Prisilla graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from Cardiff University, Wales, United Kingdom in 2014 and completed her Certificate in Legal Practice in 2015. Prisilla subsequently read in the chambers of Sreenevasan Young and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2017.

Upon admission to the Malaysian Bar, Prisilla joined MahWengKwai & Associates as an Associate of the Dispute Resolution Practice Group in 2017. Her areas of practice include general litigation, arbitration, corporate and commercial litigation, real estate and construction litigation, probate and administration of estate and adoption.

Career to date

2017    Associate, MahWengKwai & Associates

2017    Called to the Malaysian Bar

2016    Pupil-in-Chambers, Sreenevasan Young

2014    Attachment Student, Chooi & Co

2014    Legal Executive, Lincolns Lawyers & Consultants

Educational achievements

2015    Certificate in Legal Practice

2014    Bachelor of Laws (Second Class Honours, Division 1), Cardiff University

Particular litigation experience

Corporate and Commercial Litigations

  • Application to set aside an arbitration award, High Court, Court of Appeal and Federal Court
  • Application for Mareva Injunction to prevent removal of company assets, High Court
  • Application for Pre-Action Discovery against company directors, High Court and Court of Appeal
  • Claim against the directors of a company for fraud/fraudulent misrepresentation, High Court

Real Estate

  • Application for termination of co-proprietorship, High Court, Court of Appeal and Federal Court
  • Disputes arising from a clash of document of titles in the National Land Registry, High Court
  • Disputes arising from a vendor’s refusal to execute an agreement for land, High Court
  • Disputes arising from land acquisition, High Court

Probate and Estate Administration

  • Applications for Grant of Probate, High Court
  • Applications for Grant of Letters of Administration, High Court
  • Applications for removal of executors/administrators for breach of fiduciary duties, High Court
  • Applications for resealing foreign Grant of Probate/Grant of Letters of Administration, High Court

Advisory

  • Advising a developer in opposing a potential civil claim by a purchaser
  • Advising a developer for breach of contract due to unforeseen circumstances

Written Article

Reviews and Testimonials

  • “I have been using the professional services of MWKA for a very personal case over a number of years now. While I have used professional services of other firms internationally, MWKA is easily the best firm for a number of reasons and hence, why they have such an exceptional reputation. From the first day, they provided a clear and logical plan. To this day, that plan has been executed perfectly and within the suggested timeline. Each query I had was dealt with in a friendly and clear way allowing me to understand the full spectrum of options available to me at all times. Each piece of information was communicated in a friendly and genuine manner. This, coupled with the quality of their professional services, provides me with piece of mind that this trustworthy firm have everything under control. For the reasons above, I would not hesitate to describe MWKA as a professional, top-quality and trustworthy firm. I would also like to mention that, although MWKA works as a team, the quality of individual associates here (in particular Prisilla Chong) is higher than anywhere else in the world that I have dealt with. I look forward to continuing working with this firm in the future.” – Dr Aaron Lim, Cork, Ireland
  • “We are incredibly pleased with the professionalism and expertise of the lawyers in MahWengKwai & Associates. They have successfully recovered our long-outstanding fees from one of our former business partners. We appreciate every effort that the team puts in for our case. In particular, Ms Prisilla Chong and Ms Fung Kar Men who patiently answered all our queries and walked us through the legal process involved. We would recommend MahWengKwai & Associates to anyone for their professional services.” – Ms Loo Suet Ying, Steel-Point Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur“I would like to thank Prisilla Chong for her steadfast effort in handling my estate case. She is indeed a kind, professional lawyer, and was always there to provide support and advice when I was most needed it. Also, please extend my appreciation to Darren Tan who also relentlessly provided me with the same support and encouragement. I truly appreciate your assistance throughout this period and I would not hesitate to recommend you/your firm.” – Vivien Ong, Selangor“Please allow us to express our utmost gratitude and appreciation to MahWengKwai & Associates for their professionalism and expertise. MWKA is a one-stop legal firm that should not be missed. Their professionalism is incomparable, from the moment a client steps into their office until his/her request/case is resolved. Ms Prisilla Chong was attentive and professional in resolving my requests. My requests were taken care of with full attention. Regular advice, responsive feedback and constant follow up never ceased; which is impressive in my opinion. I am so glad that I have found a legal firm which does not disappoint me. I truly recommend MWKA to be the qualified legal firm to anybody who requires legal advice regardless of quantum or complexity of his/her case. Thank you once again!” – Chua Lay Choon, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
  • “I have been using the services of MWKA for a few years and have found them to be very professional and full of empathy. Especially with the likes of Raymond Mah, Prisilla Chong & Eric Toh. They will go the extra mile to ensure that they have all sides of the story, know what needs to be done and strategize with you on how best to move forward. I have recommended their services to friends and will not hesitate to engage them for any future requirements” – Looi Kok Peng, Kuala Lumpur

CONTACT

Tel: 03-7887 2702
prisilla.chong@mahwengkwai.com

 

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Dispute Resolution

    Arbitration
    Commercial Litigation
    Constitutional law
    Construction
    Debt Recovery
    Family Business
    Fraud
    Insolvency & Winding Up
    Joint Management Bodies & Management Corporations
    Property Development
    Mediation
    Real Estate
    Strata Titles & Common Property
    Trust & Succession

  • Corporate

    Commercial Contracts
    Construction
    Private Equity

  • Individuals & Families

    Adoption
    Citizenship
    Family Business
    Private Wealth Management
    Will, Trusts & Probate