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Corporate/M&A

4 ranked lawyersBand 1MalaysiaGlobal 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Wong & Partners has a standout corporate team in Malaysia with a deep bench of lawyers servicing a high-profile domestic and international clientele. Notable for its cross-border expertise, the team has impressive credentials in M&A, joint ventures, franchise, private equity and venture capital deals. Also well versed in ECM deals, including IPO and share subscriptions. Especially active within the retail, manufacturing, consumer goods and TMT sectors. KV Asia Capital, Ekuinas and Juris Technologies are notable names represented.

Notable practitioners

Andre Gan is a partner in Kuala Lumpur. He is a corporate lawyer of significant reputation, well regarded for advising on cross-border M&A in a wide range of sectors. An interviewee observes that he is "very responsive and understands the needs of the business."

Brian Chi a is a partner at Wong & Partners. He remains a leading corporate lawyer in Kuala Lumpur, advising on significant acquisitions, including in the private equity sphere. A client comments that he is "one of the best lawyers I have dealt with. He is very practical and commercially savvy."

Munir Abdul Aziz is the managing partner at Wong & Partners and is respected for frequently advising Malaysian and foreign corporates on acquisitions. He has sector expertise in various areas such as telecoms, chemicals and consumer goods. A client praises him for "providing excellent advice" and being "a good sounding board during tough negotiations."

Stephanie Phua is a partner in Kuala Lumpur with a notable corporate law practice. She has particular strengths advising on private equity investments, M&A and corporate restructuring across numerous industries.

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Malaysia

Corporate/M&A


Andre Gan
Band 1
Brian Chia
Band 1
Munir Abdul Aziz
Band 2
Stephanie Phua
Band 4