Mining & Natural Resources

Strict environmental regulation and increasingly rigorous enforcement makes environmental compliance a key consideration to doing business in Malaysia. Mining investments and related cross-border issues require creative structuring and documentation. We assist clients with permitting, environmental matters, public land use rights, water rights and other areas of natural resource use and development.  We have an experienced project development team that is actively involved from early stage exploration and tenure acquisition through development, permitting, operations and completion of projects.  We help our clients with:

(a) Project Development
•    Consultation and Agreements with Local Authorities
•    Environmental Assessment and Permitting
•    Construction and Procurement
•    Due Diligence

(b) Exploration
•    Mineral Title Acquisition
•    Option Agreements
•    Strategic Alliance Agreements
•    Joint Venture Agreements
•    Shareholder Agreements
•    Offshore Structuring

(c) Financing and Merger and Acquisitions
•    Corporate Finance and Securities
•    Mergers and Acquisitions
•    Royalties
•    Strategic Investments

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  • Business


    There is no such thing as a standard business practice. Thus, we design the right structure and negotiate the right deal based on your business need. We also advise on the full range of corporate, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial matters.

  • Personal


    Everyone needs a lawyer at some time in their lives. When the time comes, we are there to assist you to solve your legal need without fuss and at a reasonable cost. Whatever your legal need, we will provide you with the very best advice whilst putting you at the centre of that process.

  • China Desk

    China Desk

    It is part of our long-term growth strategy to position Lee Sok Wah & Co. as the preferred legal advisor in cross-border deals involving China and Malaysia. Our China Desk provides the full range of legal services required by the growing needs of our clients based in Malaysia and China.

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