Siew Cheang’s practice is in dispute resolution involving company and securities laws.
Experience and Credentials
Siew Cheang has appeared and continues to appear as counsel in many complex and high-profile business and corporate disputes. He was one of the counsel who appeared before the Constitutional Tribunal established in 1998 to inquire into the alleged judicial misconduct of five Malaysian Supreme Court Judges. He was also a member of the Companies Law Reform Committee of Malaysia.
Numerous independent legal publications have consistently listed him as a leading individual in dispute resolution and corporate/M&A. He has been ranked as a Market-Leading Lawyer by Asialaw Leading Lawyers since 2014 for dispute resolution and as a Distinguished Practitioner in the Asialaw Profiles and Leading Lawyers 2022 edition. The Chambers Asia – Asia’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2009 edition described him as “a standout” and “a formidable advocate who presents incredible robust arguments”. He is also named as a Dispute Resolution Star in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2019.
He is the author of Corporate Powers: Accountability published by LexisNexis (which is now in its third edition (2018)); co-author of the Hong Kong Company Law (which is now in its second edition (2017)); and authored the book entitled Capital Markets: Discipline & Misconduct with Tan Ming-li and Evelyn Chan which is also published by LexisNexis (2019).
Siew Cheang is a graduate from the University of Malaya. He was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1978.