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Mr. Choo Chee Choy is the founding partner of the Firm, which was established in 1985.  He completed his LL.B Degree with Honors at the University of London (External) in 1981 and obtained his Barrister-at-Law from Lincoln’s Inn, England in 1982. He was called to the Malaysian Bar on 29th October, 1983 and has been in active practice since then.

Mr. Choo specializes in civil litigation matters, spearheading the Dispute Resolution and Banking Litigation Divisions. His work involves construction contract disputes and arbitration, as well as major debt recovery involving banking institutions, insurance companies, developers, private individuals or establishments. He handles mainly matters at the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Federal Court level.

Apart from the above, Mr. Choo also handles joint ventures, and corporate transactions. He also renders legal advice to banking institutions, insurance companies, developers, public and private corporations, and non-profit organizations.

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Ann Choo is a Partner of the Firm, under our Real Property Division. She holds an LL.B Degree from the University of Tasmania, Australia in 2000.

Ann is in charge of the real property, banking and finance portfolios including housing projects, sub-sale transactions and security documentation such as bank charges, debentures and assignments for financial institutions. She is also well-versed with Islamic Banking and documentation.

Ann further advises foreign nationals on Malaysian property requirements, and assists foreign nationals with their property acquisitions and investments in Malaysia.

Ann is also proficient in estate and matrimonial proceedings.

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Norzawani Binti Othman is a Partner of the Firm and heads the Banking Litigation Division together with Mr. Choo. She joined the Firm as Senior Legal Associate in November 2015. She holds an LL.B (Hons) degree from International Islamic University Malaysia and was called to the Malaysian Bar in June, 2009. Subsequently, she completed her Diploma in Shariah Law & Practice (Malaysia) in 2011 in the same university and has since been involved in Syari’e advisory related matters, being called to the Shariah Court of Wilayah in December 2017.

Norzawani’s main area of practice includes Syarie advisory related matters, banking and Islamic litigation, foreclosures and other forms of execution as well as post-judgment proceedings. She also has a keen interest in estate and matrimonial proceedings.

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Hynn Choo is a Partner of the Firm with our Corporate Commercial and Litigation Divisions. He holds an LL.B (Hons) Degree from University of Liverpool and obtained his Barrister-at-Law from Lincoln’s Inn, England in 2008. He also holds a Master of Laws Degree with University College of London, specializing in corporate finance, banking and company laws. He was called to the Malaysian Bar on 18th July, 2009.

Hynn’s main area of practice is in dispute resolution, namely shareholder disputes, corporate litigation and compulsory land acquisition.

Hynn also actively practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, shares transactions, as well as personal data protection and compliances.

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Karina Lee is a Legal Assistant of the Firm. She completed her L.L.B (Hons) degree with the University of London (External) in August 2015 and obtained her Certificate in Legal Practice in year 2016. She was called to the Malaysian Bar in January 2018.

Karina practices mainly in civil litigation, encompassing land and commercial disputes. She also assists the partners in corporate matters as well as contractual disputes and recovery.

Tham Sook Wei is a legal assistant of the Firm. She graduated from Aberystwyth University, Wales in the United Kingdom where she obtained her Bachelor of Laws (Hons) in the year of 2014. She further completed her Master of Laws in the same university in 2015 and obtained her Certificate in Legal Practice in 2016. She was later admitted to the Malaysian Bar on January 2018.

Sook Wei’s practice area primarily is in real property transactions as well as dealing with banking and financial institutions.

She also assists our Partners in family and matrimonial matters including civil separation proceedings, division of property, custodial applications, adoption, in addition to will writing, probate and estate administration.

Tan Wen Jing is a Legal Assistant of the Firm. She holds a LL.B (Hons) Degree from the University of Hull. Thereafter, she obtained her Certificate in Legal Practice in August 2017 and was subsequently called to the Malaysian Bar in November 2018.

Wen Jing mainly practices in the areas of dispute resolution, focusing on commercial litigation and recovery.

Wen Jing also has exposure to real property transactions and family estate matters.

Wong Joo Yee is a legal assistant of the Firm. She completed LL.B (Hons) Degree with the University of Liverpool in July 2016 and obtained her Certificate of Legal Practice in 2017. She was called to the Malaysian Bar in February 2019.

Joo Yee practices in real property and estate matters including sub-sale transactions, securities documentation for the financial institutions as well as distribution and administration of assets. Joo Yee is also part of the Banking Litigation team of the Firm.