LL.B (Hons) IIUM, LL.BS (Hons) IIUM
Norhayati graduated with an Honours Degree in Law, as well as, an Honours Degree in Syariah Law, from the International Islamic University, Malaysia. She was called to the Malaysian Bar and admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2001, and joined our firm in the same year.
She started her career as a civil litigation lawyer with some exposure to conveyancing matters. She focuses on debt recovery, trust and probate and family law matters Her scope of work then fully shifted to conveyancing from 2004 onwards, and she is well versed with handling mainly sale contracts for secondary sales of real property, real gains tax property and related banking works, especially Islamic Banking loan documentation works, while retaining her litigation portfolio in some non contentious court matters, family and trust law matters (inclusive small estate distribution) at our Head Office.
She also has a wide range of experience in corporate and commercial matters, drafting shareholders agreements, joint venture agreement, shares sale agreement, real property agreements, settlement agreement, and handling corporate/commercial loans either for the client/ borrower or for the banker client.
Norhayati is also involved with numerous real estate developers handling the sale and purchase transaction for residential and commercial shop lots (stratified title or non stratified title) and the banking loans related thereto and currently, her main area of specialization is the sale and development of Malay reserve lands and dealing with wound up developers for perfection of title and charge on behalf of either the Purchaser or the bank.
Jennifer Heah Ka Cheng
Jennifer graduated from the University of Malaya with an Honours Degree in Law. She was called to the Malaysian Bar and admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2010.
She completed her pupillage at Messrs. Kam Woon Wah & Co. in 2009 during which she assisted the Partners in general litigation including banking litigation, debt recovery and conveyancing involving sale and purchase of property transactions in the secondary market. After completing her pupillage, she was retained as an Associate in the aforesaid firm.
Jennifer joined our Kota Damansara Office in 2011 as an Associate and was promoted to Senior Associate in 2015. She focuses her practice predominantly on real estate, banking and loan documentation, corporate and commercial matters and tenancies.
She has a wide range of experience in real estate matters and advises on complex acquisition and disposal of properties, property joint ventures, residential and commercial developments. She has experience advising and representing reputable developers, local and foreign real estate investors, commercial banks and listed and private companies.
In corporate and commercial matters, she has conducted due diligence exercises, drafting of shareholders agreements, subscription agreements, joint venture agreements, investment agreements, shares sale agreements, licence agreements, consultancy agreements, restructuring agreements, settlement agreements and many other agreements involved in corporate/commercial transactions.
Jennifer also handles applications for probate, small estate distributions, trademark registration and drafting of wills.
Renna Chye Yee Teng
LL.B (Hons)(London), CLP
Renna graduated from the University of London and obtained the Certificate of Legal Practice in the year 2015.
She chambered with us and her commitment to learning and love for the complexities of real estate transactions led her to be retained as a legal associate in the year 2016.
Renna specializes in real estate, banking and finance, real property gains tax-related matters, and extends her practice to corporate, intellectual property (trademarks) and probate areas.
She has dealt with numerous reputable real estate developers, including S P Setia, EcoWorld and OSK in handling the Sale and Purchase transactions of both residential and commercial development. She also advises on stratified property-related issues, deceased purchaser-related matters and handles various agricultural land disposal and acquisition, including different government consent applications.
Her works include the drafting of the last will and testament, deed of trust, power of attorney, deed of gift and handles the estate’s transmission and transfer. She has also generously assisted animal welfare with its society’s certificate registration, including drafting the society’s constitution.
In banking and finance practice, Renna represents the majority of financiers in Malaysia to facilitate the loan documentation transaction.
Her practice extends to cover the area of corporate and intellectual property (trademarks registration). She assists the Partner of the firm on the shares sale transaction, merger & acquisition, due diligence, including the drafting of shareholders agreements, service agreements, non-disclosure agreements, data protection sheet, letter of demand for debt recovery and others.