Christopher & Lee Ong > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Firm Profile

Christopher & Lee Ong

Malaysia > Antitrust and competition Tier 1

The well-established competition practice at Christopher & Lee Ong is headed by ‘renownedYon See Ting. On account of its association with Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP, the team is well-equipped to advise multinational companies, in addition to regional PLCs and trade associations, on the full spectrum of competition law matters. This involves evaluating net economic benefits and immunity considerations, assisting in exemption applications and merger notifications, acting as counsel in M&A transactions and conducting due diligence. Standout work includes the team’s representation of two leading Malaysian insurance companies in the high-profile investigation brought by the Malaysian Competition Commission against the General Insurance Association of Malaysia. Jane Guan is a partner to watch in the team.

Practice head(s):

Yon See Ting

Other key lawyers:

Jane Guan; Samuel Ong


‘The partners are very experienced and are able to advise and explain in simple terms taking into account the nuances of the particular industry.’

‘This is one of the original competition law teams in Malaysia. Yon See Ting is reliable and has become renowned in the area. The team has the benefit of its wider team across Rajah & Tann Asia and is capable of providing guidance across Southeast Asia.’

‘Yon See Ting is technically very sound. They have hired Samuel Ong, who used to work at the regulator, and so comes with unique skills.’

Key clients

Prudential Assurance Malaysia Berhad

Progressive Insurance Berhad

SIA Engineering Company Limited

Work highlights

  • Assisted and represented two insurance companies in Malaysia, against the General Insurance Association of Malaysia, the national trade association of all licensed direct and reinsurance companies for general insurance in Malaysia, and its 22 members.
  • Assisting SIAEC in respect of a proposed transaction involving the proposed acquisition of a minority stake of 49% of the issued and paid-up share capital of Pos Aviation Engineering Services Sdn Bhd.

Malaysia > Corporate and M&A Tier 1

Christopher & Lee Ong’s ‘reliable and responsive’ corporate practice advises on the entire deal lifecycle, from competitive M&A bidding and structuring to eventual execution and implementation. The team has expertise in joint venture and shareholder’s agreements, takeovers and equity capital markets. The firm represents an array of clients, including multinational companies, government-linked corporations and SMEs from various sectors. Yon See Ting and Kuok Yew Chen regularly advise on cross-border transactions and are familiar with regulatory authorities for competition and telecoms. Other key members of the team include Christopher Lee, Por Chuei Ying, Yau Yee Ming, Chor Jack, Tracy Wong  and Lee Hock Chye.

Practice head(s):

Lee Hock Chye; Christopher Lee; Yon See Ting; Yau Yee Ming; Kuok Yew Chen; Por Chuei Ying

Other key lawyers:


‘The team, who look at corporate exercises, are very reliable and responsive to clients’ requests. They also work well with other advisers within the working group such as investment bankers, reporting accountants, company secretaries to come up with workable solutions.’

‘They are very well-versed with the local listing requirements and guidelines. They also understand the needs of both, the authorities and the clients.’

Key clients

Starlight Asset Sdn Bhd

Edenor Technology Sdn Bhd

Khoo Kah Pheng and Lim Kooi Fui

Creador I.V. LP

AirAsia Com Travel Sdn Bhd

Maxis Broadband Sdn Bh

ISEC Sdn Bhd

Creador Sdn Bhd

One Rock Capital Partners, LLC

Work highlights

  • Advised CVC Capital Partners’ on its purchase of a 68.35% stake in Affin Hwang Asset Management Bhd for RM1.54bn.
  • Advised Esteel Enterprise Pte. Ltd. in its $158.82m acquisition of Antara Steel Mills Sdn. Bhd. from Lion Industries Corporation Berhad.
  • Acted as the local counsel for One Rock Capital Partners LLC in the acquisition of Eastman Chemical Company’s tire additives business, where assisted on the overall setting up of the Buyer’s local subsidiary in Malaysia.

Malaysia > Intellectual property Tier 1

The offering at Christopher & Lee Ong is led by Sri Sarguna Raj, who is noted for his ‘great strategy’ on IP cases. The team is well-equipped to handle both contentious and non-contentious matters, from IP protection and registration, enforcement of rights and litigation to trademark auditing, with noteworthy clients including AirAsia, for whom its cases are multi-jurisdictional. Other key areas of expertise include advising on infringements pertaining to trademarks, patents, copyrights, licensing, domain names and industrial design. Steven Cheok, who focuses on clearance searches and the prosecution of trademark applications, is another key contact in the group.

