Jane Guan > Christopher & Lee Ong > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile
Christopher & Lee Ong Offices
LEVEL 22, AXIATA TOWER NO. 9, JALAN STESEN SENTRAL 5
KUALA LUMPUR SENTRAL, 50470
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Partner, Christopher & Lee Ong, Malaysia
- Competition & Antitrust
- Corporate Commercial
- Consumer Protection
Jane is a Partner with the Competition & Corporate Practice Group of Christopher & Lee Ong.
Jane was called to the Malaysian Bar in 2012. Prior to joining the firm, she was a dispute resolution associate in a reputable firm handling civil and corporate litigation matters. She made a transition to competition and corporate practice when she joined Christopher & Lee Ong in 2015.
She now primarily advises on the Competition Act 2010 and her expertise covers all aspects of competition laws – cartels, vertical restraints, abusive conduct and merger controls.
She has assisted and defended companies against investigations by the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC). She has also represented clients in negotiating settlements with MyCC and assisted a client in its merger filing in a sector with merger control.
She has advised clients who come from diverse sectors and has also advised on competition law aspects of various M&A transactions including acting as competition law co-counsel in an M&A exercise of a listed company by providing advice and assistance on every aspect of Malaysia competition law from advising on the setting up of clean teams, to attending competitor companies’ pre-integration meetings. She also regularly conducts competition law trainings and has acted for various companies in their compliance programs.
Aside from competition law practice, Jane is part of the sustainability practice, which encompasses the ESG factors (Environment, Social and Governance) and is involved in competition and crisis management, working closely with clients to manage and limit reputational and institutional risks and offering appropriate counter-measures to be undertaken. Jane is also regularly involved in M&A corporate exercises and she also advises and assists clients in the regulatory areas including on consumer protection, employment and restrictive practices.
- Member, Malaysian Bar
- Member, Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn
- LLB (Hons), Cardiff University, Wales, United Kingdom
- Bar Vocational Course, Cardiff University, Wales, United Kingdom
- Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law, King’s College London, United Kingdom
Lawyer Rankings(Next Generation Partners)
The well-established competition practice at Christopher & Lee Ong is headed by ‘renowned’ Yon 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.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Antitrust and competition
- Corporate and M&A
- Intellectual property
- Projects and energy
- TMT (including Fintech)