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New Firms - Submission of Proposal Forms

  • Obtain the "No Objection" letter from the Bar Council
  • Go to Praktis website ( and login.
  • Click on “New Firm Registration”
  • You will be required to provide the name of the new firm, contact details of the sole proprietor or partner in charge and also to upload the Bar Council "No Objection"
  • You will receive your username & password within two working days, for you to complete the Online Proposal Form  
You can submit your Proposal Form online or manually by email, fax or post.  Click here for contact details.

For detailed information, please see “Applying for the Professional Indemnity Insurance
Send an email to Marsh at; together with a copy of the "No Objection" letter from Bar Council.
Marsh will send you an email requesting you to submit the Name and Email address of an authorised person in your Firm.
Upon receipt of the information, Marsh at will send a User ID and Password to the authorised person for access to the Online System.
  1. Log in via Praktis with your User ID and Password.
  1. Complete the Proposal Form.
  1. Click “Confirm and Get Mandatory Invoice” after ticking the "Authorise"  box.
  1. Click "Generate Invoice* to make payment.
  1. You will immediately receive the Renewal Invoice online & by email unless your firm has made a previous notification which must first be verified with Insurers within 3 working days.
  1. Premiums are paid by online/bank transfer only. Cheques must be deposited directly into the bank. Cash is not accepted. Email to us the proof of payment.
  1. After your payment clears, the Schedule of Insurance & receipt will be emailed to you.
  1. Download the Policy Documents from Praktis.
  1. Please renew early to avoid any last minute delays.
You can refer to the Guide to Completing the Proposal Form here or contact Marsh for a copy of the Guide. 
Contact Marsh and speak to staff of the Malaysian Bar Department at:
03-2723 3241 – Dedicated MBar Department lines, or
03-2723 3388 – General line and ask for the MBar Department, or
email Marsh at
It takes 2 working days to process a completed application and issue the Policy Schedule.

After receiving your documents, Marsh will call you to verify the information provided.  If everything is in order, Marsh process the Proposal Form and will issue you an Invoice.

When payment is received, your Policy Schedule will be sent to you and you will have to download the Policy Documents from Praktis.
Write to Marsh, setting out the corrections to be made to the Proposal Form.  Marsh will verify the corrections and issue you a corrected Policy Schedule.
You have an option to purchase Top-Up insurance after you have completed the PII online renewal.  This Top-Up option is quoted by the PII Scheme Insurance Broker, Marsh.

Alternatively, you have the option to purchase Top-Up insurance from other insurance providers in the market.

Please note that Bar Council does not oversee indemnity insurance needs above the mandataroy requirement.