About Us

“Law is order, and good law is good order.” ~ Aristotle

The Firm

There are many firms in Malaysia all strive to be excellent in their own right, Damian S. L. Yeo & L. C. Goh driving philosophy is to provide distinctive service and quality by investing in state of the art technology system such as Denning legal management, wireless technology and on line research facility. Even though a small unique practices, the Firm is committed to high-end corporate and finance related practice, and emulate the best legal practice traditions in Malaysia as well as abroad.


YB Damian Yeo Shen Li, started the firm on 1st September 2003 under the name and style of Damian SL Yeo & Associates. In May 2005, Mr Goh Leong Chong joined the firm as a partner and the firm took the name Damian SL Yeo & LC Goh. DSLY grew to be a mid-sized firm in the state of Melaka with two offices in Bukit Baru and Taman Melaka Raya.

Since inception, DSLY handled mostly litigation and family disputes. Having becoming an intellectual property agent, and Damian’s involvement in the franchise industry in mid 2000, DSLY assisted in many restaurant and boutique based franchise in Malaysia and abroad.

DSLY now has 7 lawyers comprised of intellectual property agents and franchise developers providing a wide range of legal and business advisory services to our clients.

In 2007, DSLY was involved in a patent of a biotechnology paddy farming in Seberang Perak, Perak and drafting agreements on the said project. The project was estimated valued at about RM3.9 million. Thereafter DSLY undertook a joint venture of a biotechnology plant in Bandung, Indonesia and assisted in the intellectual property due diligence exercise for Microwell Sdn Bhd.

Since 2015, DSLY is also the legal and structural advisor for Opes group of companies in Malaysia and Singapore that had acquired lands, companies and other business with a GDV of over RM400 million through merger and acquisition, take over, sharesale, joint ventures and others.

In 2016, DSLY handled on an exclusive basis, conveyancing and banking loans for GJH Development Sdn Bhd namely the Taman Pontian Perdana project. The said project consists of more than 500 mix development residential property. In 2017, the Firm also assists in the IPO of Hatten Land Ltd with the Singapore Exchange and also handled on an exclusive basis for Messrs Wawasan Intan Sdn Bhd in Taman Bukit Rambai.

After surviving the Covid19 Pandemic, and still is, DSLY embraced data loading and transferring of information via internet protocol through www.dsly-law.com for easing lawyer-client relationship and at the same time protecting client’s data base.

The Managing Partner, Damian is presently the State Assemblyman for Duyong, House Committee Chairman of Melaka Special Select Committee for Competency, Transparency and Accountability and Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee.

Mr. Benjamin Tay Han Yi, is a former Melaka State Bar Secretary.


We have a Quality Policy applicable throughout the Firm and which reads as follows:-

Professionalism involves a desire to achieve the highest Quality possible

Quality involves an obsession with detail and “zero tolerance” for error

Service is important as legal correctness

Work is not done if it contain errors

Disregard of Quality is unprofessional

Professionalism and Quality applies to all work

Service Statement

We believe in developing long term mutually beneficial relationships with our clients as such the Firm’s Service Statement adopted at all levels read as follows:-


We meet the needs of clients by understanding their business and concerns


We always try to provide specific solutions to our client’s legal and advisory need


All Clients are unique


Updates on all work we do for you and hitting deadlines


Dealing promptly with your letters, emails and phone calls


Agreeing transparent, flexible pricing structures that reflect the value of our work


High standards of honesty and integrity

It also means that we will add value to your business by:

Taking a commercial, common sense approach, based on a thorough understanding of your objectives

Offering an opinion, rather than just legal arguments

Being innovative

Continually improving our ways of working and ensuring that our systems are streamlined and efficient

Being a part of your team.

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