Malaysian parliament to consider opening up to foreign lawyers

April 23, 2012 The Malaysian parliament is set to consider a Bill that would allow foreign law firms to practice law in Malaysia via an international partnership or qualified foreign law firm licence. The Bill was tabled by a Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department - Datuk Liew Vui Keong.

The government aims to liberalise the industry in Malaysia so that it can become an international hub for Islamic finance.


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