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 - Arbitration & Construction
 - Banking & Insolvency
 - Corporate and M&A
 - Company Bills & Director's Duties
 - Employment & Industrial Relations
 - Environmental
 - Foreign Investments & Financing
 - GLC Litigation
 - Multimedia, ICT, Regulatory & Compliance
 - Insurance & Financial Services
 - Intellectual Property
 - Shipping
 - Tax  (KL, Penang & JB)




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"Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill's client base is impressively wide ranging and features some enviable names. The firm continues to make waves in the market, having this year being involved in some of the country's leading transactions."
~ The Asia-Pacific Legal 500 2008-09


Our clients are our priority. When we represent them, we make sure their concerns are heard and goals are met. We pride ourselves on delivering effective solutions. We have the resources, commitment and certainly the capability to provide our clients with proper attention pertaining to legal issues and rights.




Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill (LHAG) advised Yamato Asia Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tokyo-listed courier and logistics company Yamato Holdings Co Ltd, on the acquisition of a 10% stake in GD Express Carrier Bhd (GDex) via private placement. The deal, with a transaction value of RM217.31 million, was announced on 21 January 2016.

GDex is currently ranked second in the Malaysian parcel delivery market with a 20% share. With the partnership, it is hoped that both parties will be able to leverage on each other’s strengths, and together expand to become the leading delivery company in Malaysia and ASEAN.

The LHAG team (led by partner and head of the Foreign Investment Practice Group, Ooi Bee Hong) and Interlaw member Momo-o, Matsuo & Namba in Tokyo jointly acted for the acquirer in this transaction. 



News & Alerts




Administrative law

Environmental organisations allowed to challenge decision to close Ampang Forest Park


AirAsia X swings back to profit for second straight quarter


Toyota investing ¥50 billion in new, 50,000-cars-a-year factory

Honda expands recall to City, Civic, CR-V, Jazz, Insight and Stream


1MDB fallout has led to wider collapse in Goldman Sachs’ once-thriving business in Malaysia

Affin profit soars 284%, but investment banking arm’s pre-tax profit down 27%

Hong Leong Bank posts Q3 profit of RM498 million

Capital markets

EcoWorld IPO may be deferred to September

China Stationery reprimanded, six directors fined a combined RM59,600


Genting’s profit declines due to lower EBITDA

Malakoff’s Q1 results below expectations

TH Heavy Engineering’s Q1 loss widens

UMW’s Q1 profit down 90%, expects weaker performance for auto segment


1MDB hasn’t been contacted by any international legal authority

Employees Provident Fund braces itself for difficult year

Islamic capital market

Bank Muamalat setting up RM1 billion Sukuk


Changes to land acquisition procedures necessary especially for infrastructure development

Road Transport (Amendment) Bill 2016 tabled for first reading

Oil and gas

Petronas not in talks with Russian entities on disposal of assets


Astral Asia should be back in the black in FY16

Felda Global Ventures slips into the red primarily on lower CPO production

TH Plantations in the red, attributes loss to lower oil palm production


IOI Properties expects segment to pick up only next year

IGB evaluating offer for its 20-year-old, 910-room Renaissance Kuala Lumpur hotel

SP Setia launching first phase of Setia EcoHill 2 next month

TRC Synergy beefing up property division, finalising Ara Damansara development


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26 April 2016

ACI Breakfast Roundtable 2016

Reassessing Company Readiness towards Business Disruptions


Andrew Chiew Ean Vooi

25 April 2016

Seminar for GLCs: The GLC Litigation (complimentary) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


The GLC Litigation: Suing & Defending

Rosli Dahlan

SM Shanmugam


The Impact of Recent Regulatory Developments on GLCs

Adlin Abdul Majid


Tax and GST Implications on GLCs

Saravana Kumar Segaran

21 April 2016

Security Over Land and Other Assets


Ong Eu Jin

18 April 2016

IATC 2nd Congress “Advanced Advocacy — Serving Justice with Excellence”

Belfast, Northern Ireland


Andrew Chiew Ean Vooi

15 April 2016


Inter-Pacific Bar Association
26th Annual Meeting & Conference
13-16 April 2016 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Is TPP an Environmentally Sustainable Trade Agreement?

Ang Hean Leng


Directors’ Responsibilities Under Insolvency Situations

Andrew Chiew Ean Vooi


FATCA and Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI)

Saravana Kumar Segaran