Ms Sharon Chong Tze Ying > Skrine > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Level 8, Wisma UOA Damansara

Work Department

  • Aviation
  • International Arbitration
  • Regulatory Enforcement
  • Commercial Litigation and Arbitration
  • Company Law and Shareholders’ Disputes
  • Oil & Gas, and Energy Disputes
  • Fraud and Asset Recovery




Sharon Chong is a dispute resolution partner and her portfolio focuses on aviation, international arbitration, commercial litigation and arbitration, and company law and shareholders’ disputes.
She acts as an advocate in a wide array of cross-border disputes and has appeared at all tiers of the Malaysian courts and in international arbitrations in Asia and Europe (including ad-hoc arbitrations and those conducted pursuant to ICC, AIAC, SIAC and TAI Rules).
Her other areas of practice include regulatory enforcement, competition disputes, oil & gas disputes, and fraud and asset recovery. Sharon is experienced in a broad range of corporate and commercial disputes including shareholders’ disputes. She provides strategic input in advising corporate clients on fraud matters from the pre-dispute forensic investigation stage, to dispute resolution strategy.
She has been described as “very willing to roll up her sleeves and get the work done. Meticulous, with a strong work ethic and very easy to get along with” (The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2020).
She is the current President of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (the first female President of the Institute) and is a committee member of the Young SIAC, where she is the sole representative from Malaysia. Sharon sits as an arbitrator and is on the panel of arbitrators of AIAC, SIAC and KCAB. She is a Fellow of the CIArb (UK) and the MIArb, and was appointed as member of the first ever Ad-hoc Arbitration Panel for the 29th SEA Games Kuala Lumpur 2017.
Sharon is a member of INSOL International and a founding member and current Secretary of the Malaysia Network of the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC).
Sharon is ranked as “Next Generation Partner” for Dispute Resolution in The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2020. She is also listed as “Future Star” in Commercial Disputes in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2018, and in Commercial and Transactions, and International Arbitration in 2019 and 2020, and Dispute Resolution in 2020. She is recognised and mentioned in the 13th edition of GAR 100, which highlights that Sharon became the first female president of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators and that she has also been appointed a member of the Young SIAC Committee for 2019-2021, where she is the sole representative from Malaysia.  Her appointment to the SEA Games Arbitration Panel was also mentioned in the 12th and 13th editions of GAR 100. She is also a finalist in the category of Young Lawyer of the Year by the Asian Legal Business Malaysia Law Awards 2020.


English, Malay, Cantonese


  • President, Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (2019-2021).
  • Committee member, YSIAC of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (2019-2021).
  • Secretary, International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) Malaysia Network (2019-2021). 
  • Founding member and Director, International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) Malaysia Network (2017-present). 
  • Panel Arbitrator, Asian International Arbitration Centre. 
  • Panel Arbitrator, Singapore International Arbitration Centre.
  • Panel Arbitrator, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board.
  • Member, SIAC Users Council (2017-2024).
  • Assistant Tutor, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK). 
  • Member, Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA).
  • Member, ICC Young Arbitrators Forum. 


  • Fellow of Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (2016)
  • Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2015)
  • Diploma in International Arbitration (Chartered Institute of Arbitrators) (2015)
  • AIAC Certificate Programme in Sports Arbitration (2016)
  • Advocate and Solicitor, High Court of Malaya (2008)
  • LL.B (Hons), University of London (2006) 

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners)

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