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The firm

Sedgley & Co was established in December 2010 and draws on the strength of its founding partner, Iain Sedgley. Iain has been in corporate practice in Malaysia since 1988. The basic tenet of Sedgley & Co is that each matter is accorded the personal attention and legal skills of Iain, supported by a team of experienced lawyers. The firm places special emphasis on understanding all of its clients’ businesses and objectives, so that it can work towards and contribute to its clients’ immediate and long-term goals.

Sedgley & Co services a diversified array of Malaysian and international corporate and individual clients, as well as government agencies. The firm advises its clients on a broad range of legal issues relevant to their business activities, including incorporation matters, regulatory and compliance issues, tax, employment, environmental and foreign investment laws, amongst others. The firm continues to be involved in mergers and acquisitions transactions, infrastructure and property projects, and a broad spectrum of corporate and commercial arrangements, including shares and assets purchases and divestitures, joint ventures and partnerships, corporate restructuring exercises, financing and refinancing facilities, exit negotiations and settlements. Sedgley & Co is also sought out by private clients who value discretion and individual attention. The firm has advised and assisted its clients in the establishment of trusts and charitable foundations, and provides legal support in respect of their private investments and personal estate matters.

Sedgley & Co has extensive experience in large-scale infrastructure and construction projects. The firm acts for both private and public listed companies from a multitude of industry sectors, and has acted for Malaysian and international corporations, government bodies and international development finance institutions in respect of different types of infrastructure, commercial, industrial and residential development projects. The firm is well-versed in the drafting and negotiations of the spectrum of technical and commercial contracts, including build, operate and transfer agreements, engineering procurement and construction contracts, operations and maintenance agreements, utilities supply contracts, off-take contracts, license agreements, etc.

Areas of practice

The firm’s main areas of practice are in corporate and commercial, mergers and acquisitions, private client and projects and construction.

ContactsIain Sedgley (
Leow Kon Nee (

LanguagesBahasa Malaysia
Mandarin (and local Chinese dialects)

Number of lawyers 4

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