Technology in the Modern Legal Workspace

28 Mar (Wed) - 1 Jan 1970 (Thu) / 17619 day / 2:00pm - 5:00pm /
Raja Aziz Addruse Auditorium - Wisma Badan Peguam Malaysia, Unit 2-02A, 2 nd Floor, 2 Leboh Pasar Besar, Kuala Lumpur

The talk will cover the global perspectives on legal workspace challenges in different cultures, challenges in legal workspaces in Malaysia, modern workspace features: how to make your legal workspace more effective and collaborative, and Microsoft O365: Impact on the modern legal workspace, and available options.

Member: RM 0
Members admitted from 1 July 2011: RM 0
Law Student: RM 0
Pupil in Chambers: RM 0
Non-Member: RM 0
Organisers: Bar Council, iTech Network Solutions

CPD: Bridges
CPD Points: 2
Event Code:


In today’s challenging era, businesses have to be more productive than ever, to stay competitive. Employees often have to work across different geographical areas, with diverse customers from a wide range of backgrounds.

It is of utmost importance for business leaders and managers to find ways to better empower employees, and remove barriers that stand in the way of effective collaboration. However, this can be a daunting task with our modern-day mobile workforce.

Gaps can be minimised by adopting new technology that promotes communication and collaboration between employees, and companies will be able to reap benefits by digitally transforming their companies’ operations.

The talk will cover the following topics:
(a) Global perspectives on legal workspace challenges in different cultures;
(b) Challenges in legal workspaces in Malaysia;
(c) Modern workspace features: How to make your legal workspace more effective and collaborative; and
(d) Microsoft O365: Impact on the modern legal workspace, and available options


Derrick Yap is a Microsoft-certified engineer with excellent deployment and migration skills on Microsoft Messaging solutions.

He completed his studies in the field of information technology (“IT”) at Stamford College. He continues to improve his professional skills and knowledge by educating himself with Microsoft’s very own Cloud Platform University, to keep up to date with the latest Microsoft technologies.

He has approximately seven years of experience in the IT industry. At his current company, he has assisted many partners and customers to increase productivity and improve collaboration with modern workspace and digital transformation technology.

He has conducted many presentations and workshops, including Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (“ACCA”) events, a MS CSP CLOUD roadshow, a MS M365 Partner event, and Crayon Workshops.

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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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