Interlocutory application is important not only to provide a temporary measure needed by litigants to preserve the integrity of their upcoming trial, but also to properly manage the case and evidence before the trial. It can be used as a strategy to discover the strengths and weaknesses of the opponent’s case, and to further investigate relevant evidence to be presented to the Court. Winning interlocutory application is like winning an early battle before the real war, that is, before the trial. Winning the battle means laying down a concrete foundation to advance the case within your intended framework. This course will enlighten participants of the relevant interlocutory application, the underlying principles, and the strategy to win.
Yusfarizal Yussoff is a civil litigator who frequently argues in the Appellate Courts in Malaysia. With around 19 years of post-qualification experience, Yusfarizal has represented multi-national corporations, financial institutions, oil and gas companies, and important individuals in managing their disputes.
He is also involved in public interest litigation involving human rights and constitutional issues. Among his notable cases are Awang Soh & Others v FELDA, SIS Forum (Malaysia) Berhad v MAIS, Batu Kemas Industries Sdn Bhd v TNB and Mohd Daud v Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara.
Apart from that, his book Civil Litigation in Malaysia: Practical Guide to Drafting Pleadings is a required reading in several law schools in Malaysia. Yusfarizal was re-elected to be a member of the Bar Council 2020/2021, and is currently the Co-Chairperson of the Bar Council National Young Lawyers and Pupils Committee (“NYLPC”).
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