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Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

Tax

Band 2MalaysiaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Notable tax practice 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.

Strengths

One interviewee describes the team as "tax matter experts who build relationships with clients."

Work highlights

Represented Aeon Credit Service in its judicial review application to challenge a decision by the Inland Revenue Board to tax the client over MYR96 million.

Notable practitioners

Nitin Nadkarni and Jason Tan are key contacts for the practice.

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Overview

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.

Members

Nadkarni, Nitin

Tan Jia Xin, Jason

Industries

Automotive

Banking & Finance

Construction

Consumer & Retail

Energy

Insurance

Oil & Gas

Telecommunications

Tax Department

Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

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Department location

Level 6, Menara 1 Dutamas

Solaris Dutamas

No. 1 Jalan Dutamas 1

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

50480

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