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Firm Profile

Chooi & Company

Firm Profile

Kuala Lumpur

  • Profile
  • Level 5 Menara BRDB
  • 285 Jalan Maarof
  • Bukit Bandaraya
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Malaysia
  • 59000

Firm profile submitted by Chooi & Company

Managing Partner: Ira Biswas
Number of partners: 11  
Number of lawyers: 32
Languages: English, Cantonese, Hokkien, Malay, Mandarin, Tamil

Chooi & Company has been operating in Kuala Lumpur since its establishment in 1962, and is consistently rated as a leading Malaysian law practice. The firm prides itself on offering a wide array of quality legal services to clients, whilst retaining the flexibility, responsiveness and personal rapport of a small firm.

Practice AreasBanking & Finance Capital MarketsCompetitionConstitutional & AdministrativeConstruction, Energy, Infrastructure & ProjectsCorporate Commercial CriminalDispute Resolution Employment & Industrial Relations Family & Matrimonial Disputes Information Technology, Intellectual Property & Telecommunications Mergers & Acquisitions Personal Data Protection & Privacy Public Interest LitigationReal Estate Restructuring & Insolvency Shipping & International TradeWills, Probate, Estates & Trusts

Banking & Finance:
Experienced in all aspects of domestic and cross-border banking, its practice includes banking regulations and compliance, corporate lending, private debt securities, Islamic securities and retail lending.

Capital Markets:
Experience includes initial public offerings, corporate financing exercises, takeovers, privatisations, corporate reorganisations and compliance with securities laws and listing requirements.

Advising companies on anti-competitive practices as well as potential anti-competitive issues arising out of joint venture and other commercial agreements, and also assists in making submissions to the regulator on allegations of anti-competitive behaviour.

Construction, Energy, Infrastructure & Projects:
Providing end-to-end services from advising in tender processes, contracts development and execution to arbitration and dispute resolution proceedings in relation to construction and infrastructure projects.

Dispute Resolution:
Main focus is in the areas of banking, commercial and corporate litigation, including shareholder disputes, corporate transactions, commercial frauds and company law issues.

Employment & Industrial Relations:
Advising on employment and labourrelated matters including reorganisation, downsizing, retrenchment, mergers and acquisitions, employment disputes and immigration issues, and also act for employers as well as employees in proceedings before the Industrial Court and in the Labour Office.

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Regularly act for both local and foreign clients in inbound and outbound mergers and acquisitions.

Real Estate:
Regularly advise on land matters, housing and property developments, government compulsory acquisitions and joint development for housing and commercial properties.

Restructuring & Insolvency:
Advise companies in distressed situations on schemes of arrangements and negotiations with creditors and other stakeholders, and regularly act for financial institutions, receivers and liquidators in recovering and realising assets and in the conduct of liquidations.

Key Contact (Dispute Resolution): Ira Biswas, Christopher Leong
Email: [email protected] [email protected]
Key Contact: (Corporate, Financial & Transactional Services): Raphael Tay, David Ong
Email: [email protected], [email protected]


  • Level 5 Menara BRDB,
  • 285 Jalan Maarof,
  • Bukit Bandaraya,
  • Kuala Lumpur,
  • Malaysia
  • 59000
  • Tel +60 3 2055 3888
  • Fax +60 3 2055 3880
  • Email : [email protected]
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