Quay Chew Soon Quay Chew Soon
Partner, Corporate Division
SKRINE


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  Overview  

Quay Chew Soon graduated from the National University of Singapore in 1987 and started his career in the position of Assistant Registrar of Supreme Court, Singapore from 1987-1989. During that period, he also served as (1) Magistrate and Coroner, Subordinate Courts; (2) Referee, Small Claims Tribunal; and (3) Registrar, Land Acquisitions Appeals Board. Chew Soon went on to obtain his Masters in Law from the National University of Singapore as well in 1990. From 1990-1993, he practiced with Lee & Lee, Singapore before joining Skrine in 1993. He became a partner of Skrine in 1996.

  Further Details  

Areas of Practice

Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Restructurings, Foreign Investments, Joint Ventures, Securities, Insurance.

Qualifications

  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya and Singapore
  • LLB (Hons) Singapore
  • LLM Singapore

  Experience  

  • Acted for Reliance Industries Ltd (India) in the acquisition of a textile manufacturing plant via a receivership sale.
  • Acted for PPB Group Bhd in the disposal of its oil palm plantation business pursuant to a voluntary take-over offer by Wilmar International Ltd (Singapore) and the disposal of its edible oils and trading businesses.
  • Acted in the proposed rationalisation of Kumpulan Guthrie Group via a scheme of arrangement.
  • Acted for Ford Motor Company (US) in a car assembly joint venture company, Ford Malaysia Sdn Bhd.
  • Acted for ACE Ltd in the acquisition of an insurance company.
  • Acted for Malaysian Tobacco Company Bhd in its merger with Rothmans and its reverse takeover by Binariang Satellite Systems.

  Other Professional Work and Publications  

Authored the following:

  • Update to the chapter on Malaysia – Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Asia and the Pacific, Centre for International Legal Studies, 2004
  • Malaysian Chapter for the Compendium of Foreign Trade Remedy Laws published by the American Bar Association, 1998
  • Delivered the following presentations:
  • “Corporate and Fiscal Law of Malaysia to The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, 1994
  • “Directors’ Duties to the Australian Society of Certified Practising (Malaysian Chapter), 1995
  • “Investment Laws of Malaysia” at the Lex Mundi – Asian Pacific Regional Meeting, 1996
  • “Investment Laws of Malaysia for the ASEAN Business Law Programme, March 1997

 

 
ACCOLADES & AWARDS

Asian Legal Business Malaysia Law Awards 2018

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Skrine has been ranked as Arbitration Law Firm of the Year and Maritime Law Firm of the Year.

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The Chambers Asia Pacific 2018 Rankings

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

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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 Employment

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. 

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