This talk will cover the basic laws, procedures, and practical aspects when dealing with remand applications, bail applications, and mitigation of sentence in criminal cases. Speakers will answer questions from participants (via chat box) during the question-and-answer session regarding various practical day-to-day issues faced by criminal law practitioners at lock-ups, remand proceeding centres and courts.
Members of the Bar, pupils in chambers and law students:
RM40 per webinar
RM100 any three webinars
RM200 any six Webinars*
*Pay for six and get one free webinar
Balakrishna Balaravi Pillai or better known as “BK” by his peers in Ipoh, was admitted as a Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn) in 2007, and was subsequently admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2008. His main areas of practice include criminal and civil/general litigation, industrial, medical and family law.
He is an active National Legal Aid Foundation lawyer, having been one of its earliest core counsels since its inception in 2012. He serves currently as the Co-Deputy Chairperson of the Bar Council National Legal Aid Committee and is also currently an eighth term member of the Perak Bar Committee.
Balakrishna also conducts the dock brief training programmes for pupils in chambers of the Perak Bar.
Jayananda Rao was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1995. Rao established his own legal practice in 1997 under the name of Rao & Kamal, and is currently in charge of the litigation division of the ﬁrm.
His primary areas of practice lie in criminal law (Appellate Division, namely appeals at the Court of Appeal and Federal Court), commercial law, as well as labour and insurance matters. Apart from that, he engages in advising clients of the ﬁrm on matters concerning the Industrial Relations Act, quasi-criminal matters relating to Government departmental summonses for oﬀences under the Environmental Quality Act 1974, Health Ministry summonses, immigration summonses, and the likes.
Rao is also actively involved in providing advisory services on fraud management to corporations on all forms of white-collar crimes, ranging from money laundering to commercial fraud and criminal breach of trust.
He has, on numerous occasions, been called to give talks on criminal law, advising organisations involved in advocating children’s rights as well as advising corporations/companies in relation to the implementation of corporate liability under the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009.
Terms and Conditions
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Full name (as per NRIC) | Bar Council membership number or petition number
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When the webinar is ongoing, please mute your microphone on Zoom at all times to ensure there is no interruption from your end.
(5) You may raise questions during the Question-and-Answer session only
Please take note that no speaking is allowed when the webinar is taking place.
If you wish to raise a question, please type in the chat box and the speaker will respond accordingly.
(6) Please, do not do this
Screen recording, sharing the webinar ID and password links, reproducing the content of the webinar on any platform are strictly not allowed.
Any unregistered person may be removed without prior notice, and no CPD point will be awarded. Failure to adhere to this may result in disciplinary action by the Bar Council.
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- No refunds for this course. However substitution is allowed.
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