Jory Leong joined the Firm as a partner in July 1999.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Economics degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Monash University, Australia in 1986 and 1988 respectively. He is a Fellow of CPA Australia and a Chartered Accountant of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.
He sits on the Board of Directors and Audit Committee of two companies listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange. He is also a certified mediator on the panel of the Malaysian Mediation Centre, Bar Council Malaysia.
He was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1989 and was in legal practice for 3 years, after which he joined TA Enterprise Berhad, a company listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange, as the Group Legal Manager in February 1992.
Since late 1993, he was assigned by the company to identify, analyse and negotiate on behalf of the TA Group various investment opportunities and acquisitions in the Asia-Pacific region including Hong Kong, Indonesia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, India, Australia, Canada and South Africa.
Jory Leong was the General Manager / Director of Credit Leasing Corporation Sdn Bhd, a company providing mezzanine financing for corporate acquisitions from 1995 to 1997 prior to being seconded to the Philippines as Executive Director of TA Bank of the Philippines Inc in 1997.
Jory Leong returned to Malaysia in May 1998 upon being promoted to the position of Chief Executive Officer of TA Securities Berhad, the flagship company of the TA Group. During his tenure with the TA Group, he was also appointed as director of various subsidiaries of the TA Group.
Jory Leong is well-versed in corporate and securities laws, corporate acquisitions, business mergers, corporate governance, guidelines and regulations of the Securities Commission of Malaysia and the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange. He has presented papers at several conferences within and outside Malaysia.