This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 30 August 2023 by Ms Denise Phang and Mr Joseph Khor and moderated by Ms Jasmine Wee. Please visit to register for upcoming talks.


Have you lost access to your land as a result of compulsory acquisition by the government? This can happen when the frontage of the land is acquired or when the acquired portion cuts through the land, leaving the remaining portion inaccessible. Whether you’re a landowner or a registered valuer, join us for this talk to understand compensation for severance and injurious affection where acquisition results in the loss of access

Talk points:

  • Overview of Land Acquisition in Malaysia
  • Severance and Injurious Affection
  • Compensation for Loss of Access
  • Case Studies and Recent Court Decisions

Speakers: Denise Phang (Partner) and Joseph Khor (Associate)
Moderator: Jasmine Wee (Associate)

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

Landlocked by Compulsory Acquisition: Compensation for Loss of Access

14 September, 2023


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