Pang Yeow Chow v Advance Special Treatment Engineering Sdn Bhd [2014] MLJ 952

Lim Kian Leong (Carole Ngu with him) (Lim Kian Leong & Co) for the plaintiff.


Civil Procedure- Limitation – Action against advocate for negligence- Pleadings- Parties bound by- Whether omission fatal- Legal Profession- Advocate and solicitor- Counsel failing to attend court for hearing resulting in suit being struck out- Whether action against counsel time barred- Whether cause of action arose on date of failure to attend court or when opportunity to file afresh/reinstate was lost- Whether cause of action to ‘sue for loss of chance’ commences immediately- Assessment of damages for ‘loss of chance’- Tort- Professional negligence.