Sharon Chong Tze Ying Partner

Contact
T +603 2081 3999 ext 827
E sharoncty@skrine.com
 

Overview

Sharon Chong is a dispute resolution partner and her portfolio focuses on aviation disputes, international arbitration, corporate and commercial litigation and arbitration, and insolvency and restructuring.
 
She acts as an advocate in a wide array of cross-border disputes and has appeared at all tiers of the Malaysian courts and in international arbitrations in Asia and Europe (including ad-hoc arbitrations and those conducted pursuant to ICC, AIAC, SIAC and TAI Rules).
 
Her other areas of practice include regulatory enforcement, competition disputes, and oil & gas disputes. Sharon is experienced in a broad range of corporate and commercial disputes and provides strategic input in advising corporate clients on fraud matters from the pre-dispute forensic investigation stage, to dispute resolution strategy.
 
Sharon’s clients have commented that her “skillset, integrity, intelligence and dedication to the case and client surprises all the time” (Legal 500 2022) and she been described as “extremely responsive and savvy”, “gives practical and clear advice” and has “impressed” with “both her round-the-clock availability and her ability to get up to speed with sometimes complex matters” (The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2021). She is also “very willing to roll up her sleeves and get the work done. Meticulous, with a strong work ethic and very easy to get along with” (The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2020).
 
Sharon is the Immediate Past President of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (MIArb) and a committee member of the Young SIAC. She sits as an arbitrator and is on the panel of arbitrators of AIAC, SIAC, HKIAC and KCAB. She is a Fellow of the CIArb (UK) and the MIArb and is a member of the Steering Committee of Maxwell Chambers in Singapore. She was also appointed to the first ever Ad-hoc Arbitration Panel for the 29th SEA Games Kuala Lumpur 2017.
 
Sharon is a member of INSOL International and founding member and current Co-Chair of International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (Malaysia Network). She is also a faculty member of the Bar Council of Malaysia’s Advocacy Training Course.
 
Sharon was recognised as one of ALB’s Asia’s Top 15 Rising Lawyers in 2021 and was awarded Young Lawyer of the Year (Law Firm) at ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2020. She is ranked “Next Generation Partner” for Dispute Resolution in The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2020-2022 and listed “Future Star” in Commercial Disputes, Dispute Resolution and International Arbitration in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific (2018-2022). She is also recognised in the Global Arbitration Review 100 (GAR 100) as a “name to know”.

 

Key Practice Areas

  • Aviation Disputes
  • Commercial Litigation and Arbitration
  • International Arbitration
  • Company Law and Shareholders’ Disputes
  • Oil & Gas, and Energy Disputes
  • Regulatory Enforcement
  • Fraud and Asset Recovery
 

  • Acted for various creditors of AirAsia X Berhad’s including Sky High I Leasing Company Limited, a subsidiary of ICBC Aviation Leasing Company Limited, in intervening in AirAsia X Bhd’s debt restructuring scheme.

  • Acted successfully for a subsidiary of a global investment and advisory financial services firm in the first ever case of repossession of an aircraft, Airbus 330-200, in Malaysia. [GAFS-P Labuan Limited v Eaglexpress Air Charter Sdn Bhd Originating Summons No. WA-24NCC-240-06/2016]

  • Acted for Malaysia Airports Holding Berhad in matters involving abandoned aircrafts at its airports and on matters relating to the airports’ conditions of use and the Civil Aviation Regulations.

  • Advising and representing a wholly owned subsidiary of a leading player in China’s leasing industry (with a local and overseas asset portfolio worth more than CNY 300 billion) in a matter involving a potential repossession of three Airbus A330 leased to one of the main airlines in Malaysia.

  • Advised a client against the largest helicopter manufacturer in the industry, in terms of revenues and turbine helicopter deliveries in a dispute involving manufacturing defaults.

  • Advising Malaysian Airline Systems Berhad (Administrator Appointed) in a variety of contractual matters.

  • Acted for a Malaysian oil and gas company in an arbitration involving helicopter charter services.

