Teh Eng Lay

Dispute Resolution
012 345 6789

 Teh Eng Lay

Teh Eng Lay is a litigator. Called to the Malaysian Bar in 2001, he has conducted matters at all levels of the court system as well as arbitration. He also advises a conglomerate in commercial and corporate matters.

His areas of expertise includes commercial and corporate disputes, tortious claims, land development and planning disputes, land transactions and land related disputes, construction arbitrations and adjudications, licensing disputes, and public law disputes.


  • Advocate and Solicitor, High Court in Malaya (2001)
  • Certificate in Legal Practice (2000)
  • LLB (Hons), University of London (1999)

Practice Areas

Civil litigation and arbitration

  • Acted in proceedings to challenge the immunity of an international organization.
  • Acted in a development dispute relating to properties valued more than RM5 billion.
  • Acted in various legal challenges on administrative decisions of public authorities e.g., planning decisions, licensing decisions, EIA decisions, construction adjudication authority decisions, and industrial court referral decisions.
  • Acted in proceedings before professional and regulatory bodies e.g., the Board of Engineers
  • Acted in various types of contractual and land disputes.
  • Acted in tortious claims e.g., conspiracy to defraud, negligence, trespass, inducing breach of contract, knowing receipt, and dishonest assistance.
  • Acted in proceedings in relation to private caveat, lien-holder’s caveat, and Registrar’s caveat.
  • Acted in various execution and/or enforcement proceedings e.g., bankruptcy, winding-up, garnishee, writ of seizure and sale, prohibitory order, judgment debtor summons, charging order, and committal proceedings.

Commercial litigation and arbitration

  • Acted for a real estate developer in arbitration and related proceedings involving a RM167 million contract.
  • Acted for creditors in proceedings against directors and officers of companies for fraudulent trading involving HK$65 million.
  • Acted for interest scheme companies in proceedings under the Interest Schemes Act 2016.
  • Acted in corporate disputes that spawned 18 lawsuits (excluding appeals) and involved a total of 45 entities.
  • Acted in petitions for winding-up on just and equitable ground in respect of companies.
  • Acted in proceedings on oppression of shareholders and joint venture partners.
  • Acted in proceedings for various types of injunctions e.g., to restrain transfer of shares, to restrain removal of director, anti-arbitration injunction, Erinford injunction, and Fortuna injunction.
  • Acted in proceedings for stay of legal proceedings e.g., stay pending arbitration, stay pending another suit, and stay pending appeal.
  • Advised on legal proceedings in foreign jurisdictions.

Talks and Lectures

No result


No result