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Based on research conducted by Asia Business Law Journal, the following are Malaysia’s Top 100 Lawyers.

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Fariz Abdul Aziz

Skrine
Key practice areas: Oil & gas, & energy; M&A; maritime & shipping advisory; projects infrastructure


Munir Abdul Aziz

Wong & Partners
Key practice areas: Capital markets; consumer goods & retail; financial institutions; insurance; joint ventures & strategic alliances


Salwah Abdul Shukor

Zain & Co
Key practice areas: Corporate & M&A; capital markets; IP; technology, media & telecommunications; private wealth & Islamic family matters


Mohamed Ridza Abdullah

Mohamed Ridza & Co
Key practice areas: Corporate & commercial; e-commerce, fintech, blockchain & cryptos; Islamic finance; real estate; technology, media & telecommunications


Cecil Abraham

Cecil Abraham & Partners
Key practice areas: Arbitration & ADR; corporate & commercial; infrastructure; international trade & bilateral investment treaties; litigation


Karen Abraham

Shearn Delamore & Co
Key practice areas: Arbitration & ADR; data protection; IP; licensing & franchising; technology, media & telecommunications


Wilfred Abraham

Zul Rafique & Partners
Key practice areas: Arbitration & ADR; insurance & reinsurance; litigation


Andri Aidham Badri

Kadir Andri & Partners
Key practice areas: Banking & finance; corporate & securities; privatisation


Selvamalar Alagaratnam

Skrine
Key practice areas: Employment advisory & compliance; employment disputes; environmental, social & governance; employee fraud; management & investigations


Ira Biswas

Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff
Key practice areas: Dispute resolution; commercial & civil litigation


Adrian Chair

Adnan Sundra & Low
Key practice areas: Corporate & commercial; infrastructure; M&A; power & energy; technology, media & telecommunications


Shemane Chan

Christopher & Lee Ong
Key practice areas: Infrastructure; power & energy


Vincent Chan

Abdullah Chan
Key practice areas: Corporate finance; capital markets; M&A; takeovers; privatisation


Adrian Chee

Adnan Sundra & Low
Key practice areas: Banking & finance; capital markets; joint ventures; M&A; private equity, venture capital & funds


Chen Lee Won

Rahmat Lim & Partners
Key practice areas: Foreign investment; M&A; corporate restructurings; joint ventures; securities law


Chew Kherk Ying

Wong & Partners
Key practice areas: Compliance; data protection; IP; litigation; technology, media & telecommunications


Chew Phye Keat

Raja Darryl & Loh
Key practice areas: Anti-corruption & anti-bribery; competition & antitrust; corporate & commercial; joint ventures; licensing & franchising


Brian Chia

Wong & Partners
Key practice areas: Public & private M&A; private equity; corporate restructuring & reorganisations; labour & employment; antitrust/competition


Esther Chik

Wong & Partners
Key practice areas: Banking & finance; Islamic finance; debt transactions; loans & credit facilities; acquisition financing


Chin Sook Kwan

Zaid Ibrahim & Co
Key practice areas: Corporate finance & securities; debt capital markets; banking & finance; Islamic finance


Chung Swee Loong

Albar & Partners
Key practice areas: Banking & finance; capital markets; Islamic finance; project finance; securitisation


Rosli Dahlan

Rosli Dahlan Saravana Partnership
Key practice areas: Civil & commercial litigation; land acquisition; corporate fraud; appellate advocacy


Cyrus V Das

Cyrus Das Advocates & Solicitors
Key practice areas: Dispute resolution; administrative & constitutional law


Andre Gan

Wong & Partners
Key practice areas: M&A; private equity; antitrust & competition; real estate; regulatory & compliance


Gilbert Gan

Zaid Ibrahim & Co
Key practice areas: Capital markets; corporate & commercial; joint ventures; M&A; private equity, venture capital & funds


Gan Khong Aik

Gan Partnership
Key practice areas: Arbitration & ADR; corporate governance; insurance & reinsurance; labour & employment; litigation


Cindy Goh

Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff
Key practice areas: IP; litigation; taxation; technology, media & telecommunications

Rodney Gomez
Shearn Delamore & Co
Key practice areas: Arbitration & ADR; corporate & commercial; infrastructure; litigation; power & energy

Rajasingam Gothandapani
Shearn Delamore & Co
Key practice areas: Anti-corruption & anti-bribery; shipping; white-collar crime; litigation; power & energy

Megat Hizaini Hassan
Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill
Key practice areas: Islamic finance; Islamic capital market; corporate finance

Ho Wei Lih
Rahmat Lim & Partners
Key practice areas: Joint ventures; M&A; power & energy; private equity, venture capital & funds; technology, media & telecommunications