  • Acting for a subsidiary of a public listed company in Malaysia in a matter involving a helicopter crash and fatalities in Malaysia.

  • Advised the world's largest independent aircraft leasing company in its remedies under the Cape Town Convention.

  • Advised a reinsurer on matters relating to aviation reinsurance policy.  

  • Advising and acting for clients in cross-border disputes involving multiple jurisdictions (Malaysia, Hong Kong, China and BVI) relating to among others, estate disputes, corporate and shareholders’ disputes including shareholders’ oppression action, validity of EGMs, removal of directors, allegations of fraud, dishonesty, conspiracy to injure, misappropriation of funds and assets, breach of statutory duties, and committal.

  • Acting for a Fortune 500 company in various litigation proceedings filed in the Malaysian courts.

  • Acting for Health Digital Technologies Sdn Bhd which operates DoctorOnCall, the largest online doctor consultation platform in Malaysia in a corporate litigation matter.

  • Acted for a subsidiary of the Indonesian state-owned oil and gas company and third largest crude oil producer in Indonesia in a legal suit filed in Malaysia.

  • Acted for Prestariang SKIN Sdn Bhd in a highly publicised case where it claimed RM733 million with interest against the Government of Malaysia (GOM) under the RM3.5 billion SKIN Project Concession Agreement for the design, development, building and maintenance of a new and more efficient and cost-effective immigration and border control system for the Immigration Department of Malaysia.

  • Acted for Pelangi Prestasi Sdn Bhd (“Pelangi”) in a RM1.2 billion court action against, among others, Sabah Forest Industries (under receivership) involving Timber Licences to be issued by the State Government of Sabah in respect of 288,138 hectares of forest reserve in Sipitang Sabah. This case involved court actions before the Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu courts and included civil actions, restraining order applications and judicial review proceedings before the courts.

  • Acted for an investment holding company (a subsidiary of an Australian company listed on the stock exchanges of Australia and New Zealand with leading outdoor advertising businesses in Australia and New Zealand, and with growing businesses in Hong Kong and Indonesia) in successfully resisting a claim that there was a concluded contract for the transfer of 30% shares in a local outdoor advertising company in Malaysia between the plaintiff and the shareholders of the said company. [Capital Billboards Sdn Bhd v Asia Posters Sdn Bhd & Ors [2012] 1 LNS 724]

  • Acted for a Consortium, comprising two leading global engineering, construction and services corporations (one of which is ranked on the Fortune 500 List of Largest Corporations) and three Malaysian engineering and contracting companies in Malaysia. [Lembaga Pembangunan Industri Pembinaan Malaysia v Konsortium JGC Corporation & Ors (Issued as Incorporated Partnership) [2011] 7 CLJ 46 (HC); [2015] 5 CLJ 157 (CA); [2015] 9 CLJ 273 (FC)]

  • Acted for a leading integrated end-to-end supply chain management solutions partner with companies throughout Asia Pacific, against the world’s largest electronics contractor manufacturer and the third largest information technology company by revenue in various disputes.

  • Acted for an Indian national in a commercial dispute where parties were embroiled in various litigation proceedings involving issues of breach of trust and the secrecy provision in the Labuan Companies Act 1990. The litigation involved the granting of an anti-suit injunction to restrain a party from continuing or prosecuting or assisting in the prosecution of a suit in a foreign jurisdiction, interpleader application and a Beddoe Order.  

  • Acted for a foreign client in an application made to the Labuan High Court by trustees of a Labuan company for leave to disclose information pertaining to the Labuan company for the purpose of disclosure in foreign proceedings commenced by the other beneficial owner against the trustees. This case is the first reported case in Malaysia on the secrecy provisions in the Labuan Companies Act 1990 which included detailed analysis of the Labuan Companies Act 1990 and statutory interpretation.

As Arbitrator
  • Appointed as Arbitrator by the AIAC and SIAC in a number of institutional arbitrations on contractual disputes.

  • Appointed as Arbitrator in a number of ad-hoc arbitrations on contractual disputes.

As Counsel
  • Advising and acting for a foreign multinational banking and financial services corporation in relation to enforcement issues and arbitral proceedings (with seat in a foreign state as well as in Malaysia).

