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MAJLIS PEGUAM v. CH'NG ENG HING, FRANK
Court of Appeal, Putrajaya
Kamaludin Md Said, Hashim Hamzah, Collin Lawrence Sequerah JJCA
[Civil Appeal No: W-02(A)-704-04-2023]
13 May 2024
[2024] 4 MLRA 782

JUDGMENT

Collin Lawrence Sequerah JCA:

(A) Introduction

[1] This is the appellant/intervener's appeal against the decision of the learned High Court Judge ("HCJ") on 27 March 2023 in allowing the appeal against the appellant's order dated 26 February 2023.

[2] This appeal relates to the power of the appellant (Disciplinary Board) ("DB") in directing its Disciplinary Committee ("DC") to make a finding on the respondent's liability vide a letter dated 19 April 2019 pursuant to r 28 of the Legal Profession (Disciplinary Proceedings) Rules 2017, ("2017 Rules").

(B) Background Facts

[3] The pertinent facts that led to this appeal emanate from the appointment of the respondent who is a practicing lawyer and was appointed by the Complainant, Tok Tiak Hoong ("the Complainant") to handle a legal matter against CIMB on her behalf.

[4] There is no dispute that the Complainant paid the sum of RM50,000.00 to the respondent.

CASE HIGHLIGHTS

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[2016] 5 MLRH 501
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[2016] 2 MELR 374
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