Samuel Hong
Kadir Andri & Partners
Key practice areas: Capital markets; corporate & commercial; inbound investment; joint ventures; M&A

Jeremy M Joseph
Joseph & Partners
Key practice areas: Maritime & shipping; insurance & commercial

Mohanadass Kanagasabai
Mohanadass Partnership
Key practice areas: Construction & engineering; contract & commercial; shareholder & corporate; oil & gas; telecommunications

Siva Kumar Kanagasabai
Skrine
Key practice areas: Maritime & shipping; employment; commercial litigation & arbitration; fraud & asset recovery

Shanthi Kandiah
SK Chambers
Key practice areas: Anti-corruption & anti-bribery; competition & antitrust; compliance; corporate & commercial; data protection


Kamilah Kasim

Rahmat Lim & Partners
Key practice areas: Construction & engineering; energy, infrastructure & projects; international arbitration


Abdul Kadir Kassim

Kadir Andri & Partners
Key practice areas: Banking & finance; corporate & securities; equity capital markets


Khoo Guan Huat

Skrine
Key practice areas: IP litigation & enforcement; TMT disputes; international arbitration


Pauline Khor

Rahmat Lim & Partners
Key practice areas: IP; litigation; technology, media & telecommunications


Adrian Koh

Mah-Kamariyah & Philip Koh
Key practice areas: Banking & finance; capital markets; corporate & commercial; joint ventures; M&A


Vijey Mohana Krishnan

Raja Darryl & Loh
Key practice areas: Tax & revenue


Pamela Kung

Shearn Delamore & Co
Key practice areas: Banking & finance; capital markets; Islamic finance; project finance; securitisation & structured finance


Robert Lazar

Robert Lazar
Key practice areas: Litigation; commercial dispute


Christopher Lee

Christopher & Lee Ong
Key practice areas: Projects, infrastructure & construction; energy & natural resources; banking & finance; capital markets; M&A


Lee Lin Li

Tay & Partners
Key practice areas: IP; franchising; data protection; technology, multimedia & telecommunications; healthcare & life science


Lee Yee Ling

Rahmat Lim & Partners
Key practice areas: Corporate real estate; real estate investment trusts (REITs)


Christopher Leong

Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff
Key practice areas: Arbitration & ADR; capital markets; corporate & commercial; litigation; power & energy


Jeff Leong

Jeff Leong Poon & Wong

Tel: +603 2203 3388
Email: jeff.leong@jlpw.com.my

Key practice areas: Capital markets; corporate & commercial; inbound investment; M&A
Jeff Leong is a founder of Jeff Leong Poon & Wong. He is one of Malaysia’s Top 100 Lawyers (Asia Business Law Journal’s A-List) and is also on Legal 500’s Hall of Fame (corporate and M&A) for Malaysia.
A senior and experienced lawyer of 36 years, with a stellar track record of IPOs and M&A deals, he is often consulted in heavily regulated industries on complex, urgent and critical matters. He designed the due diligence system used in capital market transactions in Malaysia since 1999 and assisted with the latest industry due diligence updates.
Jeff teaches part-time courses at Kobe University in Japan since 2009 and heads the firm’s Japan services group and China services group. He is also an accredited mediator of the Malaysia International Mediation Centre, the International Commercial Mediation Centre For the Belt And Road Initiative and several other mediation centres in China.


Lilian Liew

Zaid Ibrahim & Co
Key practice areas: Banking & finance; capital markets; debt capital markets;Islamic finance & banking


Lim Chee Wee

Lim Chee Wee Partnership
Key practice areas: International arbitration; commercial litigation; fraud & asset recovery; competition law litigation; regulatory enforcement


Lim Chin Hian (Mark)

Wong & Partners
Key practice areas: Banking & finance; Islamic finance; debt capital markets; projects financing; projects


Loh Mei Mei

Zul Rafique & Partners
Key practice areas: Banking & finance; capital markets; Islamic finance


Loh Siew Cheang

Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff
Key practice areas: Dispute resolution


Ivan Loo

Skrine
Key practice areas: Arbitration & ADR; infrastructure; litigation; power & energy; construction & commercial disputes


Janet L H Looi

Skrine
Key practice areas: M&A; corporate governance; foreign direct investment & joint ventures; environment; competition


Azmi Mohd Ali

Azmi & Associates
Key practice areas: M&A; projects; foreign investments; corporate & commercial; energy, oil & gas


Muhammad Faisal Moideen

Moideen & Max
Key practice areas: Arbitration & ADR; e-commerce, fintech, blockchain & cryptos; labour & employment; litigation; power & energy


Moy Pui Yee

Rahmat Lim & Partners
Key practice areas: Corporate & commercial; M&A; private equity, venture capital & funds


