Ho Chee Kit has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New England, Australia and was called to the English Bar in 1978. She has been in practice in Malaysia since 1979. She is experienced in corporate, conveyancing, banking, intellectual and industrial property laws and related matters.
She is a registered patent agent with the Malaysian Register of Patent Agents, a registered trade mark agent with the Malaysian Register of Trade Marks Agents and a registered industrial designs agent with the Malaysian Register of Industrial Designs Agent.
She has considerable experience and knowledge in restructuring, acquisitions and disposals of corporations, commercial joint ventures, joint ventures for development of housing and commercial properties, privatisation of projects, management and technical assistance matters, preparation of statements (in lieu of prospectus), trust deeds, rules and regulations, licence/membership agreements, leases, etc relating to golf clubs/clubs, listing of companies on Bursa Malaysia (the Malaysian stock exchange), due diligence exercises, mergers and take-overs, housing and property project development, government compulsory acquisitions, project financing which cover applications from relevant governmental authorities for approvals, the various types of commercial loan financing, loan syndications, offshore financing as well as building and construction contracts, preparation of licensing agreements, distributorship agreements, assignments of trade marks, franchising, computer contracts, maintenance of software, technology transfer, and technical assistance agreements.
She also has intimate knowledge of the land laws in Malaysia.
She is one of the authors of “Insurance Law, Wills, Probate, Administration and Succession” (Butterworths Asia, 2000) which is volume 4 of the Halsbury’s Laws of Malaysia.
She serves as legal advisor to a number of associations and sits on the board of a public company listed on Bursa Securities Malaysia Berhad as an independent director and member of the audit committee.
She is a Past President of the Licensing Executives Society Malaysia (LESM), which is the Malaysian chapter of the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), and is also a member of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA) and the Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA) and the Malaysian chapter of the Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriete Industrielle (AIPPI). She is a former committee member of the Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA).
She was a founder partner of the Firm and retired in December 2013 and is presently a consultant of the Firm.