MAJLIS PEGUAM v. DATO' SERI DR MUHAMMAD SHAFEE ABDULLAH  8 CLJ 749
FEDERAL COURT, PUTRAJAYA
MD RAUS SHARIF PCA, SURIYADI HALIM OMAR FCJ, HASAN LAH FCJ, AZAHAR MOHAMED FCJ, AZIAH ALI FCJJ
[CIVIL APPEAL NO: 01(f)-48-08-2015(W)]
29 JULY 2016
LEGAL PROFESSION: Practice of law - Misconduct - Rules against publicity - Newspaper articles on appellant and his profession as an advocate and solicitor - Allusion to appellant as 'high profile lawyer', 'top lawyer' et cetera - Whether to be read in context of entirety of articles - Whether laudatory in nature - Whether falling under 'approved information' allowed by statute - Whether in breach of rules against publicity - Legal Profession Act 1976 ss. 94(3)(k) and 94(3)(o) - Legal Profession (Publicity) Rules 2001 rr. 2, 5(1b)(vi), 15(2), 24
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