Mr Soo Chuan Cheah > Tay & Partners > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Tay & Partners
6TH FLOOR, PLAZA SEE HOY CHAN
JALAN RAJA CHULAN
50200 KUALA LUMPUR
Malaysia

Work Department

Dispute Resolution, Corporate & Commercial Litigation

Position

Soo Chuan specialises in corporate and commercial dispute resolution. He has worked with leading Malaysian companies and international clients in both court litigation and arbitration at the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration.

Soo Chuan has handled a broad spectrum of complex litigation matters, including contractual disputes, tortious disputes, negligence, defamation, shareholders’ disputes, breach of directors’ duties, construction disputes, aviation disputes, insolvency and receivership.

Career

Soo Chuan is recognised in the area of dispute resolution by the Asia Pacific Legal 500. Soo Chuan regularly speaks and presents papers on issues relating to the areas of practice in dispute resolution. He has spoken in industry specific seminars and forum including those organized by the banks and companies. Soo Chuan is a co-author of a publication by CCH Pte Ltd on dispute resolution and debt recovery, including corporate insolvency, receivership and debt restructuring.

Languages

English, Bahasa Malaysia (Malay language), Chinese

Memberships

– Member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, London
– Barrister-at-Law to the Bar of England and Wales
– Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
– Member of Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce

Education

Soo Chuan graduated with a Bachelor of Law (LLB) from the University of Leicester. He was called to the Bar of England & Wales as a Barrister at Law of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in 1995. He was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1996. He also holds a degree in Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Nottingham.

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Dispute resolution

The dispute resolution practice at Tay & Partners has expertise across a range of contentious matters. Leonard Yeoh heads up the practice, as well as the industrial relations group, and has experience in both litigations and arbitrations, while Soo Chuan Cheah focuses on corporate and commercial disputes.