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Basics of Family Law
Presenter : Ms. Joanne Leong Pooi Yaen
Posted in : Family Law
CPD Activity (1.0 credit)
About the Course
This session will discuss, among others, reference to a matrimonial tribunal or conciliatory body, joint petition for divorce, contested/single petition for divorce, petition for divorce under section 51 of the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976, judicial separation petition, decree nisi, and more.
The session is specifically geared to benefit Members admitted to the Malaysian Bar from 1 July 2011, and pupils in chambers who commence their pupillage from 1 July 2016 onwards.
Upon watching at least 75% of the video and completing the quiz in this course, you will be given 1 CPD point.

About the Presenter

Ms. Joanne Leong Pooi Yaen
Joanne Leong Pooi Yaen was admitted as an advocate and solicitor to the High Court of Malaya in 2009. She is a partner of Yeoh & Joanne, and mainly handles litigation matters concerning family disputes. She garnered experience from highly contentious matrimonial proceedings involving cross-border divorces, custody of children, interfaith conversions, and division of matrimonial assets. She is a member of the Bar Council Family Law Committee.