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Professional Development

In-House Training

Shook Lin & Bok is proud of our training programmes for our lawyers, pupils and interns. The firm’s team based approach to working facilitates good exposure to ensure that our people develop their own knowledge from the wealth of experience within the firm. Shook Lin & Bok strongly encourages a culture of idea sharing and individual development.

The firm’s professional development team has worked closely together on the selection of legal topics and has organised regular sessions to update our people on legal and market developments. To complement our legal skills training, a soft skills training programme is conducted in-house to equip our people with the necessary skills required for legal practice.


The firm’s In-House Continuing Legal Education Programme for 2017 is listed below:

No. Topic Speaker Scheduled For
1. Companies Act 2016 – An Overview Ivan Ho January 2017
2. Order 14A: Disposal of cases on a point of law Hadi Mukhlis & Corrine Chin January 2017
3. Corporate Rescue Mechanisms under the newly amended Companies Act Yoong Sin Min February 2017
4. Order 16: Third Party & Similar Proceedings David Ng & Muhammad Suhaib February 2017
5. Cross Border IP Issues: Patents & Trademarks Michael Soo March 2017
6. Order 18: Pleadings Edward Kuruvilla & Tania Edward March 2017
7. Order 20: Amendments Tanya Lopez & Grace Khoo April 2017
8. The Art of Advocacy David Dinesh Mathew April 2017
9. Arbitration: Domestic or International – Is there a difference? Lam Ko Luen May 2017
10. Order 24: Discovery and Inspection of Documents Lee Lyn-Ni & Nina Lai May 2017
11. Legal Implications of E-Commerce / E-Banking Tan Gian Chung June 2017
12. IP Litigation with Emphasis on Copyright & Patent Infringement Wendy Lee Wan Chieh June 2017
13. Order 26: Interrogatories Gregory Das & Muhammad Imran June 2017
14. Evidence and the Litigation Process – Notable Cases from 2016 Sudharsanan Thillainathan July 2017
15. Order 24 Rule 7A: Discovery against other person / Norwich Pharmacal Orders Mehala Marimutho & Nadeem M Rafiq July 2017
16. Order 29: Interlocutory Injunctions, Interim Preservation of Property Victoria Loi & Lena Chua August 2017
17. Solicitors’ Trust Account Khong Mei Lin August 2017
18. 10 Tricky Points in Insurance Law Nagarajah Muttiah & Tanya Marie Lopez September 2017
19. Order 40 & Order 40A: Experts Hadi Mukhlis & Winnie Chan September 2017
20. Order 52: Committal David Ng & Muhammad Suhaib October 2017
21. Employment Law – Breach of Confidential Information Romesh Abraham October 2017
22. Practical Debt Recovery & Enforcement Ng Hooi Huang November 2017
23. Order 53: Application for Judicial Review Gregory Das & Muhammad Imran November 2017
24. Order 34: Pre-trial Case Management Victoria Loi & Navini Rajikumara December 2017
25. The Big Impact of Soft Skills Jalalullail Othman December 2017
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