  • Acted for a foreign client in an SIAC arbitration seated in Singapore involving petroleum product quality dispute, against one of the largest integrated energy and commodity trading companies in the world.

  • Advised and acted for a Malaysian oil and gas company in an AIAC arbitration seated in Malaysia involving helicopter charter services.

  • Advised and acted for a foreign client in an ICC arbitration seated in Singapore involving service agreements.

  • Acted for a reinsurer in various international arbitrations seated in Thailand under the auspices of the Thai Arbitration Institute, on coverage issues in claims resulting from environmental disasters in Thailand.

  • Acted for a foreign client in an ICC arbitration seated in Singapore on disputes arising from shareholders and settlement agreements involving more than RM 56 million.

  • Advised and acted for a foreign client in an ad-hoc arbitration seated in London against the world’s largest commodities trading company in a claim arising out of a contract for crude oil supply.

  • Acted for a foreign client to enforce an ICC Award involving a sum in excess of USD 17 million.

  • Advised a subsidiary of one of the world’s largest integrated oil and gas services and solutions provider in a subsea cable installation project.

  • Acted for a reinsurer which is the world’s first Shariah compliant/Reinsurance operator in various international arbitration proceedings on reinsurance coverage issues.

  • Acted in various setting aside and enforcement proceedings before the courts in Malaysia, including representing a Thai company and a Lao company in their appeal to the Federal Court against the Court of Appeal decision which upheld the High Court order to set aside an international arbitration award for the sum of USD 57.2 million. [Thai-Lao Lignite Co Ltd & Anor v. Government of The Lao People's Democratic Republic [2017] 9 CLJ 273 (FC)]

  • Acted for the director of the then KLRCA, where the director's immunity from legal suits and other process were in question. [AV Asia Sdn Bhd v Director of KLRCA & Measat Broadcast Network Systems Sdn Bhd Orginating Summons No. 24NCC(ARB)-1-01/2013]

  • Acted for the then KLRCA, where the appointment of an arbitrator by the Centre as an appointing authority is challenged by one of the parties. [Al-Hidayah Properties Development Sdn Bhd v KLRCA & Kukdong Engineering & Construction Co Ltd Originating Summons No. 24NCC-184-06/2013]

  • Advising and acting for clients in cross-border disputes involving multiple jurisdictions (Malaysia, Hong Kong, China and BVI) relating to among others, estate disputes, corporate and shareholders’ disputes including shareholders’ oppression action, validity of EGMs, removal of directors, allegations of fraud, dishonesty, conspiracy to injure, misappropriation of funds and assets, breach of statutory duties, and committal.

  • Acting for Health Digital Technologies Sdn Bhd which operates DoctorOnCall, the largest online doctor consultation platform in Malaysia in a corporate litigation matter.

  • Advised and acted for a major public listed Thai company and its subsidiary, involved in a shareholders’ dispute with a minority shareholder in a Malaysian company in various legal proceedings commenced by the minority shareholder against the Thai companies. [Aras Jalinan Sdn Bhd v Tipco Asphalt Public Company Ltd & Anor [2008] 5 CLJ 654; Aras Jalinan Sdn Bhd v Tipco Asphalt Public Company Ltd & Anor [2011] 8 CLJ 830; Tipco Asphalt Public Company Limited & Anor v Aras Jalinan Sdn Bhd Civil Appeal No. 02(i)-26-05/2013(W)]

  • Successfully obtained a summary judgment for Intel Capital Corporation against Green Packet Berhad for the specific performance of a put option agreement, where Green Packet Berhad was ordered to pay the option exercise price of RM 60 million together with the interest of 1.5% per month, compounded monthly. 

  • Acted for a subsidiary of a public listed company in Malaysia in striking out an action filed by a former director of a company to have access to the company’s statutory and secretarial records on the ground that he did not have locus standi to proceed with his action.

