Serve our clients and associates with honesty, integrity, diligence and for their best interest
Be forward and progressive in our attitude and work culture
Aspire to be globalised in a borderless world
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The Firm was founded by Dato Seri Matthew Yeoh Chin Chong in 1992. From a sole proprietorship we gradually grew to what we are today. We believe in growing organically, and evolving a culture and body of ethics that we hold dear and by which we endeavour to give value to our clients.
Today, we are proud to say that with the support and trust of our valued clients friends and associates, we have become a medium sized comprehensive practice, providing services to our clients ranging from traditional law services to corporate secretarial, business set-ups and support services to our clients. Our aim is to provide seamless solutions to anyone approaching us for assistance.
In this age of increasing globalization, we have formed alliances with law practices and other consultants from other countries in the region and further abroad.
Scope of Practice
Commercial & Corporate Matters
Civil & Commercial Litigation
International trade & investments
Human Resources & Industrial Court Related Matters
Dato Seri Yeoh was born and received his early education in Penang. He went to England to study for his A-Levels and a diploma in business studies before commencing his law degree course at the University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology at Cardiff, Wales.
During his undergraduate years, he was a very dedicated activist in the student’s union and among the overseas Chinese student community as well as among Malaysian students in Cardiff. He initiated many cultural projects to create awareness among local students of the diverse international presence amongst them. As a Bar student in London he voluntarily participated in some advisory bureaus to help immigrants and foreigners with their legal and ancillary problems.
He was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1986. Upon his return from England, Dato Seri Yeoh read law in the chambers of the Mr. Lim Cheng Poh of Messrs. Lim Cheng Poh, Lim & Rahim and was admitted into the Bar of Malaysia on 20th March 1987. He worked for two years in Penang before proceeding to practice in Kuala Lumpur as a legal assistant in Messrs Nik Hussain & Partners.
During his early days in practice he concentrated on civil litigation such as debt collection and foreclosure, but since he left for Kuala Lumpur, he has been expanding his practice on corporate banking, commercial law, conveyancing, housing projects, end-financing and other banking security documentation. He also has experience in property laws and eviction of squatters. He has done documentation work in joint ventures for property development projects, and between Malaysian companies and foreign companies.
He has been appointed as an advisor and solicitor for corporate clients in China, Taiwan and Vietnam which has business interests in Malaysia and also acts for Malaysian and Singapore clients doing business in China, Myanmar and Cambodia. Most of his foreign clients in Malaysia are undertaking commercial and property development projects via joint-ventures with Malaysian companies, and he also advises foreign clients in diverse issues such as foreign investment regulations in Malaysia, employment laws, immigration laws and the laws relating to housing development.
In early 2003 Dato Seri Yeoh initiated the setting up of our associated office in Beijing to serve the needs of Malaysian clients and business interests in the Chinese capital, and he travels there frequently. He is the legal advisor of the Malaysian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in China, and is well-connected with the Malaysian diplomatic and business community in major cities in China as well as the local municipal governments.
Dato Seri Yeoh is also a consultant with Da Cheng Wong Alliance LLP, Singapore.
Dato Seri Yeoh has also recently be appointed as the legal advisor for international affairs for the China-ASEAN Forum based in Nanning, China.
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Cik Sofini graduated with second class (upper) honours in law from International Islamic University, Malaysia in year 2000. During her first year at university, she won a scholarship from Multi-Purpose Bank Berhad (now Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad) under their Tertiary Education Scholarship Scheme, making her one out of only four recipients of the said scholarship that year.
Upon graduation, she worked at Alliance Bank for three years in their legal department. In November 2003, she decided to leave and commence pupillage at Messrs Azhar & Wong in Kuala Lumpur. She was called to the Malaysian Bar as Advocate and Solicitor in 2005 and retained as a legal assistant at Messrs Azhar & Wong, focusing on conveyancing, tenancy and various loan documentations. She also specialised in the assignment and transfer of post-auctioned properties.
