ASEAN Desk

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a regional intergovernmental organization comprising ten countries in Southeast Asia – Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. The association seeks to promote intergovernmental cooperation and facilitate economic, political, and sociocultural integration among its members and other countries in Asia.

ASEAN rich with natural resources are seeing a dynamic vibrant boost in its economic community which is projected to be the fourth-largest economy come 2050. The robust growth in the ASEAN region has seen much movement in cross border transactions and trade. This growth not only offers greater economic integration but also increases investment opportunities. Malaysia offers a favourable investment climate to both individuals and companies as the country is favourable to investments to boost the local market. 

Our ASEAN desk is committed to providing our clients with exceptional service to assist clients with both incoming and outgoing investments and transactions for their international growth. Our team is well-versed in advising international clients on transactional investments in Malaysia. Our team’s experience in both corporate background and litigation disputes gives us a particular advantage and unique insights when advising clients

Our lawyers play an active role in advising individuals and companies and drafting relevant transactional documents for investment transactions, including joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions involving local and foreign investors. At an international level, we have advised numerous international companies including conglomerates from China and Indonesia and within the ASEAN region.

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Reviews & Testimonials

  • “We were introduced to MahWengKwai & Associates to obtain legal advice and services for our matters in Malaysia. We worked closely with Cassandra Thomazios and Tommy Wong over the past couple of months, and we can confidently say that Cassandra and Tommy are dynamic, efficient and reliable professionals. We have no hesitation in recommending their services.” – Liaw Chun Huan, KDC (Jago Close) Development Pte Ltd, Singapore
  • “My organisation (an international sport governing body) has engaged MWKA for ongoing corporate and commercial matters in sports. Strong experience in the sports industry is not very common in this part of the world and we are glad to have the capable assistance of Lesley Lim, Cassandra Thomazios and Tommy Wong in our matters, ranging from contract drafting and review to advising on potential disputes.” – Dylan Mah, International Table Tennis Federation, Singapore
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Raymond Mah
Managing Partner 
Gan Chong Chieh
Partner
Cassandra Nicole Thomazios
Partner
Denise Phang
Partner
Tommy Wong
Senior Associate

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