Practice Areas

Corporate & Commercial Disputes

One can only meticulously and execute a plan, nonetheless, business and commercial disputes are inevitable. To overcome this, prudent and skilled management of legal conflicts can protect a company from crushing losses and preserve the value of its business transactions, relationships, and assets.  At Basharuddin Iskandar, we offer skilled and specialized legal assistance and undertake to analyze the issues, identify the solutions, to recommend the remedies and to protect our clients’  commercial transactions, existing relationships and all accumulated assets.

Our expertise is not confined to court litigation but expands to other means of dispute resolution, being negotiations, mediation and arbitration.

Construction Law

Construction fall out can be a simple quarrel between a client, architect or owner of a project involving poor workmanship, use of substandard materials, cost assessment, late delivery or scope of work . It can be a full blown contestation resulting from losses or damages in millions. One needs to arm oneself not only with substantive law, but also with technical knowledge and industrial trade practices, something which we can offer. Often, conflicts will find their way into arbitration or court proceedings. However, with the introduction of the Construction Industry Payment Adjudication Act 2012 (CIPAA 2012), disputing parties now can resort to this speedier resolution.

Civil Litigation

Civil litigation has vastly developed from its origin and to keep up with time, has evolved to a wide range of legal areas. As one interacts and contracts more with one another, legal parameters are often breached and consequently, causing damage or losses to the other party. Legal remedies are aplenty but we, through our experience and expertise are able to identify and pursue the most viable and effective solutions. In this respect, our expertise ranges from breach of contract to debt recovery, tortuous acts, land matters (be it land disputes or compulsory acquisition) as well as family feuds.

We are also able and ready to execute or enforce judgments, be it against corporations, organizations, individuals but also against governmental agencies, local governments and other public authorities.

Employment and Labour Law

Employment is a sacred aspect of life as it involves the livelihood of men and the drive to develop and advance a nation. A sovereign and democratic state must be able to protect and enhance its human capital and resources, fully upholding a just, equal and equitable system as well as laws and procedures.

Our firm advises both, employers and employees to resolve all outstanding problems between both parties. We have presented clients at the Industrial Court, for reviews at the High Court as well as the Court of Appeal.


Defamation law represents a complex amalgam of common law principles and constitutional doctrine under the federal constitution. The law of defamation, which includes libel and slander strikes a delicate balance between the principles that enjoy a prominent place in Constitution namely freedom of speech, i.e., the freedom to speak, write, and publish sentiments on all subjects, and to fully express your views and opinions. We represent both plaintiffs and defendants in defamation cases. 

Merger And Acquisition

Our firm has helped corporate clients to structure and efficiently execute their most critical strategic transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and strategic alliances.

Our core strength is the timely and efficient completion of middle market deals. Our clients include foreign-based multinationals, public and private companies, private equity firms and their portfolio companies, family-owned businesses, organizations, and entrepreneurs. We are passionately committed to working in partnership with our clients to help them achieve their strategic goals. Deals completed by our firm include asset sales, stock sales, mergers, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, leveraged recapitalizations, joint ventures and strategic alliances.

Real Estate and Conveyancing

Both, real estate and construction industries require effective contract negotiation and strategic planning  based on a sound understanding of the relevant legal infrastructure. We understand the environment and assist our clients with best practice solutions that enable them to satisfy their economic and other objectives.

Intellectual Property

Looking for a copyright lawyer or a IP lawyer. Our firm are able to help you with issues and advice relating to IP including contentious and non-contentious issues relating to trademarks, patents, trade secrets, copyright, industrial designs, passing off/unfair competition, its protection. We prepare and review License Agreements, Non-Disclosure/Confidentiality Agreements, Consultancy Agreements and Goods and Services Agreements in all areas.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Where disputes cannot be amicably resolved, our team will pursue recoveries of loss wherever and whenever appropriate with the most efficient and effective solution. Having the local knowledge to apply the regulatory, economic, political and cultural context to legal issues and develop case strategies combined with our lawyers strategic command of a case, we give clients the confidence to take a matter to trial and win. However ADR offers flexibility in procedures and rules of evidence, flexibility as to who will determine the dispute, a greater ease of enforcement worldwide under international conventions and increased levels of confidentiality and neutrality. We handled arbitration cases in Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre of Arbitration (KLRCA) and we are often requested by other firms in helping them in their cases due to our knowledge and expertise.