Louis Ambrose

Louis Ambrose is our exclusively recommended Dispute Resolution expert in Malaysia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Louis directly using the contact details above.

Founding Partner of Louis Ambrose & Partners with more than 27 years’ experience as an Advocate & Solicitor with substantial experience in both civil litigation and employment law.

In the area of civil litigation, I act as counsel in a wide variety of matters in all tiers of the civil courts in Malaysia.

In employment law, I have vast experience in providing advisory services to local and foreign clients on a wide array of matters, including recruitment, termination, reorganisation, downsizing and cross border mergers & acquisition exercises. He also acts as counsel in employment disputes in the Industrial Court and all tiers of the Malaysian Courts.

I am a certified as a “Tutor Trainer Trial Advocacy” by the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in 2011 and I regularly provide training to young advocates through the Advocacy Training Programme conducted by the Malaysian Bar.

Dato Fion Wong

Fion Wong is a Partner of Shang & Co. and holds an LL.B. (Hons) Degree from the University of London and a Certificate in Legal Practice (C.L.P.) from the Legal Profession Qualifying Board of Malaysia.

Fion is actively involved in:

  • Matrimonial and Family Law: mainly in contested matters of family and divorce including but not limited to claiming/enforcing wife and children maintenance orders, child custody, cross-border child abduction, matrimonial property division, adultery, adoption and international aspects of family law, involving matters in Malaysia and other jurisdictions.
  • Contracts and Agreements: for family and marital agreements, including but not limited to divorce settlements and also the drafting of Endorsement Agreements involving celebrities in Malaysia.

Fion is often sought by clients and peers for representation in Family and Divorce matters in Malaysia as well as in other jurisdictions as a result of her dedication in implementing different efficient and effective strategies for her clients which have delivered excellent results.

Firm Overview:

In Shang & Co. we measure our success by our clients’ success. We adapt professional and comprehensive approach in reaching our client’s OBJECTIVES & GOALS whilst ADVANCING our clients’ INTEREST. We are committed to tailor our legal services in order to meet our clients’ diverse needs.

Soh Kar Liang

Soh Kar Liang is a graduate of the National University of Singapore. He practices intellectual property and information technology law. He has represented, guided and supported key client accounts from diverse fields ranging from high-tech microprocessors to consumer food and beverage industries in both contentious and non-contentious matters along the IP value chain.

As the first Singaporean appointed as a domain name panellist by the World Intellectual Property Organisation, Soh Kar Liang regularly adjudicates on domain name disputes under the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy. He is also a domain name panellist of the Regional Arbitration Centre of Kuala Lumpur and a principal mediator of the Singapore Mediation Centre.

Soh Kar Liang is an active participant of various local and foreign professional and business organisations, including serving as Vice President of the ASEAN Intellectual Property Association, past President of the Singapore Group of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association and honorary advisor of the Chinatown Business Association. He also contributes regularly to professional publications on intellectual property and information technology subjects and is frequently invited to speak on topics in these fields both locally and regionally at conferences, seminars, workshops and expert panels.


– Master of Science (Computer Science) with Distinction
– Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
– Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore
– Solicitor, England & Wales
– Registered Patent Attorney, Singapore
– Registered Trade Mark Agent, Malaysia
– Registered Industrial Design Agent, Malaysia
– Notary Public, Singapore
– Commissioner for Oaths, Singapore
– Principal Mediator, Singapore Mediation Centre
– Member of Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIARB)
– Panelist, World Intellectual Property Organization Panel of Neutrals
– Panelist, World Intellectual Property Organization Domain Name Panel


– Law Society of Singapore
– Singapore Academy of Law
– International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
– Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA)
– International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
– International Trade Mark Association (INTA)
– ASEAN Intellectual Property Association (AIPA)
– Association of Singapore Patent Attorney (ASPA)

Firm Overview:

The Ella Cheong brand derives from the name of our founder, an internationally renowned and respected intellectual property law practitioner who started her professional practice in Hong Kong in the 70’s. On the invitation of the Singapore government, the Ella Cheong brand first took root in South East Asia in 1986 as a specialist intellectual property boutique law practice in Singapore to meet the rapidly evolving demands of both local and international businesses for the region.

In 30 years, the brand has garnered a strong track record and reputation as a leading regional one-stop focal-point in South East Asia meeting the intellectual property needs of businesses locally, regionally and around the world, including:

– Prosecution
– Portfolio management
– Commercialization
– Dispute resolution
– Enforcement
– Strategy

The legal and technical expertise gathered under the Ella Cheong banner spans the gamut of intellectual property rights including trade marks, patents, designs, copyrights, as well as associated subject matter like domain names, trade secrets and advertising.

Our regional team across our offices, affiliates and strategic partnerships are committed to quality, timely and commercially-based yet cost-effective services. We are proud to support a diverse client base, including start-ups, SMEs and leading multinational corporations in the aviation, manufacturing, luxury, FMCG, cleantech, pharmaceutical, education and F&B industries.

Our clients appreciate our results-oriented, business-centric, transparent and uncompromising philosophy to service.

What matters most is what works.

Patrick Chew

Established in 1977, Morison Anuarul Azizan Chew (Morison AAC) is a Chartered Accountancy and Business Advisory practice based in Kuala Lumpur and an independent member of Morison International, an international association of independent firms of professional accountants and business advisors.

The foundation of Morison AAC was built in 1977 by our founder Dato’ Anuarul Aini bin Mohd Perai, where the firm was known as Anuarul & Co. In 1978, Dato’ Anuarul admitted Azizan bin Mohd Noor as a partner to strengthen the firm together and they established a partnership under the name of Anuarul Azizan & Co. Ultimately, both partners have taken another step forward to increase its value with the admission of their third professional partner Patrick Chew in 1988 and subsequently, Anuarul Azizan Chew & Co. was formed. Being in the industry for almost 40 years, the firm has progressively developed over the years into one of the major firms in the country with its strong commitment in providing high quality service to its clients.

