Weng Yew practises in the area of corporate commercial and civil litigation, primarily in banking and insolvency covering the recovery of banking facilities and finances pertaining to both conventional banking and Islamic finance and enforcement of debt instruments.
Apart from advising financial institutions on complex recovery issues, Weng Yew has considerable experience appearing in all levels of the Malaysian court system and arbitration proceedings. He has represented a number of multinational corporations in a wide spectrum of litigation works including tortious matters for breach of fiduciary duties, conspiracy, negligence, breach of trust and defamation.
Notably, Weng Yew was involved in two arbitrations representing an international aggregates and ready-mix concrete corporation in a multi-million claim for damages arising from a quarry dispute. Weng Yew is also a key member of the team which represented a low-cost airline to resist the maiden antitrust and competition prosecution in Malaysia up the Competition Appeal Tribunal stage, and in another abuse of dominant case by the Malaysia Competition Commission against a steel manufacturer.
Weng Yew has contributed articles to LegalTAPS, a newsletter issued by Tay & Partners and to Asian-Mena Counsel, a publication for In-House Community.
- Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
- Member of Malaysia Australia Business Council (MABC)
- Member of Insolvency Practitioners Association of Malaysia (iPAM)
- Nominated consistently from 2015 to 2017 by The Legal500 for Dispute Resolution category