Chronology of Najib's SRC case

March 2, 2022 - The Federal Court rejects Datuk Seri Najib Razak's application to vacate the appeal hearing dates on new evidence, which is scheduled on March 15 and 16.

March 16, 2022 - Najib fails for the second time to adduce new evidence in his appeal.

April 11, 2022 - Najib through Messrs Shafee & Co applies for an extension of time of no later than April 25 to file the appeal petition.

April 25, 2022 - Najib files a petition of appeal and submits 94 grounds in his petition of appeal on why he should be freed of the SRC-related charges.

April 29, 2022 - The Federal Court fixes 10 days in August to hear Najib's final bid against his conviction and jail sentence.

May 31, 2022 - Jonathan Laidlaw, a Queen's Counsel from the United Kingdom files the notice of originating motion to represent Najib in the case.

June 7, 2022 - Najib files an application to adduce further evidence to the Federal Court to nullify the entire trial.

June 13, 2022 - The prosecution files an affidavit objecting to Laidlaw's application to represent Najib in his final appeal.

June 16, 2022 - High Court judge Datuk Wan Ahmad Farid Wan Salleh recuses himself from hearing Laidlaw's application.

June 27, 2022 - The Malaysian Bar files an affidavit objecting to Laidlaw's application to represent Najib in the final appeal.

July 21, 2022 - The High Court rejects an application for Laidlaw to represent Najib in his final appeal.

July 26, 2022 - Najib discharges with immediate effect Messrs Shafee & Co from representing him in his final appeal, appoints lawyer Hisyam Teh Poh Teik as his new lead counsel.

Aug 15, 2022 - The Federal Court allows the defence's application to amend Najib's notice of motion to adduce new evidence in his final appeal.

Aug 16, 2022 - Najib fails in his bid to adduce new evidence.

Aug 16, 2022 - The apex court dismisses Najib's application to postpone the hearing of his SRC International appeal and fixes Aug 18 to hear the appeal.

Aug 18, 2022 - The Federal Court begins hearing Najib's final appeal. The Federal Court dismisses Hisyam's application to recuse himself from representing Najib.

Aug 19, 2022 - The prosecution wraps up its submission. Najib discharges his solicitors, Zaid Ibrahim Suflan TH Liew & Partners (ZIST), from representing him.

Aug 23, 2022 - Najib seeks to recuse Chief Justice Tun Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat from hearing his appeal, but the application is dismissed. Senior lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah fails to adjourn submissions on Tengku Maimun's recusal bid.

Aug 23, 2022 - Federal Court's five-member bench upholds Najib's conviction, jail sentence and fine for misappropriating RM42 million of SRC International Sdn Bhd funds. – Bernama

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