Judicial Management 101

The court recently had the opportunity to deal with the concept of judicial management. Find out more what is judicial management is, and what it entails from the perspective of a company that is in dire need of a restructuring/ rehabilitation to prevent it from being wound up. It is not uncommon to come upon a Read more about Judicial Management 101[…]

Civil Proceedings in Malaysia: Who Can Represent You in Court?

Need to ask legal question to one of our laywers: General Rule on Representation in Civil Proceedings in Malaysia In civil proceedings, a person has the right to sue in person[1], i.e. in your name. However, the same may not apply to other types of legal entities.  Who cannot represent themselves in legal proceedings? Body corporate Under Read more about Civil Proceedings in Malaysia: Who Can Represent You in Court?[…]

The Law on Constructive Dismissal in Malaysia

Need a consultation from our lawyers regarding Constructive Dismissal in Malaysia :   What is constructive dismissal? Scroll down to find out more. Constructive dismissal is a creature created by the courts to aid unjustly dismissed employees who are unjustly dismissed. It is also to protect employers from employees who are bringing an action against them Read more about The Law on Constructive Dismissal in Malaysia[…]

Intellectual Property 101 : Copyright Law

What can be considered an act that infringes upon copyright law? Have you ever came across two distinctive work only to realize that they actually look, sound or feel similar? If you have, you are not alone. Chances are, one of the work have copied the other. That is to say, one of the works Read more about Intellectual Property 101 : Copyright Law[…]

Letter Of Demand 101

A letter of demand (‘LOD’) could potentially solve your claim against another. Scroll down to find out more. What is a Letter of Demand (LOD)? A letter of demand (‘LOD’) is a formal letter that a person sends to another, demanding their compliance on certain matters by the receiver of the letter. It is usually Read more about Letter Of Demand 101[…]

temporary occupation license

Temporary Occupation License (TOL)

What is Temporary Occupation License (TOL)? Temporary Occupation License (TOL) also known as Lesen Pendudukan Sementara (LPS) is permitted in our National Land Code 1965 (NLC). It is a temporary license granted by the Malaysian state authorities to individuals or companies to occupy certain land. The purpose of Temporary Occupation License is to allow the holder to occupy Read more about Temporary Occupation License (TOL)[…]

Bank's Exemption Clause, Contract Act, Civil Dispute

Bank’s Exemption Clause: The aftermath of CIMB Bank Bhd v Anthony Lawrence Bourke & Anor

In this day and age where the bargaining power always favours the banking industry as opposed to a loan borrower, come find out if the case of CIMB Bank Bhd v Anthony Lawrence Bourke & Anor has titled the scale back in favour of a loan borrower or vice versa. The federal court recently in Read more about Bank’s Exemption Clause: The aftermath of CIMB Bank Bhd v Anthony Lawrence Bourke & Anor[…]

What is Adverse Possession?, Land law

What is adverse possession?

What is adverse possession? Adverse possession is a legal term commonly used to describe a person, also known as an illegal squatter, who occupies a piece of land without the knowledge of the rightful landowner and eventually acquire legal ownership of the land through their continuous use and occupation of the land. As such, anyone Read more about What is adverse possession?[…]

Know your rights as Tenant and Landlord in Tenancy Agreement, Tenancy Agreement

Know your rights as Tenant and Landlord in Tenancy Agreement

What are the rights afforded to both the Tenant and Landlord in a tenancy agreement? A tenancy agreement is an agreement entered between the owner of a property (the landlord) and an individual/ company (the tenant) where the landlord agrees to rent out the property to the tenant for a sum of money. Under the Read more about Know your rights as Tenant and Landlord in Tenancy Agreement[…]

Small Claims Procedure in Malaysia, Civil Dispute, Debt Recovery

Small Claims Procedure in Malaysia

Small Claims is an alternate method of asserting one legal rights when the amount claim in a legal dispute is small. What happens when you have a dispute with another party and the sum involved is minimal? Will engaging a lawyer to represent you in court cost more than your actual claim? In Malaysia, there Read more about Small Claims Procedure in Malaysia[…]

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