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Accolades from Chambers (Asia-Pacific) 2013

Corporate
“THE FIRM This long-standing player maintains a strong position in the market, acting for a range of important domestic and foreign clients. The team is well equipped to handle complex large-scale transactions and advises a number of top local and international banks and corporates. Highlights include advising Hong Leong Islamic Bank on the ground-breaking transfer of EONCAP Islamic Bank’s entire business to it via a vesting order. This is the first instance in Malaysia of a business transfer being effected by a Scheme of Arrangement.” – Chambers (Asia-Pacific) 2013

Banking & Finance
“THE FIRM This well-established firm offers a team which is skilled in all aspects of finance and corporate work. The team routinely advises domestic and foreign clients on a wide range of matters including structured and asset financing, banking and capital markets transactions both conventional and Islamic. It also works very closely with the firm’s first-class banking and finance litigation group on contentious aspects of the transactions.” – Chambers (Asia-Pacific) 2013

General & Civil Litigation
“This firm’s dispute resolution practice is among the strongest in the country and is home to litigators with a wealth of experience in various areas of litigation and arbitration. It has a dedicated banking litigation department that represents the likes of Public Bank, OCBC, Affin Investment Bank and Maybank. The corporate and commercial litigation team handles a wide range of disputes, including IP, insurance, liquidation and construction litigation and international arbitration.

Sources say: “The team works well and is responsive to clients’ needs.” – Chambers (Asia-Pacific) 2013

Intellectual Property
“This firm is a long-standing player in the market and is particularly commended for its IP litigation capabilities. The practice is aided by the wider firm’s extensive dispute resolution experience, which is brought to bear on contentious IP matters. Highlights include representing Fraser & Neave in an industrial designs infringement suit brought by Tropicana Products relating to the Tropicana design. Other notable clients include Ronic Corporation and DJ Auto Components Manufacturing” – Chambers (Asia-Pacific) 2013

Labour & Industrian Disputes
“This well-established firm maintains a strong foothold in the employment market and focuses exclusively on representing employers. The team has been particularly active in contentious proceedings, representing a number of government-linked entities and more recently acting for one of the largest Malaysian banks in a major union-related dispute. The team also frequently advises foreign clients setting up in Malaysia on local labour and employment laws.” – Chambers (Asia-Pacific) 2013

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