Ms Ivy Yieng Ping Ling > Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile
Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill Offices
LEVEL 6, MENARA 1 DUTAMAS, SOLARIS DUTAMAS
NO. 1, JALAN DUTAMAS 1
50480 KUALA LUMPUR
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Ms Ivy Yieng Ping Ling
Tax, SST & Customs
Ivy’s area of practice focuses on indirect tax advisory and litigation, including sales and service tax (SST), goods and services tax (GST) as well as import, export and excise duty which involves the Royal Malaysian Customs Department (Customs).
Ivy represents and advises a vast array of clients, ranging from multinational corporations, manufacturers, property developers, construction companies and utility companies to GLCs and financial institutions. Ivy is routinely engaged by clients to represent them in complicated GST and SST litigations. Her extensive experience in Customs’ audits and investigation, and background as a former Big 4 indirect tax advisor, allows her to offer pragmatic litigation strategies and practical solutions to clients.
She regularly advises taxpayers on SST exemptions, Customs’ valuations, GST/SST transitional issues, voluntary disclosures, Customs’ penalties and indirect tax planning and restructuring. Ivy is a regular speaker for the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia and the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers. She is also a frequent contributor to various tax publications.
Ivy graduated from Aberystwyth University in Wales. She was called to the English Bar in 2013 and is a member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn. She was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2016.
She was recommended in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023 rankings, and has contributed to the Malaysian Chapter of the Lexology Getting the Deal Through – Tax Controversy 2024.
English, Malay, Mandarin
LLB (Hons) (Aberystwyth University)
BPTC (City University, London)
LLM (City University, London)
Nitin Nadkarni and ‘solid tax adviser’ Jason Tan Jia Xin co-lead the team at Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill, which is noted for its ‘remarkable tax expertise’. The practice advises international clients on major audits and tax transactions, and has demonstrable experience handling tax-related disputes, whilst regularly dealing with appeals and judicial review applications at the High Court. A recent highlight for the team is its successful representation in a landmark case against the Special Commissioners of Income Tax in Malaysia regarding the taxability on gains arising from a joint venture development. Noteworthy promotions in the team include that of Ivy Yieng Ping Ling to partner and of Chris Toh Pei Roo to senior associate.