Anis graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from International Islamic University Malaysia in July 2017. In May 2018, Anis completed her pupillage in MahWengKwai & Associates under the guidance of Mr. Raymond Mah and Dato’ Mah Weng Kwai.

Anis was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in July 2018 and began practice as an associate in MahWengKwai & Associates upon her admission.

Anis’ areas of practice are focused around corporate advisory including commercial agreements, regulatory compliance and mergers and acquisitions.

Career to date

2018    Associate, MahWengKwai & Associates

2018    Called to the Malaysian Bar

2017    Pupil-in-Chambers, MahWengKwai & Associates

2016    Attachment Student, Attorney General’s Chambers, Malaysia


  • Committee for Institutional Reforms, Malaysia (Support Team Member)
  • National Consumer Complaints Centre (Legal Aid)

Educational achievements

2017    Bachelor of Laws (Honours), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)

Particular litigation experience


  • Assisted in the Hearing of a claim for damages for delay in the completion of works and costs incurred for rectifying the defects in the construction of a 26-storey building.

Civil matters

  • Preparation of settlement agreements for claims and disputes – Sessions Court
  • Execution proceedings such as bankruptcy proceedings – High Court
  • Matters relating to taxation – Sessions Court, High Court
  • Assisted in applying to Court for Grant of Probate and Letters of Administration – High Court
  • Assisted in resisting a claim to set aside a Judgment in Default – High Court
  • Assisted in defending a claim alleging fraud by a Director of a multi-national company – Sessions Court
  • Recovery of outstanding debts for services rendered –  Sessions Court, High Court
  • Recovery of outstanding sum due as a result of a breach of an Independent Contractor Agreement – Mediation Centre, Sessions Court
  • Dispute arising out of the construction of unlawful structures trespassing onto adjoining property – High Court
  • Claim by Joint Management Body to recover common property from Developer – High Court
  • Claim for vacant possession of premises and outstanding rental from a tenant – Magistrate’s Court
  • Assisted in applying for judicial review against the decision of the State Authorities to acquire only a part of a building – High Court

Review & Testimonial

  • “Great experience dealing with Gan & Anis on our case. They were both detail-oriented while maintaining an overall strategic focus in the litigation with the counterparty. Their knowledge and experience in the area of Strata Management aided greatly in delivering a successful outcome. They are the go-to team for this new body of law in Malaysia. Definitely the legal team to have in your corner. Thank you Gan & Anis.”- Hansen Goh
  • “We have been with this legal firm from 1987 with the purchase of our house in Petaling Jaya and a few other properties in Port Dickson. We are always very pleased with the excellent service and professionalism of the legal team including our very recent experience with Anis Mohd Sohaimi. We would not hesitate to work with MahWengKwai & Associates again in the future and highly recommend this legal firm.”- Kamar & Ineke
  • “I would like to thank Anis Mohd Sohaimi and her team for their legal advice and work. She was attentive and clear in responding to all of my queries and I would highly recommend Anis and MWKA.” – Rian Ashwin, Selangor
  • “My wife, Ann and I would like to take this opportunity to thank Ms Vivien Fan, Ms Anis Sohaimi and Mr Eric Toh from MWKA for their professionalism. They are responsive to our queries, and have been very accommodating, understanding and compassionate throughout the whole process. MWKA has been empathetic and accommodating of our financial situation that has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic during these challenging times. My wife and I can affirm with confidence that we are in the right hands and being taken care of as we continue with the second part of our case in Court. MWKA has put together a great team that gives us comfort and security.”- Chan & Ann, Kuala Lumpur
  • “Ms Anis Sohaimi and team are very professional and prompt to respond to queries. I highly recommend their firm for future cases.” -Choo Meng Kong
  • “Anis was incredibly supportive and empathetic to my situation and helped me significantly in managing my way through the MCO legal process. She put up with my stupid questions and was always patient and understanding in answering them whilst helping me understand the legal and police processes behind decisions. I am very grateful for her support, especially as I don’t speak bahasa melayu and her advice to my wife obviously paid off. Terima kasih!” – Mike U, Selangor


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