What is Lexis Advance® Practical Guidance?

Lexis Advance® Practical Guidance is the trusted online ‘how-to’ of legal practice. A leap beyond traditional legal research, Practical Guidance is a results-oriented solution that helps you through the completion of tasks.

Our modules are written by trusted specialists practising in Malaysia & Singapore. With step-by-step guidance, legislation, cases, checklists, tools, forms and precedents in one place, you can work more efficiently and be confident that you’re getting things right.

Why Choose Lexis Advance® Practical Guidance?

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Start on Point

Concise guidance notes are a roadmap for your matter, ensuring you start and stay on the right track.

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Save Time

Get to the answer quicker with relevant information all in one place.

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Tick All the Boxes

Tools and checklists bring you through pertinent processes, while forms and precedents help you produce fast and accurate documents.

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Stay Informed

Latest legal updates alert you to changes in your areas of practice.

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Delve Deeper

Direct links to LexisNexis commentary products and primary law.

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Consult the Experts

Leverage on the collective experience of practicing specialists.

What's In It For You?

Clear and concise introductions to each topic, or comprehensive elaboration of practical issues for your every need.
A wide variety of templates for drafting agreements written exclusively for Lexis Practical Guidance by local experts, regularly updated to reflect developments in law and practice.
Practice Notes
Step-by-step guidance to handling client matters from beginning to end, with hyperlinks to cases, legislation and other related resources.
Single Log-in
Accessible via the Lexis Advance platform, allowing single log-in to both research and guidance. Shift between multi-jurisdictional modules on one platform. Alternate between Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong modules at the click of a button.
Checklists & Flowcharts
Easy-to-read point form guidance, with visual explanation of complex legal procedures.
Alternative Clauses
Clauses for even the most specific needs of your business.
Drafting Notes
Explains the rationale behind a clause, describes the correlation to other relevant clauses, and highlights common pitfalls.

Explore for Yourself

As corporate laws are constantly evolving, the Lexis Advance® Practical Guidance – Corporate module allows you to easily keep up with the changes.

Use Practical Guidance - Corporate to understand the practical application of the law quicker, access precedents with drafting notes and ultimately enhance your project efficiencies. This will allow you to invest more time in high-value client transactions.

What are some of the topics covered?

  • Audit and auditors
  • Company incorporation
  • Company management
  • Corporate governance
  • Directors and company secretaries
  • Equity capital markets
  • Joint ventures
  • Labuan companies
  • Meetings and resolutions
  • Private M&A
  • Reorganisation, restructuring and insolvency
  • Share capital

Lexis Advance® Practical Guidance - Commercial empowers you to navigate Malaysian commercial law.

This module pulls together the practical know-how in commercial considerations presented in a curated collection of precedent templates, checklists and flowcharts. These practical insights are backed by hyperlinks to relevant legislation and case law.

What are some of the topics covered?

  • Advertising, marketing and sponsorship
  • Consumer credit and protection
  • Contract
  • Data protection and privacy
  • Franchising, agency and distribution
  • Financial distress, bankruptcy and insolvency
  • Intellectual property
  • Joint ventures and collaboration agreements
  • Sale and supply of goods
  • Sales and supply of services
  • Tax and insurance

Staying up-to-date with Malaysian employment law matters doesn’t have to mean spending hours conducting legal research.

The Employment module provides step-by-step guidance and best practice advice, supported by on-point cases, legislation, checklists, forms, precedents, tools and trusted LexisNexis deep research materials.

Authored by trusted local employment specialists, Practical Guidance is like having an expert at your fingertips.

What are some of the topics covered?

  • Domestic inquiry
  • Employment disputes
  • Key developments – legislation tracker, news and analysis
  • Pay and benefits
  • Protected rights in employment
  • Recruitment
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Starting employment
  • Termination of employment
  • Trade unions and industrial action

The Lexis Advance® Practical Guidance – Dispute Resolution module covers key dispute resolution processes, offering step-by-step guidance and resources for the practice of civil litigation, arbitration, mediation and adjudication.

The Dispute Resolution module offers practical guidance with legal analysis that allows you to work with confidence and make the most informed decisions.

What are some of the topics covered?

  • ADR
  • Applicable law and jurisdiction
  • Appeals
  • Arbitration under Arbitration Act 2005
  • Enforcement
  • Evidence and discovery
  • Injunctions and other relief orders
  • Judicial review
  • Limitation
  • Litigation
  • Winding up and Bankruptcy

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