The Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) is a compulsory professional examination for foreign university law graduates to gain admission into the Malaysian Bar as a qualified advocate and solicitor. Upon successful completion of the examinations, students may proceed to do their chambering under a Master at a law firm of their choice or enter the corporate world.
The Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) is a 9-month long post-graduate course and examination taken by foreign law graduates and graduates to become a qualified lawyer in Malaysia. The examination is conducted by the Legal Profession Qualifying Board of Malaysia and is governed by the Legal Profession Act 1976. The Board allows degree holders from shortlisted universities in the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand to sit for the examination. Like all law graduates, CLP graduates must proceed to read in chambers or better known as chambering. After completing nine (9) months of chambering, the student may finally be called to the bar and become a qualified lawyer.