On 16 October 2006, Dato’ Alvin John officially left his prior position as a Senior Partner at a large firm, and established Alvin John & Partners (fondly known as “AJP”) , with only one legal assistant and a clerk.
He built AJP upon the vision of owning a boutique legal practice. Together with the support and encouragement of his family, he started from scratch in the heart of Selangor, next to the metropolitan city of Kuala Lumpur
A Niche Boutique Legal Practice
AJP is now an established niche boutique legal practice providing clients with high quality specialized legal services in the field of corporate advisory, property , civil and commercial dispute resolution matters.
Over the past 15 years, the AJP team has grown rapidly in terms of staff and lawyers as well as the range of clientele that AJP caters its legal services to.
Landmark Precedents Across Industries
Our stable and growing list of clients range from multinational public companies, foreign entities, Malaysia’s national electricity and energy company, large public listed and private property developers, government agencies as well as corporations dealing in oil & gas, timber, finance, healthcare, and infrastructure projects of national interest.
The firm has also acted for politicians and political parties, high profile businessmen and celebrities in civil litigation cases that are reported and published in various law journals as precedents and authorities.
We have handled cases ranging from corporate restructuring, energy laws, environmental laws, judicial review against Administrative Statutory Public Bodies including State Governments, minority oppression suits, land matters, director’s fiduciary suits, employment cases, divorce and matrimonial suits, estate matters, constitutional cases and company and commercial law cases.
Our lawyers at AJP are equipped with the experience and skills to achieve international recognition in the fields of corporate & commercial law and dispute resolution.
Beyond Legislation and Case Law
AJP takes pride in giving all our clients a personal touch to their briefs, and may contact our lawyers via their personal mobile numbers, after office hours. For the absolute comfort of our clients, our office is equipped with the latest technology, precedent banks and law books, worldwide.
The field of law is never static. It evolves with the needs and wants of society. With the advent of technology and cross-border transactions, legal firms will have to adapt and grow in tandem in our ever-changing new normal.