Who we are

MahWengKwai & Associates is a leading law firm of advocates and solicitors. We are committed to delivering efficient and effective legal solutions to our clients.

We are an energetic team of lawyers and support staff who are passionate about our work, building lasting relationships with our clients and exceeding their expectations.

We focus on getting to the heart of our clients’ needs to deliver legal services at the highest standards.

At MahWengKwai & Associates, we take pride in offering our clients legal services at the highest standards, including dispute resolution, corporate, commercial and conveyancing. Our purpose driven and personalised approach to legal practice ensures that clients benefit from a close working relationship with our lawyers. We recognize that understanding our clients’ needs and priorities allow us to better assist our clients achieve their goals.

Practice Groups

  • 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. READ MORE

  • China Desk

    China in the past decade has reinvented itself and has found its place in the world as an important emerging economy. In 2013, President Xi Jinping announced the launch of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) which focuses on infrastructure development and investment initiatives that would stretch from East Asia to Europe. With strong support from the Chinese government, BRI stimulates economic growth by providing new business opportunities in the region. READ MORE

  • Construction

    The Construction industry in Malaysia has seen steady growth in recent years. There are many aspects to a construction project which we are able to serve our clients in.

    Our team is experienced in handling both non-contentious and contentious matters. Having arbitrators and adjudicators on our team also lends credence to the expertise we are able to provide to solve your construction needs. READ MORE

  • Foreign Direct Investment

    Foreign Direct Investment refers to an investment made by a company or individual in one country into the business interests of entities located in another country. Foreign Direct Investments are commonly a form of obtaining controlling ownership in a business by a foreign entity. MahWengKwai & Associates has expertise and experience in advising individuals and entities on foreign direct investments including both inbound and outbound investments. While we have adviced the whole spectrum of investors, we remain focused on our core clientele of small-medium business (SMEs) and high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs). READ MORE

  • Japan Desk

    The relationship between Malaysia and Japan has strengthened over the years to encourage economic growth. Investment opportunities in Malaysia have been favourable and there has been an increase in interest by Japanese investors. As of 2017, there were 1,500 Japanese companies operating in Malaysia, a majority of which are in the manufacturing sector. Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Malaysian Investment Development Authority and InvestKL to encourage more Japanese companies to invest in Malaysia. READ MORE

  • Real Estate

    The real estate industry is fast moving and it is one of the most important sectors in the Malaysian economy. Our Real Estate Practice Group is well-versed in drafting and preparing sale and purchase agreements, joint venture agreements and has vast experience in sub-sale transactions for both landed and non-landed properties and mixed developments. Our real estate team also includes seasoned property litigators who regularly handle disputes over property ownership and possession, property fraud, land acquisition, breach of contract, tenancy disputes and other land-related disputes.  READ MORE

  • Sports & eSports

    Sports is a very wide industry, which includes parties such as athletes to the media, the focus of tournaments to stadiums and legal matters such as image rights to disputes. We have a dedicated team advising clients on any sporting matters and was recently awarded the Sports Law Firm of the Year Award by ASEAN Legal Business in 2018. READ MORE