Practice head(s):

Sri Sarguna Raj

Other key lawyers:

Ng Kim Poh; Steven Cheok; Nicole Chong


‘Very solid understanding of clients’ needs and great communication. They have a good strategy for legal cases and are very thorough in their work.’

‘Sri has great strategy, whilst Nicole has great communication and execution on matters.’

‘Christopher & Lee Ong has handled trademark registrations in Malaysia as well as trademark oppositions and invalidations in Malaysia. Its lawyers are very diligent and professional. They have a depth and breadth of knowledge of Malaysia intellectual property laws. They can take complex legal concepts and explain them simply, conveying the important concepts.’

‘Kim Poh distinguishes himself from his peers in a number of ways; he offers a wealth of experience of Malaysian IP law, he is business-savvy and has sharp team-building skills. His advice and efforts secured trademark and contractual rights for our clients in Malaysia.’

Key clients

AirAsia Group Berhad

Digital Nasional Berhad

Top Glove Corporation Berhad

Kean Beng Lee Industries (M) Sdn Bhd

Yonex Co. Ltd

Powerscan Company Limited

Barnes Group Inc.

Iconix Consulting Sdn. Bhd. No

Telekom Malaysia Berhad

YTL Communications Sdn. Bhd.

IQiyi Inc.

Tenaga Nasional Berhad

GIVI Asia Sdn. Bhd.

Tsutaya Books Co. Ltd.

Content Forum (The Communications and Multimedia Content Forum of Malaysia)

Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS)

Work highlights

  • Represented the client successfully in a domain name dispute before the Asian International Arbitration Centre.
  • Handling the IP portfolio of the clients in Malaysia, the firm is also acting as the local legal representative of the clients in an anti-counterfeiting and trademark recording system.
  • Engaged by Air Asia Group Bhd to handle trademark audit, clearance searches and prosecution of trademark applications for the client’s trademarks for their various businesses and to assist them with the filing strategies of the trademarks overseas in 27 countries worldwide.

Malaysia > Projects and energy Tier 1

The ‘dedicated, conscientious and frank team’ at Christopher & Lee Ong has considerable regional experience in projects, energy and infrastructure. The practice advises on renewable projects, as well as telecoms and IT matters, mines and mineral processing facilities and sewerage systems. In addition to drafting PPAs and tender documentation, other key areas of expertise include adjudication and arbitration proceedings. Practice head Christopher Lee, who ‘has a knack for thinking outside the box’, acts as a key adviser in government initiatives, while Lim Siaw Wan handles projects in the oil and gas, energy and power, and rail sectors. Chor Jack, who advises on corporate structuring and PPAs, is another key member of the team.

Practice head(s):

Christopher Lee

Other key lawyers:

Lim Siaw Wan; Chor Jack; Eileen Yeoh


‘Dedicated, conscientious and frank team.’

‘The team has been very helpful, professional and always willing to go the extra miles to help clients achieve desired result.’

‘Lim Siaw Wan has shown focus and determination to rally her team to complete our deliverables within tight deadline.’

‘Christopher Lee has a knack for thinking outside the box.’

Key clients

Jabil Circuit Sdn Bhd

Arcadia Energy Sdn Bhd

Hamilton Sundstrand Customer Support Centre (M) Sdn Bhd

Damansara Holdings Berhad

Damansara Realty (Pahang) Sdn Bhd

Belait Shipping Company (B) Sendirian Berhad

Tadau Energy Sdn Bhd

Integrated Inno Build Sdn Bhd

Econas Sdn Bhd

Work highlights

  • Advised Maybank on the proposed purchase of international renewable energy credits, and the preparation of the agreements to be entered into.
  • Advised Hamilton Sundstrand Customer Support Centre on a proposed development of an aerospace and high-tech park located in Subang.
  • Acted as the lead counsel for Tadau Energy regarding a bid and participation of a proposed development of a large scale floating solar plant farm.

