Bartholomew Lopez

Gala & Tomik Advocates(a member of ZICO Law)
d.+6082 241 546f.+6082 251 546


Bart has experience in corporate and commercial disputes, particularly pertaining to contract, negligence, banking, insolvency and receivership, employment, family law, charge action/ foreclosure, tenancy, construction law and Probate and Will.


Bart was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya on 9th November 2006 and was previously attached to the Litigation Department of Messrs. Sidek Teoh Wong & Dennis, Kuala Lumpur for 6 years. He was involved in Civil Litigation mainly practicing debt recovery and execution proceedings (bankruptcy, winding up companies & foreclosure matters).

Next, he joined Messrs LY LU & Co, Kuala Lumpur as a Partner from 3rd December 2012 to January 2015 where he managed the Civil Litigation Department dealing with general litigation matters as well as providing Clients with well-structured debt recovery processes which involve centralizing bulk instructions for issuance of demand to debtors fast and efficiently. In addition, Bart has handled issues concerning joint management bodies and management corporations.

On 23rd September 2015 he was admitted as Advocate and Solicitor of Sabah and Sarawak where upon admission to the bar, he was retained as Senior Associate I in Messrs Gala & Tomik Advocates (formerly known as ZICOlaw & Co). He has since in May, 2016 being promoted as a Partner. He is currently in charge of the Corporate Department.


  • LL.B (Hons), Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Malaysia
  • Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya (2006)
  • Advocate in the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak (2015)