Zhi Zhung graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2018 and completed his Certificate of Legal Practice in 2019.

He was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in March 2021.

Zhi Zhung was exposed to various types of cases during his stint in a legal firm with a primary focus on general litigation such as debt recovery. He also has experience with conveyancing and corporate matters. Aside from legal practice, Zhi Zhung was a Senior Executive in the Legal and Risk Management Department of Panasonic Malaysia Sdn Bhd wherein he has rendered various legal services such as contract vetting, advisory, policy drafting, investigation, and more to other Panasonic related entities.

Career to date

2024   Associate, MahWengKwai & Associates

2023   Senior Executive, Legal and Risk Management Department, Panasonic Malaysia Sdn Bhd

2021   Associate, Teoh & Teoh

2021   Called to the Malaysian Bar

2020  Pupil-in-Chambers, Teoh & Teoh

Educational achievements

2019  Certificate of Legal Practice

2018  Degree of Bachelor of Laws with Honours, University of Liverpool

Particular litigation experience

Highlights
  • Assisted an employer in a judicial review matter to reduce backwages awarded by the Industrial Court to the employee.
  • Acted for various companies in debt recovery cases and successfully obtained orders against debtors.
  • Assisted a franchisor in resisting a claim of non-performance of contract by the franchisee.
  • Assisted a management corporation in settlements with a large telco company regarding the rental of use of a common area for the provision of telco services.
  • Successfully obtained an ex-parte injunction to prevent the shareholders from executing a private placement of shares which would have diluted the client’s shareholding in the company.

Other Experience

  • Drafted and vetted franchise agreements for a franchisor with an international and national presence.
  • Drafted and vetted licensing agreements for the joint venture between a Malaysian entity and a Thai entity for a vending machine business.
  • Assisted in obtaining a court order to effect the transfer of property to the beneficial purchaser wherein the Developer is currently dormant and missing.
  • Assisted clients in creditors’ meetings.
  • Assisted petitioners in achieving settlement in a joint petition.
  • Represented various clients in courts for non-disputed matters.
  • Assisted in the drafting of the new policy for Panasonic’s related entity.
  • Acted as the co-investigator in investigation of allegations by whistleblower.
  • Prepared documentation for sale and purchase of property including bank documentations.

CONTACT

Tel: 03-7887 2702
zhizhung.lee@mahwengkwai.com

 

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Dispute Resolution

    Construction
    Corporate Advisory
  • Individuals & Families

    Citizenship
    Custody
    Family Business
    Syariah Advisory Wills