Dato Loh Siew Cheang > Chooi & Company and Cheang & Ariff > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Chooi & Company and Cheang & Ariff
LEVEL 5, MENARA BRDB
285 JALAN MAAROF, BUKIT BANDARAYA
59000 KUALA LUMPUR
Malaysia
Loh Siew Cheang photo

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Siew Cheang is a managing partner of the firm. His practice is in dispute resolution involving company and securities laws.

Career

Siew Cheang has appeared and continues to appear as counsel in many complex and high profile business and corporate disputes. He was one of the counsels who appeared before the Constitutional Tribunal established in 1998 to inquire into the alleged judicial misconduct of five Malaysian Supreme Court Judges. He was also a member of the Companies Law Reform Committee of Malaysia.

Numerous independent legal publications have consistently listed him as a leading individual in dispute resolution and corporate/M&A. He has been ranked as a Market-Leading Lawyer by Asialaw Leading Lawyers in the 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014 editions for dispute resolution and corporate/M&A. The Chambers Asia – Asia’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2009 edition described  him as “a standout” and “a formidable advocate who presents incredible robust arguments”.

He is the author of Corporate Powers: Accountability published by LexisNexis which is now in its third edition (2018). He is also the co-author of the Hong Kong Company Law which is now in its second edition (2017).

Memberships

Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya

Education

Siew Cheang is a graduate from the University of Malaya.

He was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1978.

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Dispute resolution

Chooi & Company and Cheang & Ariff‘s practice spans corporate and commercial litigation as well as criminal law and public interest disputes. ‘Top litigatorLoh Siew Cheang heads the practice and focuses on high-profile business and corporate disputes, while Ira Biswas has particular insolvency law, commercial frauds, and banking litigation expertise. Other names to note include Christopher Leong, who has experience in a range of corporate disputes, as well as administrative law, and public interest litigation; Cindy Goh Joo Seong, who handles a range of commercial disputes, intellectual property and contentious tax matters, and senior associate Ariel On Xiu Tao.