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21
Sep
2021

Loh Kooi Choon v Government of Malaysia [1977] 2 MLJ 187

The Federal Court delivered its judgement for Loh Kooi Choon v Government of Malaysia [1977] 2 MLJ 187 on June…

20
Sep
2021

Holland v Hodgson (1872) LR 7 CP 328, 41 LJCP 146, 20 WR 990 [1861-73] All ER Rep 237

Holland v Hodgson is 130 years old. Yet, it is still applied today! It was applied as recently as 11…

19
Sep
2021

The Shell Company of the Federation of Malaya Ltd v Commissioner of the Federal Capital of Kuala Lumpur [1964] 1 MLJ 302

This is an appeal against the Rating Assessment conducted by the local government. The parties are: Appellant: Shell Company of…

18
Sep
2021

The Shell Company of the Federation of Malaya v President, Town Council Bandar Penggaram, Batu Pahat [1962] 1 MLJ 277

The High Court heard an appeal by way of originating motion. The parties are: Appellant: Shell Company of the Federation…

17
Sep
2021

BBMB Kewangan Bhd v Kueh Teck Swee [2001] 1 MLJ 176

The High Court in Sabah & Sarawak heard this appeal. The Hon. Justice Ian Chin (as he was then) delivered…

01
Sep
2021

Do the Young & Gould Exceptions apply in Malaysia?

If you have not already, you can read the entry on judicial decisions here. As usual, I then shared the…

29
Aug
2021

Making Sense of Judicial Decisions

What is “law”? That is both a philosophical and practical question that law students and legal practitioners ask themselves. Often…

28
Aug
2021

Defamation’s Basic Elements

This is part of the Defamation series. You can read the first entry here: Defamation – The Beginning of a…

25
Aug
2021

Defamation – The Beginning of a Series

“Lawyering isn’t about fighting fair, and you’d better watch your false accusations, or I might just sue you for defamation.”…

12
Aug
2021

Week 32 Reflections: Defining Your Success

Setting the Context This entry is inspired by Diane Mulcahy’s The Gig Economy – The Complete Guide to Getting Better…