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15-2, OVAL DAMANSARA, 685, JALAN DAMANSARA, 60000 KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
Tel:
Work +603 2856 9728
Web:
www.dnh.com.my
Donovan & Ho, Shawn Ho, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

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Shawn Ho

Tel:
Work +60328569728
Email:
Donovan & Ho

Work Department

Corporate and Tax

Position

Partner

Career

Shawn was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2006. From 2006 to 2010, he was an associate in the tax practice group of Wong & Partners, a member firm of Baker & McKenzie.

Shawn has represented his clients in corporate acquisitions, restructuring exercises, joint venture arrangements, shareholder agreements, employee share options and franchise businesses. He regularly advises Malaysian startup founders and has assisted venture capital funds in Seed, Series A & B funding rounds.

Shawn’s practice also extends to real-estate transactions and advising on real-estate related tax planning, including stamp duty, use of tax efficient investment structures for property investment, real property gains tax, goods and services tax and income tax in Malaysia.

Languages

English, Mandarin

Member

Graduate Member, Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia – Property Management, Valuation and Estate Agency  (2017)
Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya (2006)
Called to the Bar, Lincoln's Inn (2004)

Education

LLB (Hons), King's College London


Malaysia

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Donovan & Ho’s ‘small but efficient’ corporate team ‘punches above its weight’. It advises businesses and investors on M&A, shareholders agreements, terms of service, related-employee issues and general corporate matters. Clients include Farm to Fork (DMK), IsitUp Dotcom, and Axiata Digital Services. Shawn Ho and Donovan Cheah are the names to note.

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