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DATUK BEN CHAN CHONG CHOON

PARTNER

Prior to joining MKP, Datuk Ben Chan was a litigation partner at a large Kuala Lumpur-based corporate/commercial law firm where he headed the Corporate Litigation department. He was also previously a panel member of the Industrial Court, representing employers.

Datuk Ben Chan is a leading Malaysian commercial litigation lawyer, particularly in the areas of corporate and commercial disputes, enforcements and injunctions. He undertakes Federal Court, Court of Appeal, High Court and arbitration proceedings and has acted in many high profile litigation matters involving shareholders’ and directors’ disputes of listed and unlisted companies.

He also provides banking and finance and insolvency and regulatory advice to financial institutions and investment intermediaries, insolvency practitioners, borrowers and investors and advises on construction disputes.

Datuk Ben Chan has lectured on business law and company law at talks, seminars as well as various institutions.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Banking and Finance Litigation
  • Civil and Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate and Securities Regulation and Litigation
  • Industrial Relations
  • Mediation and Arbitration
  • Property and Real Estate Litigation

 

Qualifications

  • Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, ICSA, 1983
  • University of London, LL.B (Hons), 1990
  • Certificate in Legal Practice, 1991
  • University of Malaya, LL.M, 1995

 

Professional Affiliations:

  • Malaysian Bar, 1995
  • Member, Panel of Arbitrators, Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration, 2011

 

Personal Involvements (reported court judgements):

  • Bina Puri Ventures Sdn Bhd v Lee Poh Heng & Anor [2012] 2 CLJ 417
  • Sardar Mohd Roshan Khan v Perwira Affin Bank Bhd [2010] 2 CLJ 661
  • Perwira Affin Bank Bhd v Sardar Mohd Roshan Khan [2009] 4 MLJ 201
  • Dato’ Tan Kim Hor & Ors v Tan Chong Consolidated Sdn Bhd  [2009] 2 MLJ 527
  • Danaharta Urus Sdn Bhd v Chou Kok Hong & Anor [2006] 7 CLJ 330
  • Lam Hong Hardware Co Sdn Bhd v Incacon Sdn Bhd & Ors (Eon Bank Bhd, intervener) - [2006] 4 MLJ 531
  • RHB Bank Bhd v Farlim Holding Sdn Bhd & Ors  [2005] 2 MLJ 638
  • Parallel Media Group Plc & Anor v Asia PGA Bhd & Ors [2004] 6 MLJ 37
  • Sri Binaraya Sdn Bhd v Golden Approach Sdn Bhd [2002] 6 MLJ 632
  • Lee Chin Cheng Dengkil Oil Palm v Kaplands Sdn Bhd  [2003] 1 MLJ 177
  • Wong Cheong Kai & Ors v Hongkong Bank (M) Bhd & Anor  [2000] 3 MLJ 419
  • Perwira Affin Bank Bhd v Saad bin Abdullah & Anor  [1999] 6 MLJ 418
  • Bank Bumiputra (M) Bhd v Hashbudin bin Hashim [1998] 3 MLJ 262
  • MGG Pillai v Tan Sri Dato’ Vincent Tan Chee Yioun [1995] 2 MLJ 493