Despite the many housing schemes and initiatives to encourage people to purchase their first home property, property overhang still plagues the country. As working-from-home becomes the new norm for most, working space at home becomes more important.
Sexual harassment in the workplace is nothing new, and as I write this article I feel as if I may be beating a dead horse. Though this area has been extensively discussed, I will do my best to not only discuss the legal aspects of it, but also offer practical solutions to both employers and employees.
With knowledge at our very finger tips (and phones), most people understand that an injunction is a court order obtained to compel or restrain someone or something for a temporary or indefinite duration. The most notable injunctions include your freezing orders, search orders, fortuna injunctions and the ordinary interlocutory injunction. The Erinford Injunction, however, is the rarer breed worth noting.
A company moves according to what its Board decides. Internal management of a company differs widely and the Courts have made it clear that it will not meddle with the internal management of a company. Companies, like every other entity, is liable to suffer damage and loss. The question arises as to what happens when the Board fails or neglects to seek recourse when a company suffers such damage?
In the age of digitalisation, where communication is transmitted with ease and speed, one would think that obtaining client’s instructions is of no issue. However the practice of requiring clients to physically affirm affidavits is an inefficient use of time, given that confirmation of the facts deposed therein can be done digitally. The Covid-19 pandemic…
You managed to obtain a monetary judgment in favour of your client against a pesky debtor who has a habit of evading payment. Now how do you enforce this judgment?
You want to be useful and to be considered as a legal asset despite still being in law school or studying for the bar exams. After much job scouting, you finally landed a job. Now what?
Many of us have heard of freezing orders being enforced in Malaysia and may even know of people with ‘frozen assets’. There are various reasons why one would want to freeze the assets of another.
Think of the modes of commencement of legal proceedings as motor vehicles. If obtaining judgment was a destination, the type of car you’d use would be your mode of commencing proceedings. The two general modes to initiate court proceedings are by Writ of Summons and an Originating Summons.
Not all contracts are drawn up in a single document. Some contracts are subject to another contract or conditions. The question now is, when will a contract “subject to contract” truly be valid?