This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 18 April 2024 by Ms Denise Phang and Mr Joseph Khor and moderated by Ms Jasmine Wee. Please visit to register for upcoming talks.

Join us to understand the intricate legal framework governing land development and learn about the key processes and challenges involved in obtaining planning approvals or development orders. From zoning regulations to environmental and social impact assessments, our speakers will provide valuable insights for developers and property owners. Whether you are embarking on a new development project or looking to challenge decisions by the authorities, this talk will offer essential guidance and practical tips for navigating applications for planning permission in Malaysia.

Talk Points:

  • Overview of the Planning Permission Process
  • Environmental and Social Impact Assessments
  • Challenges and Practical Tips for Successful Applications
  • Case Studies and Recent Court Decisions

Speaker: Denise Phang (Partner), Joseph Khor (Associate)
Moderator: Jasmine Wee (Associate)

A copy of the talk slide in PDF format is available for download here.


Applying for Planning Permission: Overcoming Approval Challenges in Project Development

27 May, 2024


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