Malaysia > Shipping Tier 1

Jainil Bhandari leads the ‘standout’ shipping offering at Christopher & Lee Ong. The team has a strong reputation for its cross-border practice, owing to its membership across the Rajah and Tann Asia network, with many of its most notable matters spanning Malaysia and Singapore. Its workload focuses on cases involving marine casualty management, investigation and resolution of regulatory issues, marine pollution and rights and casualty disputes. Further, the team deals with land-based shipping work. Expert in wet and dry shipping disputes, Clive Navin Selvapandian is a stand out member of the team.

Practice head(s):

Jainil Bhandari

Other key lawyers:


‘Clive Navin Selvapandian is always ready to assist and provide practical input, supported by his in-depth knowledge and experience of maritime law. His willingness to support my team at any time is greatly appreciated.’

‘I have only worked with Clive Navin Selvapandian. He is very reliable, responsive and knowledgeable. He gives valuable, comprehensive and practical advice.’

‘I have had very pleasant experiences with Clive Navin Selvapandian from CLO. He has been very helpful, generous and forthcoming with his advice. He is also very knowledgeable in his area of practice and most of his advices are very practical in nature.’

‘The team is approachable and easy to deal with. Their response time tends to be very quick.’

‘They are a standout team.’

Key clients

Marine & General Berhad

Rajah and Tann Singapore LLP

WK Webster & Co. Ltd.

Bintang Samudera Sdn. Bhd.

Helmsman LLC Singapore

Spica Services (M) Sdn. Bhd.

Helios Petroleum Sdn. Bhd.

KPMG Deal Advisory Sdn. Bhd.

Work highlights

  • Acted on the registration of an arbitration award (arising from a breach of charterparty) issued by the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration.
  • Advised and acted for Bintang Samudera Sdn Bhd and Miclyn Express Offshore on numerous proceedings against Sapura entities in an effort to recover the sums owed.

Malaysia > TMT (including Fintech) Tier 1

The TMT practice at Christopher & Lee Ong continues to see growth in areas such as cloud computing, digital signing, e-commerce, cryptocurrencies and non-fungible tokens. Key client include a range of multinational organisations and conglomerates across the banking and financial services, technology and telecoms, energy and insurance sectors, as well as fintech companies, application developers and media and global industry disruptors. Practice co-leader Deepak Pillai is praised as ‘extremely knowledgeable and comprehensive in matters relating to data privacy’, while co-head Kuok Yew Chen focuses on corporate M&A work. Intan Haryati specialises in structuring, drafting and negotiating IT contracts, and Anissa Maria Anis advises on content creation, acquisitions and distributions, licensing matters, regulatory issues and defamation cases. Yong Shih Han is another key member in the team.

Practice head(s):

Deepak Pillai; Kuok Yew Chen


‘Christopher & Lee Ong is a full-service law firm based in Malaysia and the legal support one gets from them from beginning of the transaction to closing is cohesive and complete. They are well equipped to address all issues.’

‘Deepak Pillai is extremely knowledgeable and comprehensive in matters relating to data privacy.’

‘Responsive, commercially-oriented advice delivered promptly.’

‘Deepak is very knowledgeable in his area and makes an effort to tailor his comprehensive advice to be pragmatic and actionable by the client.’

‘The CLO team were quick to address any and all queries put forward.’

‘The people have deep understanding of our industry.’

‘Deepak Pillai has been exceptional in supporting and advising us on legal matters.’

Work highlights

  • Advised a registered Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) operator with the Securities Commission on legal issues.
  • Appointed by the Malaysian subsidiaries of a company providing end-to-end network services, IT solutions and data centres, to advise on data transfer requirements and restrictions that may impact the intended outsourcing exercise of its back-end functions.
  • Advised a data and AI software development company in Asia on potential legal and regulatory restrictions on its planned roll-out of an identity verification product to enterprise clients in Malaysia.

Malaysia > Banking and finance Tier 2

Christopher & Lee Ong has strong connections to local and international banks and financial institutions. It also advises a range of multinationals and Malaysian businesses, having an impressive record in project finance and syndicated lending through to Islamic finance, securitisation and debt restructurings. The firm is part of Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP’s Asia network, giving it further credibility and capabilities throughout the ASEAN region. Christopher Lee and Fiona Sequerah are experienced and rounded practitioners with solid banking and finance credentials. Chor Jack leads on many of the team’s big engagements, including project financings.

