JUSTIN LEONG CHEE C’JUN
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.
Justin graduated with a second class lower degree of the Bachelor of Laws from the University of London (External) in 2006 and later completed the Certificate of Legal Practice in 2007.
In September 2007, Justin chambered with Messrs V Chong W Lam for 5 months and completed the remaining period with Messrs Azim, Tunku Farik & Wong.
Justin was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of High Court of Malaya on 25th July 2008 and then commenced practice with the Banking Litigation Department in Messrs Azim, Tunku Farik & Wong. In Messrs Azim, Tunku Farik & Wong, he was practising in the area of banking litigation and debt recovery, with emphasis on bankruptcy matters.
On 1st September 2009, Justin joined the Litigation Department of Messrs Albar & Partners as an Associate, with emphasis on retail and corporate debt recovery, contract disputes, enforcement proceedings, defamation, land acquisition and land law disputes.
As a result of his excellent performance in the Litigation Department, Justin was promoted as a Senior Associate in June 2012.
In April 2013, Justin joined Messrs Koh Yew Chong & Partners as a Senior Associate.
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 Financial Institutions, Justin had also represented various corporation institutions, both Malaysia and International based. Among others, Justin was co-counsel in defending Telekom Malaysia Berhad in an arbitration proceeding pursuant to a contract dispute, and Readymix Pte Ltd, a cement company based in Singapore in an employment contract dispute.
Further, Justin had been overseeing the entire portfolio of Public Bank Berhad (SCC and Klang Credit Control) retail recovery, Lafarge (Concrete) Malaysia Sdn Bhd and CMCM Perniagaan Sdn Bhd litigation debt recovery files during his tenure with Messrs Albar & Partners.
In 2013, Justin received the accolade of being listed as one of the Recommended Lawyers in the field of IT and Telecoms in The Legal 500, Asia Pacific 2014 Edition.