Section 507A of the Penal Code and the story of Acacia Diana

Section 507A of the Penal Code of Malaysia is a new provision that was introduced in 2023 to criminalize stalking. The section defines stalking as “repeatedly by any act of harassment, intending to cause, or knowing or ought to know that the act is likely to cause, distress, fear or alarm to any person of […]

Quantum Meruit

There are various aspects to a construction project which we are able to assist our clients in including both contentious and non-contentious matters. Having arbitrator on our team also lends credence to the expertise that we are able to provide in order to solve your construction needs. In the event that an employer is in […]

Warning Letter

The Tradition of 3 Warning Letters There is no legal requirement for an employer to issue at least three warning letters before dismissing an employee, although some of them think they should. The basis of this tradition is unknown.  If an employer is ever in the unfortunate position of issuing multiple warning letters to the […]

Employment Law

PROBATIONARY EMPLOYEE Employment law is one of the area of laws which is critical for either employers or employees to understand and have the basic knowledge. HWAM has built its reputation in providing strategic employment advice to both local and global organisations as well as individual employees. Our work in the labour and employment law […]

How To Produce an Accused Witness Under Criminal Proceedings?

When a person is called for a defence, a potential witness could be from alibi witness, witness offered by the prosecution and the accused potential witness. Alibi Witness An alibi witness is a witness that a criminal defendant calls upon to establish that they were somewhere other than at the scene of the crime at […]

How To Claim For Injuries And Losses Suffered Due To Road Accident?

Road accidents can happen to anyone, even the most careful among us. The event itself can be stressful to the parties involved and the damages can range from minor dents or injuries to severe total loss or permanent disability to the drivers and passengers alike. This involves all claims for injuries or fatalities which includes: […]

GANT1 tiada locus standi saman PM Najib – peguam

Mohd Hafarizam (gambar) berkata mahkamah menetapkan 11 Dis untuk keputusan permohonan Perdana Menteri, 1MDB dan kerajaan untuk membatalkan saman tersebut. – Gambar fail KUALA LUMPUR: Mahkamah Tinggi hari ini diberitahu bahawa 10 anggota Gerakan Anak Muda Tolak Najib (GANT1) tidak mempunyai locus standi untuk menyaman Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Najib Razak  berhubung penyelesaian tuntutan arbitrasi […]