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Real Estate

Acquisitions and disposals of real property;share sale and purchase of real property companies; subscription and shareholders’ agreements;joint-ventures for property developments; and commercial leases.

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• Barrister of the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn, England
• Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya

Admission to the Bar

• England & Wales (1978)
• Malaya (1979)

Professional Memberships

• Member of the Malaysian Bar
• Member of the International Bar Association

Awards and Recognition

• Asialaw Profiles 2011 - "Sar was instrumental in the acquisition and disposal of real estate assets, often in conjunction with the firm’s M&A team, for CapitaLand and Bandar Setia Alam over the past year. “I really enjoyed working with Sar Sau Yee and her very hands-on approach impressed me,” says a fund manager. “Because she does a lot of property-related transactions, her legal advice in that area is extremely strong”."

• Asialaw Profiles 2012 - "The firm acted for SP Setia in its joint venture with Setia Haruman in the acquisition of land for a mixed commercial and residential development in Cyberjaya. The deal was valued at RM420 million (US$141 million), with partner Sar Sau Yee leading the team on this matter."

• Asialaw Profiles 2013 and 2014 - a "Recommended Lawyer".

• Asialaw Profiles 2015 - "Head of the real estate practice, Sar Sau Yee, is described as “very hands on and turns around a draft very quickly.” One client adds: “With Ms Sar advising the client, we can be assured that our interest is protected".”

• Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2014 - 2016) - a "Leading Lawyer" in Construction and Real Estate practice.

• The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2011 - "Real estate department head Sar Sau Yee is praised for her ‘dedication’ and ‘commitment’ to clients, and her ‘technical expertise’ and ‘commercial knowledge’."

• The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2012 - "Real estate head Sar Sau Yee and ... are recommended."

• The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2013 - "Shearn Delamore & Co has recently been busy on real estate matters, with department head Sar Sau Yee advising Setia Eco Hill on a RM381m land acquisition for a mixed–use development."

• The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 - a "Recommended Lawyer".

• The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015 - "At Shearn Delamore & Co, practice head Sar Sau Yee is ‘very experienced, and provides very practical advice on complex real estate matters’. Highlights included advising major property developer SP Setia on a RM295m land acquisition for a mixed-use development. It also acted for CapitaLand on a joint venture to acquire land in Johor Baru for RM810m." 

• The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016 - "Shearn Delamore & Co’s head of real estate, Sar Sau Yee, advised property developer Eco World Development Group on various matters." 


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