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OUR TEAM

Koh Yew Chong
Managing Partner 

Head – Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution & Corporate

PRACTICE AREAS

Yew Chong practises in the area of commercial and corporate litigation, with special emphasis on banking law. In addition, he advises companies on Oil & Gas related matter and also companies on laws relating to industrial relations, corporate litigation (capital reduction and schemes of arrangements) and construction law (primarily with regards to highway concessions and acquisitions). He has also advised motor sports companies on the rules, regulations and ambit of motor sports laws (i.e. FIA International Sporting Codes and FIA International Court of Appeal). 

QUALIFICATIONS

Yew Chong was an ASEAN Scholar and completed his “O” Levels and “A” Levels at Raffles Institution, Singapore and Raffles Junior College, Singapore respectively. 

Thereafter, he completed his tertiary education in the United Kingdom and graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from Wales, United Kingdom. He was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1995.

Yew Chong obtained his Certificate of Mediation from The Accord Group, Australia in 2009. 

CAREER

Prior to practising law, Yew Chong worked as a legal advisor in one of the nation’s leading financial institutions. 

Yew Chong is also a certified mediator and currently sits on the panel of the Malaysian Mediation Centre.

Since 2008, by appointment of the Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Board, Yew Chong has been chairing and sitting on the Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Committee to hear complaints filed against Advocates and Solicitors of Malaysia. 

In 2012, Yew Chong was appointed as a Notary Public by the Attorney General’s Chambers of Malaysia.

Yew Chong has also been listed by The Legal 500, Asia Pacific as ‘a good advocate, with impressive interpersonal and negotiation skills’, particularly for banking litigation.

Yew Chong has also been regularly mentioned in The Legal 500, Asia Pacific, AsiaLaw Review, Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific, AsiaLaw Profiles, AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers and has on numerous occasions received the accolade of being one of the Recommended Lawyers.

CONTACT DETAILS

General Line    +603 6143 2252

Fax                    +603 6143 2253

Email                 yckoh@leekoh.com.my

Melynda Lee Mee Yoong
Consultant 

Head – Real Estate

PRACTICE AREAS

Melynda specialises in the Property law and deals mainly with corporate and retail property conveyance. She currently heads the Projects Team and handles a diverse variety of housing developments.

QUALIFICATIONS

Melynda graduated from the University of London in 1994 with a Bachelor Degree in Law (2nd Upper Division). 

In 1995, Melynda obtained her Certificate in Legal Practice and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in November 1996.

CAREER

Melynda was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in November 1996. Thereafter she practiced in several firms wherein she honed her talents and decided to specialise in the law of property conveyance.

In December 2012, Melynda joined the Firm as a Partner heading the Real Estate and Property Conveyance Department. In January 2018, Melynda elected to be made a Consultant.

Melynda has also been regularly mentioned in The Legal 500, Asia Pacific, AsiaLaw Review and AsiaLaw Profiles.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

During Melynda’s years in practice, she has gained experiences and exposures from the work she has handled and her forte includes:-

  • handling conveyancing and banking matters inclusive of sale and purchase agreements (both individual and developer client);
  • negotiating, drafting and perfecting tenancy agreements for residential and commercial premises;
  • drafting loan documentation (both retail and corporate) for various financial institutions;
  • dealing with the stamp office and land office;
  • liaising, negotiating and dealing with the Foreign Investment Committee on the sale of properties;
  • drafting and preparation of corporate documents, inter alia; trusts deed, shareholders’ agreements, franchise agreements;

Melynda has dealt with numerous reputable developers and her clients include EUPE Corporation, Gamuda Land, Mah Sing amongst others. Amongst the Projects under her portfolio includes HighPark Residences, Valencia Township, Twenty5 Seven Township, PARC 3 and Jade Hills. With her vast experience in the field of Real Estate she was appointed Lead Lawyer for several projects.

Melynda has steered the department into one of the rising stars of the firm and her department of Construction and Real Estate was listed by Asialaw Profiles 2016 as one of the Highly Recommended Legal Firms in the country.

