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

Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2018

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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.

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Who’s Who Legal Awards 2018

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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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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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