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Asia-Pacific 2022
Malaysia Real Estate
2
Band 2

2 Ranked Lawyers

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Provided by Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

Our Real Estate Practice handles all aspects of property transactions as well as real estate-related disputes.

On transactional matters, we regularly advise owners, lenders, borrowers, investors and others on acquisition and disposal of all types of interest in real estate. We have acted on numerous real estate financings, from the preparation of documents through compliance of regulatory requirements to financial close. Our experience includes dealings ranging from industrial, commercial and residential developments to hotels and hospitals.

Our wide array of clientele encompasses local and foreign entities, banks and financial institutions, fund managers, property developers, investors, private and public-listed companies as well as small and medium-sized enterprises.

Recognised by prestigious industry publications like The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and Asialaw Profiles, we have been consistently ranked as a top-tier Real Estate and Construction Practice.

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Real Estate - Malaysia
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Band 2
What the team is known for

Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill has a recognisable presence in the real estate legal space in Malaysia, providing a full-service offering. Regularly advises property developers on joint ventures to develop mixed-use, industrial and residential developments, alongside lease agreements. Also handles related insolvency and dispute resolution mandates, including in the construction space.

Strengths

A clients characterises the team at Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill as "professional, quick to respond and customer-oriented."

Work highlights

Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill advised UEM Sunrise on its proposed merger with Eco World Development, in a deal worth around MYR3 billion. 

Notable practitioners

Tay Weng Hwee is a partner at Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill and is based in Kuala Lumpur. He has a robust practice advising on the sale of real estate, often as part of insolvency proceedings. A client remarks that "he will just always pick up the phone."

Bella Yee Chu Chai is a partner based in Kuala Lumpur. She frequently advises on land acquisitions and disposals, as well as lease matters. She acts for Malaysian property developers and landowners, alongside foreign entities. Clients describe her as "professional and attentive."

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