Firm Profile > Jeff Leong, Poon & Wong > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Jeff Leong, Poon & Wong
B-11-8, LEVEL 11, MEGAN AVENUE II
JALAN YAP KWAN SENG
50450 KUALA LUMPUR
Malaysia

Capital markets Tier 2

At Jeff Leong, Poon & Wong, matters concerning capital markets (particularly equity variants) are handled by the firm's corporate practice. The offering is jointly coordinated by Jeff Leong, Kenny Poon and James Wong (a specialist in debt capital  transactions) and frequently advises clients on complex IPOs.

Corporate and M&A Tier 4

The corporate team at Jeff Leong, Poon & Wong covers a range of M&A transactions and corporate governance issues. Specifically, banking, financial services, real estate and manufacturing matters are all pursued by a team led by capital markets expert Jeff LeongKenny Poon (who frequently handles IPOs) and real estate specialist James Wong.

The firm: Jeff Leong, Poon & Wong was part of the regional cross-border team of a leading law firm in South-East Asia with extensive experience in cross-border investments, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets.  From 2001 to 2011, the firm was affiliated with an international law firm operating across many jurisdictions within the Asia Pacific region.  From an initial team of three founder partners in 1999, the firm has prospered and grown to 32 lawyers comprising 8 partners and 24 associates today.  The firm assists clients to re-frame problems into opportunities for success in critical situations.  The firm also advises on and secures clients’ relational, strategic, business and financial interests through a combination of legal expertise, transactional experience, structuring skills and industry knowledge. In cross-cultural deals, the firm’s multilingual capabilities and deep understanding of Asian and Western cultures facilitate clear and relationship-building communication.

The firm is instrumental in advising on some of the most critical, complex and pressing issues impacting the enterprise value, reputation and success of its clients, such as IPOs, fund raisings, business expansions, mergers and acquisitions, takeover fights, shareholder disputes, board tussles, corporate fraud matters, business disputes, regulatory investigations and compliance, environmental disasters and other sensitive matters.

The firm is focusing on its longstanding relationships in Asean, China and Japan.  In 2012, the firm established JLPW Cross Border Asia, linking up its affiliates: JLPW Legal Services (Myanmar), Mustafa Kueh and Tai Advocates (Sarawak, Malaysia), Chin Lau Wong & Foo (Sabah, Malaysia), JLPW Vinh An Legal (Vietnam), Brigitta I. Rahayoe & Partners (Indonesia), Newgrata JLPW LLC (Mongolia), Sheikh & Chowdury (Bangladesh), Ocampo & Manalo (Philippines) and Meng & Associates (Phnom Penh, Cambodia).  The group numbers over 100 fee earners, with 47 in Malaysia.

The firm is also ranked by IFLR, Asialaw and Chambers and Partners.  Asialaw ranks both Jeff Leong and Kenny Poon as Distinguished Practitioners in their respective practice areas.

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Key industry experience: aviation, biotechnology, construction, education, energy, financial services, franchising, funds, information technology, insurance and reinsurance, manufacturing, media, leisure and entertainment, mining, oil and gas, oil palm plantations, pharmaceuticals, real estate, retail , renewable energy, shipping, steel, stockbroking, telecommunications and timber.

Department Name Email Telephone
Admiralty and shipping
Aviation finance
Banking and finance
Construction
Corporate commercial
Corporate finance and securities
Corporate secretarial services
Employment and human resources
Foreign investment
Information technology and telecommunications
Insolvency
Insurance and reinsurance
Litigation and commercial arbitration
Mergers and acquisitions, takeovers and takeover defence
Project finance and infrastructure
Real estate
China services group
Japan services group
Myanmar services group
Vietnam services group
Indonesia services group
Crisis management services group
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Jeff Leong  photo Mr Jeff Leong Jeff Leong is a senior partner of Messrs Jeff Leong, Poon &…
Mr Kenny Poon  photo Mr Kenny Poon Mr. Kenny Poon is a Senior Partner and one of the 3…
Mr James Wong  photo Mr James Wong James is a Senior Partner and is one of the 3 founding…
Number of lawyers at this office : 32
Total staff strength at this office : 80
English
Bahasa Malaysia
Burmese
Chinese
Japanese
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Contacts : Jeff Leong
Contacts : Kenny Poon
Contacts : James Wong