Practice Areas

Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Conveyancing and Real Estate
Corporate Law
Intellectual Property
Labour and Employment Law
Taxation Law

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Litigation is regarded as a real practice strength and we regularly represent clients in Malaysia’s highest courts. An integral aspect of litigation work is to advise clients on the rules and practices involved in resolving disputes in the court system and also to participate, lead and advise clients in any settlement negotiations.

Our litigation lawyers bring a wealth of experience on a full range of criminal, civil and commercial litigation cases. We are well-versed in all aspects of arbitration and mediation.

Our key expertise in this practice area is to advise and act in:

  • Arbitration
  • Property litigation and land compensation
  • Corporate litigation
  • Commercial and building construction dispute resolution
  • Insurance and reinsurance dispute resolution
  • Public law disputes
  • Vehicle and industrial accidents claims
  • Divorce proceedings, matrimonial and family law
  • Defamation
  • Negligence
  • Asset leasing agreements and disputes
  • Probate (letter of administration and grant of probate)

Conveyancing and Real Estate

The Firm’s conveyancing team has extensive experience in handling all real estate transactions in relation to the sale and purchase and loan agreements for office and commercial buildings, as well as land development and residential projects. Major developers work with our conveyancing lawyers who are in the panel of top banking institutions in Malaysia.

Retail conveyancing in the sale and purchase of property is carried out on large scales. Our lawyers have the ability to provide high-value and viable advice and solutions to both individuals and businesses on real estate related matters like financing and management corporation issues.

Our scope of work includes the rendering of legal advice and preparation of different types of documentation, among others.

We specialise in the following services:

  • Property and real estate law (direct sales from developers and second-hand property sale and purchase transactions)
  • Landlord and tenancy agreements
  • Construction agreements, business joint ventures, land development and estate planning
  • Drafting and advise on Wills
  • Trust Deeds
  • Power of Attorneys
  • Project and development finance
  • Commercial contracts
  • Issues relating to deed of covenants, easements or leases
  • Tax, stamp duties, environmental and regulatory issues

Corporate Law

Our corporate law team deals with the formation and operations of corporations and various aspects of securities and contract law. The team is well-equipped to handle complex large-scale transactions and advises a number of top banks and corporations on diverse areas of corporate ventures and arrangements.

The corporate practice is supplemented by a strong banking and finance offering. We regularly act for domestic banks on a range of debt restructuring, loan facility and project finance matters, including those conventional and Islamic syariah-compliant structures.

Within this practice, we offer the following services:

  • Mergers and amalgamations, reconstructions and restructurings
  • Corporate acquisition and disposals
  • Formation of joint ventures
  • Takeovers of companies
  • Corporate financing and debt restructuring
  • Corporate governance and compliance
  • Conducting due diligence exercises
  • Public listing and share issues
  • Bankruptcy and insolvency law

Intellectual Property

Our seasoned intellectual property team works to secure and enforce legal rights to inventions, designs, and artistic works. Just as the law protects ownership of personal property and real estate, so too does it protect the exclusive control of intangible assets.

Within this practice, our areas of work include:

  • Enforcement of copyrights
  • Design and famous trademarks against counterfeiters and other infringes
  • Trademark filing and prosecutions
  • Patents prosecutions and litigation
  • Franchising and licensing agreements
  • Actions to restrain misappropriation and misuse of trade secrets
  • Urgent injunction and seizure order
  • Computer hardware and software contracts
  • Order to stop counterfeit goods at source
  • Actions for passing-off
  • Entertainment related issues such as competition, distributorship, piracy and copyright

Labour and Employment Law

The Firm has a strong employment offering, able to assist employers in a variety of sectors and handles court actions regarding dismissal claims, as well as assist clients with employee reorganisation, misconduct and documentation issues.

Our team provides legal support and sound advice on:

  • Employees’ share schemes, directors’ rights and responsibilities
  • Employment and management contracts
  • Employees’ retirement and termination benefits
  • Employers’ liability and compliance
  • Consumer protection law
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Immigration matters such as foreign work permit issues
  • Restrictive covenants and trade disputes

Taxation Law

Our unique combination of experience and in-depth knowledge enables us to provide clients with their general tax practice needs from property taxation to personal and corporate income tax. We handle a full range of direct and indirect tax matters that include tax advisory, structuring, planning and litigation.

We offer tax related services and legal advice on:

  • Direct taxation such as income tax, corporate income and capital tax, property tax
  • Indirect taxation such as custom and excise duties, sales and turnover taxes
  • Stamp duty, transfer pricing and tax planning
  • Investment funds (onshore and offshore)
  • Taxation of foreign nationals
  • Equity offerings
  • Deferred taxation

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