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Our Practice


Wong Lu Peen & Tunku Alina was formed on 1 April 1992. We offer personal and focused legal services in the areas of corporate & commercial agreements, real estate & banking, settlement and trusts, inheritance & succession, litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Our partners have a broad range of expertise in different practice areas. We have created a flat hierarchy which ensures direct access to partners. We pride ourselves in being responsive and sensitive to our clients’ legal requirements. Our clients’ briefs do not always fit neatly in the specific areas of practice and we work as a flexible team combining resources from all our partners and lawyers in the firm.  We aim to stay lean and mean and the partners are always mindful of the need to stay ahead and to anticipate our clients’  needs. We have been able to retain most of our clients over the years and count on banks, insurance companies, listed companies, and many small to medium-sized enterprises. Over the years, many of our clients have succeeded in listing on the stock exchange and we are proud to have shared the journey with them.


Corporate & Commercial

The founder and consultant, Wong Lu Peen, advises and consults on a wide range of practise areas including:

  • Banking and loan restructuring

  • General corporate advisory

  • Corporate contracts including joint venture agreements, share sale agreements & shareholders’ agreements

  • Securities laws including listing & regulatory compliance

  • Corporate restructuring including takeover, mergers & acquisitions

  • Receivership & corporate insolvency

  • Conducting due diligence exercise

  • Commercial contracts including distributorship, franchise, hotel management, employment contracts, dealership & agency contracts and construction contracts

Real Estate

Led by Elizabeth Lee, we cover all types of real estate transactions and dealings including sale and purchase agreements, leases and tenancies of various types of properties including residential, commercial, industrial, office and retail spaces.

We also advise:

  • Real estate investment trust companies (REITs)

  • Joint management bodies (JMB) and management corporations (MC)

  • Real property companies (RPC) in their various  property development ventures involving mixed, commercial residential & industrial & agricultural development

Succession & Estate Planning

Spearheaded by Farah Deba (TEP), we provide advisory services for inheritance, succession and estate planning for both Muslims and non-Muslims, local and internationally and also single, multi-jurisdictional  cross-border estates. Our services include:

  • Determination of faraid entitlement

  • Will drafting

  • Non-contentious application for grants of probate and letters of administration

  • Resealing of grants issued outside Malaysia

  • Advising and assisting executors and administrators in estate administration

  • Trust creation for private, family and philanthropic purposes

  • Structuring of family businesses

Our senior associate, Ms Chithra Ganesalingam, an independent non-executive director of a public company, has a wealth of hands-on experience in corporate and commercial law to advise and structure family businesses.

Dispute Resolution

Andrew Teh heads the dispute resolution team, handling litigation ranging from civil, commercial and general litigation, such as:

  • Foreclosure and distress proceedings

  • Receivership and insolvency

  • Banking, insurance and estate litigation

  • Labour and employment disputes

  • Matrimonial disputes including divorce & guardianship

  • Contract disputes and challenging land acquisition actions

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