Practice head(s):

Christopher Lee; Fiona Sequerah

Other key lawyers:


‘The firm has shown a practical approach to solving problems by breaking down large concepts into smaller, more manageable tasks.’

‘Fiona Sequerah has a knack for thinking outside the box. Fiona’s communication skills are great, and she can make others understand her points clearly. Fiona is very articulate and explains her ideas and opinions clearly, leaving no room for miscommunication.’

Key clients

Hong Leong Group

MUFG Bank Singapore

Malayan Banking Berhad

Mizuho Bank (Malaysia) Berhad

UOB Kay Hian Pte Ltd

Cagamas Berhad

Hanwha Energy Corporation

Malaysia > Labour and employment Tier 2

Yau Yee Ming and Kelvin Kho co-head the employment team at Christopher & Lee Ong. With a strong reputation as a full-service firm, the team members cross-specialise in corporate, commercial and dispute resolution. It is experienced in advising on the full spectrum of contentious matters, including such areas as unfair dismissal, breaches of contract, redundancies, business closures and retrenchment. The practice regularly represents its Malaysian client base at the Industrial Court and in mediations. Rubini Murugesan stands out for her capability in employment litigation.

Practice head(s):

Yau Yee Ming; Kelvin Kho

Other key lawyers:

Han Li Meng; Rubini Murugesan


‘Their service always exceeds my expectations and they are always able to respond quickly with a high-level of professionalism.’

‘We have been working with Kelvin Kho on a couple of employment matters and he was great to work with. Every time, he provided us with pragmatic and legal advice.’

‘The team is able to do quick case-checking, checking on regulations and give prompt advice, especially relevant to personnel matters during the pandemic.’

‘Partner Han Li Meng provided practical advice on personnel issues. She also promptly takes up our calls and is able to there and then provide legal advice. Her in-depth knowledge and experience in industrial relations are very helpful for us.’

‘CLO has been advising us on hiring an expat in Malaysia. Their advices range from specific-purpose entity set-up, to capital requirements, to employment contracts, to working permit application procedures. More importantly, CLO advises on alternative options with pros and cons laid down for each option. They are clear and precise and their fees are reasonable.’

‘Kelvin Kho is very nice and approachable. He picks up calls, attends to the issue at hand and explains solutions clearly. Kelvin has also maintained a team of associates who is very knowledgeable as well. CLO is a fully-fledged legal service and a one-stop-shop.’

‘The lawyers at CLO have been helpful in suggesting solutions and able to identify potential issues that may arise in any suggestion.’

‘Rubini Murugesan has been splendid in her clear communication and explanations.’

Key clients

Procter & Gamble International Operation Singapore and Procter & Gamble Malaysia

United Parcel Service (M) Sdn Bhd

Work highlights

  • Acted for United Parcel Service (M) Sdn Bhd in a matter involving the Union who are representing the employees of UPS in negotiating their Collective Bargaining Agreement with UPS.
  • Acted for Procter & Gamble International Operation Singapore and Procter & Gamble Malaysia on matters relating to the insubordination of a senior employee and a further alleged constructive dismissal.

Malaysia > Capital markets Tier 3

Christopher & Lee Ong is a member firm of Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP, and its Malaysia-based capital markets team is co-headed by Yon See Ting, Anette Soh and Fiona Sequerah. The offering is well-equipped to advise on mandates concerning the listing of companies, IPOs and debt fundraising exercises across Malaysia, Singapore and Hong Kong. The team has demonstrable experience across the IT, telecoms, shipping, banking, infrastructure and energy sectors. Daphne Lam joined the firm from Halim Hong & Quek in October 2021 and soon-after, Anette Soh joined from Azman Davidson & Co in January 2022.

Practice head(s):

Yon See Ting; Annette Soh; Fiona Sequerah

Other key lawyers:

Annette Soh; Daphne Lam

Key clients

Digi.Com Berhad

G.H.Y Culture & Media Holding Co Limited

Work highlights

  • Advising Digi.Com Berhad on the equity markets components of the proposed merger whereby Digi and Axiata Group Berhad (“Axiata”) agreed for Axiata to transfer 100% equity in Celcom for an aggregate consideration of RM17bn.
  • Conducted a due diligence exercise on the Malaysian subsidiary of G.H.Y Culture & Media Holding Co Limited and drafted and reviewed the relevant sections of the offer documents for the IPO.

