Mr Chong Wei Lung > 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

Work Department

Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate

Position

Wei Lung joined Cheang & Ariff as a Partner in year 2000. Wei Lung’s practice areas include banking & finance, capital markets, corporate, mergers & acquisitions and real estate.

Career

Wei Lung has handled significant legal transactions in capital markets, corporate banking and corporate finance, corporate and debt restructuring schemes, initial public offers, take-overs, reverse take-overs, mergers and acquisitions, real property and retail lending. He also advises on employment and industrial relations laws.

His expertise is recognised in several independent international publications. He has presented many public lectures on various areas of law and legal practice, and writes for various legal publishers and the College of Law.

In addition to his legal work, he administers certain aspects of the firm’s practice.

Memberships

Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya

Education

Wei Lung graduated from the University of Sydney, Australia in 1988 with an Honours degree in Law. He was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 1988 after the completion of his practical training at the College of Law in Sydney, Australia. Wei Lung was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1989. 

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Corporate and M&A

Tan Ming-li , Chong Wei Lung  and Karen Cheah Yee Lynn  are key contacts within the corporate practice at Chooi & Company and Cheang & Ariff. The department advises an impressive range of both domestic and international clients on local and cross-border M&A and disposals. The team has a strong offering for financial institutions, stockbrokers and insurance companies. Sector strengths encompass property and infrastructure; healthcare; telecoms, social media and IT; education; manufacturing; and retail and consumer goods.

Malaysia > Capital markets

Chooi & Company and Cheang & Ariff handles a wide variety of both equity and debt capital markets matters. On the equity side, the team assists clients with domestic offerings, including IPOs, convertible securities and employee share schemes, as well as with cross-border equity offerings on the Australian Stock Exchange, Hong Kong Stock Exchange and Labuan Stock Exchange. The practice assists issuers, managers and shariah advisors on debt capital market transactions such as medium term notes and structured bonds under both conventional and Syariah principles. Key names within the group are Tan Ming-li , Chong Wei Lung , Yeat Soo Ching  and Yoon Ming Sun .