Malaysia Lawyers and Law Firms
KorumLegal is a boutique legal consultancy that provides innovative client-centric and flexible legal solutions through People, Process and Technology. Our client base ranges from start-ups, SMEs to MNCs and law firms – any business that is wanting to engage law differently. Our solutions are specially catered to our clients’ wants and needs, not what is just available. Our mantra is to be smart, flexible and lean, ensuring that our clients are getting more for less.
People: Providing in-house legal support to clients, our legal consultants are meticulously hand-picked from our pool of experienced consultants, who come from a variety of legal and business background, keeping our clients’ needs in mind. Our experienced legal consultants are available on demand to work on assignments, secondments or projects as an extension of our clients’ teams. They can work in-house or remotely – whatever works best for our clients. We also support clients through our managed legal services businesses which is an extension of our value innovation in legal services.
Our legal consultants have a wide range of skills including, but not limited to, M&A, general corporate, company secretarial, capital raising (start-up to SME), restructures, construction and infrastructure, FinTech, payments, AML/CFT, intellectual property, employment, banking and finance, commercial contracts, IT/Technology, telecommunications, commercial property and hotels, pharmaceuticals and luxury goods. Having generally worked both in traditional law firms and as in-house counsel, our legal consultants have an excellent understanding of being a business partner and enabler – something we see as a crucial skill for a legal consultant and a value add for our clients.
Process: We provide consulting and advisory services relating to legal process management, legal operations and legal project management – helping our clients achieve more for less. Our Korum Project Methodology (KPM) has been specially developed to work with clients, to review their practices and apply tailored project management principles and practices to enhance the delivery of legal services. We provide a legal management consulting lens to our client internal systems, processes and operations
Technology: KorumLegal is always working on how to leverage and utilise technology to create efficiencies. We help our clients identify new technology solutions to automate and enhance their legal workflows and processes. We advise on the procurement and integration of LegalTech. We review and collaborate with external legal technology suppliers to enhance efficiency in our clients’ legal team processes. Simultaneously, have built our own LegalTech platform to help our own internal operations efficiencies and to provide a legal platform solution to clients, based on our client feedback, industry knowledge and thought leadership.
KorumLegal’s Founder, Titus Rahiri discusses the three verticals here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tblqv5tu3Ng&feature=youtu.be
KorumLegal is a legal consultancy not a solicitor firm or barrister’s chambers. KorumLegal does not provide legal advice.
ZICO Law is the first network of leading independent local law firms with a full presence in 18 cities across all 10 ASEAN member countries. Our powerhouse of over 300 lawyers enable our clients to enjoy value-added legal services by leveraging on a combination of local expertise and regional insights. ZICO Law is associated with innovative, high quality and efficient services, as evidenced by numerous awards and top-tier rankings in the legal publications, regionally and internationally for our member firms and lawyers individually.
Zaid Ibrahim & Co., founding firm of the ZICO Law network, is a full service firm and one of the country’s most highly regarded. With more than 170 lawyers, we have developed a reputation for devising innovative and practical solutions customised to our clients’ needs.
Along with our preferred firms in Sarawak and Sabah, we help companies thrive at home and abroad. Deep local roots and three decades of experience since 1987 allow us to provide effective and commercially driven solutions to our clients, and more crucially, develop long-term, mutually beneficial relationships. Because we fully understand our clients’ business needs, we serve as their trusted business advisors and help them navigate complex legal and regulatory environments, right where they operate. Not only do we understand the local nuances, we are among the privileged few to be consulted by the Malaysian Government and the Asian Development Bank on law reform. We make it our business to keep a finger on the pulse of new developments in the region. We have guided our clients through downturns and upswings, and helped them rebound. By helping them, we ourselves have grown in the process to become a multiyear award winning firm.
