Mr. Ivan Chan
Advocate & Solicitor
Messrs. Amir Toh Francis & Partners
Ivan Chan, (LLM, UM) is an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. He is a partner at the law firm of Messrs Amir Toh Francis & Partners, Kuala Lumpur. He is a member of the Malaysian Bar and has been in legal practice for a number of years.
The primary focus of his practice has been on real estate conveyancing both in the primary and secondary markets, including acquisitions and disposals and financing for real estate transactions (both consumer and commercial loans). His work also covers various areas of commercial law, tenancy agreement, and probate & administration.
Compliances and requirements to be considered by foreigners when purchasing real estate:
Is the foreign purchaser an individual (a non-Malaysian citizen), or a foreign company?
Definition of a foreign company, non-citizen, foreign interest and permanent resident
What are the off-limits types of properties for foreigners?
What are the types of properties foreigners can acquire (with a focus on KL and Selangor)?
What is the minimum purchase price for foreigners who intend to acquire a property in Malaysia (with a focus on KL and Selangor)?
What are the restrictions on foreign ownership of property? A look at the National Land Code 1965 (Revised 2020), EPU guideline, and State Authority guidelines
The application process by a foreign purchaser for the consent to transfer from the State Authority
The sale and purchase agreement governing the transaction between a foreign purchaser and a vendor