On 4.2.2021, the Federal Court had the opportunity to consider arguments on the interpretation of Section 1(b) of the Second Schedule of the Federal Constitution which concerns a person’s right to citizenship by operation of law if he/she was born outside of Malaysia to a father who is a citizen at the time of birth….

After months of waiting, you finally received your divorce order. In the divorce order, your former spouse promised to pay you spousal maintenance and child maintenance every month. At first, your spouse paid the maintenance on time every month. However, one year later, he started paying maintenance late, giving various excuses and only after you…

Wednesday, 2 Dec, 2020 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Duties of Executors and Trustees: What You Need To Know About this talk Do you know how estates are supposed to be administered by executors/trustees? An executor/trustee has a duty to protect the rights and interests of the beneficiaries of an estate. A breach of duty…

Friday, 20 Nov, 2020 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm An Overview of Immigration Law in Malaysia About this talk Did you know that companies and employers can be held accountable for the illegal entry, overstaying, and falsifying documents by their foreign workers? Join us for this online talk, in which our speakers will explain the…

“Prestige Malaysia 40 Under 40 2020: Meet the all-female honour roll Prestige Malaysia rings in a brand new decade with fearless women who are raising the stakes. Meet the 40 women to watch who will be changing the game. This year, we spotlight females in Malaysia who are fighting the good fight in their relentless…

Since the announcement by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin on 16.3.2020 on the implementation of the Movement Control Order nationwide, many regulations have been implemented under the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988 (“the Act”) to prevent and curb the spread of COVID-19.  This article explores and summarizes the…

The importance of preparing a will could not be overemphasised. However, many people put off making one to avoid having to think of their mortality, or due to the mistaken belief that the preparation of a will is an expensive or a complex exercise. It is also common for many to have the misconception that…

Wednesday, 4 November, 2020 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Adopting Children in Malaysia About this talk Did you know that there are two different ways to adopt a child in Malaysia? Court adoptions under the Adoption Act 1952 involve a formal court application and result in a court adoption order. However, this option is only…

First enacted in 1952 (F.M. Ordinance No. 41 of 1952) Revised in 1981 (Act 257 w.e.f. 24 December 1981) Latest amendment made by Act A1098 which came into operation on 2 May 2001 Arrangement of Sections 1.  Short title and application 2.  Interpretation 3.  Power to make adoption orders 4.  Restrictions on making of adoption…

Wednesday, 23 Sep, 2020 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Preparing for the unexpected in wasiat drafting   About this talk A Wasiat is the last testament of a Muslim. Do you know what needs to be included in a Wasiat? Risks and hurdles can be expected, but with practical tips in hand, much can be…