At present, our founding partner Dato’ Anuarul acts as the advisor of Morison AAC and our Senior Partner Patrick Chew overseas the entire organization. All the partners of Morison AAC hold voluminous provincial and international experiences in professional practice. They are active members of numerous accountancy and taxation bodies in Malaysia and overseas, and possess distinctive licenses under Malaysian Companies Act 1965. They are also experts in various fields and their range of practice and involvement in local province and foreign countries are with clients of various sizes and businesses which include auditing, management and tax consultancy, financial planning and restructuring, receivership and insolvency, IT consultancy and other ancillary professional areas and practices.


In our strenuous efforts to be highly different compared to other medium-size accounting practices, Morison AAC’s professionals continuously seek innovative ideas to enhance our services and communication with our clients. We firmly believe that clients should have access to our partners and key personnel at all times. This has been highly regarded by our clients, be it public listed corporations, multinational companies or small to medium-size business enterprises.

As a consequence, they have not only supported us continuously for many years but also have considered Morison AAC as their ‘Partners in Success’. With the size, knowledge, extensive experiences and boundless supports from all our associates from Morison International, Morison AAC is certainly beyond capable in providing you with the finest level of professional services that you require. You will be surprised with the comfortable degree of informality and how tailored our client care services are, which is only possible with a firm of our size and experience.

Khairuzzaman Muhammad

KHAIRUZZAMAN MUHAMMAD is a partner in the Projects and Corporate Advisory practice group since January 2005. He was awarded a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree in 1988 from the Essex Institute of Higher Education (now known as the Anglia Ruskin University), in the United Kingdom, and was enrolled as a Barrister-at-Law of Lincoln’s Inn in 1989. He was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1990, and commenced his career specialising in all aspects of commercial litigation, principally in areas of banking law, corporate law, administrative law and constitutional law. In the course of his litigation career, Khairuzzaman was involved in several landmark cases before the Malaysian Courts, right up to the Federal Court level, dealing with legal issues pertaining to judicial review, banking law, company law and constitutional law.

In May 2000, Khairuzzaman was awarded a Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law from the University of Sydney, Australia. Since then, he has been actively involved in advising government agencies and companies, corporations, as well as financial institutions on issues relating to corporate and shareholders related matters, debt-financing issues, contractual disputes, joint-ventures, financing, land development projects and modern corporate governance. Khairuzzaman was involved in the drafting of the East Coast Economic Region Development Council Act 2008 as well as several other Federal and State legislations. Recently, Khairuzzaman advised a major Japanese energy company in the setting up of its business in Malaysia and had also led the legal team advising on the various legal issues relating to the restructuring of Malaysian Airlines (MAS) and the acquisition of its assets by the new airline, Malaysian Airlines Berhad. He also co-heads the team that renders construction advice for the Petronas mega-petro chemical project in Pengerang, Johore. This complex is the largest petro-chemical plant in South-East Asia. He also advises the Federal and State Governments on various policy matters leading to drafting of legislation’s.

He retired as the most Senior Director of SME Bank Berhad, a development financial institution wholly owned by the Ministry of Finance, Malaysia that is mandated to nurture, develop and finance SMEs in Malaysia in 2019, and was also an Independent Non-Executive Director of MIMOS, the advanced technology research and development centre set up by the Government of Malaysia. He currently sits on the Boards of several private companies.

Firm Overview:

ZUL RAFIQUE & partners (ZRp) is a Kuala Lumpur-based law firm that was formed in December 1999. As a result of significant growth achieved since its inception, ZRp is now a large, broad-based commercial legal practice.

The firm is led by its founder and Managing Partner, Dato’ Zulkifly Rafique who also spearheads the Corporate Department.

We have strategically focused our talents into specialised practice groups to maximise the depth of our expertise and experience. Whether you are looking for corporate solutions or pondering over the enforcement of marine oil pollution legislation, you will find the right people, right here, right now.

Our Vision is to provide our clientele with a solution-oriented, comprehensive and integrated range of professional legal services and in the process, we strive relentlessly to surpass our exacting standards of service. We believe that being forward-looking and dynamic is our strength and our commitment has always been to attain the highest standards in quality, client service and ethics.

In today’s changing commercial environment, legal issues are becoming increasingly complex. Progressive commercial and legal solutions are needed, and expertise is no longer limited to national boundaries. Our expanding practice takes this into account, and in our lawyers, you will find impeccable legal foundation which complements a diversity of shared experiences and specialist skills.

Chris Chin Shang Yoon

Chris Chin Shang Yoon, Founding and Managing Partner of Shang & Co., holds a LL.B. (Hons) Degree from the University of London, a Certificate in Legal Practice (C.L.P) from the Legal Profession Qualifying Board of Malaysia, a Diploma in Business Marketing and has completed a Master’s of Law (LL.M.) from the University of Malaya. Chris is also a Registered Trademark Agent in Malaysia.

Chris is actively involved in:

  • Family and Divorce: mainly in contested matters of family and divorce, including but not limited to areas such as matrimonial property division, enforcement of orders and judgments in Malaysia and other jurisdictions and other international aspects of family law, involving matters in Malaysia and other jurisdictions.
  • Conveyancing: for purchasers and developers in acquisition and development of lands including Malay Reserved Land and foreclosed lands.
  • Litigation: Corporate and Land matters for a wide range of local and foreign clients from various industries; including property development, franchise, manufacturing, etc.