Land Acquisition

  Overview  

Our Expertise

Skrine's experience includes representing individuals as well as corporate land owners in matters related to land acquisition.

Notable Experience

  • Acted for a client in a civil suit in the High Court. The case concerns a development worth more than US$25 billion in investments. One of the landowners, whose land comprises a majority portion of the project area, commenced the suit to set aside the acquisition of the said lands.
  • Acted for a client in the Court of Appeal on various land acquisition claims for increased compensation, claims for injurious affection and severance.
  • Acted for a landowner in defending claims made by occupants of land alleging right to stay on the land purportedly under the Land (Group Settlement) Act 1960 on urban resettlement schemes.
  • Acted in several land acquisition hearings in all three tiers of court proceedings.

 

 
ACCOLADES & AWARDS

Asian Legal Business Malaysia Law Awards 2018

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Skrine has been ranked as Arbitration Law Firm of the Year and Maritime Law Firm of the Year.

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The Chambers Asia Pacific 2018 Rankings

Skrine has been ranked as Leading Firm for Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property and Projects, Infrastructure & Energy.

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The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 Rankings

Skrine is pleased to announce that the Firm has achieved seven Tier 1 practice area rankings in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018.

Our Tier 1 rankings are in the following areas: 
  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Labour and Employment

Skrine was also listed as one of the leading firms in the areas of Projects & Energy, and Shipping. 

Four Skrine partners were ranked as leading lawyers in their respective areas. 

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