Joan Vanitha Letchumanan

Ms. Joan Vanitha Letchumanan graduated from University of Wolverhampton (United Kingdom) with a LLB (Hons) and subsequently returned to Malaysia to complete her Certificate of Legal Practice at University Malaya and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1997.

Ms. Joan Vanitha Letchumanan then completed her pupilage in the law chambers of Messrs Heng & Mogan. Upon completing her pupilage she returned to the United Kingdom to take up a position as a legal consultant in Ace Partnership Ltd before returning to Kuala Lumpur to join Messrs Rajinder and Associates as a Legal Assistant. She has since practiced and gained considerable experience in corporate and conveyancing matters in the various prestigious law firms and since then has been actively practicing in the area of conveyancing and corporate contract. Joan is also an active committee member of the Sub-committee on Migrant, Refugees and Immigration Affairs of the Bar Council.

Joan has advised and drafted numerous Corporate and Commercial Agreements such as shareholders agreements and joint venture agreements, sale of business and some intellectual property work for corporate clients. Joan also advises on loan matters such as Housing loans, Term loans and Commercial loans for corporate, commercial and retail banking. Further to this Joan advises on all aspects of conveyancing matters for individuals and corporate clients both local and overseas.

Joan has undertaken legal due diligence exercise pursuant to the following:-

i)    listing of a company on the Kuala Lumpur stock exchange;
ii)    investment in companies by Venture Capitalist; and
iii)    acquisition of shares in a company.

Joan also has vast experience in rendering written legal opinions to various corporations pertaining to various contracts entered into or contemplated as well as litigation initiated or contemplated, by the said corporations.