PRACTICE AREAS

Practice Areas

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Civil & Criminal litigation

Subordinate Courts, High Courts, Court of Appeal, Federal Court

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Land law in Sabah

Residential / Commercial / Industrial Property​

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Banking law

including Islamic Banking principles and practice

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Project finance / corporate and individual loan

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Employment law, industrial / labour dispute

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Family law, divorce, children custody & maintenance

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Contract law, including building contract & arbitration

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Commercial law and practice & sale of goods

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Corporate / partnership

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Injury / Negligence

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Personal Injury

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Running Down cases

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Defamation / slander

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Wills & intestacy

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Joint Ventures

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Insolvency

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Criminal law

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PROPERTY LAW

Human Resources

  • The Firm has currently a pool of experienced legal clerks assisting the lawyers in conveyancing & litigation professional services provided to the clients, and process-servers and a reception to attend to the efficiency of our services.

  • The Firm has a Finance Manager assisted by accounts clerks to maintain the Firm’s Clients’ Trust Accounts.



Other Resources

  • The Firm is also equipped with up to date office automation networking system that linked with the computer Case Management System of the Courts in Sabah and attending to virtual hearings with the Courts, including the Court of Appeal of Malaysia and the Federal Court of Malaysia.

  • The Firm has a library of legal reference books, law reports and other periodical materials including on-line law / legal journals facilities enabling the lawyers to be kept up to date with the latest development in areas of the law handled by the Firm.

  • The Firm is equipped with up to date reliable video platform for virtual meetings, chat, phone calls, and other online communication, computer technology and networking infrastructure to create, process, store, secure and exchange all forms of electronic data with clients and the courts to enhance our professional and business operation.

Clients of the Firm include:

  • International clients
  • Clients from West Malaysia & Sarawak
  • Local clients
  • Corporates and Individuals
  • Banks, financial institutions
  • Property Developers
  • Various contractors
  • Government contractors

Professional Indemnity Insurance

The Firm maintains a Legal Professional Indemnity Insurance Policy with Overseas Assurance Corporation (Malaysia) Berhad.

CIVIL CASES

The Firm was involved in recent Landmark decisions of the Federal Court in the following cases:

Hap Seng Plantations (River Estates) Sdn Bhd v Excess Interpoint Sdn Bhd & Anor [2016] 3 MLJ 553 – on territorial jurisdiction of the High Court of Malaya and the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak; transfer of civil suit from High Court of Malaya at Kuala Lumpur to High Court of Sabah and Sarawak — Whether High Court of Malaya had jurisdiction to transfer proceedings to High Court of Sabah and Sarawak

Malayan Banking Bhd v Neway Development Sdn Bhd & Ors [2017] 5 MLJ 180

On whether a deed of trust is a ‘dealing’ within the meaning of section 4 of Sabah Land Ordinance and therefore is illegal under section 17(1) and 64(1) of the Sabah Land Ordinance where the subject matter is a native title

Masenang Sdn Bhd v Sabanilam Enterprise Sdn Bhd [2021] MLJU 1656 – on whether seat of arbitration would determine which High Court had exclusive supervisory jurisdiction over matters connected with the arbitration including enforcement or setting aside of arbitral award

CRIMINAL CASES

The Firm has successfully defended clients in various criminal cases involving drug trafficking offences under the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952, and various offences under the Penal code, including murder and manslaughter, cheating, criminal breach of trust.