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Tel:
Work +603 2856 9728
Web:
www.dnh.com.my

Donovan Cheah

Tel:
Work +60328569728
Email:
Donovan & Ho

Work Department

Labour & Employment / Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner

Career

Donovan Cheah is one of the founding partners of Donovan & Ho. He heads the firm's employment law and dispute resolution practice and has been recognised by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 as a recommended lawyer for labour and employment.

Donovan has extensive experience in dispute resolution and has represented international corporations in a wide range of matters, including commercial and civil litigation, unfair dismissal claims, international arbitrations, intellectual property disputes and judicial review proceedings.

In addition to his experience in private practice, Donovan was also formerly the regional counsel of South East Asia for PPG Industries, one of the largest paints and coatings manufacturers in the world. In this role he oversaw the organisation's inhouse legal services across 7 countries in South East Asia.

Donovan is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and sits on the Malaysian Bar’s Professional Standards and Development Committee.

Languages

English, Malay

Member

Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya (2007)
MCIArb, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Education

LLB (Hons) University of London
Certificate of Legal Practice


Malaysia

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Donovan & Ho’s ‘small but efficient’ corporate team ‘punches above its weight’. It advises businesses and investors on M&A, shareholders agreements, terms of service, related-employee issues and general corporate matters. Clients include Farm to Fork (DMK), IsitUp Dotcom, and Axiata Digital Services. Shawn Ho and Donovan Cheah are the names to note.

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Labour and employment

Within: Labour and employment

Donovan & Ho advises employers and employees alike on employment contracts, compliance with employment legislation and unfair dismissals. Donovan Cheah is the name to note.

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