Financial Services

We have been retained by professional financial services providers such as e-wallet operators, merchant acquirer, payment processing providers, factoring companies, digital investment managers and moneylenders to provide strategic legal advice, drafting of internal policies documents and reviewing their business operation to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.

Our roles also covered advising new operators on their market entries into Malaysia through application of licenses and approvals from the Central Bank of Malaysia and Securities Commission of Malaysia. In the past, we have been appointed as counsel to advise angel investors and private equity firms for their investment in Malaysia including to draft disclosure information, business plans and agreements. We are valued by our clients through prompt and appropriate responses to their queries, strategic solutions to their requirements and niche understanding of this particular market.

Practice Areas
  • Corporate & Cross Border Financing
  • Debt Restructuring & Refinancing
  • Islamic and Conventional Financing
  • Property Financing
  • Islamic and Conventional Factoring
  • Money Changing, Remittance & Wholesale Currency
  • Moneylending & Pawnbroking
  • Merchant Acquirer, e-Money & Cryptocurrency
  • Fundraising, Crowdfunding & P2P Lending
  • Initial Public Offering
  • Initial Coin Offering & Security Token Offering
  • Labuan Financial Services

Advisory & Compliance

In this area of practice, we serve as corporate and strategic advisor to high-net-worth individuals, business or project owners, senior and key managers in managing and mitigating their risk exposures, execution of business objectives or completion of critical projects. If required, we represent our clients in legal proceedings in Malaysia to recover payment or debt due, matters involving boardroom tussles, money-laundering charges or corporate fraud investigation.

For businesses without dedicated legal counsel, we act as external advisor to ensure that daily business operations of this corporations are conducted in compliance with the laws and regulations as well as continuously reviewing their internal policies to ensure their interest are covered. We are valued by our clients through hands-on approach, particular attention to detail as well as capabilities to facilitate their transactions.

We also provide businesses with legal audit services as well as legal training, if so required. In addition, we also provide advisory and compliance services in relation to matters pertaining to, amongst others, Anti-Money Laundering & Anti-Terrorism Financing, Anti-Corruption and Personal Data Protection.

Practice Areas
  • Banking and Financing Reporting
  • Environmental, Sustainability and Governance
  • Anti-corruption & Anti-bribery
  • Data Protection and Data Privacy
  • Permits & Licenses from the Authorities
  • Know-Your-Customer & Due Diligence
  • Training & Workshops for Talent Development
  • Occupational Safety & Health

Projects & Infrastucture

We provide expert legal advice on various aspects of infrastructure projects, no matter the size, including the planning, development and management or other related issues of an infrastructure project. Our team has been involved, amongst others, in advising clients in the energy sector particularly in the development of solar power and waste-to-energy plants.

Our practice in relation to projects and infrastructure are including but not limited to construction contracts, concession agreements, project documentation, facility maintenance and management, joint ventures, licensing, turnkey design and build contracts, tender review and conflict and dispute advisory and management.

In providing our services, our team’s primary goal is to alleviate the burden from our clients from the inception until implementation of the project. 

Practice Areas
  • Project Development & Financing
  • Acquisition & Disposal of Projects
  • Joint-venture, Partnership & Collaboration
  • EPCC and O&M
  • Construction & Engineering Agreement
  • Power & Renewable Energy
  • Regulatory Impact Analysis
  • Interior Design & Refurbishment
  • Land & Township Development
  • Public Utilities & Critical Infrastructure
  • RFPs, RFQs & Tender Process
  • Mediation, Adjudication & Arbitration
  • Commercial & Retail Leasing and Tenancy

Mergers & Acquisitions

We have extensive knowledge and understanding of undertaking and completing mergers and acquisitions in Malaysia as we have acted for private individuals and small or medium enterprises. Our duties include due diligence exercise, drafting of legal documents and policies as well overseeing the completion of particular transaction. In the past, we have undertaken and completed deals in various jurisdictions such as Hong Kong, Malta, Indonesia and Singapore.

Our capabilities as corporate secretary has allowed us to also provide end-to-end solutions to businesses such as preparing corporate resolutions, authorisations from the Board of Directors and submission of important lodgement to the regulators. In cross-border transactions, we have relationships with service providers such as accountants, auditors and corporate secretaries in various jurisdictions. We are valued by our clients through capabilities to act as one-stop-centre in providing end-to-end solution for their mergers and acquisitions as well as supported by previous experience in completing complex transactions.

Practice Areas
  • Foreign Investment & Joint Ventures
  • Private Equity & Fund Management
  • Acquisitions & Disposals of Assets and Businesses
  • Cross Border Acquisitions
  • Licensing & Regulatory Approvals
  • Amalgamation & Restructuring
  • Assets & Businesses Optimization
  • Shareholders and Investors Management

Dispute Resolution

We take pride in our ability to serve clients in dispute resolution as our lawyers have represented private individuals, businesses owners, high-net-worth individuals and corporations in broad range of disputes. We have dealt with dispute resolution pertaining to complex contractual and tortious breaches, shareholders disputes, construction and payment adjudication in all levels of Court in West Malaysia. Our strength is founded on hands-on representation with capability for strategic manoeuvre with effective legal advice.

We have also acted in various construction disputes including disputes commenced under the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 (CIPAA), AIAC Arbitration Rules and the PAM Arbitration Rules. We have also represented clients in mediations as well as settlement negotiations.

For individual clients, we have acted for matters ranging from defamation, land disputes, probate and administration as well as debt recoveries. We are valued by our clients for our reasonable but competitive pricing, prompt and strategic solutions to fit with their requirements as well as their access to our flexible approaches in concluding any dispute. We also take in cases involving corporations in Malaysia, which includes but not limited to shareholders’ disputes, disputes in relation to employment, outsourcing functions, insurance disputes and disputes arising from intellectual property.

Practice Areas
  • Banking & Debt Recovery
  • Bankruptcy & Winding Up Proceedings
  • Commercial & Contractual Disputes
  • Land Acquisitions
  • Boardroom & Shareholders Disputes
  • Defamation
  • Tortious & Negligence
  • Family & Matrimonial Disputes
  • Employment & Industrial Relations
  • Fraud, Forensic Investigation & Asset Recovery
  • Consumer Protection Disputes