Working with Needle also means having access to its extensive global network of law firms and corporations. The firm has partners who are members of the International Bar Association as well as various international business networking groups. Whether you need lawyers in foreign jurisdictions or need help accessing other service providers, the firm`s business approach means your firm will receive more than just legal advice. “James Bradley is very good at coaching his employees and giving them customer-centric roles and responsibilities earlier in their careers compared to other companies. James is willing to offer fee flexibility to “win the case” and fulfills his fee obligations. This publication is available at www.gov.uk/government/publications/malaysia-list-of-lawyers/list-of-lawyers-in-malaysia The firm has been licensed as a qualified foreign lawyer by the Malaysian Bar Association, allowing foreign law firms and lawyers to practice non-Malaysian law there. So far, Trowers & Hamlins is the only other company to have received such a license. WongPartnership LLP`s presence in Malaysia is achieved through collaboration with Foong & Partners, a member firm of the Wong Partnership Group regional network. Foong & Partners focuses on trading, capital markets and corporate finance. Together, the firms have advised Malaysian companies and entrepreneurs on their transactions and litigation in the Asia-Pacific region. Clients in Malaysia include government-related companies, Malaysian banks and foreign investors. Singapore-based team leaders Sean Yu Chou, Andrew Ang and Gail Ong offer a full range of corporate mergers and acquisitions, banking and financial services, equity capital markets, litigation and international arbitration. Clifford Chance`s cross-practice team will be co-led by Valerie Kong and Johannes Juette, following the departure of Practice Leader Raymond Tong to Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP in February 2021.
Through partnerships with selected local companies, the company has a proven track record in sectors such as energy, private equity, real estate, healthcare and agriculture. In a recent highlight, he advised Harps Holding Bhd, a Malaysian manufacturer of disposable gloves, on its upcoming listing, which was sought after due to the high demand for its nitrile gloves during the COVID-19 pandemic. Notable team members include Tom England, who specializes in complex financing transactions in a variety of areas, including leveraged and acquisition financing; Energy and resource financing. Nicholas Wong has experience advising sponsors, banks, export credit agencies, multilateral financial institutions and development banks on projects around the world in the oil and gas, energy, commodities and infrastructure sectors. Gareth Deiner specializes in debt capital markets and Daryl Liu advises clients on setting up and investing in a variety of funds, including private equity funds, real estate funds, infrastructure funds, venture capital funds and hedge funds. The Herbert Smith Freehills LLP team is led by Peter Godwin, Managing Partner for Malaysia, who is also responsible for litigation, Asia, while Glynn Cooper leads corporate and project work in Malaysia and infrastructure in Asia. Adrian Cheng leads the finance practice in Asia. The firm, which has had an office in Kuala Lumpur since 2017, has expanded the firm from five to 15 lawyers, covering sectors such as infrastructure and energy funds, financial services, healthcare, aviation finance and TMT. In particular, she regularly handles investment matters, joint venture disputes and international trade matters. Key clients include the Malaysian pension industry, domestic banks, government-related companies and independent companies that rely on the team`s ability to advise on foreign laws through its global network of offices. Needle`s Malaysian office is the second international law firm to have an office in this growing economy. The firm`s Malaysian office functions primarily as a marketing office to provide legal advice in English to local businesses.
It also serves as a hub for European companies looking to expand in the region. “As one of the few foreign law firms operating in Malaysia, HSF can be counted on to provide foreign law advice within its network of offices. Knowledge also in the specialized areas of ports and terminals as well as competition law. The Allen & Overy team in Malaysia has five dedicated leaders: Chris Moore and James Mythen advise on M&A transactions, Jason Humphreys focuses on projects, energy and infrastructure mandates, Aloysius Tan advises on capital markets and Islamic financial transactions, and Sheila Ahuja handles dispute resolution. The portfolio works with large domestic companies and includes state-owned (and government-related) corporations, international banks and various corporations. One of the notable problems was advising the Telenor Group on the largest telecommunications merger in Malaysia`s history. the proposed merger of Digi.com Berhad and Celcom Axiata Berhad, two of Malaysia`s three telecom operators. “Phill Hall – I find that he is always available when needed, which is crucial for transactions with tight deadlines. He is always willing to share views on topics that are not necessarily within his field of work, but on which his views are invaluable because of his experience with many other companies.
Never disappoints. “Our work also often involves structuring and developing projects for clients who enter new markets and are often the first in the country. When clients face difficulties, our international dispute resolution team is available to find a solution. International in our perspective and practice in our advice – we combine our close relationships with stakeholders in global markets with our cross-border expertise to provide our clients with the strategic advice they need, where they need it, and to ensure that their overall objectives are met and solidly supported. Malaysian customers choose us because of our ability to provide world-class international expertise from the comfort of their door. James Bradley; Lian Yok Tan; Christopher Tan; Sacha Cheong; Lai-Foong Chan; Ahmad Khalis; Sreenivasan Narayanan; Muralli Rajaram “James Bradley has an incredible pace of work and is always proactive when it comes to advising clients and even potential clients.