The Firm

Syed Alwi, Ng & Co. (SANCO) is a leading and long-standing Kuala Lumpur-based law firm which has been in operation since 1981, with offices in areas of strategic economic growth, namely in Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru, and has now over 32 lawyers with expertise in the provision of diverse legal services supported by skilled administrative and clerical personnel.

The firm conscientiously recruits lawyers of high calibre and ethical standards who are also admitted to the bar in various jurisdictions, in particular Singapore, Malaysia, England and Wales and Australia. Members of the different departments maintain regular contact to monitor and discuss client needs, current issues and new developments.

The lawyers in the firm have knowledge of and experience in a wide area of legal practice.  Principal areas of legal services provided include inter alia advice in respect of banking and finance, corporate and commercial transactions, conveyancing, insurance, and intellectual property. The firm also offers a comprehensive legal service in the areas of trusts, wills, probate, employment, industrial relations, immigration, family, entertainment and all general commercial matters.

We also have long-standing dispute resolution practice with expertise in banking and finance litigation with a team of litigation lawyers experienced in resolving disputes involving banking and financial institutions and securities companies. This broad range of services also include debt recovery under conventional retail and corporate credit facilities, Islamic financing, hire purchase and leasing and enforcement of security including land charges. Our dispute resolution department regularly also handles general litigation involving contractual and tort disputes, including disputes arising from claims in defamation, personal injury and motor claims as well as corporate and shareholder disputes.

Corporate clients include local and multinational corporations, private and public listed companies, banks (local and offshore) and major financial institutions, insurance houses, property developers, manufacturers, traders, professional bodies and marine transport and logistic companies.

In order to provide effective and comprehensive service to clients internationally, Syed Alwi, Ng & Co maintains close relationships with major law firms in other jurisdictions.

The firm provides ongoing training for all its lawyers. In addition to attending external training courses, seminars and conferences, the lawyers in the firm are also encouraged to pursue further post-graduate qualifications. Apart from attending seminars and conferences, lawyers of the firm also conduct numerous seminars.

The firm’s head office is located at Bangunan AmBank Group in Kuala Lumpur while the Johor offices are at the Johor Bahru City Square, Jalan Wong Ah Fook and the Puchong branch at Jalan Kenari 2, Bandar Puchong Jaya. Our latest branch office is at the iTech Tower, Cyberjaya.