  • Acted for a public listed information technology company in Malaysia in its dispute with its former directors and senior employees involving various breaches of fiduciary duties, conspiracy and fraud. The litigation involved the granting of a Mareva Injunction Order to freeze the defendants’ assets, as well as the execution of an Anton Piller Order.

  • Acted in opposing an action for a declaration that the removal of certain directors was void, which included a determination of whether a physical shareholder meeting was required in order to remove directors. [Dato’ Low Tuck Choy & Anor v Chong Kok Weng & Ors [2009] 1 LNS 964]

  • Advised and acted for a major public listed construction company in Malaysia in various legal actions involving the removal and appointment of directors and breach of director’s duties.

  • Acted in opposing a just and equitable winding-up petition which involved various interlocutory applications, including an application to appoint a provisional liquidator for the company, an injunction to restrain the company from appointing additional directors to the board and application for validation orders for payment of dividends to shareholders and staff bonuses.

  • Acted for the Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) in the first ever judicial review case against the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) in Malaysia to reinstate the RM10 million fines against Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia for violation of the Competition Act 2010. [Competition Commission v Competition Appeal Tribunal & Ors [2019] 6 CLJ 623 (HC)]

  • Acted for the MyCC against MY E.G.Services Bhd (MyEG) before the CAT and in the judicial review application filed by MyEG against CAT’s decision in the first case in Malaysia on abuse of dominant position. [MyEG Services Bhd & Anor v Competition Commission & Anor [2020] 3 CLJ 363 (HC) (upheld on appeal to the CA)]

  • Acted for the Securities Commission in various regulatory matters, including insider trading cases [Suruhanjaya Sekuriti Malaysia v Lim Kok Boon & Anor [2019] 1 LNS 1269 (HC) (upheld on appeal to the CA)], and other civil matters [Ernst & Young v SJ Asset Management Sdn Bhd (In Liquidation) & Anor [2019] 4 CLJ 160 (CA) (where the Federal Court held partially in favour of the client)].

  • Acted for the Securities Industry Dispute Resolution Centre in its first ever judicial review proceedings. [PM Securities Sdn Bhd v Securities Industry Dispute Resolution Centre; Securities Commission (Intervener) & Another Case [2016] 1 LNS 1059) (HC) (upheld on appeal to the CA)]

  • Acted for the Energy Commission of Malaysia in a judicial review filed by Tenaga Nasional Berhad.

  • Acted for Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad, the Malaysian Stock Exchange, in its actions against listed issuers and/or their directors for the recovery of fines imposed under the Listing Requirements.

  • Acted for Toyota Tsusho (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of a public-listed Japanese company in the investigation, the litigation for the recovery of the proceeds of fraud, which involves obtaining freezing and search orders in Malaysia and discovery orders to obtain banking information. [Toyota Tsusho (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd v Lau Kum Foon & Ors [2019] 4 CLJ 110 (HC)] 

  • Advised multiple clients in investigation and dispute resolution strategy to redeem the company’s investment loss, the accounting and tracing of secret profits and recovery of all losses. The work being carried out include leading and managing foreign lawyers and forensic experts in obtaining urgent discovery orders, freezing and search orders in Malaysia and abroad.

  • Team member of the Port Klang Authority (PKA) Special Task Force to assess the issues arising from the Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ) audit report on the PKFZ project and to give its recommendations on the appropriate legal remedies available to the PKA. The findings in the report led to criminal and civil actions against the directors and various other individuals.

Qualifications:
  • Fellow of Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (2016)
  • Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2015)
  • Diploma in International Arbitration (Chartered Institute of Arbitrators) (2015)
  • AIAC Certificate Programme in Sports Arbitration (2016)
  • Advocate and Solicitor, High Court of Malaya (2008)
  • LL.B (Hons), University of London (2006) 

Professional Affiliations:
  • Co-Chair, International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) Malaysia Network (2022-2023).
  • Committee member, YSIAC of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (2019-2023).
  • Member, Steering Committee of Maxwell Chambers Singapore.
  • President, Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (2019-2021).
  • Secretary, International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) Malaysia Network (2019-2021). 
  • Founding member and Director, International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) Malaysia Network (2017-present). 
  • Faculty Member, Malaysian Bar Council Advocacy Training Course.
  • Panel Arbitrator, Asian International Arbitration Centre. 
  • Panel Arbitrator, Singapore International Arbitration Centre.
  • List of Arbitrator, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre.
  • Panel Arbitrator, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board.
  • Sports Arbitrator.
  • Member, SIAC Users Council (2017-2024).
  • Member, Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA).
  • Member, ICC Young Arbitrators Forum. 

