We are Ghazi & Lim, a legal firm established in 1992 and practising nationwide in Malaysia in all disciplines and aspects of Malaysian legal practice. Presently we have forty-three lawyers, fourteen of whom are partners, and more than 100 support staff operating from our offices in Penang, Butterworth, Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru.

A brief list of the areas of practice currently undertaken by the firm is set out below:-



  • Reconstruction and amalgamation
  • Acquisition, takeovers and mergers
  • Public Issue and listing of public companies
    on the Bursa Malaysia
  • Joint Venture and Shareholders Agreement
  • Venture Capital


  • All types of loans and borrowings including international loan agreements and loan syndication
  • Bills of exchange
  • Debt securities
  • Equity and equity type securities
  • Leasing
  • Credit factoring
  • Offshore financing
  • All types of security documentation


  • Sale and purchase of businesses
  • Equipment leasing
  • Insurance
  • Partnership matters

Islamic Finance

  • Commodity Murabahah (Tawarruq)
  • Istisna’
  • Ijarah
  • Bai’ Bithaman Ajil
  • Bai’ Al-‘Inah
  • Musharakah Mutanaqisah
  • Bai’ al-Dayn

Real Estate

  • Real Estate Conveyancing
  • Sale and Purchase of Property
  • Housing Projects
  • Resort Development
  • Joint Venture Development

Intellectual Property

  • Registration of Trade Marks
  • Franchising
  • Licensing
  • Technical Assistance Agreements


  • Labour disputes
  • Employment law
  • Immigration
  • Work permits

Trust & Estate Work

  • Probate and Administration involving local administration of estates as well as foreign jurisdictions.
  • Wills
  • Setting up and winding up of trusts

Civil Litigation

  • Corporate litigation
  • Commercial litigation including sale of goods
  • Banking litigation including foreclosure actions
  • Debt recovery, bankruptcy and winding up proceedings
  • Defamation, libel and slander
  • Contentious probate work
  • Landlord and tenant disputes and eviction of squatters
  • Credit card cases
  • Labour and industrial disputes
  • Land acquisition, ratings and planning appeals
  • Intellectual property including trade marks, trade secrets, copyright, patents infringement and breach of confidentiality
  • Maritime litigation
  • Personal injury litigation
  • Divorce
  • General litigation work
  • Trust litigation

Quasi Criminal Litigation

  • Offences under the Penal Code
  • Coroners Inquest
  • Customs
  • Environmental offences

Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Mediation and Dispute Resolutions
  • Arbitrations