and handle Personal Data (defined below) of individuals in accordance with the Malaysian Personal Data
Protection Act 2010 (“PDPA”).
to the collection and/or processing by our Firm of your Personal Data for purposes we deem appropriate, we
may not be able to provide the legal services required of us or to consider you for employment opportunities. If
you do not consent to our use of your Personal Data, please contact our PDPA Complance Officer at the details
(1) The kind of Personal Data we collect and how we collect your Personal Data
(2) How we use your Personal Data
(3) When we disclose your Personal Data
(4) When we transfer your Personal Data out of Malaysia
(5) Your right to access and correct your Personal Data
Personal Data is any information that relates directly or indirectly to you. This includes any information that can
is applicable only if you are a natural person / an individual.
In order for us to provide our legal services effectively and efficiently, we will need to collect relevant Personal
Data from you. Such Personal Data includes (but is not limited to) personal details such as your name, telephone
or mobile phone number, email address and other similar information.
purposes, including, to provide our legal services to our clients and/our yourselves, to assess and process our
appointment as your or your employer/company’s solicitor, to contact you for billing purposes (including to
facilitate payments and collect debts), to resolve any issues, queries, complaints or other enquiries that you or
your employer/company submit to us our legal services, to keep in contact with you and provide you with any
information you request or information we feel may be helpful to you, to establish and better manage any
business relationship we may have with you, to comply with legal and regulatory requirements and to consider
you for possible employment with our Firm. Our Firm adopts strict standards and policies in keeping Personal
As a part of our legal services to our clients, we may be required or need to disclose information about you to
third parties such as our clients who appoint us to carry out legal services which involves your Personal Data,
law enforcement agencies (such as the Securities Commission, Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, Companies
Commission of Malaysia), companies and/or organisations that assist us in processing and/or otherwise fulfilling
transactions and providing you or our clients with legal services, our business associates and other parties for
purposes that are related to our purpose of collecting and using your Personal Data, subject at all times to any
laws (including regulations, guidelines and/or by-laws) applicable to our Firm.
We may use your Personal Data to provide you with our newsletters, greeting cards, legal updates and
information about our and third party services, which we feel may be of interest to or benefit you, unless you
inform us otherwise in writing. If you do not wish to receive these materials or should you change your mind in
relation to your previous decision, please contact our PDPA Compliance Officer at the contact details provided
below. Your latest written instructions to us will prevail.
If you wish to have access to your Personal Data in our custody, or where you are of the opinion that such
Personal Data held by us is inaccurate, incomplete, misleading or not up-to-date, you may make a request to
us by contacting our PDPA Compliance Officer at the contact details provided below. You should quote your
name, address and phone/account number and provide brief details of the information you want a copy of in
any such request, and we will charge you a nominal processing fee permitted by the law to help us defray
administration costs. However, we may have to withhold access to your Personal Data in certain situations,
for example when we are unable to confirm your identity or where information requested for is of a confidential
commercial nature or in the event we receive repeated requests for the same information. Nevertheless, we will
notify you in writing the reasons for not being able to accede to your request.
You are responsible for providing accurate and complete information to us about yourself and any other person
whose Personal Data you provide us and for updating this Personal Data as and when it becomes incorrect or
out of date by contacting our PDPA Compliance Officer at the contact details provided below. This obligation is
a condition to the provision of legal services or processing of your application for employment. In the event you
may need to provide us with Personal Data of third parties (for example about your spouse or children or where
you are the designated person in charge of an organisation or company to deal with us), you confirm that you
have (i) obtained the relevant individuals’ consent or are otherwise entitled to provide their Personal Data to us
or available upon request to our PDPA Compliance Officer at the contact details below.
It may be necessary for us to transfer your Personal Data outside Malaysia if our clients or business associates
involved in the provision of our legal or any related services are located outside Malaysia or if you are located
outside of Malaysia and require our legal services, in order for us to perform our services. We shall take
reasonable steps to ensure that any such transfer of Personal Data are adequately secure.
and all previous versions. We encourage you to check our website for information on our most up-to-date