WAN CHIN obtained her LL. B (Hons.) degree from the University of Malaya in 1999 with second upper class honours in law. She was admitted to the Bar in the year 2000. From a legal assistant in MESSRS WONG-CHOOI & MOHD NOR, she worked her way up to being a partner from year 2002 until 2009. She then joined MESSRS LIO & PARTNERS as a partner where she single handedly started two (2) branches under her leadership in MESSRS LIO & PARTNERS.
WAN CHIN has more than twenty (20) years of experience in the area of corporate and commercial works including merges and acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate restructurings. She has in-depth experiences in drafting commercial agreements for corporate companies including advising them on land issues and the central and state government’ policies. In view of her broad experience in the corporate and commercial area, WAN CHIN has been appointed as a Non-Executive Chairman for VOLCANO BERHAD. She is also appointed one of the committee members of the PENANG CHINESE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. She is the legal advisor for PENANG FOUNDRY & ENGINEERING INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION (PENFEIA).
Her recent projects include advising on due diligence and legal issues relating to a listing of a safety and health products company on the Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad.
WAN CHIN is also active in many associations and charity bodies. She has been conferred the title of Darjah Johan Negeri (DJN) on the 26th day of July 2017 by T.Y.T Yang Di-Pertua Negeri Pulau Pinang.
Her areas of practice include banking & finance, corporate & commercial, real estate, trust, wills & estate administration and family law.
YEOW KHOON is a Barrister-at-Law of the Honorable Society of King’s Inns, Republic of Ireland and holds a Bachelor-of-Laws (Hons.) degree from University of Wales, Cardiff. He was admitted to the Malaysian Bar on 28th October 2000 when he practiced as a Legal Assistant in MESSRS BAN ENG ANUAL & FOONG. He joined MESSRS LIM KEAN SIEW & CO in September 2003 and was promoted to junior partner in 2006. On 1st January 2011, he was made an equity partner in MESSRS LIM KEAN SIEW & CO.
YEOW KHOON heads the civil litigation department. He was counsel in a number of trials and hearings reported in the Malaysian law journal. He specialises in contract law, corporate and commercial disputes where he appeared at all levels of the court.
He has extensive experience involving corporate and commercial advisory work. He has been involved in restructuring of companies, takeover and merger of companies, commercial agreements and venture capital where he advice and drafted agreements in relations thereto. In the recent months, he has been appointed as solicitor to a few millions of transactions involving listed companies where their investments in Penang are reported in the newspaper.
His other main area of expertise are in banking & finance, real estate, trust, wills & estate administration and family law. He is also a licensed trademarks agent duly registered with the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO).
He is the legal advisor to PENANG CHINESE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE and also to HAN CHIANG HIGH SCHOOL and HAN CHIANG MULTIMEDIA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE’s BOARD OF GOVERNORS.
TSONG CHENG obtained her LL.B (Hons) University of London and she was admitted to the Bar on 29th September 2001.
TSONG CHENG began her involvement in legal career in the year of 1997/1998 as an attachment in MESSRS TANG KHYE KIAN & CO, concentrating vastly in defend work for insurance companies against personal injury & accident claims.
She then chambered and practiced as Legal Assistant in MESSRS OOI LEE & CO. As a young lawyer, she gained substantial exposure in civil litigation in particular her extensive involvement in resolving freight & forwarding dispute claims and Sale of Goods claims (SOGA), retail banking litigation, due diligence work for corporate listing, wills & estate administration and family law
She joined MESSRS SAN & ASSOCIATES in 2002 practicing in property law. A stern and diligent lawyer and with the assistance of two (2) other lawyers whilst supported by fifteen (15) experienced clerical personnel under her wings, she has built up an exemplary practice with a vast base of esteemed institutional and high net worth individual clientele, thus she was made a partner in 2009. She leads a corporate and commercial conveyancing division with additional portfolio in sale and acquisition of company shares, banking and finance (both conventional and Islamic), real property development of commercial and residential, real estate, creation of lease including extensions thereof.
