• The objective and purpose of cross-examination;
• The nature of cross-examination in civil matters;
• Common mistakes during cross-examination; and
• Practical tips for young lawyers.
This webinar is designed to teach the basics of cross-examination to junior lawyers, and to impart useful lessons and pointers for them to utilise in their cross-examination of witnesses.
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
Ravi Nekoo is an active litigator and has appeared at all levels of the Courts in Malaysia. He has also authored several books including the Malaysian Civil Procedure and Practice published by CLJ. He conducts training programmes organised by the Bar Council for Members of the Malaysian Bar.
Brendan Siva was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1999. He practises mainly in the areas of commercial and corporate litigation. Brendan was the Chairman of the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee for two terms from 2010 to 2012, and has served eight terms as a member of the Bar Council. He has conducted advocacy training throughout Malaysia, Hong Kong, South Africa, UK, Singapore, Ireland, Scotland, and Australia. Brendan was invited to join the faculty for the Advanced International Advocacy Training Course at Keble College, Oxford in 2014 and 2015. He is the Chairman of the International Advocacy Training Council (“IATC”).
Lai Wai Fong has been a partner at Shearn Delamore & Co. since 2010. Her area of practice is dispute resolution. She provides legal advice across a range of matters including corporate and commercial disputes, land litigation, insurance disputes, tort and aviation disputes.
She was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2000, and is a member of:
• Bar Council Advocacy Training Committee;
• Bar Council Corporate and Commercial Law Committee;
• Inter-Paciﬁc Bar Association (“IPBA”);
• Aviation and Aerospace Committee of the IPBA; and
• International Bar Association (“IBA”).
She appears regularly in the High Court and Court of Appeal for trials and appeals, and is involved regularly in complex and high proﬁle matters. Wai Fong has been an advocacy trainer since 2016.
Terms and Conditions
A Step-By-Step Guide to Join the Webinar
(1) For seamless streaming, download the Zoom app
You will be given a webinar ID and a password to join the webinar once your registration has been confirmed.
(2) Log in to Zoom, and provide your username
For Members of the Bar or pupils-in-chambers, use the format below for identification purposes when prompted:
Full name (as per NRIC) | Bar Council membership number or petition number
For non-members, provide your full name only.
(3) Setup your space
Ensure that you have a strong Internet connection. You may use an earpiece for clarity.
(4) Mute your microphone
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.
Places are limited and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
For events with registration fees, all payments must be made in advance, including bank charges. Registration will be confirmed once proof of payment is provided by email or fax, and full payment is received.
For events that are not organised by Bar Council, please note that you are subject to the relevant terms and conditions specified by the external providers.
Cancellations must be made in writing.
If you have failed to inform the organiser on your cancellation for three consecutive times, you may be blacklisted for future events.
Refunds will be processed after the event is completed. This may take up to 30 business days. The conditions for refunds are as follows:
- Full refunds will be issued if the event is cancelled or postponed by the organiser due to some circumstances.
- No refunds for this course. However substitution is allowed.
The organiser reserves the right to modify, cancel or postpone the event, should circumstances arise that make such action necessary, whereupon all registration fees paid will be refunded.
You are allowed to transfer your place to another participant, but you must notify the organiser with the necessary details.
CPD points will not be awarded to lawyers and pupils in chambers from Peninsular Malaysia who arrive more than 15 minutes late, are not present throughout the event, or leave before its scheduled end.
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- Materials will be emailed only. No printed notes will be provided.
- No recording of the event is permitted via any means at any time.
- No part of the event content may be used/reproduced in any form without the written and explicit consent of the Bar Council and speaker(s).