Delivered the following presentations/talks:

Arbitration related presentations/talks
  • Panel speaker, “Panel II: ‘Signed and Concluded’ – Principles of Arbitration Agreement Formation and Conclusion” session in Generations in Arbitration Conference (Hong Kong) on 24 March 2022.
  • Panel speaker, “ESG, Technology and the Emerging Regulatory and Disputes Landscape”, SIAC Korea Webinar hosted jointly by SIAC, In House Counsel Forum of Korea and Yoon and Yang on 14 December 2021.
  • Moderator, Lex Mundi Asia Pacific Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Meeting on 11 November 2021.
  • Moderator, YSIAC Conference 2021 on 10 November 2021.
  • Panel speaker, “Developing Diversity in Arbitration, Advocacy and Tribunal Secretaries” session in 2021 Annual Conference of CIArb Nigeria Branch on 4 November 2021.
  • Facilitator, SIAC South East Asia Academy “The Making of an Advocate and an Arbitrator”, hosted by SIAC on 29-30 July 2021.
  • Moderator, “Surviving, Persevering and Thriving in the Era of COVID – Has ADR Evolved?”, MIArb’s 7th Annual Law Review 2021 on 22 July 2021.
  • Panel speaker, “Recent Trends and Developments: An Asian market perspective on dispute management” jointly hosted by Skrine and Allen & Overy on 13 July 2020.
  • Moderator and panel speaker, “Dispute Resolution in the Age of COVID-19: Perspectives from different jurisdictions” on 24 June 2021.
  • Speaker, “Arbitration Proceedings in the Time of COVID-19: Are Virtual Hearings the Answer?”, Joint Monthly Fellowship of the Philippine Institute of Arbitrators (PIArb) and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch, Philippine Chapter) on 27 May 2021.
  • Moderator, YSIAC-YPG-YMG-YSCL Debate on 12 March 2021.
  • Panel speaker, “Country Reports”, hosted by the Regional Arbitral Institutes Forum 2020 on 24 November 2020.
  • Panel speaker, “COVID-19 Pandemic: Government’s Attempts to Reduce the Impact – How Effective Would They Be”, on 18 November 2020.
  • Facilitator, “SIAC Indochina Academy, hosted by SIAC on 15 and 16 October 2020.
  • Moderator and panel speaker, “International Arbitration”, Lex Mundi Asia-Pacific Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Virtual Meeting on 4 September 2020.
  • Panel speaker, “Malaysia’s COVID-19 Bill: Potential Implications for Business”, hosted by AMCHAM on 3 September 2020.
  • Moderator, “How to Conduct an Effective Virtual Arbitration Hearing: 10 Tips from the Battlefield” hosted by MIArb on 21 July 2020.
  • Speaker and Moderator, two-part Dispute Resolution Webinar Series “Inception to Enforcement: Practical Issues” jointly hosted by Skrine and Allen & Overy on 3 and 17 July 2020. 
  • Moderator, “COVID-19 Webinar: The Institutions Strike Back” webinar hosted by MIArb on 12 June 2020.
  • Panel speaker, “Developing your career in arbitration – How to become an accredited arbitrator and get appointed as an arbitrator” hosted by Young Members Group of CIArb.
  • Counsel, “YSIAC Mock Virtual Hearing: Cross Examination” hosted by YSIAC on 15 May 2020.
  • Panel speaker, “COVID-19: Navigating International Contracts” webinar on 17 April 2020.
  • Panel speaker, “Contractual Issues in the Time of Covid-19” webinar on 2 April 2020.
  • Trainer, “Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards” to AIAC case counsel in February 2020.
  • Co-moderator, “Taking stock of the various guidelines in international arbitration”, the YSIAC Conference 2019 in Singapore.
  • Panel speaker, “Latest Arbitration Trends & The Role of Women in Arbitration” organised by SCL and MIArb, in conjunction with SIAC. 
  • Panel speaker, “Diversity in Arbitration” organised by the KL Bar Committee.
  • Panel speaker, “New developments in international arbitration” at the 2019 Lex Mundi Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Practice Group Asia Pacific Regional Meeting in Kyoto.
  • Faculty facilitator, SIAC Academy, 30-31 March 2019 in Kuala Lumpur.
  • Arbitrator and panel speaker, YSIAC Advocacy Workshop KL, March 2019.
  • Panel speaker, “Mysteries of International Arbitration: Unlocking the Secrets to an Effective and Efficient Arbitration”, March 2019. 
  • Panel speaker, “Malaysia and India as Future Hubs for Arbitration in Asia”, AIAC-APJA Arbitration Conference 2018 in November 2018.
