Mr Chong Boon Leong > Rahmat Lim & Partners > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Rahmat Lim & Partners
SUITE 33.01, LEVEL 33, THE GARDENS NORTH TOWER
MID VALLEY CITY, LINGKARAN SYED PUTRA
59200 KUALA LUMPUR
Malaysia

Work Department

Energy, Infrastructure & Projects, International Arbitration, Litigation

Position

Boon Leong is a Partner in the Firm’s Projects & International Arbitration Department.

Career

Boon Leong has practised almost exclusively in international arbitration seated within South-east Asia, for the past 15 years.

He regularly appears before the courts in Singapore and Malaysia on arbitration-related litigation, two of the most active international arbitration jurisdictions within the region. While he has extensive experience handling commercial and corporate disputes, his practice has evolved to focus on complex power/energy, infrastructure, oil and gas and international investment/commercial disputes.

Boon Leong was recommended for his work by notable legal directories. In Chambers Global, Boon Leong “attracts praise from sources, who value his ‘good legal mind’ and readiness to ‘listen and take in the client’s ideas’”. Clients also praise him for being “hard-working, very committed and dedicated to the client…” (Chambers Asia-Pacific).

Languages

English and Bahasa Malaysia.

Memberships

Boon Leong sits on the Singapore International Arbitration Centre Panel of Arbitrators.

Education

Boon Leong graduated from the National University of Singapore and was admitted to the Singaporean Bar in 1992. he was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 2010.

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Dispute resolution

The dispute resolution team at Rahmat Lim & Partners has experience across a full range of contentious matters and attracts praise for its ‘knowledge of the local environment‘. Practice head Jack Yow focuses corporate, banking, industrial relations and employment law litigation, while Chong Yee Leong heads the projects and international arbitration practice, which includes Kamilah Kasim and strong junior partnerAllen Choong who has particular projects disputes and international arbitration experience. Other names to note include Chong Boon Leong for arbitration and arbitration-related disputes and commercial litigators Daphne Koo and Yap Yeow Han.