JK LIM

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Messrs JK LIM is a boutique law firm with its office strategically located within the golden triangle of Petaling Jaya in Malaysia. The Firm's specialised areas of practice include both contentious and non-contentious matters (in alphabetical order) in: 

  • Bankruptcy & Corporate Insolvency (winding-up)
  • Building Contracts, Construction & Arbitration
  • Commercial Contracts (agency, distribution, joint venture)
  • Corporate (shareholders, directors & partnerships)
  • Commercial (banking, insurance, sale of goods)
  • Cyberlaws (online harassment, publications and defamation)
  • Defamation (libel and slander)
  • Employment, Labour & Industrial Relations
  • General & Professional Negligence
  • Injunctions (anton piller orders, interlocutory, mareva & fortuna injunctions)
  • Intellectual Property (trademark, copyright, confidential information & industrial designs)
  • Information Technology
  • Judicial Review & Administrative Actions
  • Land Acquisition Hearings (pursuant to the Land Acquisition Act 1960)
  • Land (tenancy, proprietary & caveatable interests)
  • Trusts, Wills, Probate & Administration of Estate 


A comprehensive list of cases handled by our counsel is available upon request.




The Firm has advised and represented many foreign multi-national corporations, key industry players in Malaysia and prominent individuals. The Firm recently made history for handling the first cyberlaw defamation case at the Kuala Lumpur High Court in which our counsel successfully obtained an interim injunction to restrain the defendants from further publishing defamatory statements on Instagram. The Firm also has extensive experience in handling cyberlaw cases relating to online harassment and defamation on social media platforms such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram.


The Firm handles compulsory land acquisition cases both at the land office enquiries and High Court land references. In a landmark case handled by the Firm which was reported in the Malayan Law Journal, our counsel successfully argued at the Court of Appeal in which the appellate court remarkably reversed the judgment of the High Court in a claim for breach of trust by a beneficial owner of shares in a company against the nominee shareholder.

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The Firm prides itself as a professional firm that provides top-notch legal advice and excellent service. It strives to uphold its tagline, "Legal Solutions Made Simple" to all its clients.


The Firm was chosen as the winner of the prestigious Corporate INTL Legal Award for 'Emerging Boutique Law Firm of the Year in Malaysia' for the years 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2010 by the UK based magazine. Our Firm was also chosen as the winner of the ‘Emerging Boutique Law Firm of the Year in Malaysia’ in the Annual Global Law Experts Awards annually since 2015 by the renowned international law organisation after an extensive nomination and research process.

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