  • Advocate, "the Great Sports Debate", a sports arbitration moot which was premised upon an anti-doping rule violation, organised by the AIAC in collaboration with the Sports Law Association of Malaysia in conjunction with the AIAC Sports Month, September 2018
  • Moderator, “Is litigation reclaiming the edge that arbitration once enjoyed?”, International Malaysia Law Conference, August 2018
  • Moderator, “Tailoring Dispute Resolution Mechanisms: Asia and Africa in Focus”, organised by the Young Practitioners Group of AIAC, 20 July 2018
  • Panel speaker, “Real Money, Real Investors, Real Time, Real Talk – What ADR Can Do for You” in the Rapid Fire Debate on “Equal Representation in ADR – Absence of Opportunities or Failure to Seize?”, Asia ADR Week 2018, organised by the AIAC, May 2018
  • Panel speaker, “Challenges of Arbitrators”, Moot Alumni Association’s 12th Annual Generations, Arbitration Conference in Hong Kong, 2018
  • Panel speaker, “60th Anniversary of the New York Convention”, First Asian Conference for Students and Young Practitioners, organised by the Young Practitioners Group of AIAC, 1 March 2018
  • Co-Chairperson, “Shaping the Future of Arbitration in Malaysia”, the inaugural National Arbitration Conference 2018, co-organised by MIArb and KLRCA, January 2018 (also a Moderator, “Innovation in Arbitration: Experiences from Other Jurisdictions”)
  • Advocate, YPG KLRCA-YSIAC Advocacy Workshop’s moot exhibition, organised by KLRCA and YSIAC, February 2017
  • Presenter, “Navigating the Minefields of Corporate Disputes: To litigate or arbitrate”, Regional Arbitral Institutes Forum Conference, Sydney, Australia, 25 November 2016
  • Panel speaker, “Recent developments in the Arbitration Regime in Asia”, ICC Young Arbitrators Forum Asia Chapter Regional Conference, Seoul, Korea, 14 October 2016
  • Regularly presents on topics relating to International Commercial Arbitration at training courses organised by the Bar Council’s Continuing Professional Development Department
  • Presenter, “The Hearing Process Procedure and Practice” and “Managing the Expert Witness”, Joint Course on Alternative Dispute Resolution for Practitioners, organised by PAM, MIArb, RISM and IEM
  • Speaker, “Comparative Overview of Emergency Relief Measures in Asia”, 2014 Lex Mundi Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Practice Group Asia Pacific Meeting, Bangkok, Thailand, December 2014
  • Presenter, “International Commercial Arbitration”, as part of the Kuala Lumpur Bar Young Lawyers Committee’s Professional Development Programme
  • Presenter, “Navigating the Minefields of Shareholders’ Disputes – To Litigate or Arbitrate”, at the official launching of the Young Members Group of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Malaysia Branch)
Corporate and Commercial litigation related presentations/talks
  • Panel speaker, “ESG, Technology and the Emerging Regulatory and Disputes Landscape”, SIAC Korea Webinar hosted jointly by SIAC, In House Counsel Forum of Korea and Yoon and Yang on 14 December 2021.
  • Moderator, Lex Mundi Asia Pacific Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Meeting on 11 November 2021.
  • Panel speaker, “Pandora’s Box – Obtaining Documents in Asset Recovery Cases” session in Asset Recovery Asia Conference on 30 November 2021.
  • Panel speaker, “Competition Law in Malaysia”, LEXiCON.
  • Panel speaker, “The Art of Winning Cross-Border Disputes: A masterclass from the leading practitioners in Malaysia and the UK”.
  • Panel speaker, “The Companies Bill 2015: A New Horizon for Insolvency”, Insolvency Conference 2016, organised by the Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Insolvency Practitioners Association of Malaysia and CPA
  • Panel speaker, “Presenting Complex Accounting Cases in Court”, at the Forensic and Fraud Investigation Conference 2015: Uncovering Global Trends in Corporate Crimes, organised by the Malaysian Institute of Accountants
  • Speaker, Labuan International Business & Financial Centre (Labuan IBFC) Legal and Corporate Conference 2014
  • Trainer, Companies Bill 2013 Workshop, organised by CrimsonLogic
  • Presenter, “Tons of Documents: Friend or Foe? How to Avoid Being Buried in Paperwork”
Authored the following chapters/books:

