Janessa Kok


T:    +6 03 7887 2702
F:    +6 03 7887 2703
E:    janessa.kok@mahwengkwai.com

Janessa graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Liverpool in 2014 and completed her Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) in 2016. She read in the Chambers of Messrs MahWengKwai & Associates under the guidance of Mr Richard Wee and Ms Sarah Kambali.

Janessa was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in December 2017. She continues her journey in this legal profession with Messrs MahWengKwai & Associates.

Her portfolio includes employment law, corporate law and general litigation, in particular, contractual disputes, family law and debt recovery.

Career to date

2018    Associate, MahWengKwai & Associates

2017    Called to the Malaysian Bar

2017    Messrs MahWengKwai & Associates

2015    Paralegal, Messrs Richard Wee & Yip

2014    Attachment Student, Messrs Thong Weng Hon & Partners

Educational achievements

2016    Certificate in Legal Practice

2014    Bachelor of Laws (Hons) University of Liverpool

Particular litigation experience

  • Representing both employer and employee in the Industrial Court
  • Disputes arising from breach of contract, Magistrates’ Court, Sessions Court and High Court
  • Single petition and joint petition for divorce, High Court


  • Disputes between landlord and tenant
  • Drafting and reviewing corporate agreements
  • Reviewing employment agreements
  • Issues pertaining to child custody

Written Articles

  • Malaysian Employment Law : Top 5 Questions
  • Sports, Integrity and Corrupt Practices
  • Jail Time for Dopers?