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REDDI BUILDING, 393 JALAN DATUK ABANG, ABDUL RAHIM, 93450 KUCHING, SARAWAK, MALAYSIA
Tel:
Work +60 82 484 466
Fax:
Fax +60 82 484 477
Email:
Web:
www.reddi.com.my

Han Boon Yap

Tel:
Work +6082 484466
Email:
Reddi & Co Advocates

Work Department

Conveyancing and real estate; Estate and Probate

Position

Managing Partner

Career

Yap Han Boon maintains a property practice covering development, financing and landlord and tenant work. He is in charge of the firm’s management and administration.

He is also a legal adviser to The Chung Hua Middle School No. 1 Alumi Association Kuching since its foundation in 1990.

Languages

  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin)

Member

  • Called to the Bar of England and Wales 1971 at Lincoln’s Inn
  • Admitted to practice in the High Court of Borneo (now called the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak) in 1972
  • Notary Public


Malaysia

Law firms in Sabah and Sarawak

Within: Law firms in Sabah and Sarawak

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.

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