The 15th Malaysian Law Conference will take place at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from 29 – 31 July 2010. Confirmed speakers include YA Datuk Seri James Foong Cheng Yuen – Federal Court Judge, The Honourable Michael Kirby – retired High Court Judge of Australia and senior Human Rights advocate, Haris Ibrahim.

Register now and get the Early Bird rates on registration fees.

MLC Malaysian Law Conference

Mark your calendar! We are pleased to announce that the 15th Malaysian Law Conference will be held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from 29 to 31 July 2010.

Among the confirmed speakers are*:

  • Yang Amat Arif Tun Dato’ Seri Zaki bin Tun Azmi, Chief Justice of Malaysia;
  • Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo, Chief Justice of the South African Constitutional Court, who will speak on Constitutional Revival: The South African Experience;
  • Justice V K Rajah, Singapore Court of Appeal Judge, who will speak on Redrawing the Modern Boundaries of Contractual Interpretation – From Text to Context and Beyond;
  • The Honourable Michael Kirby, retired High Court Judge of Australia, who will deliver the keynote address on the topic of Rule of Law;
  • Yang Bahagia Dato’ Abu Kassim bin Mohamed, Chief Commissioner of MACC who will deliver a speech on the topic Challenges Ahead for MACC; and
  • Dato’ Sri Nazir Razak, Group Chief Officer of CIMB Group, who will speak on Growing Beyond Borders.

It is anticipated that local and foreign delegates comprising lawyers, legal counsel, academics, members of the judicial and legal services, law students, other professionals and members of various industries from Malaysia and abroad will attend.

Mr. Vorapong Sutanont
Mr. Vorapong Sutanont - Forensic Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Mr. Vorapong Sutanont will address the Conference on a Session on Fraud: How to Detect, Prevent and Recover?

Nazir Razak
Dato Sri' Nazir Razak - Group Chief Executive of CIMB Group

Dato’ Sri Nazir Razak will address the Conference at a Plenary Session on Growing Beyond Borders

The Honourable Mr. Michael Kirby
The Honourable Mr. Michael Kirby - Justice of the High Court of Australia, 1996 - 2009

The Honourable Mr. Michael Kirby will be delivering the Keynote Address and also addressing the Conference on the subject, Hard Talk on Human Rights.

Topics covered include:

  • Setting Aside and Enforcement of Arbitration Awards;
  • Competition Act 2010: What it Means to Malaysian Businesses;
  • The Interface between Sha’riah and the Legal System in Islamic Finance – Recent Developments;
  • Developments in Tax Law;
  • Recent Federal Court Decision on section 340 of the National Land Code 1965: Tan Ying Hong v Tan Sian San & Ors – Are Landowners and Banks Secured?;
  • Constitutional Law: Why is Parliament Relevant to the Layperson;
  • Towards a Fairer and a More Effective Administration of the Criminal Justice System; and
  • Investigations: What are the Key Elements in a Trafficking-in Persons Case?


(valid until Monday, 30 June 2010)

Pupils and law students – RM 500

Members of the Bar – RM1,000

Non-Members – RM1,300


(valid until Monday, 12 July 2010)

Pupils and law students – RM700

Members of the Bar – RM1,200

Non-Members – RM1,500

Sign up for the Conference by filling in the registration form here.

Conference Programme is available here.

For those interested to be a part of the Malaysian Law Conference 2010, there are volunteer and sponsorship opportunities available. Click here for more details on the sponsorship proposal.

For further information or to receive updates, please e-mail or call Sumitra Penesar – Officer-In-Charge, at 03-2026 0864 or Rachel Tan – Public Relations Officer, at 03-2031 3003 ext 210.

Lim Chee Wee
Chairperson, Organising Committee

* Topics are subject to modification by the speakers

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