The Bar Council recognises the importance of competence in the everyday workplace. With this in mind, we have developed some ways for you to enhance your knowledge and skills through involvement in postgraduate and academic programmes in law.
Academic Collaboration (for 2017/2018)
The Bar Council has fostered collaboration with academic institutions that are globally recognised in order to provide an opportunity for Members of the Malaysian Bar and pupils in chambers to complete their postgraduate and academic programmes in law. Here are the academic institutions that have been in collaboration with us for 2017/2018:
Applying for CPD Points for Postgraduate and Academic Programme
If you have completed a postgraduate and academic programme in law, you are eligible to claim between 8 to 16 CPD points.
For accreditation of a postgraduate and academic programme in law by the Bar Council, you are required to submit an application with the following information:
- Course Title
- Programme Structure (eg, part-time or full-time and mode of delivery)
- Period of Study
Evidential support is also mandatory for the application to be processed, and they may include:
- Acceptance Letter
- Academic Transcript
- Academic Certificate
Please email the relevant information and documents via digital copy to the CPD Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kindly note that CPD points will only be assigned to postgraduate and academic programmes that commenced or completed after 1 July 2012.
List of the Academic Institutions Recognised by the Bar Council for CPD Accreditation
Please click here to download the information.
If your academic institutions are not listed, please furnish the relevant details and email the CPD Department at email@example.com.