Chin Yoong Chong Chin Yoong Chong
Partner, Corporate Division

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Chin Yoong Chong commenced legal practice with Bannon & Bailey in August 1959 as a Legal Assistant and is a founding partner of Skrine (formerly known as Skrine & Co.) on 1st May 1963.

He was a Court lawyer and headed the Trade Mark and Patent Division and the Lower Court Section in Bannon & Bailey. He was also in charge of the Trade Mark and Patent Division (now known as Intellectual Property Division) in Skrine until this was taken over by Mr Lee Tatt Boon.

  Further Details  

Areas of Practice
Corporate & Commercial, Real Estate

Professional Affiliations

  • Former Director of Rating Agency Malaysia Berhad, Lanka Rating Agency Limited, Malaysia Land Development Company Bhd and Guinness Anchor Berhad.
  • Founding member of Association for the Promotion of Higher Education in Malaysia (established in 1968).
  • Former Director of Malayan Banking Berhad, Kwong Yik Bank Berhad, Oriental Bank Berhad and Malaysian Tobacco Company Berhad and Chairman (Director) of Maybank Trustees Berhad.


  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
  • Barrister-at-law, Middle Temple, London
  • Notary Public


The Chambers Asia Pacific 2018 Rankings

Skrine has been ranked as Leading Firm for Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property and Projects, Infrastructure & Energy.


The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 Rankings

Skrine is pleased to announce that the Firm has achieved seven Tier 1 practice area rankings in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018.

Our Tier 1 rankings are in the following areas: 
  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Labour and Employement

Skrine was also listed as one of the leading firms in the areas of Projects & Energy, and Shipping. 

Four Skrine partners were ranked as leading lawyers in their respective areas. 


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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