Hsian Siong Yong

Malaysia

Wong & Partners (member of Baker McKenzie)
Level 21, The Gardens, South Tower
Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra
Kuala Lumpur 59200, Malaysia

Tel: +60 3 2298 7861

Email: hsian.siong.yong@wongpartners.com
Web: www.wongpartners.com

Hsian oversees Wong & Partners’ Real Estate practice and previously worked as legal counsel in a US MNC as well as with a leading corporate law firm. He has extensive experience with respect to property development, real property acquisitions, leasing as well as in respect of general corporate law and securities matters such as JVs and compliance matters. He advises foreign and Malaysian clients on their investments in Malaysia, which includes restructuring of their existing investments in Malaysia. Hsian also advises and assists clients with corporate M&A and securities transactions.

Mr. Yong assists real property owners with the acquisition, disposal and leasing of real property assets and structuring of entities for holding of real property assets. He also provides advice to property developers and asset managers on property development regulatory issues, including in particular advice on stratification as well as to owners and operators for hotel management agreements, licence agreements, technical services agreements and other related contracts in relation to hotel management. As part of the scope of work, advice is also given to clients to obtain and comply with all regulatory requirements for the operation of their real estate asset or installation.

Our deep local knowledge has enabled us to be the port of call for many local and multinational clients in the real estate sector. We are often called upon to advise on real estate investments, M&As, joint ventures, spin-offs and special corporate transactions for stakeholders with material interests in the sector.

Our know-how and experience spans the entire Malaysian investment market. We offer practical advice for establishing and structuring the appropriate holding vehicles, securitisation and indirect acquisition by way of equity and joint ventures. We also assist with all steps involving the acquisition or divestiture of property. We also provide guidance on various ancillary issues, such as obtaining approvals for property development and regulatory compliance as well as assisting with real estate-related documentation, such as hotel management agreements, technical services agreements, development agreements and other related agreements.

We further provide complete legal support for real estate activities, including corporate and tax advice. Our clients include developers, funds, owners of specialised assets such as hotels, manufacturing concerns and other corporations, and end users.

Wong & Partners is a Malaysian law firm dedicated to providing solution-oriented legal services to its clients. As a member firm of Baker McKenzie International, we bring a unique combination of local knowledge and global experience to every matter. Since its establishment in 1998, Wong & Partners has grown steadily and now consists of 19 partners and more than 50 associates.

The Firm’s lawyers are able to deliver comprehensive and integrated advice to clients, and are trusted by respected domestic and multinational corporations for their needs in Malaysia and throughout Asia. The Firm’s lawyers are committed to helping clients apply industry-specific, innovative and practical solutions.