Gan graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of London (External) in 2007 and completed his Certificate of Legal Practice in 2008. He chambered in MahWengKwai Seow & Megat under Mr Mah Weng Kwai. Gan was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in September 2009 and commenced legal practice with the same firm. He was promoted as Senior Associate in 2015. He was made a partner of thefirm in March 2019.

Gan continues his practice with MahWengKwai & Associates in the areas of general litigation, wills, probate and administration, banking litigation, debt recovery, construction, arbitration, family law, disputes by Management Corporation and Joint Management Body and criminal law.

Career to date

2019   Partner, MahWengKwai & Associates

2015   Senior Associate, MahWengKwai & Associates

2009   Associate, MahWengKwai & Associates

2009   Called to the Malaysian Bar

2008   Pupil-in-Chambers, MahWengKwai, Seow & Megat

Affiliations

  • 2012    Volunteer lawyer of Yayasan Bantuan Guaman Kebangsaan

Educational achievements

2017   LLM in International Economic Law, East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL)

2008   Certificate of Legal Practice

2006   Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of London

Particular litigation experience

  • Claim to challenge the validity of planning permission for a hypermarket, Court of Appeal.
  • Disputes over the supply of aluminium panels for building cladding, Court of Appeal.
  • Judicial review regarding the acquisition of land for use as a public road, Court of Appeal.
  • Disputes arising from the design and construction of bored piles for a high rise apartment project, High Court.
  • Defending a claim in excess of RM17 million by a Malaysian bank, High Court.
  • Disputes arising from the rental of heavy duty shoring materials for the construction of a commercial project, Sessions Court.
  • Defending charges against a director of a listed company for making false and misleading disclosures to the Securities Commission.

Particular arbitration experience

  • Disputes arising from the laying of public works water lines.

Reported cases

  • Perbadanan Pengurusan Genting Permai Park & Resort v Aphem Sdn Bhd [2015] MLJU 278; [2015] 6 CLJ 407
  • Simon Choong & Ors v Dragon Ginseng Enterprise Sdn Bhd & Ors [2015] 1 LNS 654; [2015] MLJU 898
  • Ng Bak Soon & Ors v Lee Chin Yen & Anor [2014] 1 LNS 1548
  • Demag (M) Sdn Bhd v Greenlinx Sdn Bhd [2012] MLJU 353
  • Perbadanan Nasional Berhad v. Shaharin Shaharudin [2011] 9 CLJ 208

Articles

MahWengKwai & Associates: Wills in Malaysia

CONTACTS

Tel: 03-7887 2702
chongchieh.gan@mahwengkwai.com

 

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Dispute Resolution

    Adjudication
    Banking & Finance
    Commercial Litigation
    Construction
    Debt Recovery
    Defamation
    Family Business
    Insolvency & Winding Up
    Joint Management Bodies & Management Corporations
    Property Development
    Strata Titles & Common Property
    Trust & Succession

  • Corporate

    Banking & Finance
    Commercial Contracts
    Construction

  • Employment

    Disciplinary Procedures

  • Individuals & Families

    Criminal Law
    Will, Trusts & Probate