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We operate in three (3) specialized departments, allowing us to continuously improve both our expertise in practice and client experience in the field.

Litigation Department

Our Litigation Department handles a broad spectrum of contentious cases, including but not limited to banking litigation, corporate litigation, insolvency proceedings, family proceedings and etc. Our Litigation Department offers personalized and cost-effective services to our clients, delivering them practical solutions to contentious cases while simultaneously safeguarding their interests. Our scope of services include but not limited to:

  • Banking, Finance & Securities
  • Corporate and Commercial Dispute
  • Shareholders Dispute and Minority Protection
  • Insolvency & Winding Up
  • Single Petition Divorce
  • Adoption
  • Contentious Probate / Letter of Administration Proceedings
  • Constitutional Litigation
  • Defamation actions

In addition to our broad scope of contentious cases, our firm is notable for having represented a number of our clients on non-contentious cases. In this regard, our clients include a number of Chinese Societies and Associations incorporated in Malaysia, Executors to Wills, Administrators to Estates etc. Our scope of services include:

  • Non Contentious Probate / Letter of Administration Proceedings
  • Declaration of Trusts
  • Declaratory Orders
  • Joint Petition Divorce.

Our Litigation Department is committed to resolve your legal disputes and / or legal difficulties while cherishing our relationship as solicitors and clients.

Commercial and Corporate Department

Equipped with a thorough understanding of our client’s commercial objectives and business needs, our Commercial and Corporate Department strives to deliver creative and practical solutions to our clients. Our firm is further equipped with legal counsels experienced in in-house legal advisory work with multinational corporations enabling us to deliver practical solutions to sophisticated corporate and commercial issues. Our Commercial and Corporate Department offers services such as:

  • Agency, Licensing, Regulatory Agreements
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Franchising Agreements
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Merger and Acquisitions

Our Commercial and Corporate Department is committed to assist our clients in achieving their commercial objectives promptly and fruitfully.

Real Estate and Banking Department

Acquisition of real properties in Malaysia seems straight forward. However, complications could arise in transactions involving different types of real properties, whereby different requirements and restrictions apply, thus rendering an ostensibly straight forward process tricky and unpredictable. Our extensive experience in the field enables us to handle all kinds of real property transactions, a trait further complimented by our panelship with most of the lending financial institutions in Malaysia. We aim to provide our clients a one stop solution for their needs while keeping them informed on property acquiring procedures. Our services include:

  • Building Contracts
  • Building Management
  • Sale and Purchase of Real Properties
  • Leases
  • Mortgages
  • Conventional and Islamic Financing
  • Trade Financing.