Kok Chee Kheong Kok Chee Kheong
Partner, Corporate Division
SKRINE


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Overview

Kok Chee Kheong joined Skrine as an associate in 1983 and was admitted as a Partner in 1990. He has been involved in the practice of corporate and securities law since his admission to the Malaysian Bar in 1983.

Further Details

Areas of Practice

Acquisitions, Mergers & Takeover, Joint Ventures.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association

Qualifications

  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
  • LLB (1st Class Hons) Malaya

Experience

  • Represented clients in not less than 20 initial public offerings of shares in Malaysia. These include clients involved in the banking, stockbroking, motor industry, manufacturing and education sectors.
  • One of the principal solicitors involved in the first call warrants issue in Malaysia.
  • Represented the principal parties involved in the restructuring and reverse take-over of several companies listed on Bursa Malaysia.
  • He was the principal solicitor involved in 7 listed debt securities and/or quasi-equity issues and was one of the solicitors involved in 4 other private debt securities and/or quasi-equity issues.
  • Represented the lender in the local refinancing of the first privatised road infrastructure project in Malaysia.
  • Has, on different occasions, represented lenders and borrowers in loan syndications in project financing, property development and refinancing of borrowings.
  • Represented Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad (the Malaysian Asset Management Company) and its subsidiaries in various transactions, including advising on standard documentation, acquisition and disposal of loans and preparation of financing instruments.
  • Has been involved in a debt restructuring exercise under the auspices of the Corporate Debt Restructuring Committee.
  • Has advised the Special Administrators appointed pursuant to the Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad Act on a workout proposal and represented the Special Administrators in implementation of such proposal.
  • Represented Skrine in dialogue sessions convened by the Securities Commission on securities regulation.

Publications

  • Delivered papers at several public forums held in Malaysia and overseas on public listings, joint ventures and the legal and regulatory framework for investments in Malaysia.
  • Has contributed articles to the Current Law Journal, the Inter-Pacific Bar Association Journal and the Firm's Newsletter.

 
ACCOLADES & AWARDS

Skrine Retains Who’s Who Legal Accolade for Malaysia

On 15th May 2017, the Who’s Who Global Awards was held in London, United Kingdom and Skrine was conferred the Award:

Malaysia Law Firm of the Year 2017

Skrine previously received this Award in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

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SKRINE Clinches Top Honours at ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2017

On 6th April 2017, the Asian Legal Business Malaysia Law Awards was held and SKRINE was named

Malaysia Law Firm of the Year 2017

SKRINE also bagged 5 other awards

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Asialaw Profiles 2017

The Asialaw Profiles has ranked Skrine as Outstanding Firm and particularly highlighting the following practice areas:

Outstanding Firm

  • Competition & Antitrust
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Intellectual Property
  • IT, Telco & Media
  • Project & Infrastructure

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