Wong Chun-keat

Wong Chun-keat

Wong Chun-keat graduated with a Bachelors of Law degree (LLB) from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom, with a second class upper in 2001 and was called to the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn in 2002. He holds a Master of Letters of Laws (Tax) (LLM) from King’s College London. Chun-keat was called to the Malaysian Bar in 2004 and admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London (FCIArb) in 2017.

After being called to the bar, Chun-keat started his practice with the firm of Lim Kian Leong & Co. where he gained much experience under the tutelage of a senior litigator. Chun-keat had the opportunity to work on numerous tax matters, and high profile shareholders disputes.

In 2008, Chun-keat joined the litigation department of Zaid Ibrahim & Co. where he was exposed to various areas of practice and conducted trials and hearings at the High Court and Court of Appeal. His trial experience includes representing a large oil and gas company in a multi-million dollar contractual dispute. He has also represented numerous insurance companies in Malaysia and has experience in banking and corporate commercial matters.

He has co-authored a chapter on “Settlement” for the latest edition of Bullen & Leake & Jacob’s Malaysian Precedents of Pleadings published in 2017.

Chun-keat has been involved in arbitration proceedings involving constructions projects. His practice also includes product liability, defamation, trademarks, insolvency, land acquisition, insurance matters, tax disputes probate, landlord and tenant disputes, drafting and reviewing shareholders agreements, sale of shares agreements, joint venture agreements, franchising agreements, sale of land transactions.