Cassandra graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from Northumbria University, United Kingdom, in 2010 and was called to the Bar of England and Wales (Inner Temple) in October 2011. She read in the chambers of Khan & Co under the guidance of Ms. Sabriya Khan and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in November 2012. Cassandra also holds an LLM (Masters in Law) specializing in Transnational Law from Kings College London.

Cassandra is involved in commercial, corporate and conveyancing matters and her primary areas of practice include corporate and commercial matters ranging from private limited companies, public listed companies to multi-national companies. She has been largely involved in drafting corporate documents, project agreements and advising, negotiating and drafting of M&A transactions.

Career to date

2019   Senior Associate, MahWengKwai & Associates

2015    Partner, Thomazios, Tanes, Khoo & Paulraj

2012    Associate, Khan & Co

2012   Called to the Malaysian Bar

2011   Called to the English Bar, Barrister-at-law

Educational achievements

2015 LLM in Transnational Law, Kings College London

2011 Bar Professional Training Programme (Inner Temple)

2010 Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Northumbria University

Corporate experience

  • Advised a public listed company and its group of companies, in the financial sector, undergoing a due-diligence exercise and disposal of shares transaction;
  • Advised, negotiated and drafted Share Sale Agreements for a Coal Concession in Indonesia;
  • Advised, negotiated and drafted Power Purchase Agreements for a Power Plant in Mauritius;
  • Advised and drafted a variety of Contract for Services and Talent Agreements for a private limited company in the entertainment and media industry;
  • Advised, negotiated and drafted a Subscription Agreement for a put and call option of shares in a private limited company;
  • Advised an international charitable organisation on the rules, regulations and corporate structure on setting up an NGO in Malaysia;
  • Advised and conducted due-diligence for the acquisition of majority shares in a public listed company by a foreign national in the Pharmaceutical sector;
  • Advised, negotiated and drafted a Memorandum of Understanding and Joint Venture agreement for a company in the construction and project development sector;
  • Advised and drafted appointment letters and introducer contracts for an offshore labuan company;
  • Advised and drafted Management and Administrative Services Agreements for a construction company in Malaysia and its group of companies;
  • Advised and drafted an Exclusive Partnership for a cross-border transaction;
  • Advised and drafted Settlement Agreements and security documents for a company and its group;
  • Advised a public listed company on an investment sum and borrowings in relation to whether shareholders approval is required for expansion and relocation of their plant and office;
  • Advised a public listed company on insider trading laws under the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007;
  • Advised a public listed company on the Bursa Main Market Listing Requirements, Corporate Governance and regulatory compliance with the relevant listing requirements.
  • Advised a digital marketing company on the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 in Malaysia (“AMLA”)  and drafting an Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Policy for their website;
  • Advised a start-up company on incorporation, corporate structure, corporate governance, licenses required and it’s business nature;
  • Advisory for incorporation of a company in relation to a crowdfunding exercise.

Reviews & Testimonials

  • “I strongly recommend the legal services of MahWengKwai & Associates. Both Ms Cassandra Thomazios and Mr Tommy Wong have firstly provided great insight into Section 17A of the MACC Act 2009 during their Online Talk, and thereafter provided efficient and effective legal services in relation to our matter. They are also very professional and never shy away from queries. Thank you MWKA.”- Sivanesan Arul Chelvam, Multi-Lines Systems (M) Sdn Bhd, Selangor
  • “I would like to extend my gratitude towards MahWengKwai & Associates for their insightful Online Talk sessions. In relation to the provision of their legal services, I would like to highlight the efficiency, professionalism and continuous effort of Ms Cassandra Nicole Thomazios and Mr Tommy in advising us and attending to our requests. Thumbs up to the lawyers and MWKA definitely has my recommendation.” – Wong Hoi Chen, Omitech Road Systems (M) Sdn Bhd, Selangor
  • Corporate

    Banking & Finance
    Societies & Non Profit Organisations
    Commercial Contracts
    Entrepreneurs & Start-ups
    Media & Entertainment
    Mergers & Acquisitions
    Private Equity
    Regulatory Compliance

  • Employment

    Contractual Documentation
    Sports Services Contracts

  • Individuals & Families

    Will, Trusts & Probate