Family Law


   Our Expertise

Skrine’s family lawyers are committed to providing legal advice that is geared towards practical outcome whilst retaining personal sensitivity towards delicate circumstances. Our lawyers attribute primacy to resolving disputes by mediation without having to litigate.

However, should litigation be required, clients will benefit from our litigation experience, ensuring that their needs are effectively advocated. The following are amongst the areas of our family law practice:

  • Annulment proceedings
  • Divorce proceedings
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Child support and/or custody
  • Property division
  • Adoption
  • Settlement and pre-marital agreements

   Notable Experience

  • Advised and represented clients in various contested and uncontested divorce proceedings, petitions for annulment and judicial separation, child custody and maintenance applications and disputes, spousal support, property disputes, drafting of prenuptial, postnuptial and settlement agreements and adoption.
  • Have worked with several lawyers from abroad including the United Kingdom, United States of America, Singapore and Indonesia on divorces and family disputes with an international aspect.
  • Advised clients on matters of a personal nature including procedures for the solemnisation of marriages between foreign nationals in Malaysia, applications to change information on one’s identification documents (e.g. change of name or gender on identity card), drafting of simple wills.
  • Regularly advise the German Embassy in Malaysia on matters pertaining to family law involving their citizens.


Asialaw Profiles 2019 Rankings


Asialaw Profiles 2019 has ranked Skrine as an ‘Outstanding’ firm in seven industry and practice areas. In addition, 10 of our lawyers were listed among the leading lawyers.


Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2018


We are pleased to announce that our firm is recognised as a Top Tier Firm in the inaugural Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2018. Some of our partners were also listed in the rankings.


Who’s Who Legal Awards 2018


We are pleased to announce that Skrine has once again been named Malaysia Law Firm of the Year. The award was conferred at the Who’s Who Legal Awards 2018 on 8th May 2018 in London, United Kingdom.



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