Ms Ng Sai Yeang > Raja, Darryl & Loh > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Raja, Darryl & Loh
Level 26, Menara Hong Leong
6, Jalan Damanlela, Bukit Damansara
KUALA LUMPUR
50490
Malaysia
Ng Sai Yeang photo

Work Department

Dispute Resolution, Banking & Finance

Position

Partner, Dispute Resolution, Banking & Finance;Insolvency

Career

The Head of the Dispute Resolution Practice Group and in active practice since 1991, Sai Yeang has appeared before judges at every level of the Malaysian judicial system, specialising in civil and commercial litigation with particular emphasis on finance, banking, property, receivership and insolvency.  She counts most of the major banks in Malaysia as her clients.  In addition, she has represented clients in corporate litigation in matters such as shareholder disputes and boardroom tussles as well as in litigation arising from Islamic banking products such as Al Bai’ Bithaman Ajil, Al Ijarah, Kafalah, Wakalah, Murabahah and Musyarakah facilities. Sai Yeang has been a member of the Malaysian Bar Council’s Islamic Finance Committee for a number of years.  She is a member of the Disciplinary Committee Panel appointed by the Advocates and Solicitors’ Disciplinary Board under the Legal Profession Act 1976 and is also a Trainer in the Malaysian Bar Council’s Advocacy Training courses.

The 2020 edition of Chambers Asia Pacific recognised Sai Yeang as a leading dispute resolution practitioner with expertise in insolvency issues.

Languages

English, Bahasa Malaysia

Memberships

Barrister-at-Law (admitted as a member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple);Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya; Member of the Disciplinary Committee Panel appointed by the Advocates and Solicitors’ Disciplinary Board under the Legal Profession Act 1976;Member of the Malaysian Bar Council’s Islamic Finance Committee.

Education

Bachelor of Social Science (Law and Sociology and Social Anthropology) (Hons) (Keele) [1989]

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Banking and finance

Raja, Darryl & Loh’s cross-departmental team has experience advising on a range of contentious and non-contentious banking and finance matters. On the transactional side, it assists its financial institution clients with conventional and Islamic retail and corporate financing. The team is also developing its fintech practice with experience advising on compliance matters relating to digital micro-financing and payment solutions. Names to note include Sai Yeang Ng, Kok Seng Chong and Mei Mei Chong for disputes and aviation financing and financial technology advice respectively.

Malaysia > Dispute resolution

Strong across arbitration, adjudication and litigation, Raja, Darryl & Loh‘s dispute resolution is best known for its strength in handling medical negligence, construction, media and tax matters. Practice head Murugaiah Rajasekaran has experience across general corporate, commercial and civil litigation; Wei Mun Chang and Hon Leng Choon focus on construction disputes, and Raja Eileen Soraya Raja Aman is a name to note for defense of medical negligence and malpractice claims and media law. Arbitration specialist Huey Miin Ooi counts oil and gas, power generation and manufacturing among his sector specialisms while litigator Sai Yeang Ng has particular banking and finance expertise.