Yeoh Chong Keng is the Managing Partner of the Firm since it was established in 1992. He was admitted in 1980 as an Utter Barrister, Lincoln’s Inn, Bar of England and Wales. The following year he was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. Prior to practising law, he served as a senior officer in the Royal Malaysian Police Force.
He is an experienced litigator specialising in land, commercial/corporate and banking litigation and has represented corporations and financial institutions in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Federal Court. Apart from that he is well acquainted and has acted on cases involving industrial and employment law as well as building and construction law.
He has acted as counsel for the Government of Hong Kong in several matters in Malaysia, most notable of which was the Bumiputra Malaysia Finance (BMF) and Ka Wah Bank cases. He has also acted on letters of request in obtaining evidence for foreign courts.
He has considerable experience and knowledge in corporate work involving listing, restructuring, takeovers and reverse takeovers, management buy-out, boardroom strategy and company related matters. He is familiar and conversant with corporate, securities and banking laws and related government fiscal policies and approvals. He acts as legal advisor and counsel for local and international corporations in Malaysia and sits on the board, audit, remuneration and risk committee of several public-listed companies and a foreign owned multi-national company.
He is a registered trade marks agent with the Malaysian Register of Trade Marks Agents. He is also a Notary Public and is a qualified mediator on the panel of the Malaysian Mediation Centre, Bar Council Malaysia and has experience in alternative dispute resolutions. He is an appointed member of the Disciplinary Committee under the Disciplinary Board, Bar Council of Malaysia.