Tay & Partners

Senior Associates

Caleb Sio
Email: caleb.sio@taypartners.com.my

Caleb practises in the areas of commercial litigation and arbitration, banking and financial disputes, and property disputes. His experience in commercial litigation includes acting for multinational corporations in claiming and defending against fraud and misrepresentation, negligence, and breach of contract.

He has represented major housing developers in high profile commercial property disputes relating to claims of liquidated ascertained damages. His property disputes portfolio also includes acting for landlords in various tenancy disputes. His work further encompasses arbitration involving disputes arising from commercial contracts, offshore and onshore construction contracts and oil & gas matters.

Caleb has contributed to LegalTAPS, a newsletter issued by Tay & Partners that keeps readers up to date with the latest trends and developments in the legal industry.

 

Chong Kah Yee
Email: kahyee.chong@taypartners.com.my

Kah Yee practises in the area of Intellectual Property and Technology. She advises clients on the protection of their IP rights as well as prosecution and management of IP portfolios both regionally and internationally and handles all aspects of IP matters concerning trademarks, copyright, patents and industrial designs. She also advises on IP transactional issues and assists clients to draft and negotiate IP-related agreements such as licensing, distributorship, service, consultancy, information technology and outsourcing agreements.

She is regularly engaged by clients for advice on regulatory compliance matters with a focus on data privacy and franchising as well as other regulatory laws in relation to licensing, advertising, consumer protection, telecommunications, information technology, gaming, pharmaceutical and domain names. Her practice also covers advising on related agreements across a varied cross section of industries.

Kah Yee graduated from the University of Liverpool with an LL.B (Second Class Upper Hons) in 2013 and obtained her Certificate in Legal Practice in 2014. She was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2015.

Kah Yee co-authored the Malaysian Chapter of The International Comparative Guide to Trademarks 2016, Patent 2017 and Copyright 2017 by Global Legal Group. She has also co-authored the Malaysian Chapter of The Franchise Law Review, 4th – 8th edition by Law Business Research.

co-authored the Malaysian Chapter of The Franchise Law Review, 4th – 8th edition by Law Business Research.

 

Khor Wei Wen
Email: weiwen.khor@taypartners.com.my

Wei Wen is a dispute resolution lawyer specialising in aviation, shareholders, commercial and tortious disputes. Additionally, he advises on maritime, employment, trust, insurance and tenancy matters.

Notably, he has represented a leading aircraft leasing company in a cross-border dispute in seizing an aircraft engine attached to a Boeing 777 aircraft in the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. He has advised a Taiwanese client in a shareholder dispute which was submitted to the Taiwan court on the Malaysian law involving constructive trust, resulting trust, recognition of foreign awards, fiduciary and directors’ duties. He has assisted a multinational company in negotiating a settlement proposal which resulted in the payment of approximately RM7.5 million to his client prior to the filing of an arbitration proceeding at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre. He has also successfully acted for a Japanese multinational company in resisting an application to set aside an international arbitral award given by an arbitrator appointed by the ICC International Court of Arbitration.   

Wei Wen contributed to the IATA (International Air Transport Association) Liability Reporter, a publication which discusses on legal developments in the international air transport industry, and LegalTAPS, a newsletter issued by Tay & Partners on legal updates.

 

Lim Jing Xian
Email: jingxian.lim@taypartners.com.my

Jing Xian practises in the areas of Intellectual Property, Healthcare and Life Sciences, and Technology, Multimedia and Telecommunications. The scope of her work encompasses intellectual property rights advisory, prosecution, and enforcement, as well as other contentious and non-contentious IP matters.

Jing Xian has assisted and advised in various trademark and copyright infringement and registration issues for both local and international companies.

Jing Xian contributed to Practical Law for the chapters “Medicinal Product Regulation & Product Liability in Malaysia” and “Pharmaceutical IP and Competition Law in Malaysia” by Thomson Reuters. Jing Xian has contributed to LegalTAPS, a newsletter issued by Tay & Partners that keeps readers up to date with the latest trends and developments in the legal industry.

 

Ng Shu Pyng
Email: shupyng.ng@taypartners.com.my

Shu Pyng specialises in corporate and commercial law, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, commercial contracts, real estate, banking, and finance as well as equity capital markets works.

She has been involved in the initial public offering and other general corporate exercises on the Main Market, Ace Market and LEAP Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. Additionally, she has also handled and advised foreign company with local subsidiaries seeking listing on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.

Shu Pyng has advised on various corporate and commercial matters including joint ventures and shareholders’ agreements as well as other commercial agreements and transactions documents.

She has been advising both local companies and foreign companies in the acquisition or disposal of real properties, leases, tenancies and corporate financing transactions.

Shu Pyng graduated from the University of Malaya with LLB Honours in 2016 and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2017.

Pua Jun Wen
Email: junwen.pua@taypartners.com.my

Jun Wen’s portfolio covers areas of employment and industrial relations law, civil and commercial litigation.

She regularly advises and represents corporations, businesses and individual employees of diversified backgrounds on various employment and industrial relations matters, including disciplinary actions and dismissal; management of poor performers; voluntary separation schemes; mutual separation arrangement; retrenchment and issues surrounding corporate restructuring of businesses; trade union disputes, collective agreement and collective bargaining.

She has been actively involved and handled matters relating to contractual disputes, debt recovery, partnership disputes and others. She has represented clients in disputes and claims at the Industrial Court and Civil Courts. Her work further encompasses adjudication proceedings initiated under the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012.

Jun Wen holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from the National University of Malaysia. She was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2019. She has been recognised as Rising Star under the Labour and Employment category for two consecutive years in 2023 and 2024 by The Legal 500 (Legalese).