Melynda has also been listed as a recommended lawyer in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific in the areas of Real Estate and Construction.

CONTACT DETAILS

General Line    +603 6143 2252

Fax                    +603 6143 2253

Email                 melyndalee@leekoh.com.my

Irwan Bin Ismail
Partner

Dispute Resolution

PRACTICE AREAS

Irwan specialises in the field of Islamic Dispute Resolution and deals mainly with corporate and banking litigation matters. Irwan leads the Islamic Banking Recovery division and has handled many notable cases.

Irwan's other area of specialisation is in the realms of liquidation and receiverships.

QUALIFICATIONS

Irwan obtained his law degree from International Islamic University Malaysia (LLB (Hons) IIUM) in the year 2000 and was called to the Malaysian Bar in November 2001.

CAREER

Irwan worked in various reputable legal firms in Kuala Lumpur as a legal assistant and thereafter a Senior Associate before setting up his own legal practice under the name of Messrs Irwan & Co in June 2012.

Irwan joined the Firm as a Partner in April 2014 in the Dispute Resolution Department.

Irwan has also been regularly mentioned in The Legal 500, Asia Pacific, AsiaLaw Review and Benchmark Litigation and AsiaLaw Profiles.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

During Irwan’s years in practice, he has gained a vast experience in the fields of commercial, corporate and civil litigation and his areas of practice are mainly in Islamic Banking litigation and Coprporate Insolvency & Receivership.

In his years of practice, Irwan has handled matters relating to industrial relations, corporate disputes and construction law.

Irwan's forte remains in the field of liquidation and receivership, insolvency

CONTACT DETAILS

General Line    +603 6143 2252

Fax                    +603 6143 2253

Email                 irwan@leekoh.com.my

Justin Leong Chee C'Jun
Partner

Dispute Resolution

PRACTICE AREAS

Justin practises in the area of commercial and corporate litigation, with special emphasis on banking law. In addition, Justin also assists in Corporate advisory matters.

QUALIFICATIONS

Justin graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of London in 2006 and later completed the Certificate of Legal Practice in 2007.

CAREER

Justin read in the chambers of Messrs V Chong W Lam for 5 months and thereafter completed his remaining period with Messrs Azim, Tunku Farik & Wong.

Justin was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of High Court of Malaya in 2008 and then commenced practice with the Banking Litigation Department in Messrs Azim, Tunku Farik & Wong.

In 2009, Justin joined the Litigation Department of Messrs Albar & Partners as an Associate. In recognition of his excellent performance, Justin was promoted as a Senior Associate in 2012.

In 2013, Justin joined the Firm as a Senior Associate and was made a Partner in 2016 in the Litigation Department.

Justin has also been regularly mentioned in The Legal 500, Asia Pacific, AsiaLaw Review and Benchmark Litigation and AsiaLaw Profiles.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

During his tenure with Messrs Albar & Partners, Justin had represented AmBank (M) Berhad, Public Bank Berhad and Hong Leong Bank Berhad (formerly known as EON Bank Berhad) for various debt recovery claims, and was also involved in defending the various appeals brought by and/or against the said financial institutions in the appellate courts.

Besides representing the financial institutions, Justin had also represented various corporation institutions, both in Malaysia and Internationally.

In recognition of his achievements, Justin has been listed as one of the Recommended Lawyers in the field of IT and Telecoms in The Legal 500, Asia Pacific.

CONTACT DETAILS

General Line    +603 6143 2252

Fax                    +603 6143 2253

Email                 justinleong@leekoh.com.my

Muhammad Izzat Bin Zainal
Associate

Izzat was accorded an LL.B (Hons) Degree by the Multimedia University in 2018.

Izzat then proceeded to read in the chambers of our partner, Irwan Ismail. Under the guidance and tutelage of his master, Izzat was captivated and embraced the field of Dispute Resolution.

Upon his admission as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2019, Izzat was retained as an Associate in the Dispute Resolution Department.

