Mr Peter Ling Sie Wuong > Peter Ling & van Geyzel > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Peter Ling & van Geyzel
B-19-4, TOWER B, NORTHPOINT OFFICE SUITES
MID VALLEY CITY, NO 1 MEDAN SYED PUTRA UTARA
59200 KUALA LUMPUR
Malaysia
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Work Department

Banking and finance, Capital markets, Corporate and M&A, Labour and employment.

Position

Partner

Career

Peter obtained his law degree in 1995, and commenced a career in the legal publishing industry, where he served as Managing Editor of LexisNexis Malaysia. In 2002, Peter joined one of Malaysia’s largest corporate and commercial law firms and served as their Knowledge and Research Manager, where he developed and introduced a comprehensive knowledge management system. In 2005, Peter moved into active legal practice, joining the partnership of a medium-sized corporate and commercial practice. In 2013, Peter set up PETER LING & VAN GEYZEL.

Peter’s legal practice is focused on corporate and commercial law. This includes mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring, foreign investments, initial public offerings, reverse take-overs, takeovers, and joint ventures. Peter also advises on tax and employment law and corporate governance.

His practice also covers corporate finance and cross-border structured financing. Peter regularly represents individuals and closely-held businesses in business planning and commercial transactional matters, including choice of entity analysis, negotiating and drafting commercial transactions, buying and selling businesses, technology contracts, and intellectual property transactions.

Peter has also been appointed as a member of the Corporate Governance Group, 2011 Securities Commission Corporate Governance Blue Print, a member of the Corporate Law Reform Committee, Working Group C (Directors’ Duties and Corporate Governance), and as Independent Malaysian Legal Consultant to the World Bank Report on Corporate Governance Observance 2006 in Malaysia.

Peter has also authored the publications Sheridan and Groves, The Constitution of Malaysia, Lexis Nexis, Chan & Koh, Malaysian Company Law – Principles and Practice, and The Malaysian Precedents & Forms, Volume B – Corporations, Lexis Nexis.

Languages

Cantonese, English, Malay, Mandarin.

Memberships

The Malaysian Bar, 2002

Education

University of East London, UK, LL.B (Hons), 1995