Our Specialization

The following is not an exhaustive list of work undertaken but is intended to give a good indication of the fields of practice covered by members of the firm.

Finance

We have expertise in the following areas including the drafting of the “master standards” for financial institutions:

  • Acquisition finance
  • Asset-based lending / finance leasing
  • Bridging finance
  • Islamic finance (including bonds issuance and retail lending)
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance (including retail lending)
  • Securitisation
  • Syndicated loans
  • Trade finance
  • Unit trusts
Building and Construction
  • Arbitration
  • Commercial developments
  • Industrial and plants developments
  • Infrastructure projects
  • Mining projects
  • Residential developments
  • Telecommunication projects
  • Turnkey projects
Capital Markets

We cover both debt and equity markets and have represented issuers and underwriters/managers in initial public offerings at Bursa Malaysia. Our scope of work includes advice, documentations, and legal due diligence.

Our expertise includes:

  • Initial public offerings (IPOs), secondary and follow-on stock offerings
  • Bonds issuance
  • Islamic finance
  • Private equity finance
  • Private placements
Civil Litigation
  • Various aspects of civil litigation
Commercial Law

This is a diverse practice area and the following is a sample of the services that we offer;

  • Distributorship, franchising & licensing
  • Extraction agreements (e.g., timber)
  • Insurance
  • Sale of Goods
  • Services
Conveyancing and Land Laws

We deal with all land matters in Sarawak including the following:

  • Commercial leases and tenancies (including offices, shopping malls)
  • Development agreements for residential and commercial properties
  • Sale and purchase of landed property
  • Security documents upon land interests
  • Strata-titled properties and management corporation
  • Disputes arising regarding land matters including Native Customary Rights
Corporate Laws
  • Incorporation of companies
  • Corporate governance issues
  • Equity offering in capital markets
  • Joint venture and partnership agreements
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Take-overs
  • Legal due diligence
Dispute Resolution & Litigation
  • Admiralty actions
  • Contractual disputes
  • Estate and probate disputes
  • Industrial relations and labour law
  • Intellectual property infringement
  • Property and land disputes: including Native Customary Rights
  • Recovery litigation: including debt collection, bankruptcy and insolvency, enforcement, foreclosure and execution
  • Torts: full spectrum including negligence, libel & defamation, nuisance & statutory torts

Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Arbitration
  • Mediation
Estate, Probate & Wills
  • Probate and letters of administration: including tracing of assets in foreign jurisdictionsAdministration of Estates: including resealing of probates in foreign jurisdictions
  • Wills drafting, updating and storage
  • Inheritance disputes
Insurance
  • General Insurance
  • Marine Insurance
Intellectual Property
  • Registration of trade and service marks
  • Franchising and licensing
  • Infringement litigation
Labour Law
  • Industrial court matters
Privatisation and government
  • Privatisation and corporatisation of statutory bodies and governmental agencies (e.g. the ports of Sarawak and statutory bodies involved in plantation, waters, rivers and roads)
  • Conducting feasibility studies for projects
Recovery and Insolvency
  • Corporate insolvency litigation on behalf of liquidators, receivers and managers
  • Debt collection for banks and charge card companies including foreclosure, bankruptcy and execution proceedings
Shipping and Admiralty
  • Admiralty actions
  • Marine Insurance
  • Shipping matters
Tort
  • le spectrum of torts
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