Arbitration related publications
 
  • Co-author, the Malaysian Chapter on Dispute Resolution 2020-2022 published on Lexology Getting The Deal Through.
  • Co-author, the Malaysian Chapter in the Arbitration Post-Award Interest “Guidebook”.
  • Author, “ICC Guidance Note on Mitigating the Effects of COVID-19 in Arbitral Proceedings”, Mondaq.
  • Co-author, Malaysia Country Update, Asian Dispute Review journal 2018 edition, April 2018
  • Co-author, chapter on “Corporate Dispute Resolution”, “Arbitration in Malaysia: A Practical Guide”, 25 November 2016
  • Author, “The Federal Court in CIDB v JGC Corporation – An Overview and Analysis”, Newsletter of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators, Issue 2/2015
  • Author, “Who is to referee a shareholders’ fight: Judge or Arbitrator? [Arbitrability of Shareholders’ Disputes]”, Newsletter of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Malaysia Branch,. May 2015
  • Author, “The Arbitrability of Shareholders’ Disputes: An Overview”, The Law Review, 2014
  • Author, “A Case for Incorporation by Reference”, Newsletter of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Malaysia Branch, August 2013
  • Author, “ICC Rules of Arbitration 2012”, KLRCA Newsletter, April-June 2013 
  • Author, “Immunity of Arbitral Institutions”, KLRCA Newsletter, Jan-Mar 2013  
  • Author, “Are there Passive Remedies in Jurisdictional Challenges under the Model Law?”, Winter Edition of the Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) E-news, 2012
  • Author, “It’s the Substance That Matters!”, Newsletter of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Malaysia Branch, 1/2012
  • Author, “Malaysian Rules of Court 2012”, Summer Edition of the Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) E-news, 2012
  • Author, “Amendments to Malaysian Arbitration Act 2005”, Winter Edition of the Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) E-news, 2011
Corporate and Commercial litigation related publications
 

  • Recognised as one of ALB’s Asia’s Top 15 Rising Lawyers in 2021.
  • Awarded Young Lawyer of the Year (Law Firm) at ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2020.
  • Ranked as “Next Generation Partner” for Dispute Resolution in The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2020-2022 where her clients have commented that her “skillset, integrity, intelligence and dedication to the case and client surprises all the time” (Legal 500 2022). She has been described as “extremely responsive and savvy”, “gives practical and clear advice” and has “impressed” with “both her round-the-clock availability and her ability to get up to speed with sometimes complex matters” (The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2021), and also “very willing to roll up her sleeves and get the work done. Meticulous, with a strong work ethic and very easy to get along with” (The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2020).
  • Listed as a “Future Star” in Commercial and Transactions, International Arbitration, and Dispute Resolution in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2018-2022.
  • Recognised and mentioned in Global Arbitration Review (GAR 100) as a “name to know”.