Federal Court Hearing on 23.3.2023: Showdown Between Purchasers and Developer post Ang Ming Lee Decision (Live Updates)

[LIVE] We will be providing live updates to our highly anticipated hearing in the Federal Court scheduled to begin at 9.00a.m. between purchasers and the Developer in respect of issues on LAD claims post Ang Ming Lee. [Prema Bonanza Sdn Bhd v Vignesh Naidu A/L Kuppusamy Naidu (Federal Court, Civil Appeal No.: 02(i)-72-08/2022(W) & 02(i)-74-08/2022(W)) & Obata-Ambak Holdings Sdn Bhd v Prema Bonanza Sdn Bhd (Federal Court, Civil Appeal No.: 02(i)-70-08/2022(W) & 02(i)-71-08/2022(W))]

  • 10.22a.m. – Court deliberated and allowed the Respondent to file their motion to adduce fresh evidence and submission on second actor theory. The matter is adjourned to another date.
  • 10.08a.m. – Court adjourned to deliberate on the issue of motion to adduce fresh evidence.
  • 10.00a.m. – Solicitors for the Respondent (Prema Bonanza Sdn Bhd) (Mr. Lai Chee Hoe from Messrs. Chee Hoe & Associates) in Appeal 70 and Appeal 71 submitted in response.
  • 9.58a.m. – Solicitors for the Appellant (Obata-Ambak Holdings Sdn Bhd) in Appeal 70 and Appeal 71 submitted and raised preliminary objection against Respondent’s submission on second actor theory and motion to adduce fresh evidence.
  • 9.46a.m. – Court is in session.
  • 9.42a.m. – Other watching brief solicitors for respective purchasers and developers recorded attendance.
  • 9.36a.m. – Watching brief solicitors for Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association Malaysia (REDHA) and National House Buyers Association recorded attendance.
  • 9.35a.m. – Solicitors for Respondent in Appeal 72 and Appeal 74 recorded attendance. Solicitors for Appellant in Appeal 70 and Appeal 71 recorded attendance.
  • 9.34a.m – Deputy Registrar announced the presiding Federal Court judges as Y.A.A. Dato’ Abdul Rahman bin Sebli, HBSS, Y.A. Dato’ Zabariah binti Mohd. Yusof, HMP, and Y.A. Dato’ Mary Lim Thiam Suan, HMP.
  • 8.36a.m. – Parties are waiting for the panel of 3 Federal Court judges to log in.
  • 8.10a.m. – 15 watching brief solicitors from 7 firms have logged in.
  • 8.00a.m. – Solicitors for the Appellants and Respondent have logged in.
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Previously a Senior Legal Associate at Chee Hoe & Associates.
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