Land Acquisition


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.



Skrine Retains Who’s Who Legal Accolade for Malaysia

On 15th May 2017, the Who’s Who Global Awards was held in London, United Kingdom and Skrine was conferred the Award:

Malaysia Law Firm of the Year 2017

Skrine previously received this Award in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.


SKRINE Clinches Top Honours at ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2017

On 6th April 2017, the Asian Legal Business Malaysia Law Awards was held and SKRINE was named

Malaysia Law Firm of the Year 2017

SKRINE also bagged 5 other awards


Asialaw Profiles 2017

The Asialaw Profiles has ranked Skrine as Outstanding Firm and particularly highlighting the following practice areas:

Outstanding Firm

  • Competition & Antitrust
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Intellectual Property
  • IT, Telco & Media
  • Project & Infrastructure



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