Category: Land Dispute

Legal Service Provider In Malaysia For Corporate Law, Legal Advice, Legal Assistance, Commercial Litigation And Arbitration

Who To Turn To When You Pursue A Strata Title Dispute?

Who do you turn to (and what do you need to know) if you are having a dispute with a condo managing corporation? We will briefly share with you below some of the options you have, and what you need to know about the options shared below. A) Strata management tribunal Question: What are some…
Read more


December 31, 2021 0

A Brief Guide On Buying And Selling A Property

FAQ on buying and selling of property: Question: Who can be a party to the transaction? Answer: Anyone who is 18 and above and is not bankrupt. Question: How to find out more information on the property in question? Answer: Do a land search in the relevant land office. The land search would provide important…
Read more


December 31, 2021 0

Is It Possible For Condo Management To Sue A Developer For Defects In A Condominium?

Is it possible for condominium management to sue a developer for defects in a condominium? This issue was recently dealt with in Dua Residency Management Corporation v Edisi Utama Sdn Bhd & Anor. Brief facts of the case Edisi Utama developed a portion of the land owned by them into a condominium. One of the…
Read more


November 28, 2021 0

Case Study – A Brief Overview Of Kong Chee Wai & Satu Lagi v Pengarah Tanah Dan Galian Perak & Yang Lain dan Satu Lagi Kes

Brief facts of the case Chee Wai and the rest of the plaintiffs in this case (totaling 143 of them including Chee Wai) are a group of orang asli from the Semai tribe from Kampung Kuala Senta, Perak. The defendants, in this case, are the Land Office of Perak, Perak State Government, and Bionest Corporation…
Read more


October 31, 2021 0

Case Study – A Brief Overview Of Eddy Salim & Ors v Iskandar Regional Development Authority & Ors

Brief facts of the case The plaintiffs, in this case, were a group of orang asli (Eddy Salim being one of them) who were in a land dispute with Iskandar Regional Development. They alleged that Iskandar Regional Development trespassed onto their native customary land while doing reclamation work for development purposes (mix development project). However,…
Read more


October 31, 2021 0

Rights Of Both Parties In A Tenancy Agreement

A tenancy agreement is an agreement entered between the owner of a property (the landlord) and an individual/ company (the tenant) where the landlord agrees to rent out the property to the tenant for a sum of money. During the tenancy period, what are the rights accorded to both parties? In this article, we will…
Read more


October 25, 2020 0

Land Law 101 – The Bidders and Purchasers War

What happens when two parties purchased the same property? Whose claim is stronger? Specifically and for example: a purchaser purchases a property from a property developer. At the same time, a bidder successfully bid for the property via an auction. In such a situation, who has rights/ claims over the property? This issue was dealt…
Read more


July 24, 2020 0

Covid-19: Discharging Your Legal Obligations Under A Tenancy Agreement. Yay or Nay?

Let’s cut the chase and dive right in: In lieu of what is happening right now (Covid-19 Pandemic), can a tenant decide to not pay rent to his landlord? In this article, we will briefly look at two legal principles that a tenant might be able to rely upon to do so. Is there a…
Read more


June 17, 2020 0

Land Law: Temporary Occupational Licence

A brief introduction on Temporary Occupational Licence (TOL) These are licences granted by the Malaysian state authorities (in accordance with the Malaysian National Land Code) to individuals or companies to occupy certain lands within the Peninsular Malaysia, such as state land, mining land and reserved land which are currently not being used by the states…
Read more


May 14, 2020 0

Malay Reserve Land: Can It Be Charged To A Non-Malay?

In West Malaysia, a Malay reserve land CANNOT be charged to a Non-Malay individual/ corporate entity. The only exception is Kedah. This exception was discussed in the recent Federal Court case of Affin Bank Bhd v Jamaludin Jaafar; The Association of Banks in Malaysia & Anor (Interveners). Brief facts of the case Teh Two Kea…
Read more


April 21, 2020 0