Areas of Law

Promoting Access to Justice

Areas of Law Covered by LAC

LAC provides legal information and advice in respect of the following areas of law: –

Contractual Disputes

  • Sale and Purchase Agreements;
  • Tenancy Agreements;
  • Loan Agreements
  • Sale of Goods Agreement;
  • Service Agreements;
  • Consumer Agreements; and
  • Hire-Purchase Agreements.

Land & Property Disputes

  • Sale and Purchase Agreements;
  • Tenancy Agreements;
  • Loan Agreements; and
  • Land Dealings (Transfer, Charge and Assignment).

Matrimonial Disputes

  • Divorce;
  • Domestic Violence; and
  • Child Protection.

Tort & Negligence

  • Motor-Vehicle Accidents – Personal Injuries / Fatal Accidents

Labour & Employment Disputes

  • Unfair Dismissal;
  • Retrenchment & Mutual Separation Scheme;
  • Employee Provident Fund (EPF) and Social Security (SOCSO);
  • Trade Union;
  • Workplace Harassment; and
  • Workplace Safety and Health Compliance.


  • Arrest and Detention;
  • Remand;
  • Bail;
  • Sentencing; and
  • Death in Custody.


  • Bankruptcy; and
  • Winding-Up.
Note: The list above is merely for illustration purposes and are non-exhaustive.


The LAC will be providing legal information and advice all areas of law, particularly in the areas of contractual disputes, land and property disputes, matrimonial disputes, tort and negligence, labour and employment disputes, arrest and detention, and insolvency, to those in need and if required, to also refer them to the legal aid centres operated by State Bars, Civil Societies and Agencies for legal representation upon satisfying the Means test.