Dress Code Court Attire Lawyers and Public Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

(L-R) Chuah Sui Cheing, Yeoh Khee Hing, Tan Eng Keat, Alex Chang and Ding Ming Shu
(L-R) Chuah Sui Cheing, Yeoh Khee Hing, Tan Eng Keat, Alex Chang and Ding Ming Shu

DRESS CODE 

“If most of us are ashamed of shabby clothes and shoddy furniture let us be more ashamed of shabby ideas and shoddy philosophies…. It would be a sad situation if the wrapper were better than the meat wrapped inside it.”
― Albert Einstein 

 

If you wonder what is the dress code you should observe in court, read further.   If you would like to  read about what we SAY and how we address the judges please visit our page below which contain some  speeches in court during the Admission (long call) proceedings:

 

DRESS CODE ATTIRE IN COURT: PUBLIC GENTLEMEN

Long sleeves white/ plain shirt and tie, dark coloured slacks.   Formal black shoes.

 

LADIES

White/ plain long sleeves, collared blouses with long skirts (below the knees) for ladies.   Formal black shoes.

 

DRESS CODE IN COURT: COUNSEL/ LAWYERS

GENTLEMEN

Shirt
White long sleeves with white wing collar and bib

Slacks-Loose
Black/navy blue/dark grey.  Stripes permissible.

Jacket
Black.  Brass buttons not permitted

Socks
Black/navy blue

Shoes
Black/navy blue/dark grey

Robe
Black

Head-Dress
Turban and songkok are permitted.

LADIES

Blouse
White long sleeves with white wing collar and bib.

Skirt
Black/navy  blue/dark  grey  and  its  length  below  the  knee.  Stripes permissible

Trousers – Loose
Dark trousers and not body hugging

Traditional Dress
Not glaring colour and decent.

Jacket
Black.  Brass buttons riot permissible

Nylon Stockings — Optional
Only skin- tones are permissible

Shoes
Black/navy blue/dark grey.  Sandals are not permitted in Court

Robe
Black

Head-Dress
Black/white/navy blue/dark grey.  Subtle floral or patterned prints also permitted.

2     Costume Accessory
All lawyers (male and female) are prohibited from wearing any emblem, ribbon, badge, band etc. which symbolizes any political party or  political motive.

 

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