DP Naban

Rosli Dahlan Saravana Partnership
Key practice areas: Civil & commercial litigation; tax & customs; appellate advocacy


Nitin Nadkarni

Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill
Key practice areas: International arbitration


Putri Norlisa Najib

Adnan Sundra & Low
Key practice areas: Banking & finance;corporate & commercial; Islamic finance; M&A; project finance


Rabindra S Nathan

Shearn Delamore & Co
Key practice areas: Dispute resolution; arbitration & mediation; restructuring & insolvency


Nahendran Navaratnam

Navaratnam Chambers
Key practice areas: Arbitration & ADR; corporate & commercial; litigation; power & energy; technology, media & telecommunications


Edward Ng

Adnan Sundra & Low
Key practice areas: Banking & finance; capital markets; Islamic finance; power & energy; project finance


Ng Swee Kee

Shearn Delamore & Co
Key practice areas: Inbound investment; joint ventures; M&A; power & energy; technology, media & telecommunications


Charmayne Ong

Skrine
Key practice areas: IP; technology, media & telecommunications


Jerry Ong

Zul Rafique & Partners
Key practice areas: Corporate & commercial; inbound investment; joint ventures; M&A; private equity, venture capital & funds


Jalalullail Othman

Shook Lin & Bok
Key practice areas: Islamic finance; commercial contracts; corporate & M&A; projects, infrastructure & real estate; regulatory compliance


Azman Othman Luk

Rahmat Lim & Partners
Key practice areas: Banking & finance; capital markets; Islamic finance; restructuring & insolvency; regulatory & compliance


Deepak Pillai

Christopher & Lee Ong
Key practice areas: Data protection; e-commerce, fintech, blockchain & cryptos; IP; outsourcing; technology, media & telecommunications


Kenny Poon

Jeff Leong Poon & Wong

Tel: +603 2203 3388
Email: kenny.poon@jlpw.com.my

Key practice areas: Corporate commercial; corporate finance; IPOs; M&A; Takeovers; cross border transactions
Kenny Poon is a founding partner of Jeff Leong Poon & Wong and he co-heads the firm’s corporate, commercial & corporate finance practice group. He has been recognised as a leading lawyer in the corporate and M&A practice areas by Asialaw Profiles, as a distinguished practitioner by Asialaw Leading Lawyers and recommended for corporate and M&A, capital markets and banking and finance by Legal 500.
His practice areas include takeovers, M&A, privatisations, foreign investments, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and initial public offerings. Having been in active legal practice since 1991, Kenny has played a pivotal role in leading his firm, which has been recognised by The Legal 500, IFLR1000, Chambers and Asialaw Profiles. He also heads the firm’s Myanmar Practice Group.


Belden Premaraj

Belden Advocates & Solicitors

Tel: +603-2095 0203
Email: belden@beldenlex.com

Key practice areas: Arbitration & ADR; infrastructure; insurance & reinsurance; litigation; power & energy
Belden Premaraj has more than 25years of experience in construction and engineering, energy, oil and gas dispute resolution, on-project claims advisory and contractual risk management. He is an accredited arbitrator, mediator and adjudicator, with regular appointments as an arbitrator in international disputes.
Belden gives intense focus to the facts of a case and applies a keen investigative approach in his dispute resolution work. He believes that if one looks thoroughly enough, the project documents will vividly reveal the truth behind a dispute. His commitment to arguing the case based on documented facts means that the case theory from pleadings to the close of submissions remains consistent. He does not shy away from technical information and is known for his incisive cross-examination of factual and expert witnesses.
Belden also provides on-project advisory that helps his clients focus on dispute avoidance from an early stage of the project.


Anand Raj

Shearn Delamore & Co
Key practice areas: Anti-corruption & anti-bribery; competition & antitrust; data protection; M&A; taxation


Lambert Rasa-Ratnam

Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill
Key practice areas: Appellate; civil & commercial litigation; corporate litigation; commercial arbitration


Ariff Rozhan

Ariff Rozhan & Co
Key practice areas: Arbitration & ADR; banking & finance; insurance & reinsurance; litigation; power & energy


Deepak Sadasivan

Adnan Sundra & Low
Key practice areas: Securitisation; Islamic finance; debt capital markets; derivatives; project finance


Iain Sedgley

Sedgley & Co
Key practice areas: Corporate & commercial; M&A; projects & construction; private clients


Saravana Kumar Segaran

Rosli Dahlan Saravana Partnership
Key practice areas: Tax & customs; sales & service tax; stamp duty; trade facilitation, anti dumping & safeguard duties; private clients


Indran Shanmuganathan

Shearn Delamore & Co
Key practice areas: IP; personal data protection & privacy laws; competition & antitrust


