civil proceedings

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

Need to ask legal question to one of our lawyers:   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 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 :   Constructive dismissal is a creature to aid unjustly dismissed employees created by the court. It is also to protect employers from employees who are bringing an action against them. It is simply because they cannot see eye to eye with their employer and 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

Letter Of Demand 101

Need help to write a letter of demand :   What is a Letter of Demand (LOD)? A letter of demand (‘LOD’) is a formal letter demanding the sender’s compliance on certain matters by the receiver. Therefore, the need to haul the receiver to contest the matter in court can be avoided. A letter of Read more about Letter Of Demand 101[…]

temporary occupation license

Temporary Occupation License (TOL)

Need legal advice from our lawyer regarding land law :   What is Temporary Occupation License (TOL)? Our National Land Code 1965 (NLC) permitted Temporary Occupation License (TOL) also known as Lesen Pendudukan Sementara (LPS). Individuals or companies can occupy certain land if Malaysian state authorities granted this temporary licenses to them. The purpose of Temporary 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[…]

Online Business Guide for SMEs

Online Business Guide for Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

Thinking of starting an online business? Below are some quick thoughts on establishing your own online business. In the current digital age, everything can be obtained with a snap of a finger. From obtaining news to cross-border conference calls, everything can easily be done provided you have internet. Buying and selling a product is no Read more about Online Business Guide for Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs)[…]

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