Malaysia > Dispute resolution Tier 3

Christopher & Lee Ong covers a broad range of disputes, including general litigation, arbitration and adjudication. The team has considerable trial and appellate expertise, as they regularly conduct civil appeals in the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Federal Court of Malaysia. Praised as ‘experienced, clued on and always ever-willing to assist clients’, John Mathew leads the team and is an arbitrator with the Asian International Arbitration Centre, while Shanti Geoffrey leverages her expertise as a former capital market regulator to advise on contentious matters.

Practice head(s):

John Mathew

Other key lawyers:


‘They provide timely and excellent support.’

‘John Mathew is an experienced lawyer, who knows his client’s needs and expectations. He is a good listener and adviser, who is willing to assess the matter based on its merits instead of on the fees he will earn.’

‘They have a very competent dispute resolution team, which gives very good, sound and practical legal advice. Always addressing the client’s needs and prepared to go the extra mile.’

‘John Matthew is one of the better litigators in the country. Very experienced, clued on and always ever-willing to assist clients. Very amenable and easy to approach disposition. Very calm and collected. Analyse the issues/facts very well and provides sound practical solutions.’

‘The team work well together and respond to our queries quickly especially on urgent cases. Their depth of experience and knowledge enable them to give practical and immediate advices every time.’

‘John Mathew is very experienced, gives practical advice and is easy to communicate with. He understands us as clients and our business industry.’

‘John Mathew, who led the team in the litigation, thinks out of the box when crafting the legal strategy. He has been very responsive, accommodating and provides practical legal advice.’

Key clients

Siemens Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Siemens AG

Itochu Malaysia Sdn Bhd

Malayan Banking Berhad

TH Plantations Berhad

Marubeni-Itochu Steel (M) Sdn Bhd and Marubeni-Itochu Steel Inc.

YFG Berhad

Everest Point Sdn Bhd and Amanahraya Development Sdn Bhd

TMF Trustees Malaysia Berhad

Alliance Investment Bank Berhad

China Commercial Foreign Trade (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Malaysia > Real estate and construction Tier 3

Christopher & Lee Ong’s real estate team has both Lee Hock Chye and Lim Hui Ming, who is praised as ‘an exceptional partner to her clients’, at its helm. The practice has demonstrable experience advising on domestic and cross-border real estate transactions, namely involving other ASEAN countries, and counts local and international investors among its key roster clients. Proposed developments and purchases form a large proportion of its workload. The team is working with Damansara Holdings Berhad on a novel environmental mandate, advising on regulatory aspects of mining bauxite minerals from plots of land in Pahang.

Practice head(s):

Lee Hock Chye; Lim Hui Ming

Other key lawyers:

Goh Yau Jun; Kelvin Kho


‘Ms Lim has always delivered top-notch legal advice; she has qualities of efficiency and professionalism with a warm personal touch.’

‘The team’s strength lies in giving prompt and reliable advice on every aspect of property purchase. They are able to anticipate any potential problems and are ever-willing to offer solid solutions.’

‘Ms Lim Hui Ming is very competent, knowledgeable, capable, approachable and patient. She is always very efficient with a quick turnaround time. I feel very confident with all her advice.’

‘They are very knowledgeable, capable, efficient, approachable, amicable, patient and kind in dealing with all of my queries and concerns. They always make me feel comfortable and ease all my worries. I trust them absolutely.’

‘I feel very confident when my matters are handled by Lim Hui Ming. She takes the time and extra effort to explain all the issues to me in their simplest form. I have a tendency to worry and she is very patient in addressing all my worries and putting my mind at ease.’

‘Lim Hui Ming is an exceptional partner to her clients. Incredibly responsive, always positive and infuses energy into stressful situations while providing innovative solutions.’

‘The legal representative assigned to us was very professional from the start, she was very knowledgeable in the subject matter, especially with regards to legislation and was very responsive and timely with actions and feedback.’

‘I am impressed by Goh Yau Jun’s readiness to collaborate with the client’s commercial teams to drive the commercial negotiations in the interests of the client, on real property leasing and build-to-suit projects.’

