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First lawsuit filed over doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

A widow has filed what may be the first of many lawsuits over disappeared Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, as the tragedy's two-year anniversary—and filing deadline—approaches next month.

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Malaysian Attorney General rejects misappropriation charges against PM

Malaysia's top lawyer cleared Prime Minister Najib Razak of wrongdoing on Tuesday, despite a reported recommendation from the country's anti-graft authority that he be charged with criminal misappropriation.

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Needle Partners opens office in Kuala Lumpur

Leeds-based law firm Needle Partners has opened a new marketing office in Kuala Lumpur to promote its English law and white label service, called Needle Network.

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Malaysian firm expands into Laos

Zicolaw has expanded into Laos by adding a firm in Vientiane to its network.

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Malaysia Bar Council details foreign licence rules

The Bar Council of Malaysia has given details of the licence system which it will run and regulate for foreign law firms and lawyers.

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Malaysia opens legal services market

Malaysia is now allowing foreign firms to open within its jurisdiction and from join ventures with domestic firms.

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Malaysia Airlines to come under settlement pressure over missing plane

Legal experts are predicting that Malaysia Airlines will come under pressure to settle with the families of passengers on missing flight MH370 and that the cases will not reach court.

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Malaysia Bar to offer free advice to plane families

As lawyers from abroad seek to strike up relationships with families of passengers on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, the Malaysia Bar Council is offering free legal help.

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Malaysia Bar threatens US firms over missing plane advice

The Malaysian Bar has warned local families to be careful about using US law firms over the missing flight MH370 and has threatened the firms with legal action if they break a ban on foreign lawyers giving advice.

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Controversy grows over Malaysia plane law suits

The Malaysian government is to examine the legal implications of the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.

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Chicago lawyer takes first legal steps over Malaysia plane

The first of many legal steps over the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 is believed to have been taken by Monica Kelly of Ribbeck Law when she asked for information from Boeing and the airline.

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Malaysian lawyer lashes out over plane criticism

The UK-educated lawyer who is acting as Malaysia's lead spokesman over the missing 777 plane has expressed frustration over criticism from other countries.

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Malaysia bar asks for ban on retired judges

The Malaysia Bar Association passed a resolution at its AGM, asking for retired judges to be barred from representing clients in court.

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Malaysia - lawyers among unhappiest workers

Doctors, engineers and lawyers rank amongst the unhappiest workers in Malaysia, feeling held back by a lack of prospects.

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Bengal braced for falling tax revenue after big business challenge

The Indian state of West Bengal is braced to see a fall in tax revenue this year after Tata Steel, Cadbury and other multinationals challenged one of its tax laws.

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Openness urged on appointment of judges in Malaysia

Human rights group Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) is calling for the introduction of transparency in the appointment and promotion of judges.

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WongPartnership sets up Malaysia alliance

WongPartnership has linked up with Malaysian practice Foong & Partners to beef up its coverage in the region.

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Malaysia softens foreign law firm admissions rules

Foreign law firms are expected to be up and running in Malaysia following the announcements of new regulations and the passing of amendments to the Legal Profession (Amendment) Act 2012.

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Malaysia ignores Bar on judicial appointments

The Judicial Appointments Commission in Malaysia appears to have appointed seven new judges without consulting the Bar Council.

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Ex-lawyer sentenced to death in Malaysia

A former Malaysian Indian lawyer was among four people sentenced to death by a Malaysian court yesterday for the murders of a Malaysian businesswoman and three others in 2010.

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