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Corporate & Commercial

Our lawyers have a strong commercially driven mindset and advise both businesses and investors on shareholders’ agreements, terms of service, general contracts, employee stock options, personal data protection, mergers and acquisitions.

Employment & Industrial Relations

We advise both employers and employees on employment contracts, compliance with employment legislation, termination, management of employees, unfair dismissal claims and constructive dismissal issues. Our lawyers are able to represent you in the Industrial Court.

Dispute Resolution

We provide practical legal advice in disputes to protect your interests, and can represent you in litigation before the Malaysian Courts. Our lawyers are experienced in alternative dispute resolution methods such as arbitration (both domestic and international) and can assist you in settlement negotiations.

Family & Matrimonial

We handle family matters with sensitivity. Our experience includes contentious and non-contentious divorce proceedings, child adoption, child custody issues, alimony and division of matrimonial property.

 

Property & Conveyancing

Our firm will ensure that your property transaction, whether buying or selling, completes smoothly and efficiently. You will be kept updated all the way.

Tax Advisory

We provide Goods and Services Tax (GST) and Real Property Gains Tax (RPGT) planning which could save you money. We also advise on stamp duty and taxes that may be applicable to your business.

MEET THE TEAM

Our team is dedicated to providing relevant and effective legal services. We are sensitive to your needs and place your interests first above everything.

DONOVAN CHEAH

DONOVAN CHEAH

PARTNER

•Commercial Litigation •Arbitration •Employment Advisory •Employment Litigation

SHAWN HO

SHAWN HO

PARTNER

•Corporate Advisory •Mergers and Acquisitions •Startups •Real Estate and Conveyancing •Real Estate Related Tax Planning

Aileen Lau

Aileen Lau

PARTNER

•Divorce Proceedings •Child Adoptions •Real Estate & Conveyancing

Since our establishment in 2014, Donovan & Ho has received the following recognition

“Donovan & Ho is the fifth firm we have engaged since we started our business. We used 4 firms previously. They are good but not as good as Donovan & Ho. For documents prepared by the previous firms, we still had to put in effort to review and change the documents.”

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