Office contact information –
Kuala Lumpur (Head Office)
Tel : +603 2087 9999
Fax : +603 2094 4666/4888
Level 19 Menara Milenium
Pusat Bandar Damansara
50490 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : +604 227 0888
Fax : +604 228 6755
51-22-B&C Menara BHL
Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah
Tel : +607 226 4999
Fax : +607 226 3999
Suite 31.01 Level 31
Johor Bahru City Square
106-108 Jalan Wong Ah Fook
80000 Johor Bahru
Tel : +609 744 7300
Fax : +609 748 5122
PT 1541, Taman Iman Jaya,
Jalan Wakaf Che Yeh,
15150 Kota Bharu, Kelantan
Kuching (Gala & Tomik Advocates)
Tel : +608 224 1546
Fax : +608 224 1546
No. 16, Jalan Crookshank
93000 Kuching, Sarawak
Kota Kinabalu (Effendi & Co.)
Tel : +6088 488 607
Fax : +6088 487 607
Lot No. K-61-3A, Level 3A Block K
KK Times Square, Off Coastal Highway
88100 Kota Kinabalu
JLN Raja Chulan
50200 Kuala Lumpur
Tay & Partners is a full service commercial law firm that combines solid legal expertise with a business oriented approach. The firm provides a comprehensive range of legal services to a large cross section of the business community in Malaysia and abroad. Its team of partners and lawyers are attuned to transactional work and can provide world class legal service and responsiveness that clients look for.
In order to serve our clients in a more efficient and effective manner, our main office is situated at the heart of Malaysia’s business centre in Kuala Lumpur. The firm also has an office in Johor Bahru.
Our vision is to stand as worthy partners with institutions investing or operating in Malaysia. We aim to bring value to our clients with our persistent leadership and knowledge base that expands abreast with our jurisdiction.
Our primary focus has been, and always will be our clients. We strongly believe that every working relationship should be viewed as a long term partnership, thus we treat it as such. We respond to our clients’ needs through collaborating closely and being completely committed to exploring every facet of a problem to find the best solution.
Phileo Damansara II
15 Jalan 16/11
Off Jalan Damansara
46350 Petaling Jaya
With a diverse history dating back to 1975, MKP combines the exclusivity of a private legal practice with the professionalism of an international consultancy to exceed the expectation of clients who prize personal attention, knowledge and insight.
We are focused on providing quality corporate/commercial and civil litigation and dispute resolution legal services and believe that we are among the industry leaders in Malaysia in providing legal advice in our core practice areas.
Our multi-disciplinary practice team is recognised for its proficiency, blending expertise from a number of corporate/commercial practice areas, including banking and finance, capital markets, civil and commercial litigation, communications and technology, corporate and commercial advisory, corporate and securities regulation, corporate finance, corporate governance, cross border investments, dispute resolution, industrial relations and employment, insolvency, insurance, mergers and acquisitions, projects and ventures, property and real estate and public law and law reform.
With strong local and regional linkages, we are well placed to assist our clients in advancing their interests throughout Malaysia and the rest of South East Asia.
Our strength, we believe, lies in our ability to analyse complicated commercial issues and identify and tackle potential challenges in complicated transactions, to achieve practical market-driven and knowledge based results which are targeted to meet the high expectations of our clients.
K Y LIM & PARTNERS is a Malaysia law firm established on 15th September 2009 dedicated to providing excellent specialized legal service to both businesses and individuals in domestic and overseas.
We started out when the legal market is rapidly changing and overwhelmed by ascending challenges and competitions. To stay ahead in this legal industry, we aspire to stand out from our competitors and go extra miles to make ourselves distinguished.
It is our philosophy in K Y LIM & PARTNERS that we have to build and maintain a long term relationship and reputation with all our valuable clients. To achieve that, we make sure our service is delivered with innovation and highest level of professionalism.
Our service in the area of corporate and commercial law includes drafting of share sale agreements, joint venture agreements, partnership agreements, sale of business/ asset agreements, shareholders agreements, agency agreements, confidentiality agreements, consultancy agreements, commercial agreements, distributorship/ supply agreements, manufacturing agreements, franchise agreements, hiring/ leasing agreements, intellectual property/ license agreements, loan/ credit agreements, directors contract of employment and guarantee agreements.
We also provide legal advice and preparation of legal documentation in relation to incorporation of new companies, partnership formation, business take over, sale and purchase, business start-up and sole traders, partnership dissolution, company restructuring, winding up and negotiations with banks and financiers.
We assist clients in making preparation to governmental and quasi-governmental authorities such as state authority and Foreign Investment Committee for licenses and approvals.
