Marlysa Razak

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Marlysa Razak (Partner)

Marlysa Razak graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University Teknologi MARA (UiTM) in 2015 and is currently a Partner at RWC.

Marlysa’s primary areas of practice are general litigation, corporate & commercial litigation, contractual disputes, tortious actions, tenancy disputes, and wills, probate & administration of estates. Marlysa is also involved in commercial and corporate practice assisting companies and startups in their corporate matters.
Marlysa completes the RWC partnership with her distinctive flair, enthusiasm and can-do spirit. Marlysa has a knack for identifying new and interesting areas of practice and is currently managing RWC’s Tourism and Hospitality Law practice. She is equally comfortable in the area of Transport, Trade and Logistics. Marlysa aspires to becoming a reputable and well-versed advocate in these areas and would like to venture into International Arbitration.
Marlysa is also a Partner at NAMCO Management LLP, a not-for-profit organisation established to organise an annual mooting competition called Novice Arbitration Mooting Competition (NAMCO) since 2010, a platform for university students to explore the world of arbitration. NAMCO attracts not only top mooters from the region but also hosts senior judges and lawyers to adjudicate the competition. Her experience in organising and leading this international event is a testament to the way she leads the team in RWC as a Partner.
Outside RWC, Marlysa spends much time with her family and friends. She is well known for her love of travelling and even successfully formed a popular travel blog called ‘48HourWander’.

2020 – Partner, Richard Wee Chambers.
2019 – Partner, Richard Wee Chambers.
2016 – Associate, MahWengKwai & Associates.
2016 – Associate, Richard Wee & Yip.
2015 – Pupil-in-Chambers, Richard Wee & Yip.
2013 – Attachment Student, Hafarizam, Wan & Aisha Mubarak.

2015 – Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (Universiti Teknologi MARA, UiTM) (Honours Second Class Upper).
2014 – Bachelor in Legal Studies (Hons) (Universiti Teknology MARA, UiTM) (Honours Second Class Upper).

Highlights of litigation and corporate experience

  • Judicial review against the State of Negeri Sembilan Darul Khusus’s decision on
    acquisition of land in Port Dickson, Federal Court.
  • Judicial review against decision of a Housing Tribunal, High Court.
  • Resisting a claim for setting aside of Judgment in Default, Court of Appeal.
  • Defending a claim for setting aside of Consent Judgment, Court of Appeal.
  • Resisting a claim for stay of execution, High Court.
  • Conducting and applying for a stay of winding up order, Court of Appeal.
  • Resisting a Winding Up Petition, High Court and Court of Appeal.
  • Conducting and filing Bankruptcy Proceeding and a Winding Up Petition, High Court.
  • Disputes between Employee and Main-Contractor as well as between
    Main-Contractor and Sub-Contractor.
  • Resisting a counter-claim for damaged and loss goods, High Court.
  • Acted for Company in an Unfair Dismissal trial, Industrial Court.
  • Claim for accident and personal injury matters.
  • Claim against tenant for non-payment of rent and double rental, Session Court.
  • Recovery of outstanding debts for goods and services delivered, Magistrates Court,
    Sessions Court and High Court.
  • Represented clients in CIPAA Proceedings, as Claimant and Respondent.
  • Represented Developers in trespass of land and construction disputes at the High
    Court and Sessions Court.
  • Provided advisory service to Developers and Employers in non-payment matters and
    other construction matters.
  • Application of Letter of Administration and defending against caveat lodged on the estate of the deceased, High Court.
  • Review of a Player-Agent contract.
  • Joint venture agreement between a waste management provider from Finland with a Malaysian partner.
  • Drafting of contracts to purchase licensing rights for waste management apparatus and technology transfer rights from South Korea.
  • Advising a China law firm of Malaysia’s Marine and Freight Laws.
  • Takeover and acquisition of a Malaysian deep sea fishing company in Sandakan, by a South Korean enterprise.
  • Buy-over and merger of an airfreight company and logistics company in Malaysia.
  • The liquidation of a Singapore-owned technology company based in Malaysia.
  • Novation of debts and liabilities between Directors.
  • Establishment of a society of a football fan club.
  • Drafting and advising on Master Licensing Agreement and Sub-Licensing Agreement for a courier service company.
  • Advising on Franchise Law in Malaysia to a logistics company.
  • Drafting of a Collaboration contract between Fintech companies.
  • Reviewing Terms of Service of a Fintech company.
  • Drafting and Reviewing contracts and term sheets between startup companies and venture capitalists.
  • Reviewing and Drafting Non-Disclosure Agreements.
  • Providing legal advice to fintech companies on regulations and laws of Malaysia.
  • Short-Term Rentals: Power to enact House Rules as decided in the case of Verve
    Suites Mont’ Kiara Management Corporation
  • Supply Chain Logistics 101
  • Travel Bubble
  • Hotel’s Bad Service – Can I Check-Out Early and Can I Get a Refund? Tourism &
    Hospitality Laws
  • Theme Park – Liability If A Visitor Contracts COVID-19 During Visit
  • Coronavirus & Travel Insurance
  • Should Short-Term Rental Accommodation be regulated?
  • Tourism & Hospitality Law: Introduction to Tourism & Hospitality Law
  • Vessel #1 ; The “Lingo” of Shipping Law
  • To Drone or Not to Drone?
  • 4 Challenges of Litigation from a Layperson’s Perspective
  • A-B-C of CAS published by the Kuala Lumpur Regional Center for Arbitration
  • Introduction to Tourism & Hospitality Laws at the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee
  • Impact of Covid-19 on Travel and Tourism Stakeholders – a Webinar by Brickfields’ Asia College
  • “Travel Bubble” a Webinar by RWC
  • A Panelist at the “Meet in Malaysia @ Malaysia Business Events Week 2020”
    • Successfully launched the Tourism & Hospitality Law practice area and is now partner in charge at RWC of that area of law.

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