The tax law practice renders advice on matters relating to income tax, customs and excise duties, sales and service tax, Labuan Offshore Financial Centre, Real Property Gains Tax and the impact of stamp duties on instruments.
The department provides representation and advocacy in income tax appeals before the Special Commissioner of Taxation and appeals from the Special Commissioner’s decisions to the High Court and to the Court of Appeal and handles applications for orders of certiorari, mandamus and declarations in the High Court.
“Shook Lin & Bok’s tax practice is headed by Steven Thiruneelakandan. Deputy practice head Sudharsanan Thillainathan represented Arunamari Plantations and others is a dispute in which the Federal Court decided that a tax statute was discriminatory. David Matthew represented Lembaga Pembangunan Industri Pembinaan Malaysia in the Federal Court.” – Legal500 Asia-Pacific (2017)