Property & Conveyancing
We have extensive experience derived from many years of acting for clients ranging from individuals and small family owned businesses to large public corporations, banks and trust companies. The Group represents vendors, purchasers, landlords, tenants, developers, lenders and other financial institutions, on all manner of real estate related matters, including commercial, retail, industrial, residential leasing, joint ventures, development approvals, financings, acquisitions and dispositions.
Banking & Finance
We provide legal services and advice on all range of banking and finance transactions including negotiations, preparation and structuring of various documentation in relation to conventional/ Islamic banking, project financing, corporate finance, leasing/ asset/ equipment finance, structural finance, refinancing and private debt instruments.
Dispute Resolution/Litigation Enforcement
We advice and provide solutions for a wide range of disputes including construction disputes, employment and industrial disputes, property disputes, commercial disputes, shareholders’ disputes, joint venture disputes, contractual disputes/ claims, company and partnership disputes, insolvency, enforcement of securities, intellectual property rights, defamation and breach of trust/ confidentiality.
Wills, Trusts, Probate, Administration & Power of Attorney
We handle all matters related to the administration of estates including wills writing, obtaining grants of probate/ letters of administration, providing assistance in obtaining administration in small estates, transmission and transfer of property/ estate of the deceased to beneficiaries, preparing and perfecting power of attorney to enable clients to appoint third parties to deal with their financial affair or personal welfare, creation and administration of trust and resealing of grant of probate/ letters of administration.
Family & Matrimonial
We advise clients in all family issues including separation/ divorce proceedings, children’s custodianship, adoption, financial settlement, division and settlement of matrimonial assets, maintenance to spouse/ children and parental responsibility.
Our Recent Advisory Experiences
We have advised credit facilities for commercial and residential development and construction, property financing and property refinancing. We are currently panel solicitors for Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad. Further to the above, we have also acted for Public Bank Berhad, United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd, CIMB Bank Berhad, Malayan Banking Berhad, Eon Bank Berhad and Bahagian Pinjaman Perumahan.
We act for developers with regard to the construction of housing project. Our panelships with local developer are as follows:-
(a) Keladi Harta Berhad;
(b) Epic Valley Holdings Sdn Bhd; and
(c) Nova Megah Development Sdn Bhd
We act for local companies in the drafting and negotiation of joint venture agreements and shareholders’ agreements.
We acted for sale and purchase agreements in respect of business, properties, lands, shares, goods and services.
We acted for tenancy agreements, trust deeds, consultancy agreements, employment contracts, distributorship agreements, manufacturing agreements and wills.
We advised on misconduct and disciplinary process regarding termination of staff; misconduct and retrenchment of employees.
We acted in family and matrimonial legal proceedings.
We acted for clients in obtaining grants of probate/ letters of administration, providing assistance in obtaining administration in small estates, transmission and transfer of property/ estate of the deceased to beneficiaries.
Kuala Lumpur Office:
No.7-6-1 & 7-6-2, Block B, Lobby 7, Megan Salak Park, Jalan 1/125E, Taman Desa Petaling, 57100 Kuala Lumpur.
9.00am – 6.00pm
Telephone No.: +603 9059 5979
Fax No.: +603 9056 2167
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
No.38, Persiaran Midlands, 10250 Penang.
9.00am – 6.00pm
Telephone No.: +604 228 6800, +604 228 8600
Fax No.: +604 229 7900
No.930, Jalan Kuala Ketil, Batu Dua, 08000 Sungai Petani, Kedah.
9.00am – 6.00pm
Telephone No.: +604 421 0348
Fax No.: +604 421 0352
685 Jalan Damansara
6000 Kuala Lumpur
We are a young and vibrant law firm in Malaysia. We believe that legal services should be accessible, easy to understand and practical.
