Established 1977

About Us

Providing practical legal solutions for our clients since 1977.

Kanesalingam & Co. aims to shape practical solutions to our clients' problems. Founded as a sole proprietorship in 1977, the firm became a partnership in 1998 and now has 3 partners and 5 associates.

Meet the team.

Our Lawyers

A. Kanesalingam

V. Jeya Kumar

K. Shanmuga

Angie Tong

Jonas Lee

Kiattilin Sommat

Nasyrah Samir

Dinesh Kumar

Areas of Practice

  • Acting as conveyancing solicitors for both conventional and Islamic corporate, commercial and retail loans and Islamic financing
  • Banking litigation
  • Corporate insolvency including advising Receivers and Managers, Special Administrators, and Liquidators

Companies | Businesses | Partnerships | Co-operatives
Advising on all legal aspects of business undertakings including

  • Preparing, vetting and negotiating all necessary documentation
  • Assisting in obtaining governmental approvals for industrial investment, joint
    ventures and other business concerns
  • Assisting in negotiations for investment and reorganizations of various business
  • Construction, commercial and industrial relationships
  • Partnerships, joint venture businesses, project management, product
    distributorships and franchising
  • Media and advertising deals, including celebrity sponsorships
  • Takeovers and mergers of private or public (non-listed) companies, shareholders
    trusts and agreements, and so on
  • Advisory work for public listed companies
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Advising and acting for co-operative societies on all aspects of their unique
    business and corporate needs
  • Litigation including shareholder and boardroom disputes
Dispute Resolution

Courts | Arbitration | Mediation | Alternative Dispute Resolution | Tribunals

All areas of civil, corporate and commercial litigation, arbitration and other alternative
dispute resolution including:

  • Contractual disputes and claims
  • Libel and slander
  • Personal injury, negligence and other tortious claims
  • Prosecuting and resisting debt claims, and taking and resisting execution
    proceedings that seek to enforce judgments obtained including, taking out a writ
    of seizure and sale, judgment debtor summons, garnishment, bankruptcy,
    company winding up, etc.
  • Disputes relating to the sale and purchase of goods (both domestic and
    international transactions)
  • Landlord and tenant disputes, including distress and eviction proceedings
  • Disputes against the government, statutory bodies or enforcement agencies
  • Land disputes, including claims against neighbouring lands or against the
  • Disputes at the Co-operative Societies Tribunal, Homebuyers Tribunal, Consumer
    Claims Tribunal, etc and in resolutions of all kinds of legal disputes.

Developers | Strata Management | Sale & Purchase | Loans | Tenancies | Land Acquisition

Advising and attending to all legal aspects of housing, commercial and industrial property development including

  • Conveyancing i.e. the buying and selling of property
  • Attending to housing loan documentation
  • Dispute resolution through arbitration and litigation acting for private vendors,
    developers or purchasers
  • Contentious and non-contentious landlord & tenant work for commercial,
    industrial and residential leases and tenancies
  • Land Acquisition, other compulsory land use and planning permission, including
    advisory work as well as preparing claims and objections, representing our
    clients at hearings before the Land Office and Local Authorities, and making
    appeals or judicial review appliations to the Courts
  • All other matters relating to landed & non-landed immovable property.
  • Litigation representing both employee, employer and trade unions
  • Preparation of employment agreements, Employees Handbook, Domestic
  • Inquiry Procedures and Guidelines
  • Immigration and Tax Advice for Expatriate Employees
  • Trade Union advice
  • Other employment related matters

Marriage | Divorce | Children | Death

All aspects of personal and family law, from birth to death:

  • Adoption
  • Guardianship & custody of children
  • Uncontested or contested Divorce, especially involving high net worth
  • Applications for nullity or judicial separation
  • Other ancillary matrimonial matters (e.g. spousal or child maintenance /
    alimony, distribution of matrimonial property and finances)
  • Domestic Violence and Non-molestation injunctions
  • Wills and Estate Planning
  • Probate and Letters of Administrations
  • Family disputes involving multiple countries and jurisdictional tussles
Intellectual Property
  • Registration of trade marks (as an agent for the trade mark owner) and
    attending to all incidental proceedings including registered user agreements
  • Advising on all forms of protections for intellectual property such as copyrights,
    patents, industrial designs etc
  • IT and e-commerce issues
  • Intellectual Property related litigation
Tax planning including advice on Corporations, Tax, Income Tax, Real Property Gains Tax,
Stamp Duty, Service Tax, Litigation and appeals to the Special Commissioners and other
related matters.
Public Interest

Public Interest | Human Rights

  • Constitutional and administrative law
  • Public law and human rights litigation
  • Applications for judicial review, declaratory relief and civil actions
Corporate, Commercial and Public Interest training seminars on various aspects of the law.

Contact Us

If you have any enquiry or would like to find out more about us, please contact us at:

Unit 3.3, Level 3,
Wisma Bandar,
18, Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman
50100 Kuala Lumpur

Tel +603 2698 9199
Fax +603 2698 9799