Jasmine Wong

Associate

T:    +6 03 7887 2702
F:    +6 03 7887 2703
E:    jasmine.wong@mahwengkwai.com

Jasmine Wong graduated with a Second Class Honours (Division I) in Bachelor of Laws from Aberystwyth University, Wales in 2015 and completed her Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) in 2016. She commenced her pupillage in MahWengKwai & Associates under the guidance of Raymond Mah.

Jasmine was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in October 2017. Upon admission to the Malaysian Bar, she began her practice in MahWengKwai & Associates as an Associate in 2017.

Jasmine continues her practice with MahWengKwai & Associates in the areas of general litigation particularly in medical negligence, citizenship, adoption, labour law, defamation and debt recovery.   

Career to date

2017    Associate, MahWengKwai & Associates

2017    Called to the Malaysian Bar

2016    Pupil-in-Chambers, MahWengKwai & Associates

2015    Paralegal, MahWengKwai & Associates

2014    Attachment Student, MahWengKwai & Associates

Educational achievements

2016    Certificate in Legal Practice

2015    Bachelor of Laws (Second Class Honours, Division 1)

Particular litigation experience

  • Judicial review against the National Registration Department’s decision to refuse citizenship to an adopted child, High Court, Court of Appeal and Federal Court
  • Application to Court for adoption of children, High Court
  • Bringing a claim for medical negligence on behalf of an infant, Sessions Court
  • Industrial relations dispute on unlawful termination and misconduct, Industrial Court
  • Defending a defamation claim, Sessions Court and High Court
  • Disputes arising from termination of membership, Sessions Court and High Court
  • Disputes arising from breach of contract, High Court
  • Representing a medical institution for debt recovery, Sessions Court and High Court
  • Petition for judicial separation, High Court

Advisory

  • Advising the New Zealand Immigration on the effect of Adoption Act 1952
  • Advising the United Kingdom Visa and Immigration Department on the Malaysian adoption and citizenship process and the effect of statelessness in Malaysia
  • Advising on the application of the Building and Common Property (Maintenance and Management Act) 2007