Her area of practice include banking & finance, corporate & commercial, civil litigation, corporate & commercial, real estate, wills & estate administration and family law.
AI LING obtained her LL.B (Hons.) degree from the University of Malaya with second upper class honours in law and was admitted to the Bar on 14th day of March 2003.
She read in chambers under Ms. CHRISTINA SIEW of MESSRS LIM KEAN SIEW & CO and thereafter practiced as a Senior Legal Assistant before joining MESSRS LING, EE & PARTNERS on 19th June 2008 as a partner. During her early years of practice, she assisted in general civil litigation and banking litigation.
In MESSRS LIM KEAN SIEW & CO., her experience covered a wide breadth of areas of joint ventures, debts and corporate restructuring and also the law on receivership and liquidation in which the firm acted for one of the big 4 accounting firms in Malaysia. .
She was also involved in advising and drafting of agreements of appointment of management, marketing agents, supply, consultancy and teaming agreements relating to operation of hotels of international chains. In addition, she gained experience in advising on private trusts as well as charities and drafting of trust deeds for renowned temples and churches. She gained significant exposure and experience in the law on associations and societies.
In MESSRS LING, EE & PARTNERS, she developed a practice covering the laws of real estate and banking & finance.
Now, she concentrates on corporate & commercial in addition to real estate, banking & finance, trust, wills & estate administration and family law.
JAMIE graduated from University of Malaya in year 2004 and was admitted to the Bar in year 2005. In her early years of practice, she has handled banking litigation particularly in hire purchase and housing loans for financial institutions.
Between 2009 to 2012, JAMIE has also worked as a compliance officer in HWANGDBS Investment Bank Berhad where she has a proven background of carrying out compliance functions pertaining to securities laws, regulations, guidelines and company’s procedures. In addition, she assisted in establishing, reviewing and updating internal rules, policies and guidelines to ensure compliance and to meet best practice and industry standards. She vetted agreements such as sale and purchase agreement, tenancy agreement, non-disclosure agreement, service and maintenance agreement and share subscription agreement for the company.
JAMIE then practised as a Legal Assistant with MESSRS LIO & PARTNERS where she gained immeasurable knowledge and experience in conveyancing work especially development projects of commercial and residential units and sub -sale cases.
JAMIE handles conveyancing, conventional bank loan documentations in the area of consumer loans as well as commercial / corporate loans and security documentation for Islamic financing. Recently, JAMIE has undertaken transactions relating to initial public offerings.
JAMIE is a registered company secretary with the COMPANIES COMMISSION OF MALAYSIA (SSM).
GUAT CHIN obtained her LL.B (Hons.) degree from the University of Malaya and she was admitted to the Bar in year 2008. GUAT CHIN was previously practising as a Legal Assistant with MESSRS LIO & PARTNERS.
Throughout the years, GUAT CHIN developed vast experience on laws on property developments. She is an expert in development projects of residential and commercial properties and banking law for financing of construction of housing and commercial projects including facilities granted to individuals, corporations and foreigners.
GUAT CHIN is also involved in advising and acting for individuals and corporations on leases and tenancies. She is also sought after by corporate companies in drafting corporate agreements such as joint ventures, share sales and shareholders agreement.
STEPHEN graduated from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree in 2007.
He worked in the Attorney General’s Chambers, Civil Division from 1-7-2007 to 1-2-2009. When he was in the Attorney General Chambers, he attended to litigation which involved contested matters for recovery of outstanding JPA loans, recovery of outstanding JPA scholarship which were granted to students and also recovery of outstanding loans which were granted by KEMENTERIAN BELIA & SUKAN. Besides that, Stephen did tort cases which include running down and also misconduct of public servant. Stephen had assisted his seniors in cases involving constitutional law in the Federal Court.
