Ng Sai Yeang

Management Partner – Head of Dispute Resolution
(Member of the Firm’s Executive Committee)
+603-2632 9877 | [email protected]

The Head of the Dispute Resolution Practice Group and in active practice since 1991, Sai Yeang has appeared before judges at every level of the Malaysian judicial system, specialising in commercial litigation with particular emphasis on finance, banking, property, receivership and insolvency. She counts most of the major banks in Malaysia as her clients. With a reliable support team, Sai Yeang has a prodigious workload of corporate litigation briefs relating to matters such as shareholder disputes, boardroom tussles and schemes of arrangement, in addition to civil actions for the recovery of banking debts arising from conventional banking facilities as well as Islamic banking products such as Al Bai’ Bithaman Ajil, Al Ijarah, Kafalah, Wakalah, Murabahah and Musyarakah facilities.

Sai Yeang has been a member of the Malaysian Bar Council’s Islamic Finance Committee for a number of years and was on the organizing committee for the 2019 National Symposium of Islamic Finance and Capital Market. She also shares her expansive court-room experience by being a Trainer in the Bar Council’s Advocacy Training courses.

The 2020 edition of Chambers Asia Pacific recognised Sai Yeang as a leading dispute resolution practitioner with expertise in insolvency issues, remarking that an interviewee considered her to be “on the ball with her cases.”

TERTIARY QUALIFICATION
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Law & Sociology) (University of Keele)
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS & MEMBERSHIP
  • Barrister-at-Law (admitted as a member of the Honourable Society of Inner Temple)
  • Admitted to the Bar of England and Wales: 1990
  • Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
  • Admitted to the Malaysian Bar: 14th June 1991
  • Member of the Disciplinary Committee Panel appointed by the Advocates and Solicitors’ Disciplinary Board under the Legal Profession Act 1976
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