Key clients

Jabil Circuit Sdn Bhd

Arcadia Energy Sdn Bhd

Hamilton Sundstrand Customer Support Centre (M) Sdn Bhd

Damansara Holdings Berhad

Damansara Realty (Pahang) Sdn Bhd

Belait Shipping Company (B) Sendirian Berhad

Tadau Energy Sdn Bhd

Integrated Inno Build Sdn Bhd

Econas Sdn Bhd

Work highlights

  • Advised Hamilton Sundstrand Customer Support Centre on a proposed development of an aerospace and hi-tech park located in Subang, earmarked by the Government of Malaysia as an aerospace and aviation hub.
  • Advised Arcadia Energy in its purchase of three plots of land with a biomass facility and purchase of a concessionaire company.
  • Acting as the lead counsel for Tadau Energy regarding a bid and participation of a proposed development of a large scale floating solar plant farm.

Christopher & Lee Ong houses a dedicated and committed team of lawyers with legal acuity and intuitive business acumen cutting across multiple industries – technology and telecommunications, projects and energy, natural resources, manufacturing and logistics, financial services and insurance, consumer goods and services, retail, and construction and materials, among others.

Throughout the entire project life-cycle (from inception to closing), we provide high quality legal advice to clients right across the commercial spectrum with extensive experience in handling complex deals and disputes involving large local and multinational corporations, conglomerates, financial institutions, as well as smaller local enterprises.

The firm consistently distinguishes itself in Malaysia and regularly garners many international awards and industry accolades, particularly being named Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year 2021 and Project Finance Deal of the Year Law Firm of the Year 2020 by Asian Legal Business Malaysia Law Awards.

Being part of the Rajah & Tann Asia Network, one of the largest full-service legal network across over ten countries in Southeast Asia and beyond, we are able to call upon leading lawyers from various jurisdictions in Asia to tap into their expertise, and provide clients with specialised advice and representation on disputes for both complex local and cross-border transactions.

Admiralty & Shipping Jainil
Admiralty & Shipping Por Chuei 2267 2662
Admiralty & Shipping Clive Navin 2267 2692
Banking & Finance Christopher 2267 2672
Banking & Finance Fiona 2267 2678
Capital Markets (Debt) Fiona 2267 2678
Capital Markets (Equity) Yon See 2267 2647
Capital Markets (Equity) Por Chuei 2267 2662
Competition & Antitrust Yon See 2267 2647
Data Protection Deepak 2267 2675
Dispute Resolution & Litigation John 2267 2626
Employment & Executive Compensation Yau Yee 2267 2669
Employment & Executive Compensation Kelvin 2267 2732
Employment & Executive Compensation Rubini 2267 2616
Energy (Conventional & Renewable) & Resources Christopher 2267 2672
Energy (Conventional & Renewable) & Resources Chor 2267 2729
Ethics & Integrity Kuok Yew 2267 2699
Ethics & Integrity Kelvin 2267 2732
FinTech, RegTech, InsurTech Deepak 2267 2675
FinTech, RegTech, InsurTech Tracy 2267 2653
Intellectual Property Sri Sarguna 2267 2737
International Arbitration John 2267 2626
International Arbitration Avinash
International Trade & Customs Kuok Yew 2267 2699
Islamic Finance Christopher 2267 2672
Islamic Finance Fiona 2267 2678
Mergers & Acquisitions Yon See 2267 2647
Mergers & Acquisitions Kuok Yew 2267 2699
Mergers & Acquisitions Yau Yee 2267 2669
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Project Finance Chor 2267 2729
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Projects, Infrastructure, Construction & Engineering Eileen 2267 2788
Projects, Infrastructure, Construction & Engineering Shemane
Real Estate Lee Hock 2267 2611
Real Estate Lim Hui 2267 2688
Real Estate Kelvin 2267 2732
Sports & Gaming Sri Sarguna 2267 2737
Technology, Media & Telecommunications Deepak 2267 2675
Technology, Media & Telecommunications Kuok Yew 2267 2699
Technology, Media & Telecommunications Intan 2267 2674
Technology, Media & Telecommunications Anissa Maria 2267 2750
Wills & Probates Teng Chong 2267 2618
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Capital Markets Shanti 2267 2733
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Capital Markets Sanjeve 2267 2661
Litigation John 3 2267 2664
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Energy (Conventional & Renewable) & Resources Siaw Wan 2273 1919
Restructuring & Insolvency Chua See 2273 1919
Mergers & Acquisitions Chua See 2273 1919
Insurance and Financial Services Chelsea 2267 2690
Banking & Finance Chelsea 2267 2690
Mergers & Acquisitions Anette 2273 1919
Capital Markets Anette 2273 1919
Mergers & Acquisitions Daphne 2273 1919
Capital Markets Daphne 2273 1919
Mergers & Acquisitions Looi Zhi 2267 2701
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TESTIMONIAL: “We have been working with Christopher & Lee Ong for more than 2 years on general corporate and advisory matters. During this time, we have found the team to be responsive and service oriented. They understand the needs of the organisation well and are able to provide practical and commercial advice. Our experience with other Malaysian firms is that Christopher & Lee Ong compares favourably in terms of responsiveness and business acumen.”

