Partners & Associates

Chen Mian Kuang

Chen Mian Kuang

Mr. Chen is a graduate of the University of Bristol, England. He was called to Lincoln’s Inn, U.K. as a barrister-at-law.

Mr Chen is the litigation partner of the firm having practised in the field of litigation and dispute resolution since 1996. His main portfolio of work is construction, corporate and commercial disputes. Where his construction practice is concerned, he has acted as counsel in and/or advised on disputes arising out of an EPCC contract of a gas facility, the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) project, a joint venture and construction contract re a golf course and housing project in Johor, as well as a number of multi-million commercial and residential projects. He was also involved in contract negotiations in relation to certain work packages in the Klang Valley MRT project and a biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Johor, amongst others.

Mr Chen also practices as an Arbitrator and an Adjudicator. He is on the Panel of Arbitrators and Panel of Adjudicators of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre For Arbitration. He is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Malaysia Branch.

Mr Chen’s commercial and corporate cases include disputes concerning take-overs of public listed companies, international trade and joint venture disputes, franchise disputes, company shareholders’ disputes and insolvency litigation.

Mr Chen has appeared before the Federal Court, Court of Appeal and High Courts. He has acted as counsel in construction arbitrations in West Malaysia and in Sabah, adjudications and in an insurance arbitration in Sarawak. He has testified as an expert witness on Malaysian law in an international arbitration proceeding held in Singapore.

Apart from the above, Mr Chen has also advised on general litigation matters, including negligence, defamation, banking and sale of goods disputes.

Leong Wai Ling

Leong Wai Ling graduated from the University of Adelaide, Australia as a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in accounting, in 1993 and as a Bachelor of Laws in 1995. She was admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia in September 1995 and the Malaysian Bar in July 1996. Ms Leong has practised since 1996 in the fields of corporate and commercial law, information technology, unit trust and conveyancing.

Ms Leong has wide experience in corporate and commercial work. She has advised and also drafted the relevant agreements and documents pertaining to joint ventures, foreign investments, distributorship, various types of service agreements, consultancy agreement for procurement of medical equipment and hospital services, sale and purchase of shares, shareholders’ agreements and agency agreements. She has advised on the exchange control laws in Malaysia. She has conducted various due diligences for the purposes of listing companies on Bursa Malaysia and also for the acquisition of properties by a public listed company.

Apart from the above, Ms Leong also has experience in unit trust matters. She has advised unit trust management companies in the restructuring of unit trust funds, the appointment of institutional unit trust agents (IUTA), drafting of trust deed and prospectus and she has carried out legal due diligences on prospectuses for unit trust funds. She was also involved in the drafting of guidelines for the Federation of Malaysian Unit Trust Managers (FMUTM) and has advised the FMUTM on IUTA matters.

Ms Leong has advised on information technology matters including contracts for system development and maintenance, technology transfer, licensing and data conversion.

Ms Leong has also handled banking and conveyancing matters, and other dealings pertaining to land.

Low Kian Seng

Mr Low is a Legal Associate who joined the firm in 2016. Mr Low graduated from Monash University, Australia in 2013 with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons). He obtained his Certificate of Legal Practice in 2014. Subsequently, he completed his pupillage at Zain & Co, and was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2015.

Mr Low is currently practising in the areas of construction and commercial law. Apart from litigation, he is involved in alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration and adjudication.