Best known for its competition and shipping expertise, Christopher & Lee Ong also delivers a consistent and respected dispute resolution offering across all major corporate and commercial practice areas and industries. The sizeable team sits at 13 partners with specialties in banking litigation, corporate commercial disputes, construction disputes and adjudication, employment conflicts, shipping disputes and contentious insolvency matters. The firm enjoys strong relationships with the country’s regulators and is part of the Rajah & Tann network.
Key contacts for disputes related work are commercial litigation partner John Mathew and intellectual property specialist Sri Sarguna Raj.
In commercial and transactions, the firm is representing FGV Prodata Systems (Prodata), a subsidiary of FGV Holdings, in defending a suit initiated by VDSL Technology for breach of contract arising from the Felda Broadband Initiative Project. The firm has filed in the defence of Prodata in resisting the purported claim of VDSL and contended that there was no concluded contract between VDSL and Prodata in respect of the implementation of the project. Another commercial dispute sees the firm acting for the Siemens entities in respect of a claim filed in the Kuala Lumpur High Court by Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia.
The firm’s recent client roster includes CIMB Bank, Kuwait Finance House, Malayan Banking and PAE National Security Solutions.