Event

Event

 

Advocacy Skills From The Perspective Of A UK Practitioner

28 Sep 2018 - Fri / 1 day / 3:00pm - 5:00pm / Selangor Bar Committee Auditorium, No.37, 39 & 41, Jalan Bola Jaring 13/15, Section 13, Shah Alam, 40100, Selangor

Course outline:
1. What is advocacy?
2. Distinction between Lawyer and Advocate
3. What are advocacy skills?
4. Being an effective advocate?
5. How to be persuasive in court?
6. Different court different style of advocacy-Is that true?
7. Advocacy skills- Can you be taught?
8. Comparison between Malaysia and UK

Organisers: Selangor Bar

CPD Points: 2
Circular No: N/A
Event Code:
T3/28092018/SLB/SLB181215/2

Description

Course outline:
1. What is advocacy?
2. Distinction between Lawyer and Advocate
3. What are advocacy skills?
4. Being an effective advocate?
5. How to be persuasive in court?
6. Different court different style of advocacy-Is that true?
7. Advocacy skills- Can you be taught?
8. Comparison between Malaysia and UK

Speaker

Baskaran Manikam

He qualified as an Advocate and Solicitor in 1998 having completed his law degree at University of Malaya and chambering in Malaysia.

He was subsequently admitted to the role of Solicitor of England and Wales in 2001 having completed the additional assessment namely the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test in England, United Kingdom.

He specialised initially in Immigration Law and Human Rights Law. Subsequently, he did specialisation in Criminal Law with University of Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom and accredited by the Law Society of England and Wales. He attained the highest level of qualification in Criminal Law in England and Wales and was accredited as a Duty Solicitor of England and Wales, with that, he had dealt with all aspects of Criminal Law in England, United Kingdom.

He was also heading and managing a number of firms in London and Essex, United Kingdom gaining sufficient experience in various laws and particularly sharpening in advocacy skills by working along with well known queen's counsels and barristers. He was also representing the ethnic minority of Indian origin in the United Kingdom.

In late 2014, he had returned to Malaysia for permanent settlement under the Talent Corporation Programme and intended to utilise his skills and expertise for the betterment of his country and people. Upon settling in Malaysia, he had set up a legal firm called Bas Vin Associates in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and currently serving the firm as a Senior Partner.

Terms and Conditions

Please contact the organiser for further Terms and Conditions.

Selangor Bar Committee
No. 41, Jalan Bola Jaring 13/15,
Seksyen 13, 40100 Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan
Tel: +603 5519 6219
Fax: +603 55199037

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