Mr James Wong > Jeff Leong, Poon & Wong > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Financial Services, Conveyancing, Islamic Finance

Position

James is a Senior Partner and is one of the 3 founding partners of the firm. He has extensive experience in various forms of fund raising exercises ranging from equity issues, private debt securities (PDS) issues and borrowings. Equity issues include initial public offerings, rights issues, private placements and venture capital participation. James also provides advice and prepares documentation for various PDS issues, including conventional and Islamic based PDS issues. His involvement in loan and securities documentation ranges from syndicated borrowings to cross border project financing.

Career

James was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1993. He is also a Notary Public; Visiting Research Fellow, China Asean Legal Research Centre (2005 to current); Honorary Legal Advisor, Malaysia Steel Association (2010 to current) and Board of Governor Member, Sekolah Sri Bestari (2012 to current).

Languages

English, Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin

Memberships

Member, Malaysian Bar Member, Disciplinary Committee Panel, Advocates & Solicitors Disciplinary Board (2003 to current)

Education

Monash University, Australia (LLB, B.Ec (Accounting))

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Corporate and M&A

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.

Malaysia > Capital markets

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.