COMPANY/FIRM: Christopher & Lee Ong
TESTIMONIAL: “The firm, despite the grandness and prestige, is a place that feels warm for anyone of any businesses because of its people. As one of the most prominent firms in the country, Christopher & Lee Ong have been very accommodating and cost conscious. They take budget, growth expansion, strategy, potentials into account and both parties have always been open and transparent. The same cost elsewhere comes with lack of expertise and attention. We are now selling globally with numerous recognitions, and expanding much faster than anticipated. We look forward to our continued partnership with Christopher & Lee Ong.”

CLIENT: Norwegian solar plants developer
COMPANY/FIRM: Christopher & Lee Ong
TESTIMONIAL: “Dynamic, engaging & flexible – caters and supports our growing plus complex business partnering needs in this ever changing & challenging landscape.”

CLIENT: Facebook
COMPANY/FIRM: Christopher & Lee Ong
TESTIMONIAL: “We have benefited enormously from the legal counsel and guidance provided by the Christopher Lee Ong team”

CLIENT: Premier Trustee Company
COMPANY/FIRM: Christopher & Lee Ong
TESTIMONIAL: “After reviewing the firm’s portfolio, we have the full confidence that the firm would be the best attorney to represent our Company in delicate and complex litigation suits.”

COMPANY/FIRM: Christopher & Lee Ong
TESTIMONIAL: “Dynamic, engaging & flexible – caters and supports our growing plus complex business partnering needs in this ever changing & challenging landscape.”

CLIENT: Thai solar project developer and Independent Power Producer
COMPANY/FIRM: Christopher & Lee Ong
TESTIMONIAL: “As we have been very satisfied with the quality of work provided, we naturally made the choice to work with the firm and our level of appreciation towards Christopher & Lee Ong has further increased.”

CLIENT: Ireka Corporation Berhad
COMPANY/FIRM: Christopher & Lee Ong
TESTIMONIAL: “At Ireka, I have been working with CLO, over the past 8 years on various corporate, project and mergers & acquisition transactions. Their advice have been valuable in helping us navigate complex, cross-border deals, and contributed to a number successful, landmark transactions for us over the years.

Over the years, Ju Lien has proven her calibre as a trusted legal advisor by providing precise, innovative and timely legal advice that often times help us cut through the complexity of current business environment.  We look forward to continuing our relationship with CLO over the coming years.”

COMPANY/FIRM: Christopher & Lee Ong
TESTIMONIAL: “The CLO team, has been very prompt in delivering quality advice and support to the Carrier’s businesses in Malaysia. Building a long term relationship with the CLO team also means that the CLO team has built a good basic understanding of the Carrier businesses, and also be able to incorporate that understanding into their legal advice and support to Carrier and render practical, usable advice for the Carrier team.”

Christopher & Lee Ong strengthens its Capital Markets Practice

New partners Annette Soh and Daphne Lam join Christopher & Lee Ong’s Capital Markets Practice, with Annette to co-head alongside Managing Partner, Yon See Ting.

Christopher & Lee Ong strengthens its White Collar Crime & Investigations Practice

New partner Shanti Geoffrey joins to co-head Christopher & Lee Ong’s White Collar Crime & Investigations Practice alongside John Mathew

Christopher & Lee Ong strengthens its Restructuring & Insolvency Practice

New partner Chua See Hua joins to co-head Christopher & Lee Ong’s Restructuring & Insolvency Practice alongside John Mathew