Malaysian Court of Appeal affirms home buyers can seek compensation for defects and recover rectification costs
30 January 2023
Chrishanthini Angela Regina Sebastiampillai v View Esteem Sdn Bhd  1 LNS 2212
The Malaysian Court of Appeal in Chrishanthini Angela Regina Sebastiampillai v View Esteem Sdn Bhd reaffirmed the position that home buyers can seek to recover costs of rectification works incurred and compensation for defects under common law notwithstanding the co-existence of a prescribed contractual remedy.
This article by our associate firm in Malaysia, Rahmat Lim & Partners, provides a brief overview of the court’s decision. To read the full article from the Rahmat Lim & Partners website www.rahmatlim.com, please click here.