Michael Soo

Shook Lin & Bok
Key practice areas: IP; IT & licensing


Su Siew Ling

Zaid Ibrahim & Co
Key practice areas: Patents, trademarks, designs prosecution & registration; IP dispute & litigation; IP enforcement; transactional IP & franchising; data protection


Maximilian Tai

Moideen & Max
Key practice areas: Employment; litigation; dispute resolution


Tan Chea Li (Lily)

Albar & Partners
Key practice areas: Banking & finance; corporate & commercial; capital markets; Islamic finance; project finance


Tan Kong Yam

Kadir Andri & Partners
Key practice areas: Banking & finance; capital markets; corporate & commercial; M&A; real estate


Tan Ming-Li

Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff
Key practice areas: Capital markets; joint ventures; M&A; private equity, venture capital & funds; regulatory & compliance; licensing


Tay Weng Hwee

Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill
Key practice areas: Corporate & M&A; banking & finance; real estate & construction; equity markets


Teh Meng Teck

Cheah Teh & Su

Tel : +603 6203 6918 Ext. 138
Email: teh@ctslawyers.com.my
Key practice areas: Banking & finance; bankruptcy & insolvency; litigation; restructuring & insolvency; shareholders’ dispute litigation
Teh Meng Teck, the managing partner and a co-founding partner of Cheah Teh & Su has more than 35 years of experience in commercial litigation. A barrister of Gray’s Inn since 1983, he obtained a master of laws degree from the London School of Economics in 1984. He was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1985 and to the Singapore Bar in 2001.
Meng Teck been involved in corporate litigation and shareholders’ disputes involving both publicly and privately held companies within and beyond Malaysia. He has substantial experience in corporate and individual insolvency practice, pre-emptive remedies, receiverships and enforcement of securities. Meng Teck also has experience in securities and project financing claims by financial institutions. He has appeared in the high court, the court of appeal and federal court and has also collaborated with queen counsel and senior counsel in a shareholders’ dispute in multiple jurisdictions (Singapore, the British Virgin Islands and the UK).


Teo Bong Kwang

Wong Jin Nee & Teo
Key practice areas: IP; litigation


Thavalingam C Thavarajah

T Thavalingam & Co

Tel: +603 9212 6980
Email: tt@tt-co.com.my

Key practice areas: Labour & employment
Thavalingam C Thavarajah was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1990, prior to which, he was admitted as a Barrister-at-law at Gray’s Inn. He is currently the managing partner of T Thavalingam & Co, a boutique legal practice specialising in employment law.
Thavalingam has authored, co-authored and contributed to numerous publications in respect of employment and industrial relations law in Malaysia. He has been consistently recognised and ranked as a leading practitioner by Benchmark Litigation, Euromoney, The Legal 500, Chambers and Asialaw. In 2010 and 2011, he was honoured by ILO through the ILO Client Choice Awards in London, and by the In-House Community in 2017 in its awards ceremony in Hong Kong. He has also been involved in the restructuring of government-linked companies and acted as senior counsel in a number of high-profile employment disputes which have been reported in the media.
He was also appointed by the Malaysian Government as a member of the National Labour Advisory Council during his tenure as honorary secretary of the Malaysian Employers Federation. He is currently an adjunct professor and a member of the Board of Governors at Perdana University.


Cynthia Toh Mei Lee

Wong Beh & Toh
Key practice areas: Capital markets; corporate & M&A


Linda Wang

Zaid Ibrahim & Co
Key practice areas: IP; licensing & franchising; litigation


Adeline Wong

Wong & Partners
Key practice areas: Taxation; joint ventures: M&A; restructuring & downsizing


Wong Jin Nee

Wong Jin Nee & Teo
Key practice areas: IP


Wong Tat Chung

Wong Beh & Toh
Key practice areas: Equity corporate finance; M&A; competition


Grace Yeoh

Shearn Delamore & Co
Key practice areas: Corporate & commercial; corporate governance; inbound investment; joint ventures; M&A


Leonard Yeoh Soon Beng

Tay & Partners
Key practice areas: Corporate & commercial dispute resolution; employment & industrial relations; arbitration; banking litigation/insolvency; competition & antitrust


Bahari Yeow

Gan Partnership
Key practice areas: E-commerce, fintech, blockchain & cryptos; IP; licensing & franchising; litigation; technology, media & telecommunications


Yong Hsian Siong

Hsian & Co
Key practice areas: Corporate M&A; corporate real estate; joint ventures; take-overs; corporate reorganisations & corporate restructuring


Yoong Sin Min

Shook Lin & Bok
Key practice areas: Banking & finance; corporate & commercial; litigation; restructuring & insolvency

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