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Asia-Pacific 2022
Malaysia Tax
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Band 2

2 Ranked Lawyers

About

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Our Tax, SST & Customs Practice has been consistently ranked as a top-tier practice by leading industry publications like Chambers Asia Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and Asialaw Profiles.

The services we offer are comprehensive and cover all spectra of corporate tax advisory matters including transfer pricing, double taxation treaties, permanent establishments, customs duty, sales and services tax, real property gains tax and stamp duty.

We also consult on tax issues arising from cross-border transactions, mergers and acquisitions as well as issuance of financial securities.

We also regularly act for clients in trade actions or investigations dealing with anti-dumping, safeguard duties, countervailing duties, anti-circumvention, free trade agreements and cross-border transactions.

We have successfully represented taxpayers at various levels of court and also resolved tax disputes via negotiations with the Inland Revenue Board, the Royal Malaysian Customs Department and the Ministry of Finance.

As pioneers of private client practice in Malaysia, we advise on a broad range of issues covering family matters and estates, trust establishment, tax planning and management of private companies as well as wealth preservation.

Chambers Review

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What the team is known for

Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill's tax law practice is often active on disputes, regularly handling high-profile tax appeals and judicial review applications on issues such as GST, customs and transfer pricing. Also assists clients with tax audits in Malaysia. Acts for leading international clients from a range of sectors, as well as local corporates. Clients include NS Bluescope, Tower REIT and Sandakan Edible Oils.

Work Highlights

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  • Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill represented Tower REIT in a tax appeal relating to the issue of tax treatment of REITs in Malaysia.

Notable Practitioners

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Jason (Jia Xin) Tan
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Jason (Jia Xin) Tan
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Up and Coming

Jason Tan (Tan Jia Xin) has an active practice in tax and customs litigation in Malaysia. Clients appreciate his responsiveness, with one saying: "We have been able to reach him at very short notice for advice and he is able to deliver in a timely manner."

Nitin Nadkarni
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Nitin Nadkarni
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Band 2

Nitin Nadkarni is the head of Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill's tax practice in Malaysia and has extensive experience in dispute resolution. An appreciative client says: "Nitin Nadkarni and his team have demonstrated that they are up to date with developments in the law and provide good insights into the judiciary as well."

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