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Our Areas Of Practice

We are Ghazi & Lim, a legal firm established in 1992 and practising nationwide in Malaysia in all disciplines and aspects of Malaysian legal practice. Presently we have forty lawyers, thirteen of whom are partners, and more than 100 support staff operating from our offices in Penang, Butterworth and Kuala Lumpur.

A brief list of the areas of practice currently undertaken by the firm is set out below:-

CORPORATE
  1. Reconstruction and amalgamation
  2. Acquisition, takeovers and mergers
  3. Public Issue and listing of public companies on the Bursa Malaysia
  4. Joint Venture and Shareholders Agreement
  5. Venture Capital


BANKING

  1. All types of loans and borrowings including international loan agreements and loan syndication
  2. Bills of exchange
  3. Debt securities
  4. Equity and equity type securities
  5. Leasing
  6. Credit factoring
  7. Offshore financing
  8. All types of security documentation


COMMERCIAL

  1. Sale and purchase of businesses
  2. Equipment leasing
  3. Insurance
  4. Partnership matters


ISLAMIC FINANCE

  1. Commodity Murabahah (Tawarruq)
  2. Istisna’
  3. Ijarah
  4. Bai’ Bithaman Ajil
  5. Bai’ Al-‘Inah
  6. Musharakah Mutanaqisah
  7. Bai’ al-Dayn


REAL ESTATE

  1. Real Estate Conveyancing
  2. Sale and Purchase of Property
  3. Housing Projects
  4. Resort Development
  5. Joint Venture Development


INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

  1. Registration of Trade Marks
  2. Franchising
  3. Licensing
  4. Technical Assistance Agreements


LABOUR

  1. Labour disputes
  2. Employment law
  3. Immigration
  4. Work permits


TRUST AND ESTATE WORK

  1. Probate and Administration involving local administration of  estates as well as foreign jurisdictions.
  2. Wills
  3. Setting up and winding up of trusts


CIVIL LITIGATION

  1. Corporate litigation
  2. Commercial litigation including sale of goods
  3. Banking litigation including foreclosure actions
  4. Debt recovery, bankruptcy and winding up proceedings
  5. Defamation, libel and slander
  6. Contentious probate work
  7. Landlord and tenant disputes and eviction of squatters
  8. Credit card cases
  9. Labour and industrial disputes
  10. Land acquisition, ratings and planning appeals
  11. Intellectual property including trade marks, trade secrets, copyright, patents infringement and breach of confidentiality
  12. Maritime litigation
  13. Personal injury litigation
  14. Divorce and
  15. General litigation work


CRIMINAL LITIGATION

  1. Offences under the Penal Code
  2. Coroners Inquest
  3. Customs