Malaysia desk


Hall & Wilcox is a pre-eminent independent Australian business law firm. We have a wide range of international networks and are able to assist you by using lawyers and solicitors who are fluent in both Malay and English.

We have a solid understanding of Malaysian law, having acted on several cross border transactions involving Malaysian clients, as well as investments from Malaysian clients into Australia.

Hall & Wilcox has expertise in advising our clients in various fields in Australia as well as internationally.  Through our expertise and networking, we are in a unique position to provide you with high quality and efficient services.

Key practise areas

  • Cross border M&A
  • Infrastructure projects
  • Company establishment and related services, including:
    • Advice on corporate secretarial matters
    • Advice on director requirements
    • Subsidiaries in Australia
  • Supply and distribution agreements
  • Cross border tax
  • Intellectual property – trademark registration and advice
  • Technology contracts
  • Employment and immigration advice
  • Commercial property and construction
  • Property funds – establishment and advice
  • Capital raising
  • Banking and financial services
  • Insurance law
  • Foreign investment regulation
  • Litigation and arbitration
  • Estate planning, succession and disputes
  • Compliance

Key Contact

Ed Paton
Partner & Head of SE Asia Practice

Ed’s practice covers private mergers & acquisitions (both local and international), with particular specialism in mid-market deals in Australia, distressed M&A and inbound international transactions. Ed has significant experience running large projects including company establishment, corporate restructures and succession for large family groups.

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Jasmine Koh
Lawyer and Head of Frank
    Fluent in Malaysian

Jasmine is a qualified lawyer in Australia and New Zealand, with experience working across a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, including capital raises, private mergers and acquisitions, restructures, corporate governance, and supply arrangements. She also specialises in fintech and payments, including advising on AFSL licensing and AML/CTF compliance.

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