Kenny Lau Thai Yik

Kenny Lau Thai Yik Attachment Student

Joining Alex Chang & Co. has been another life lesson for me.
I can remember  many instances when  I was too eager to learn up new pratical knowledge about legal work when I was in the law school. It was during June 2013, a short but valuable experience working, or rather a learning experience, I would say, in this law firm. It’s not just about learning to do legal work, it’s also Read More…

Brief Answers to BIG Questions in Debt Recovery Malaysia

Brief Answers to the BIG Questions in Debt Recovery Malaysia
中文版
 
Does the Legal Process Start with a Letter of Demand
Yes. Usually.
 
Fundamental Question: if I sue someone will I be guaranteed a payment?
Before a credit  is extended, a creditor must conduct due diligence on their debtors and come to a conclusion whether, when push comes to shove (at the end of the day) can the debtors Read More…

Sales Services Tax Act 2018 Exempted Goods Taxable Services

Sales and  Services Tax Act 2018 Exempted Goods Taxable Services FAQ The Sales and Services Tax will take effect from September 1, 2018.   The Royal Malaysian Customs published and uploaded  some guidelines to their website, we present them below, some relevant ones,  for your easy reference as at August 16, 2018.   Please check with the Royal Malaysian Customs website Read More…

Bankruptcy and Your Existing Car Loan

Bankruptcy and Your Existing Car Loan Very often we get this question:  I am a bankrupt and I am servicing an existing car loan, the bank did not repossess the car,   shall I continue to service the car loan?   If a person is made bankrupt in the year 2016 and the car loan has been running since 2015 for 5 years, the catch is that once you have finished servicing the car loan in year 20Read More…

3 Things Employers Must Know about Public Holidays In Malaysia

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS IN MALAYSIA The government of Malaysia declared  September 4, 2017  a public holiday following Malaysia’s outstanding performance at the 29th SEA Games. The Prime Minister was teasing the crowd, saying it was not easy to declare a public holiday.  Many Malaysians Employers are surely wondering how the Government can declare a public holiday in Malaysia?   We will explaRead More…

7 Tips for the Preparation of Your Admission to the Bar “Long Call” in Malaysia

7 Tips for the Preparation of Your Admission “Long Call” in Malaysia 1.    Traditionally your Pupil Master or your Pupil Mistress will enjoy the singular privilege to “ROBE” the pupil, is he or she coming or not coming? 2.    If your parents are able to attend please inform the counsel moving your call so that they may be introduced during the speech. 3.    White winged collar shRead More…

5 Steps to Bankrupt Yourself vide a Housing Loan

5 Steps to Bankrupt Yourself vide a Housing Loan
Step 1: Buy a House and get a loan
A happy couple, our clients, Mr and Mrs Tan (not their real names) bought a semi detached house in Penang in 2009 for RM1,000,000, he took out a loan of RM900,000 and diligently paid the loan for 3 glorious years.
Step 2: Ignore the Summons From the Bank
After three years, the price shot up to RM1,400,000 but Mr TaRead More…

3 Reasons why you should NOT Extract Your Own Tooth

3 Reasons why you should NOT Extract Your Own Tooth If you are reading this article, you are probably thinking about extracting that tooth of yours ALL by yourself…   CAST AWAY A quick search on the internet revealed a few tricks, one of them is to google these words “cast away tooth extraction” wherein you will find a short video featuring the academy award winner Tom Hanks from Read More…

Social Guarantor Discharge Annul Bankrupt Malaysia Query Questionnaire Chinese

Social Guarantor Cannot be Made a Bankrupt In New Amendment  “Versi Bahasa Malaysia” 社会担保人不能被告至破产 根据新的“破产法”, 社会担保人不再能够成为破产人 Social Guarantor can  no longer be made a bankrupt under the new Bankruptcy (now Insolvency) Act. The bill was passed in Parliament but the implementation date  of the Act has not been fixed. Read More…

Recovery After Winding Up and Recovery Just Before Debtors Going South

Many lawyers can recover a debt for you.   But how many can recover very substantial sums from these two types of companies: 1  a wound up company and;2  a company that has already ceased operation, retrenched all their workers. Alex Chang & Co did these feats for us. “Versi Bahasa Malaysia” WOUND UP and Un-WIND One of our customers, the Debtors owed us about RM2.2 million, ouRead More…

