Josephine, L K Chow & Co > Petaling Jaya, Malaysia > Firm Profile

Josephine, L K Chow & Co
B-03-06, 6th Floor
3 Two Sqaure
N2, Jalan 19/1

Malaysia > Intellectual property Tier 3

Josephine, L K Chow & Co’s IP offering is co-led by experienced Peh Khaik Kew and Cyndi Chow Li Kian. Software license compliance is a key area of focus and the IP team ably assists with related issues. It frequently advises on the enforcement of IP rights and regulations, in addition to raids and negotiations following cases of infringement.

Practice head(s):

Cyndi Chow Li Kian; Peh Khaik Kew

Other key lawyers:

Akhdiat Nur Zahhir bin Alwi


‘The software license compliance industry is very niche and requires a specific set of skillset and negotiation tactics to secure legalisation for the infringement of software copyright, which JLKC has in abundance.’

‘IP protection partner Khaik Kew has built the practice from scratch and is seasoned in our line of work. He is responsive, quick to adapt and provides sound recommendations.’

Malaysia > Corporate and M&A Tier 4

Josephine, L K Chow & Co offers corporate and commercial services, such as advising, strategising and drafting of agreements ranging from agency, distribution, franchise and joint ventures. The firm’s diverse client base includes Golden Screen Cinemas and CSF Group. ‘Talented’ commercial expert Josephine Ng Bee Leng co-heads the team alongside Yip Huen Weng, who ‘always provides practical advice and recommended solutions’.

Practice head(s):

Josephine Ng Bee Leng; Yip Huen Weng


‘Josephine Ng Bee Leng can speak Japanese fluently and understands Japanese business and corporate culture. This helps a lot when our company’s Japanese directors need further explanation from a Malaysian lawyer’s point of view.’

‘Experienced team of advisers, providing valuable corporate advice and alternative solutions. Always responsive to our queries and available for meetings.’

‘Yip Huen Weng is very experienced and provides explanations in layman’s terms. Always provides practical advice and recommended solutions.’

‘Josephine Ng Bee Leng is very talented.’

‘The team poses high quality capabilities and excellent knowledge. High integrity and straight to the point.’

‘They always respond quickly to our inquiries and provide accurate advice. Not only that, they also support our project management by providing follow-ups from time to time.’

Key clients

Kendall Court Trust

Malaysia > Dispute resolution Tier 4

Josephine, L K Chow & Co’s ‘friendly, approachable and professional’ team handles a range of disputes, from corporate, commercial and contract matters to construction, IP and employment cases. Key clients include Daihatsu Perodua Engine Manufacturing, Grundfos Group and Behn Meyer Group, among others. Cyndi Chow Li Kian, who ‘will always fight the cases’, leads the team alongside Yip Huen Weng, Peh Khaik Kew and Edward Saw Keat Leong.

Practice head(s):

Cyndi Chow Li Kian; Yip Huen Weng; Peh Khaik Kew; Edward Saw Keat Leong


‘Josephine, L K Chow & Co is great to work with. They explain everything in detail and made the process a better learning experience.’

‘They are knowledgeable in the field and are always able to provide appropriate advice based on issues that arise. Partners and associates are reliable as they clearly took note of the client’s expectations.’

‘Josephine LK Chow & Co is a boutique law firm specialising in various aspects of the law. They are good at being able to spot and break down our problem/briefs immediately and come up with a precise strategy to address our matter.’

‘The team is experienced, very capable, competent and meticulous in their work and is highly recommended.’

‘Yip Huen Weng is an experienced legal adviser and always provides practical solutions to each issue on hand.’

‘The team at Josephine LK Chow & Co are friendly, approachable and professional at the same time. They have the expertise, and are experienced and competent in their work and knowledge of law.’

‘We worked with Cyndi Chow. She will always fight the cases and has our best interests.’

Key clients

St John Ambulans Malaysia

Agasta Co. Ltd. And Nippon Export and Investment Insurance

Wawasan Raya (M) Sdn Bhd

Acapella Suites Hotel Sdn Bhd

Perbadanan Pengurusan Tropicana Grande Condominiums

Kirana Management Corporation

Ara Hill Joint Management Body

Nissei Build Asia Pte Ltd

Goldbell Equipment Sdn. Bhd.

Sri Kim Construction Sdn. Bhd.

Malaysia > Labour and employment Tier 4

Edward Saw Keat Leong, Yip Huen Weng and Josephine Ng Bee Leng, who is well-versed in Japanese language and culture’, co-lead the employment team at Josephine, L K Chow & Co. The practice acts for its roster of clients on matters concerning wage adjustment, unfair dismissal and hybrid contracts of employment, and regularly attends the Court of Appeal and the High Court on such mandates.

