Legal WorkBench, the Comprehensive Online Legal Resource for Malaysian Practitioners is Now Available, Free of Charge, at the Bar Room of Duta Court Complex

The KL Bar, in collaboration with Crimsonlogic Sdn Bhd, is pleased to offer free access to Legal Workbench, the premier online legal research service for practitioners of Malaysian law at the Duta Court Complex.

The service will be officially introduced to members of the KL Bar on Monday, 25 August 2008. The details of the launch are as follows:

Date    :    Monday, 25 August 2008

Venue :    KL Bar Room, Left Wing 5th Floor, Jalan Duta Court Complex

Time   :    10am to 11am

     Admission is free

Legal Workbench is a service provided by Singapore Academy of Law and endorsed by the Bar Council, Malaysia.

First launched in 1990, the service provides convenient one-stop access to a vast repository of case law, Singapore legislation and South East Asian reference materials including textbooks and journals for lawyers in Malaysia and the region.

With Legal Workbench, you have at your fingertips:

  • Malaysian case law dating as far back as 1932;
  • Singapore case law from 1965;
  • Heritage Law Reports (1808-1980) – a unique collection of early law reports of Malaya and Singapore not found elsewhere
  • English case law comprising an archive of the Weekly Law Reports series from 1953 and the Law Reports from 1865 as provided by Justis Publishing and the Incorporated Council for Law Reporting (ICLR) for England and Wales.

With highly integrated databases this service provides rich cross referencing, and seamless linking between Malaysian, Singapore and English cases saving you critical time and money.

Numerous easy-to–use tools have been included – all designed to help you, the busy lawyer, to manage your research more efficiently and effectively for e.g. through saved searches, reminders, e-mail alerts and automated time-keeping.

For more information on the service, Click here or call toll-free 1800 813 874 or e-mail

To familiarise you with Legal WorkBench, training sessions will also be offered on 25th and 26th August 2008 at the Malaysian Bar Council Auditorium from 4pm to 5.30pm. To register for the session call Yusniza at (603) 80700892 or e-mail


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