Leong Wai Hong

Leong Wai Hong
Level 8, Wisma UOA Damansara
50 Jalan Dungun, Damansara Heights
Kuala Lumpur
+603 2081 3999
+603 2094 3211


Who's Who Legal Litigation: Lawyers

Leong Wai Hong was the chairman of Skrine’s executive committee of partners from 2009 to 2013. He heads the dispute resolution division. A graduate of the National University of Singapore, he has practised for more than 27 years in Singapore and Malaysia.

He has appeared as lead counsel in international and domestic arbitrations and in appeals in the Court of Appeal and Federal Court, representing clients in corporate and commercial litigation, cross-border disputes, defamation, probate, banking, construction, shareholders, trusts and land acquisition disputes. Many of his cases are reported in the law journals.

He is a fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators and is-on the panel of arbitrators and adjudicators of ICC Malaysia and Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration. He has sat as arbitrator in ICC arbitrations. He is a notary public and sits on the disciplinary committee panel of the Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Board.

He has given expert testimony on Malaysian law in the Singapore High Courts. He has been described as a "sharp and confident" litigator by The Legal 500: Asia Pacific (2010–2011) and “very practical and strategic, with tremendous patience” by clients.

He is listed as one of the world’s leading practitioner in commercial litigation by Who’s Who Legal (2010–2017) and a leading practitioner in Euromoney’s Guide to the World’s Leading Experts in Commercial Arbitration (2013-2016). He is recognised as a “big name” in the litigation field by Who’s Who Legal 100 and a “Dispute Star” by Benchmark Asia-Pacific (2014). He is also-listed as a “leading lawyer” in The Asialaw Leading Lawyers Guide for (2015-2017) and a “leading individual-for-dispute-resolution” by Chambers Asia Pacific (2011–2017).

WWL says: Wai Hong Leong receives effusive praise from market players who speak highly of his experience in D&O liability and private client disputes.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Litigation which can be purchased from our Shop.

Follow us on LinkedIn

Practice Areas


Browse Firms

Search Firms

The Who's Who Legal 100


News & Features

Special Reports



About Us

It is not possible to buy entry into any Who's Who Legal publication

Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

Copyright © 2019 Law Business Research Ltd. All rights reserved. | http://www.lbresearch.com

87 Lancaster Road, London, W11 1QQ, UK | Tel: +44 20 7908 1180 / Fax: +44 207 229 6910

http://www.whoswholegal.com | editorial@whoswholegal.com

Law Business Research Ltd

87 Lancaster Road, London
W11 1QQ, UK