Practice head(s):

Edward Saw Keat Leong; Yip Huen Weng; Josephine Ng Bee Leng

Other key lawyers:

Simon Hong Cheong King; Jeanne Liew Shwu Jin


‘Simon Hong has been very professional and went the extra mile in handling our case. He is a good listener and able to immediately understand complex cases and advise on solutions.’

‘The firm’s lawyers have experience in and exposure to various industries, which enables them to fully support their clients during the legal process. The firm is also one of the few firms who can provide Japanese language services. Their lawyers are dedicated and provide practical, effective, distinctive and diversified solutions to assist in achieving optimal legal outcomes for clients.’

‘The team is very knowledgeable, experienced, professionally aggressive and excellent in industrial relations and employment law. Mr Edward & Ms Josephine are experienced in union representative work and responding to appeal cases regarding the Administrative and Employment Act.’

‘They are experienced, knowledgeable and very responsive.’

‘Edward Saw is great with industrial relations matters and gives very sound advice.’

‘JLKC is ever-willing to invest its time to understand the clients’ needs. By doing this, the team is able to provide advice and solutions that are pragmatic and address the pertinent issues effectively. Their billing is also reasonable.’

‘Josephine is well-versed in Japanese language and culture. My clientele is predominantly Japanese and this helps towards bridging the language and cultural barriers that may arise.’

‘They do not only target Malaysian and Japanese companies, but also provide various advice from a global perspective.’

Key clients

RSM Corporate Advisory (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Our energetic and enterprising legal practice was established in April 2006 by our founding partners, Ms Cyndi Chow Li Kian and Ms Josephine Ng Bee Leng. The vision was to create an enduring practice that is able to provide good quality bespoke legal services to clients at an affordable investment.

Our firm now has five partners, each specialising in particular areas of the law, who collectively uphold a common “big picture” ideal for our firm and the work that we do. As a boutique full service law firm with a small, close knit and expanding team, we pride ourselves on the personalised service and attention that our partners are still able to provide to each client. Our culture and working environment encourages both professional and personal growth, fosters sharing, collaboration and a strong spirit of community. Our lawyers and support staff are inspired to identify unique ways in which they can add value to the firm and to our clients. This has enabled us to grow steadily, as well as to attract, recruit and retain good legal talent.

We care about your welfare and consider your best interests as we immerse ourselves in your causes and cases, taking time to carefully understand each circumstance and context. We do this in order to offer you sound, strategic and bespoke professional advice that will enable you to meet your needs, expectations and intentions.

We provide legal advisory and consultancy services in diverse areas of the law, including but not limited to dispute resolution, real estate, intellectual property (IP), employment law and industrial relations, corporate law, commercial law, construction law, family law, probates and administration of estates, and property management. Above all, our primary focus is to deliver practical solutions to our clients, whatever the legal area or issue may be.

We continue to prize the close relationships we have built over the years with the clients that we work with. Many of them have grown and continue to grow their businesses and assets with us.

Since our inception, we have served and delivered legal solutions to more than 2,000 clients. Our clients include established and reputable private individuals and investors (both foreign and local), private limited companies, multinational companies and foreign governmental organisations coming from the regions of South East Asia, the larger Asia Pacific, Europe and the United States.

Many of these clients operate diversified businesses. Through them, we have developed a deeper understanding of the business and legal cultures of the wide range of industries that they operate within such as the manufacturing, automobile, building and construction, computer software and programming, banking and finance, tourism and travel, food and entertainment, information technology, property development and management, insurance, shipping, security systems and education industries.

We are also one of only a few local law firms that offer services catering specifically to Japanese clients, spearheaded by our partner, Ms Josephine Ng who is fluent in the Japanese language and well versed with Japanese cultural nuances.

Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Family Cyndi Chow Li Kian, Ms.cyndi@josephinelkchow.com03-7960 9030
Corporate & Conveyancing, Real Estate Josephine Ng Bee Leng, Ms.josephine@josephinelkchow.com03-7960 9030
Dispute Resolution, Construction, Real Estate Yip Huen Weng, Mr.yip@josephinelkchow.com03-7727 3800
Intellectual Property Peh Khaik Kew, Mr.khaikkew@josephinelkchow.com03-7960 9030
Labour & Employment Edward Saw Keat Leong, Mr.edward@josephinelkchow.com03-7960 9030
Partner : 6
Senior Associate : 4
Associate : 9