OUR LAWYERS

  • CELINE K.C. KOK (LLB (HONS) MALAYA)
  • Senior Partner since January 2012.
  • 12 years of experience as Advocate & Solicitor. Founded the firm in January 2012. She is experienced in conveyancing, civil litigation, accident and banking matters. She has acted and represented multiple insurance companies such as Tokio Marine and Great Eastern to defend against claims for damages and losses in third party bodily injury and property damage claims. She handled conveyancing works and liaised with OCBC, UOB, Maybank and Public Bank whilst working as a Partner in Messrs Moi, NK Koh & Chee. During her stay in Messrs Faizul Hilmy & Chew, she handled conveyancing files and liaised with HSBC, Maybank, Public Bank and other Banks. She has also handled trademark disputes as well as banking matters with EON Bank (now known as Hong Leong Bank) and Public Bank. Among the property developers she has worked with and acted for are the Hatten Group and the Jaymuda Group in Malacca. In Johor Bahru, she has clients such as Teras Hijaujaya, Danga Bay, Front Concept, Scudai Development, Keck Seng and Pinnacle Development. She has also handled corporate matters including mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructuring exercises. She is also familiar and conducted divorce proceedings, small estate distribution and obtaining probate and letters of administration.
  • Y.M. CHAI (LLB (HONS) LONDON, CLP)
  • Senior Partner since Jan 2015.
  • 13 years of experience in legal field and as an Advocate & Solicitor. He has experiences in third party claim procedures with insurance companies, divorce, probate and administration, criminal and civil litigation during his practice in TG Koh, Chai & Song since year 2003 till 2008 as the partner in that firm. He has corporate legal in house experience in Mahkota Medical Centre, Melaka thereafter as their legal and secretarial advisor before joining Danga Bay Sdn Bhd in year 2010 as their legal advisor and since then, he has ventured in legal and operational matters in industries such as property development and management, project management, construction, food and beverage, mall operation, plantation and corporate secretarial as well as joint venture in property development. Among companies that he acted for are developers, construction companies, mall operators and healthcare operators such as Danga Bay Sdn Bhd, Ekovest Constructions Sdn Bhd, Aramijaya Sdn Bhd, Teras Hijaujaya Sdn Bhd, Uniregion Sdn Bhd, Pembinaan Hamid Abd. Rahman, Pembinaan Sahabatjaya, Segitiara, Danga City Mall Sdn Bhd, Graphic Builders Sdn Bhd, Plaza Kota Tinggi Management Sdn Bhd, Pinnacle Development Sdn Bhd, Rampai Fokus Sdn Bhd, Starhills Development Sdn Bhd and others, mainly in Johor Bahru and Oriental Straits Melaka Medical Centre, Melaka. Apart from the legal matters, he has been an advisor in restructuring businesses such as rescuing mall projects and other ongoing projects. He has been retained by companies as legal counsel for monitoring court cases and land transactions such as land deals and joint venture matters with Country Garden Danga Bay, Hao Yuan Danga Bay, Skyfront Danga Bay and Greenland Danga Bay and Starhill. Further, he has been appointed for legal and administrative matters for Joint Management Bodies and Management Corporations pursuant to Strata Management Act 2013 and Strata Title Act 1985 respectively and has been appointed as panel solicitor for Commissioner of Building – Local Authority.
  • GWEN Z.W. NGU (LLB (HONS) NORTHUMBRIA, CLP)
  • Legal Associate since March 2017.
  • Graduated in faculty of law from the Northumbria University, United Kingdom in year 2014 and completed her Certificate of Practice (CLP) in year 2015.
  • She was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor in October 2016 after completed her pupil-age with Teo & Associates.
  • Despite being new in the team, she is talented in litigation.