STEPHEN was exempted from chambering and was called to the Malaysian Bar in year 2009. Subsequently thereto, he joined MESSRS LIM KEAN SIEW & CO. from 1-6-2009 to 30-4-2014, before setting up MESSRS STEPHEN & CO.
STEPHEN is currently handling litigation cases including judicial review, company dispute, debt recovery such as goods sold and delivered, commercial claim, bankruptcy and winding up matter, whereby he has appeared before all levels of the Courts in Malaysia. In addition, he has been advising and handling cases including probate matters, trust, including but not limited to contested probate and partnership dispute.
XIN YIN obtained her LL.B (Hons) degree from the University of London and she was admitted to the Bar in year 2011. Her legal career began in MESSRS SAN & ASSOCIATES before joining the Firm as a partner.
XIN YIN advised and acted for local and foreign individuals and corporations in the purchase of development and industrial lands, residential and commercial properties including drafting of the relevant sale and purchase agreements, applications to the relevant authorities to the completion of the sale or purchase of the lands.
She has extensive experience in advising housing developers on laws of property development. Apart from the above, XIN YIN also gained significant experience in advising and acting for leading banks loan documentations including financing construction of housing and commercial properties.
She is developing a practice covering corporate agreements amongst others joint ventures, tenancies and leases and also share sales and shareholders agreement including due diligence in relation thereto.
She practices in the area of property developments, banking and finance, corporate and commercial and real estate.
LAY SEE obtained her LLB from University of Malaya and was called to the Bar in year 2012. Prior to joining us, she was practising as a legal assistant in MESSRS. LIO & PARTNERS handling conveyancing works for reputed developers. LAY SEE is currently heading the Kuala Lumpur branch.
Apart from representing individuals on their conveyancing transactions, LAY SEE also represents clients in drafting of commercial agreements such as investment and shareholders agreement. She practices in the area of property developments, real estate and banking and finance.
YI XUAN obtained her law degree from the University of Malaya and was subsequently called to the Bar in July 2017.
She chambered in MESSRS WONG & LOH and subsequently joined as legal assistant. She practices in the area of banking & finance, corporate & commercial and real estate.
YI XUAN is a registered company secretary with the COMPANIES COMMISSION OF MALAYSIA (SSM).
KOK CHONG obtained his law degree from University of London and was called to the Bar in October 2017.
He chambered in MESSRS WONG & LOH and subsequently joined as legal assistant.
He practices in the area of civil litigation particularly in probate and administration of estates, divorce matters and small estate matters.
KIM HAN obtained her law degree from University of London and was called to the Bar in October 2018. She chambered in MESSRS WONG & LOH and subsequently joined as a legal assistant. She practices in the area of banking & finance, corporate & commercial and real estate.
MENG LI obtained her law degree from University of London and was called to the Bar in October 2018. She chambered in Messrs Wong & Loh and subsequently joined as legal assistant. During her pupillage, she handled conveyancing mattersincluding sub-sale, tenancy agreement, banking and finance. She also handled civil litigation, including probate matters, small estate and bankruptcy.
WEN JIAN obtained his law degree from Multimedia University and was called to the Bar in August 2019. He chambered in Messrs Wong & Loh and subsequently joined as legal assistant. During his pupillage, he has handled conveyancing matters including sub-sale and tenancy. He has also handled intellectual property matters as well as civil litigation such as probate and bankruptcy.
CELYNN obtained her law degree from Multimedia University and was called to the Bar in August 2019. She chambered in Messrs Wong & Loh and subsequently joined as legal assistant.
She handles conveyancing matters including sub-sale, tenancy agreement and banking and finance.
YEW SHENG obtained his LL.B (Hons) degree from the University of London and was called to the Bar in September 2019. He chambered in MESSRS Wong & Loh and subsequently joined as legal assistant.
He is handles civil litigation cases particularly in the area of land and housing, corporate and shareholders dispute, bankruptcy and winding up, equity and trust, probate and administration of estate, contract and debt recovery.