The firm’s vision has resonated strongly with our clients, and as a result we have been consistently recognised as a leading firm in our areas of practice by numerous external publications and rankings:
(a) Legal 500 Asia Pacific : Leading Firm for Labour and Employment (2017 & 2018), Recommended Lawyer for Labour and Employment (Donovan Cheah – 2017 & 2018), Leading Firm for Corporate, M&A (2018), Recommended Lawyer for Corporate, M&A (Donovan Cheah, Shawn Ho – 2018), Recommended Firm for Corporate, M&A (2017)
(b) Asialaw Profiles: Notable Firm for Labour and Employment (2019)
(c) IFLR1000: Notable Firm for M&A (2019)
(d) Benchmark Litigation: Tier 2 Firm for Labour and Employment (2018)
(e) Asian Legal Business: Best Boutiques (Labour and Employment) (2017), Firms to Watch (2016)
Don’t just hear it from us:
“Practical, attentive and able to offer balanced advice…”; “Professional and meticulous…with good business sense” – Asialaw Profiles 2019
“… the team is winning plaudits from the market for its labour expertise and is quickly climbing the ranks as a go-to firm for these matters.” – Benchmark Litigation
Employment Law, Industrial Relations, Dispute Resolution, Arbitration, Corporate and Commercial, Tax Planning, Real Estate, Mergers & Acquisitions
Level 6, Menara 1 Dutamas, Solaris Dutamas, No. 1, Jalan Dutamas 1
50480 Kuala Lumpur
(formerly known as Menara SapuraKencana)
Tel : +603 6208 5888
Fax : +603 6201 0122
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Suite 21.04, 21st Floor, Public Bank Tower, No.19, Jalan Wong Ah Fook
80000 Johor Bahru
Tel : +607 278 3833
Fax : +607 278 2833
Email : email@example.com
Suite S-21-E & F, 21st Floor, Menara Northam,
No.55, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah
10050 Pulau Pinang
Tel : +604 370 1122
Fax : +604 370 5678
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill is a multi-practice law firm committed to provide customised legal solutions to businesses, including government-linked companies.
We have an established name in the Malaysian legal landscape and our team consists of highly-experienced and deeply committed lawyers.
Jalan PJU 1/39, Dataran Prima
47301 Petaling Jaya
MahWengKwai & Associates is a leading law firm of advocates and solicitors. We are committed to delivering efficient and effective legal solutions to our clients.
We are an energetic team of lawyers and support staff who are passionate about our work, building lasting relationships with our clients and exceeding their expectations. We focus on getting to the heart of our clients’ needs to deliver legal services at the highest standards.
At MahWengKwai & Associates, we take pride in offering our clients legal services at the highest standards, including dispute resolution, corporate, commercial and conveyancing. Our purpose driven and personalised approach to legal practice ensures that clients benefit from a close working relationship with our lawyers. We recognize that understanding our clients’ needs and priorities allow us to better assist our clients achieve their goals.
Values and Character
Integrity and justice
Effective and efficient solutions
Love and respect for one another
Profitable and sustainable growth
Our lawyers and staff work in an atmosphere of respect, for each other and for our clients. We deal with a sense of fairness, always remembering to treat our colleagues and our clients the way we want to be treated.
We believe in our people and are confident of their commitment for our firm, our work and our clients. And we make our words count by doing what we say we are going to do.
MahWengKwai & Associates was established by Dato’ Mah Weng Kwai in 1985 after 12 years in the Judicial and Legal Services. Dato’ Mah built a strong reputation for civil and corporate litigation, arbitration and criminal matters. Years of dedication to the profession saw Dato’ Mah become President of the Malaysian Bar (2001-2003) and subsequently President of LAWASIA (2006-2008).
Raymond Mah joined the firm as an associate in 2005 made partner in 2008. Dato’ Mah resigned from the firm in 2010, allowing the growth and development of the firm to continue under the leadership of Raymond Mah, the firm’s present managing partner. Raymond also heads the Dispute Resolution and Corporate departments.
Dato’ Mah Weng Kwai was appointed to the High Court as a Judicial Commissioner in 2010. He was confirmed as a High Court Judge in 2011 and elevated to the Court of Appeal in 2012. Dato’ Mah returned to the firm as a consultant after his retirement from the judiciary in February 2015.
Richard Wee joined the firm in 2016 as a partner in Dispute Resolution and head of the Sports Law practice group. Richard also heads the firm’s Real Estate practice group.
The MWKA team has grown and continues to grow from strength to strength over the years, with its present team of 50 persons, including 20 lawyers.