 2016

    Tuesday, 28 June 2016

    Trespass - Whether inspection on restaurant premises is lawful or conducted with mala fide (bad intention).   CASE: JMJ Food & Beverages Sdn Bhd v Mohamad Zukrillah Ismail & Ors 4 CLJ 36...


     

  • Legal Update 11 of 2016

    Tuesday, 28 June 2016

    Legal Employment - Whether a non-Muslim could be admitted as a Peguam Syarie to repre-sent parties in any proceedings before the Syariah Court in Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur.   CASE: Majlis...


     

  • Legal Update 10 of 2016

    Tuesday, 28 June 2016

    Contract – Whether vacant possession delivered to purchaser before occurrence of fire.   CASE: Lucy Wong Nyuk King & Anor v Hwang Mee Hiong 4 CLJ 813 BRIEF FACTS: The appellants (“Lucy...


     

  • Legal Update 9 of 2016

    Tuesday, 28 June 2016

    Company – Whether it was impracticable to call for a meeting and conduct a meeting.   CASE: Tamabina Sdn Bhd & Anor v Nakamichi Corporation Berhad 2 MLRA 649 BRIEF FACTS: The responden...


     

  • Legal Update 8 of 2016

    Thursday, 05 May 2016

    Employment - Whether proven misconduct by employee deserved punishment of dismissal.


     

  • Legal Update 7 of 2016

    Monday, 11 April 2016

    Contract - Whether SPA only obliged developer to deliver vacant possession and not to give 'right of occupation' to buyer within 24 months.


     

  • Legal Update 6 of 2016

    Wednesday, 23 March 2016

    Property - Whether Management Corporation has the locus standi to institute an action in defamation under the Stata Titles Act 1985.


     

  • Legal Update 5 of 2016

    Friday, 11 March 2016

    Property - Whether a Joint Management Body ("JMB") can be formed after and/or co-exist with an existing Management Corporation ("MC").


     

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