Friendly Loan

“Friendly Loan”: Is it Legal and Recognized by Law?

What is a “friendly loan”? A “friendly loan”, as noted by the court1, is a loan: That is opposed to the normal borrowing from a moneylender or financial institution; Between two persons based on trust (it might not even have a written agreement between a lender and borrower) – in order to secure the repayment Read more about “Friendly Loan”: Is it Legal and Recognized by Law?[…]

Mareva Injunction

Civil 101: The Law On Mareva Injunction in Malaysia

We have assist numerous client in Civil Litigation Matter:    What is a Mareva Injunction A Mareva injunction is a temporary order which restrains the party being sued (defendant) from disposing of his/ her assets until the determination of the case between the suing party (plaintiff) and the defendant. As noted by the court1: “The Read more about Civil 101: The Law On Mareva Injunction in Malaysia[…]

stay of execution

Civil Law 101 – Stay of Execution

Imagine this – A and B decided to duke out their differences in court. A lost and was ordered by the court to comply with a certain court judgment in B’s favor. Dissatisfied with the outcome, A filed an application to appeal the matter to a higher court. Is A required to comply with the Read more about Civil Law 101 – Stay of Execution[…]

contempt of court

Is Contempt of Court Proceedings A Separate Proceedings From the Main Suit?

Have questions regarding Contempt of Court? Let us assist you:    Let us imagine this scenario: A person is charged in a criminal/ civil court (in the main proceedings). Subsequently, parties in the proceeding acted in a manner that is deemed to be in contempt of court. If one party wishes to bring a contempt Read more about Is Contempt of Court Proceedings A Separate Proceedings From the Main Suit?[…]

offer to settle in civil litigation

Offer To Settle in Civil Litigation

We have assisted numerous client pertaining to civil suit :   It is common to see parties bringing a civil suit action against another for a myriad of reasons, which can range from the trivial ones to the more serious matters. An offer to settle offers parties an alternative instead of pursuing the matter in court. Read more about Offer To Settle in Civil Litigation[…]

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?[…]

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[…]

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