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Malaysian companies are branching out abroad and Pinsent Masons is there to assist them in their new ventures. That includes helping to list on international stock exchanges or advise on foreign direct investment.

Key Contacts

We also work with international companies investing in Malaysia. Our strengths lie in large scale energy and infrastructure projects, manufacturing facilities, corporate matters, technology, M&A, and foreign direct investment.

Our Singapore and Hong Kong based energy and infrastructure teams have significant experience advising clients in Malaysia.

We can quickly deploy teams of specialists who understand how to complete large scale and complex projects in Malaysia.  Malaysia law advice is provided through established relationships with a number of local law firms who have experience in dealing with the relevant state and central government bodies.

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Our lawyers' experience

  • Pertamina (Persero) on its successful US$2 billion bid for a 30% participating interest in Murphy Oil's E&P assets in Malaysia.
  • A European IOC on its bid to farm-in to a number of production sharing contracts in Malaysia.
  • Sona Petroleum, a special purpose acquisition company listed on the Malaysian Stock Exchange, on its US$280 million acquisition of a 40% stake in the Greater Bualuang Area located in the Gulf of Thailand. 
  • A UK independent oil and gas company on its bid to acquire Shell's North Sabah EOR production sharing contract and associated terminal facilities in Malaysia. 
  • Hess Corporation on its procurement processes and negotiation of procurement contracts for the North Malay Basin offshore gas project in Malaysia.
  • A major Chinese offshore contractor on the drafting and negotiation of its contractual joint venture agreement with an international oil and gas contractor in respect of the tender and performance of an EPC contract for an enhanced oil recovery (EOR) project in Malaysian waters.
  • The sponsor of the US$560 million light rail system in Kuala Lumpur at all stages of the project, based on a BOT concession.
  • A Malaysian developer involved in a dam/hydroelectric power station project in relation to matters such as the contractual documentation for the civil, E&M and hydro-electric power generation works.
  • International consultants in relation to claims on the design and project management of an airline facilities campus in Malaysia.
  • Navis Asia Partners Limited in their £16m acquisition of the Linatex Group from Elementis. The Group produces rubber products for the mining industry and has interests in Chile, UK, USA, Canada, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Belgium and China.