Izzat's field of expertise extends to corporate and commercial banking disputes wherein he excels in the realm of Islamic banking dispute and recovery. Together with Irwan, Izzat fronts the Islamic Banking Dispute Resolution Department.

Izzat also handles insolvency and liquidation matters.

Practice Areas

1) Islamic Banking Dispute Resolution

2) General & Commercial Litigation

3) Insolvency & Liquidation

Contact Details

Email: izzat@leekoh.com.my

 

Yap Pei Ying
Associate

Pei Ying graduated from the University of Reading with LL.B. (Hons) degree in 2014. She then obtained her Certificate in Legal Practice in 2017.

In 2015, Pei Ying gained her Diploma in International Arbitration from Brickfields Asia College and one of Certified Member of The Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (MMIArb).

Pei Ying began her legal career by reading in the chambers of Messrs. Adnan Sundra & Low in Kuala Lumpur and was thereafter admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in November 2018.

After being called to the Malaysian Bar, Pei Ying enjoyed a short sabbatical, and in July 2019 Pei Ying joined Messrs. Cecil Abraham & Partners as an Associate.

Seeking to widen her horizons, Pei Ying then joined Messrs. Sivagurunathan & Co in July 2021 to practice as a Corporate lawyer.

However, she realized that her calling was in the litigative field and in August 2022, Pei Ying joined Messrs. Lee & Koh as an Associate and is currently one of the stalwarts in the Litigation Department.

 

Practice Areas

1) General & Commercial Litigation

2) Insolvency & Liquidation

3) Land Related Matters

 

Contact Details:

Email:nicoleyap@leekoh.com.my

 

Queennie Tai Zee Queen
Associate

Queennie graduated from University of Hull in 2016. She thereafter decided to continue with her Bar Professional Training Course and was called to the Bar of England & Wales in July 2018. She was subsequently admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in September 2019.

In 2018, Queennie commenced her pupillage and read in the Chambers of Messrs Joseph & Partners in Kuala Lumpur. Upon her completion, she was offered a position in Messrs KS Lim & Ong in Selangor as Associate in the Conveyancing Department.

In December 2021, Queennie joined the Firm as an Associate to bolster our Conveyancing Department with main focus on housing development projects and end-financing transactions.

Practice Areas

1) Real Estate & Conveyancing

2) Financial Markets

Contact Details

E-mail: queennie@leekoh.com.my

 

 

 

Denise Ng Wai Ling
Associate

Denise graduated from the University of Liverpool with a LL.B. (Hons) degree in 2017. Upon completion of her degree, she elected to return to Malaysia and proceeded to obtain her Certificate in Legal Practice in 2018.

Denise joined Lee & Koh as a Pupil-in-Chambers in 2019 and read in the chambers of our Managing Partner, Koh Yew Chong. In the same year, Denise was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya.

Denise's love for the complexities of financial transactions and commercial transactions led her to be retained as an Associate in the Real Estate Department.

Denise has now dealt with a myriad of transactions which include cross border transactions, financial transactional documentation, project work as well as the regular property transfer and banking loan documentation.

A rising star amongst the Associates, Denise continues to impress.

Practice Areas

1) Real Estate and Conveyancing

2) Financial Markets

3) Family, Probate & Trusts

Contact Details    

Email: deniseng@leekoh.com.my

Muhammad Badran Adha Bin Sabaruddin
Associate

Badran graduated from the International Islamic University Malaysia with a LL.B. (Hons) degree in 2021. 

He was admitted and enrolled as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2022.

In October 2021, Badran commenced his pupillage and read in the chambers of Messrs Azlan Razak & Associates.

Upon completion, Badran was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in August 2022 and joined Messrs Lee & Koh in September.

Badran is in the infrastructure and construction disputes team and also deals with Governmental and State related disputes.

 

Practice Areas

1) Infrastructure Dispute

2) Islamic Banking Dispute Resolution

3) General & Commercial Litigation

4) Land Related Matters

 

Contact Details
E-mail:badranadha@leekoh.com.my

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Pupil-in-Chambers
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Pupil-in-Chambers
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