Chong Yeong Yoong

Dispute Resolution
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Chong Yeong Yoong

Chong Yeong Yoong is a Partner with over 12 years of experience in litigation. Her practice focuses on corporate and commercial litigation, encompassing matters such as shareholders’ disputes, claims against directors for breach of fiduciary duties, insolvency proceedings, contractual disputes and tortious claims. Her expertise extends to other key areas of practice including handling contentious probate and administration of estate matters and trust disputes.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Bristol and subsequently obtained her Bar Vocational Course Certificate from City, University of London. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales (Lincoln’s Inn) in 2010 and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2011.


  • Advocate and Solicitor, High Court in Malaya (2011)

  • Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn) (2010)

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Bristol, United Kingdom


Practice Areas

Corporate and Commercial Litigation

  • Acted for a shareholder and bondholder to recover shares and bonds valued over RM500 million held on trust on his behalf.
  • Acted for a company in suing its former directors for breach of directors’ duties in a claim exceeding RM15 million.
  • Acted for a company in suing its former director and senior management executive as trustee for an account of the company’s investment assets valued over RM19 million.
  • Acted in proceedings on shareholders’ dispute and oppression action involving multiple separate suits and appeals.
  • Acted for a company resisting director’s request for inspection of accounting records.
  • Acted in petitions for winding-up of companies on just and equitable ground.
  • Acted for a foreign company in initiating winding-up petitions against Labuan companies on grounds of inability to pay debts.
  • Acted for shareholders to remove the opponent’s choice of liquidator who was from one of the Big 4 accounting firm in respect of companies within a conglomerate group.
  • Acted for a creditor to oppose an application by a bankrupt to discharge a bankruptcy order.
  • Acted for a judgment debtor in setting aside a judgment in default and subsequently the creditor’s petition filed in the bankruptcy court.
  • Acted for a listed company, its subsidiaries and director in a claim for breach of confidential information, copyright and patent infringement, conspiracy to injure and unlawful interference with trade.

Civil Litigation

  • Acted in contentious administration of estate proceedings involving overseas assets.
  • Acted for a purchaser in a sale and purchase agreement dispute and successfully preserved and secured the client’s interest through a Mareva Injunction and a committal order.
  • Acted for a haulier against a MNC oil and gas company for breach of a haulage contract which led to a positive resolution for our client.
  • Acted in proceedings for stay of legal proceedings e.g., stay of winding-up pending post-winding-up applications and stay pending appeal.
  • Acted in various execution and/or enforcement proceedings e.g., bankruptcy, winding-up, writ of seizure and sale, prohibitory order and committal proceedings.
  • Advised a building Management Corporation on a potential action against a utility service provider.
  • Advised a chemical manufacturing company on the domestic inquiry and termination of employment of a senior manager in the company.
  • Advised foreign solicitors on discovery against a Malaysian citizen in aid of foreign proceedings and Whistleblower Protection Act 2010.


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Talks and Lectures

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