To be or Not to be a Lawyer is an excellent guide for law students as well as other enthusiasts who aspire to understand or even practise law in Malaysia. Readers are introduced to the legal world from its inception (the essential academic qualifications and legal professional requirements) to practising law, as well as other options within the industry, should one wish to explore the path less trodden. Each chapter explores the challenges in every stage of the journey.
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7.1 These terms and conditions will be interpreted in accordance with the Malaysian Law.
7.2 Time is not of the essence for delivery of publication(s) and Bar Council Malaysia’s liability for incorrect delivery or failure to deliver is limited to the replacement of publication(s).
8. Loss or Damage in Transit
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9. Suppliers Liability
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