Write Off RM74 Million Court Awarded Damages Reduced to Nothing

Write Off and Save Our Clients  RM74 million of Damages Awarded By the Courts LGB Engineering v Saiful Rais and Ors “Lawyers were notorious for finding cases in the most unlikely places, especially ones with huge potential damages awards.” ― Jodi Picoult, Handle with Care   74 Million Ringgit. That was the amount of damages for which we were ordered to pay to the plaintiffs forRead More…

Foreign Suppliers’ Risks in Selling Goods on Credit to Malaysia 赊销货到马来西亚的风险

Foreigner Suppliers’ Risks in Selling Goods On Credit to Malaysia 赊销货到马来西亚的风险 As a foreign supplier do you know what is the type of company or business  you are dealing with when you supply to Malaysia, do you know the legal system?   TYPES OF COMPANIES AND BUSINESSES There is a difference a business, a private limited company, a public company and an off shorRead More…

Meticulous Work Spectacular Result

They are meticulous and their results are spectacular “Versi Bahasa Malaysia” Lawyers there are many types. We need the type that finds us a solution to our problems, shows us light at the end of the tunnel, warns us that there is a looming danger of a  head on collision.  Alex Chang & Co is one them, they are meticulous and their results are spectacular.   In the years that weRead More…

Recovery Rent Tenants Not Paying Arrears Eviction Can the Police Help

Rent is Due YOU HAVE A NON PAYING OVERSTAYING TENANT We as your lawyer have the expertise and the right solution for you to recover the rent and to evict him.   “Versi Bahasa Malaysia” The  greatest fears of a landlord that his tenants are not paying him.   The second fear is that how can the landlord recover the rental in arrears and   evict such non paying tenants?  The longeRead More…

How to Put Your Debtors Behind Bars Jail Time

How to Put Your Debtors Behind Bars Jail Time “Versi Bahasa Malaysia” “I have spent lots of money to obtain a judgment but I cannot get any recovery…”   How do you get “assurance” that when the court makes an order, you can get paid?   At times when the debtors do not comply with the court order what can you do?   To resolve problems like these,  the matter highlighteRead More…

The Companies Bill 2015 Malaysia

The Companies Bill 2015 of Malaysia This Act comes into operation on a date to be appointed by the Minister by notification in the Gazette and the Minister may appoint different dates for the coming into operation of different provisions of this Act… When this Act comes into force as the Companies Act 2016, it will change the landscape of the companies laws in Malaysia.     Read More…

The 7 steps in Divorce Proceedings by a Single Party in Malaysia HIU Jing Ying Jennifer

The 7 steps in Divorce Proceedings by a Single Party In Malaysia “Versi Bahasa Malaysia” “中文版” 1 In Malaysia, divorce of non-Muslim is governed by the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 (LRA 1976). LRA 1976 states that a Malaysian High Court can only grant a decree nisi or decree of judicial separation if the marriage is registered or deemed to be registered under the LRARead More…

Child Custody

Understanding Child Custody Guardianship of Infants Malaysia HIU Jing Ying Jennifer

Understanding Child Custody &  Guardianship of Infants in Malaysia “Versi Bahasa Malaysia” 1 The meaning of child custody is silent. Both in the Guardianship of Infant Act 1961 (GIA) and the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 (LRA). There are three types of custody which includes legal custody, physical custody and access or visitation rights. Original custody of the child 2 In Read More…

Sabah Limitation Ordinance 1952 Malaysia

Sabah Limitation Ordinance 1952 Malaysia In Sabah there exist a special ordinance governing the limitation period of various actions, the time limit is very different from the provisions in West Malaysia.  One of the significant difference is that to take legal action to recover a debt in Sabah, the limitation is 3 years. For a copy of the Sabah Limitation Ordinance 1952.Read More…

Rotary District 3300 Joint Clubs Meeting

Rotary District 3300, Group 10 Joint Clubs Meeting Date         May 9, 2016 (Monday) Time        6.30p.m- 10.30p.m Venue      Shangri-la Hotel,  11 Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, 50250, Malaysia Speaker of the Evening   The Honourable Mr Justice Dato MAH Weng Kwai, retired Judge of the Court of Appeal Malaysia. Amongst the guests that evening: His Excellency Constantin NIRead More…

Norarifa A Rahman
 诺阿里花 A 拉曼

Norarifa A Rahman
 诺阿里花 A 拉曼 1. My journey in Alex Chang & Co started in March 2015. I was placed under the assessed mini-pupillage programme. Fortunately, both of us were in consensus ad idem and the rest is history. 1. 我在张大律师事务所(Alex Chang& Co)的实习律师生涯始于2015年3月。我被安排度过了一段短期的实习律师试用期Read More…