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The largest law firm in Sarawak, David Allan Sagah & Teng Advocates has offices in Kuching, Sibu, Miri, Bintulu and Serian. Banking and finance, real estate and construction, and insurance (particularly motor accident-related matters) are particular strengths; the firm also handles civil, commercial and corporate litigation. The key contacts are managing partner David Toh, litigation head Allan Lao and transactional expert Charles Wong. Blessed Realty, Custodev, Double Dynasty Group and Metro Midpoint are representative clients.

Loke, King, Goh & Partners Advocates handles a range of corporate and commercial work, though it is especially well versed in contentious matters, encompassing corporate, land, construction and employment disputes. The firm also handles immigration issues. Ong Ai-Lyn focuses on corporate, finance, conveyancing and immigration matters, Yong Sie Mee is an experienced litigator and arbitrator, and Stella Maria Chin is a civil and commercial litigator. Clients include Sarawak Timber Industry Development, Pusaka Realty & Construction, UMW Toyota Motor and CIMB Bank.

Reddi & Co Advocates provides a full range of legal services, including corporate, capital markets, banking and finance, conveyancing and real estate, employment and shipping; it handles non-contentious and contentious matters. Managing partner Yap Han Boon specialises in real estate and conveyancing, as does Perpetua Phang, who also handles corporate and banking work. Sim Hui Chuang is the key contact for litigation. Leonard David Shim is recommended for maritime and labour matters.

Based in Kota Kinabalu, Chin Lau Wong & Foo has excellent strength in depth, allowing it to handle a good spread of work for its corporate clientele. Banking and finance, M&A, insurance, tax, employment and immigration are all areas of expertise for the firm. Roland Chin Kok Fah, Chin Tai Kong, Stephen Foo Kiat Shin and Liew Ting Ting are the names to note.

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