Dispute Resolution

What We Do

We offer a distinct edge that extends beyond mere cost efficiency and speed. While prioritizing timely and economical resolutions, we also place a strong emphasis on delivering commercially pragmatic solutions rooted in the law. Whether addressing commercial, civil, or employment disputes, our lawyers offer clear and accessible advice and actionable recommendations, solidifying our position as a top-tier choice for dispute resolution.

Commercial & Civil Disputes

  • International & Domestic Arbitration
  • Debt Recovery
  • Breach of Contract
  • Tort Claims
  • Bankruptcy and Liquidation Proceedings
  • Land and Property Disputes

Construction Disputes

  • Adjudication Proceedings (Payment Claims)
  • Disputes Relating to Delays & Liquidated Damages
  • Disputes Relating to Defects & Rectification Works
  • International & Domestic Arbitration

Employment Disputes

  • General Employer & Employee Disputes
  • Unfair Dismissal Claims at the Industrial Court
  • Judicial Review of Decisions of the Ministry of Human Resources or the Industrial Court
  • Recovery of Training Bonds
  • Mediation for Employment Disputes

How We Do It

Clear Communication & Mutual Trust

We believe that compassion for our clients is vital to effective dispute resolution. We strive to put ourselves in your shoes to fully understand the situation before recommending any course of action. We also endeavour to build trust and transparency by communicating openly and assessing your matters honestly.

Practical Legal Advice You Can Understand

We recognise that disputes are emotionally taxing and much is at stake for our clients. To make things a little easier, we promise that you will never be overwhelmed by legal jargon as we ensure our legal advice is always practical and simple for all to understand. We pledge to help you understand the steps involved in your matter so you will be well-informed about the procedures from start to finish.

Resolving Your Disputes with Skill & Sensitivity

Our lawyers will be your strongest advocate in and out of court. We are skilled in creating compelling legal arguments and will tailor them to your specific needs and goals throughout the process. Our years in private practice and practising in-house for some of the world’s largest companies have contributed to our refined expertise in dispute resolution.

Some of Our
Best Work

Notable Transactions

  • Acting for a proprietor and successfully regaining possession over property which was unlawfully occupied. (Sia Kie Won & Anor v SGI Corporate Services Sdn Bhd [2021] MLJU 1721)
  • Acting for a taxpayer in an appeal against the Customs Appeal Tribunal. This was the first High Court decision in Malaysia as to whether the Director General of Customs and Excise has the power to reduce or apportion input tax claims as a result of the abolishment of the GST system in Malaysia. (Nobuyasu Sdn Bhd v Tribunal Kastam Diraja Malaysia & Anor [2020] 11 MLJ 182)
  • Acting for the main contractor in an arbitration involving the construction of a multi-storey retail outlet. Successfully registering and enforcing the arbitration award and resisting an application by the sub-contractor to set aside the arbitration award. (JY Creative Sdn Bhd v MEACS Construction Sdn Bhd [2022] 1 LNS 945)
  • Acting for a shareholder in a minority oppression action, and successfully obtaining injunctive relief and search orders against the major shareholder.
  • Acting for various clients in CIPAA adjudications involving payment disputes in the millions of ringgit.
  • Acting for various international corporate clients in both domestic and international arbitration. Arbitrations handled included ad-hoc arbitrations and arbitrations administered under AIAC, SIAC and ICC rules.
  • Successfully obtaining freezing and proprietary injunctions in a number of fraud related suits.

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