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MWKA Online Talk: An Overview of Immigration Law in Malaysia

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Friday, 20 November 2020 at 3:00pm - 3:45pm


★SPEAKERS


Anis binti Mohd Sohaimi, Associate, Dispute Resolution Practice Group
Wong Chee En, Associate, Dispute Resolution Practice Group

★ABOUT THIS ONLINE TALK


Did you know that companies and employers can be held accountable for the illegal entry, overstaying, and falsifying documents by their foreign workers? Join us for this online talk, in which our speakers will explain the applicable immigration laws, the common immigration-related offences, duties of employers in Malaysia and the powers of law-enforcement officers in enforcing immigration laws in Malaysia. The talk will be delivered over video conference using Zoom.us. You can either view the talk from your web browser or download the Zoom app.


★TALK POINTS

  • Control of entry and entry permits under the Immigration Act 1959/1963 and Immigration Regulations 1963
  • Immigration-related offences such as illegal entry, overstaying, falsifying documents
  • Employer’s obligations when employing foreign employees
  • Powers of Immigration Officers to conduct inquiries, interrogations, and to search and arrest

★SPEAKERS


Anis binti Mohd Sohaimi graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from International Islamic University Malaysia in July 2017. In May 2018, Anis completed her pupillage in MahWengKwai & Associates under the guidance of Mr. Raymond Mah and Dato’ Mah Weng Kwai.

Anis was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in July 2018 and began practice as an associate in MahWengKwai & Associates upon her admission.

Anis’ areas of practice include general litigation, debt recovery, contractual disputes, Joint Management Body disputes, syariah estate planning and criminal defence. Anis’ interest also lies in mediation, arbitration, tortious claims and professional malpractice.
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Chee En graduated with a Second Class Honours (Division I) in Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom in 2017. He completed his Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) at BPP University, London and was called to the Bar of England and Wales (Middle Temple) in 2018.

Chee En commenced his pupillage in MahWengKwai & Associates under the guidance and tutelage of Mr Raymond Mah. Chee En was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in June 2020. Upon admission to the Malaysian Bar, Chee En began his practice in MahWengKwai & Associates as an Associate in 2020.

Chee En’s area of practice include general litigation, construction, land disputes, land acquisition, corporate and commercial litigation, debt recovery, family law matters, criminal and JMB matters.

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Fri Nov 20, 2020
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM MYT
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