In April 2008, Cik Sofini decided to leave law practice to join Citigroup Kuala Lumpur Centre of Excellence. As Regional Contracts Manager, she managed negotiations of cash account and product documentation with various multi-national companies clients across Asia, Europe and America. While working there, she received recognition for her work from Citigroup when she won the Asia Superstar Service Award and Employee Spot Award. However, her stint with Citigroup ended after only eighteen months when she left in October 2009 to be with her family in London, United Kingdom.
Cik Sofini joined Messrs Yeoh Mazlina & Partner as a partner in July 2011.
Ms Vanitha graduated with second class honours from University of London (External) in 1994 and went on to complete her Certificate in Legal Practise in University of Malaya. Thereafter, she read law in the chambers of Mr R.R. Chelvarajah, who was the then Malaysia Bar Chairman in 1997 – 1998. During her pupillage, she received guidance in both fields of conveyancing and litigation. She was then called to the Malaysian Bar in November 1996.
Upon completion of her pupillage, she then commenced her legal career as a legal assistant in Messrs Murphy and Dunbar in Melaka in 1997. She was supervised and worked with the Senior Partners, namely Mr Aloysius Ng Chee Seng and Mr Chan Shick Chin, the latter being the author of a Practitioner’s Guide “Personal Injuries, Law Practise and Precedence”. She gained vast experience in the conduct of hearings and having appeared as co-counsel with partners og the Firm in both Lower and Higher Courts in relation to Personal Injuries and Fatal Accident Claims.
Ms Vanitha then gained invaluable experience working in Uni Asia Insurance in Kuala Lumpur, having worked in the Legal Claims Department for 3 years, with the handling of claims made by third party claimants and Solicitors alike.
In 2001, she joined Messrs Yeoh Mazlina and Partners as a legal assistant and then became a partner in 2004. Her areas of practice presently mainly includes the following:-
Property related acquisitions and dispositions;
leases and tenancies;
banking facilities pursuant to conventional and Islamic financing principles;
joint venture agreements relating to property development;
probate and administration.
She currently leads her practice in Melaka with the support of 2 assisting Counsels and 7 clerical staff. Under her supervision, the Branch has been on the panel of the following developer companies and real estate agent companies:-
Tong Yeng Development Sdn Bhd;
Sima Development Sdn Bhd;
Newfoundland Development Sdn Bhd;
Impian Canggih Sdn Bhd;
Pemaju Sdn Bhd;
Opes Consulting Sdn Bhd.
She is also now heading Bangsar branch, Yeoh Mazlina and Partners, as a partner.
Ms Ho Nien Yi obtained her law degree from the University of Glamorgan, Wales in 1996. Upon her return home, she proceeded to do her Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) in University of Malaya and later her pupilage in Messrs Megat Najumuddin Leong & Co. In 1999, she was admitted to the Malaysian Bar.
She started her legal practice in Messrs Anad & Noraini in the area of civil litigation, specializing in insurance matters. She also has experience in corporate works (e.g. share sales, shareholder agreement, joint ventures, public listing of companies, restructuring exercises, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence including liaising with corporate bodies such as Bank Negara and Securities Commission) in which she practiced for two years in Messrs Megat Najmuddin Leong & Co. before she decided to join Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad in their legal department where she was involved in vetting banking/corporate documents and giving legal advices to the different departments in the Bank.
She was back in legal practice in November 2002 and joined Messrs Rashid Tasin, KL Tan and Low as a conveyancing and banking lawyer. She handled basic conveyancing that is the drafting of Sale and Purchase Agreement and loan agreement for banks where no standard documents were provided. The panel bankers which she handled were mainly Malayan Banking Berhad and Public Bank Berhad. Besides handling the drafting of agreements, she also had to oversee the work of the conveyancing clerks under her. Ms Ho also handled drafting of wills and commercial contracts during her practice in the said Firm.
