Winstech Engineering Sdn Bhd v ESPL (M) SDN BHD [2014] 2 CLJ 1 (Federal Court)

For the Applicant: HL Lee; Messrs. HL Lee & Co

For the Respondent: Wong Hin Loong (Gan Chwee Yen with him); Messrs. Azman Davidson & Co.

Winstech Engineering Sdn Bhd (applicant in this case) has been wound up on 4th February 2010 and the applicant applied for leave to appeal to this court on 23rd May 2013. The applicant subsequently obtained sanction from the official receiver on 19th August 2013, which is after the filing of the application for leave to appeal to this court. The issue in this case is whether the sanction by the official receiver dated 19th August 2013 have a retrospective effect which validates the application for leave to appeal.