Consultant: Mr Andrew Ong Teck Wee
Managing Partners: Linda Lee Lian Khing
Number of partners: 4
Number of other lawyers: 4
Languages: English, Bahasa Melayu, Chinese (Mandarin dialects)
CCW Partnership was established on 1st April 1980 under its former name of Choo Chan & Wong. It is a leading and one of the largest full service business and commercial law firm in Brunei Darussalam, offering a comprehensive range of legal services. The firm has a leading reputation in litigation and arbitration, particularly, in construction, banking, corporate, property, insurance, intellectual property and other areas of commercial and civil dispute resolutions. It is also highly regarded in banking, finance, general corporate and commercial, property and real estate law in Brunei. The firm works on a regular basis with major law firms from other jurisdictions for clients with international business interest.
Main Areas of Practice:
The firm’s lawyers frequently appear in the High Court and Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court and Arbitration in all areas of commercial and civil litigation including construction, property, banking and intellectual property cases.
Corporate, Banking & Finance:
All areas of corporate law, banking and finance including secured loan transactions, guarantees, project finance, debt restructuring. Clients include international and regional banks, companies and financial institutions in respect of advice and documentation on banking, corporate and financing transactions including regulatory issues.
Property & Real Estate:
All aspects of residential and commercial property projects and development including joint venture developments, planning regulations, regulatory approvals, finance, acquisitions and leasing.
Construction & Building:
The firm has been involved in many major construction and development projects and litigation cases in both court and arbitration proceedings. It also advises on construction contracts, documentation, financing and contract/project administration.
Oil & Gas:
The firm has advised on production sharing agreements of onshore blocks and related regulatory and litigation issues.
Intellectual Property & Information Technology:
The firm provides a range of services relating to copyright, patents and trademarks including registration and dispute resolution. It has also advised on information technology contracts.
The firm handles all matters relating to employment law including litigation. It has extensive experience in resolving employment disputes and has advised on employee provident fund regulations for major companies.
Clients include multinational and regional companies in banking, securities and finance, insurance, construction, oil and gas and international professional firms.