On 1st July 2004, she joined Messrs Yeoh Mazlina & Partners, Subang Branch as a legal assistant practicing in the area of conveyancing and banking. She was in charge of the Subang Branch solely wherein she single-handedly handled the marketing and paper work for the said Branch. In January 2007, she was made partner of Messrs Yeoh Mazlina & Partners and has been a partner until todate. Under her supervision, the firm has managed to be in the panels in a number of banks namely Malayan Banking Berhad, Public Bank Berhad, Hong Leong Bank Berhad, Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad, RHB Bank Berhad OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad and Standard Chartered Bank (Malaysia) Berhad. She also does sub-sale cases whereby she has the support of various estate agents. Recently, Ms Ho managed to admit Messrs Yeoh Mazlina & Partners to be one of the panel solicitors for the developer Sime Darby Brunsfield Damansara Sdn Bhd in their project known as “Medalla Serviced Apartments @ Oasis Corporate Park.
Ms Khor graduated from the University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB)(Hons) in 2006 and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2007.
She joined the corporate, conveyancing and banking department of a medium-size law firm in Kuala Lumpur as an associate. She attended to and advised in sales and purchases, tenancies and leases of properties for both local and foreign clients. Apart from the general conveyancing matters, she was involved in corporate advisory work and had carried out due diligence work in corporate and compliance exercises for clients.
Ms Khor completed her Masters in Law (Corporate & Financial Services Law) at the National University of Singapore in year 2009. She returned to Malaysia and joined Yeoh Mazlina & Partners, Sri Petaling branch, as a partner focusing mainly in the area of conveyancing and corporate law.
In the end of year 2010, she joined a legal firm which focused in the area of Media & Entertainment Law. She prepared and drafted licensing agreements and merchandising agreements for local production companies. She has also prepared and drafted funding agreements for statutory and government linked bodies in respect of funds granted by the statutory and government linked bodies for the promotion of the relevant industries in Malaysia and further rendered advice to the said bodies. Ms Khor also assists clients to incorporate private limited companies in Malaysia as well as handled preliminary company secretarial matters for the clients.
Ms Khor is now heading Yeoh Mazlina & Partners, Pelangi Damansara branch as a partner. Her main experience includes the following:-
Advising on corporate and commercial transactions including reviewing, drafting and negotiating the requisite agreements such as heads of agreement, joint venture agreements, shareholders agreements, business sale and purchase agreements for both local and foreign clients
Attending to and drafting of joint venture agreement, sale and purchase agreement and corporate advisory work in respect of mixed developments in Kota Bahru and in Penang
Attending to, advising and drafting of commercial agreements and advisory work in respect of government award of contract to clients
Drafting and preparing employment contracts and contract of services for clients as well as advising on employment related matters
Attending to and review on tenancies and leases of properties for landlords or tenants for properties in Malaysia
Drafting, preparing and advising on sale and purchase transactions of properties in Malaysia either for the vendor or the purchaser
Attending to and handling consumer and commercial loans in Malaysia
We maintain offices in Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malacca and Johor.
We have associated offices in all ASEAN countries, in addition to China, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
No. 12-2, (2nd Floor)
Jalan Radin Anum
Bandar Baru Seri Petaling
57000 Kuala Lumpur
A-33A-3A Menara UOA Bangsar,
No. 5 Jalan Bangsar Utama 1,
59000 Kuala Lumpur.
No. 25 (1st Floor)
Jalan USJ 10/1D
47620 UEP Subang Jaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan
A-5-15, Block A, Pelangi Square
47800 Petaling Jaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan
Unit No. 13-2, 2nd Floor, Block A
Zenith Corporate Park
No. 1, Jalan SS7/26, Kelana Jaya
47301 Petaling Jaya
Selangor Darul Ehsan
77 A&B, Jalan Melaka Raya 24
Taman Melaka Raya
Lot 15.02, Level 15, Public Bank Tower
No. 19, Jalan Wong Ah Fook
80000 Johor Bahru
B-22-2, Maritime Suite
Lebuh Sungai Pinang 5
11600 Pulau Pinang