Corporate & Commercial

We have been recognised as a leading firm for corporate, mergers and acquisitions by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific in their 2018 rankings. Our partner Shawn Ho was also named as a recommended lawyer.

We manage corporate transactions, from the sale and purchase of shares or business assets, including advising on stamp duty and tax implications.

We draft practical and concise agreements including distributorship, terms for supply of goods and services, website terms of use, invoicing and payment terms, licensing of software and intellectual property, personal data protection notices and policies.

We advise on legal compliance, corporate governance, shareholder and founder arrangements, joint venture and partnership structures.

  • Regulatory compliance
  • Joint venture & shareholders’ agreements
  • Start up business agreements – founders agreements, employee stock options, subscription agreements
  • Venture capital & angel investor funding
  • Franchise & licensing
  • Personal data protection compliance & audit
  • Sale of shares & assets
  • Exchange control
  • Government incentives (MSC status, pioneer status, reinvestment allowance)
Practice Group Head
Shawn Ho

Shawn Ho, Partner


Legal 500 Asia Pacific

  • 2018: Leading Firm – corporate, mergers & acquisitions
  • 2018: Recommended Lawyer for corporate, mergers & acquisitions (Shawn Ho)
  • 2017: Recommended Firm – corporate, mergers & acquisitions

Asialaw Profiles

  • 2021: Notable Firm – corporate, M&A
  • 2021: Notable Practitioner for corporate, M&A (Shawn Ho)
  • 2020: Notable Firm – corporate, M&A
  • 2020: Notable Practitioner for corporate, M&A (Shawn Ho)


  • 2021, Recommended Firm, Corporate and M&A
  • 2020: Recommended Firm, Corporate and M&A
  • 2019: Notable Firm, M&A

Asian Legal Business

  • 2020: Notable Firm, M&A Rankings
  • 2017: Notable Firm, M&A Rankings

Malaysia Law Awards

  • 2017: Young Lawyer of the Year – Finalist (Shawn Ho)
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