league of lawyers

Australia  |  Belgium  |  Denmark  |  France  |  Germany & Poland |  Greece  |  Hong Kong & China |  India  |  Indonesia  |  Israel  |  Japan  |  Lebanon  |  Malaysia  |  Phillippines  |  Singapore  |  Switzerland  |  Spain  |  Turkey  |  United Kingdom


MahWengKwai & Associates offer legal services to both local and international clients, having serviced clients from Australia, Brunei, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, France, Hong Kong, India, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom and United States of America. 


MahWengKwai & Associates is a founding member of the League of Lawyers (“LL”), an international network of law firms across Europe and Australasia, who have come together to better serve our clients in the wake of globalization and international trade. Our member firms take pride in providing quality legal services and we are pleased to offer our clients international solutions with our member firms. By combining our diverse experience and interdisciplinary collaborations, we are able to offer our clients with a wide range of skills required to grow and protect their business whilst enhancing our client’s experience by assisting with:

• Quicker response time from our networks’ foreign lawyers;

• Alleviating difficulty in communicating with international lawyers across multiple jurisdictions;

• Sourcing potential property and / or businesses for acquisitions internationally;

• Obtaining reasonably priced fee quotations for legal services; and

• A breadth of global knowledge from a local perspective.


Particular International Law experience

• Due diligence work in Australia and Japan on behalf of a Malaysian private equity and venture capital firm in relation to an equity divestment exercise.

• Research and inquiries in Poland on behalf of a Malaysian client who was keen in purchasing a 1st division football club in the said jurisdiction.

• Assets search and investigation in Australia, Germany and Hong Kong on behalf of a Malaysian executor in the administration of the deceased’s estate.

• International research of case law and precedents in Commonwealth countries relating to the CIPAA act to assist our Malaysian client in an adjudication dispute.

• Due diligence work in Australia and Japan on behalf of a Malaysian private equity and venture capital firm in relation to an equity divestment exercise.

• Assisting in registration of new business, obtaining licenses and permits, tax and intellectual property.


 Member  Firms


AUSTRALIA: FERGUSON CANNON LAWYERS is a respected Australian legal practice based in Queensland. Their committed team have been providing professional and personalised legal services to a wide range of international and local clients for nearly 20 years. Practice areas include; Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Business and Corporate, Property Law, Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Migration Law and Visas, Personal Injury and Wills and Estate Planning.



Samuel Barber

T    +617 3035 4000

E    s.barber@fclawyers.com.au

FRANCE: SCHRECKENBERG & PARNIERE have been serving companies and individuals, for generations. The firm boasts extensive experience in the field of consulting and litigation.





Patrick Parniere

T    +333 88 14 36 60

E    p.parniere@sp-avocats.fr

GERMANY & POLAND: VON ZANTHIER & SCHULZ is a regionally and internationally operating firm of lawyers, tax advisers and an auditor with particular specialization in the field of German and Polish affairs offering an integrated service of legal advice, tax consultancy and financial auditing.





Henning von Zanthier

T    +49 30 88 03 59 0

E    vonzanthier@vonzanthier.com

HONG KONG & CHINA: YAP & LAM merged in January 2009. They practice civil and criminal litigation, family and matrimonial, property and conveyancing, insolvency, dispute resolution, employment, immigration, solemnization of marriages, wills and probate.





Stephen Yap

T    +852 2638 0820

E    stephen@ylsolicitors.com.hk

INDIA: ASTRA LAW OFFICES is a full service corporate and commercial firm whose practice areas cover the entire gamut of business and commercial laws. From assisting clients in obtaining investment approvals, to helping them establish business operations and then servicing their everyday legal requirements, the firm endeavors to be a one-stop solution for the diverse needs of its clients.



Manoj Chhabra

T    +91 11 5176 4441

E    manoj.chhabra@astralaw.com

ISRAEL: INSALL, MILOW & CO is a reputable firm that is frequently involved in international corporate & commercial transactions with the United States and United Kingdom, amongst others. They specialise in intellectual property, competition law and also practice dispute resolution.





Shay Milow

T    +972 3 6911830

E    shay@insall-milow.com

JAPAN: KOGA & PARTNERS is a Tokyo law firm of eleven attorneys with long experience in a broad range of legal matters, especially in cross-border transactions and other international work. Their primary work is in litigation and arbitration and business transactions, including general corporate work, international transactions, competition law, financial service, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, bankruptcy and media law.



Isomi Suzuki

T    + 81 3 3578 8681

E    isomisuzuki@kogapartnerslaw.com

PHILIPPINES: TARRIELA TAGAO ONA & ASSOCIATES is a law firm engaged in general practice but specialised in tax and corporate work notably on foreign investment.

The firm provides legal services to companies in setting up their businesses as well as providing continued legal advice on their current concerns on such  subjects as  taxation, labor, licensing & other laws.




Edgar Tarriela

T    + 63 02 6356092

E    edgartarriela97@gmail.com

SINGAPORE: DERRICK WONG & LIM BC LLP was formed on 1 January 2008 by Derrick Wong and Lim Biow Chuan. Collin Choo and Karan Nair joined the firm in April and August 2010 respectively. Together, they bring more than 3 decades of experience in: Business & Corporate Law; Property & Conveyancing; Probate & Administration; Tax, Trusts, Wills and Estate Planning; Civil Litigation; Admiralty & Shipping; Criminal Litigation and Matrimonial & Family Law.



Derrick Wong

T    + 65 6514 1259

E    derrick@dbclegal.com.sg

THAILAND: JNP LEGAL specialises in corporate and commercial law. Their dedicated team can assist companies and individuals with a number of key legal consultant and commercial services which includes contract structuring, contract preparation, and negotiations, employment contracts and disputes, conducting legal research on your legal position and legality of business related activities.







Nippita Pukdeetanakul

T    +66 2 6112798 99

E    nippita@jnplegalthailand.com

UNITED KINGDOM: JAFFE PORTER CROSSICK LLP is a commercial and private client practice covering the spectrum of business law and personal legal affairs. They offer a broad range of services including: leasehold enfranchisement, residential conveyancing, commercial property, insolvency, company and commercial, general civil litigation, property litigation and construction, and matrimonial and family matters.







Niten Chauhan

T    +44 (0) 20 7625 4424

E    NChauhan@jpclaw.co.uk