Ryan Cheong graduated with a First Class Honours in Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom in 2018. He completed his Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) at City University, London and was called to the Bar of England and Wales (Middle Temple) in 2019. Ryan commenced his pupillage in MahWengKwai & Associates under the guidance and tutelage of Dato’ Mah Weng Kwai.

Ryan was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2021. Upon admission to the Malaysian Bar,
Ryan began his practice in MahWengKwai & Associates as an Associate in 2021. Ryan’s area of practice include general litigation, construction, corporate and commercial litigation, debt recovery, and criminal matters.

Career to date

2021 Associate, MahWengKwai & Associates

2021 Called to the Malaysian Bar

2020 Pupil-in-Chambers, MahWengKwai & Associates

2019 Called to the English Bar

2016 Attachment Student, Zaid Ibrahim & Co

2015 Attachment Student, KB Tan Kumar & Partners, Ipoh

Professional and Educational Achievements

2019 Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC), Middle Temple

2018 Bachelor of Law (First Class Honours), University of Reading

Particular litigation experience

Construction Adjudication

  • Claim for construction consultancy works done in respect of reclamation projects
  • Claim for certified work done
  • Opposing claims for allegedly certified work done

Construction Arbitration

  • Claim for certified work done, variation order claims, release of retention sum in respect of construction contracts

Construction Litigation

  • Claim for certified works done arising from a tripartite agreement
  • Claim for certified works done arising from oil & gas projects
  • Claim for loss of profit arising from a repudiatory breach of contract

Civil Litigation

  • Opposing application for a prohibitory injunction in relation to a partnership dispute, High Court
  • Application for the setting aside, stay and enforcement of an adjudication decision, High Court
  • Claim for certified work done, variation order claims, release of retention sum in respect of construction contracts, High Court
  • Claim for outstanding debt, Sessions Court and High Court
  • Claim to recover land through fraudulent transactions, High Court


Tel: 03-7887 2702




  • Dispute Resolution

    Commercial Litigation
    Constitutional law
    Debt Recovery
    Environmental law
    Family Business
    Insolvency & Winding Up
    Land Acquisition
    Property Development
    Real Estate
    Trust & Succession

  • Individuals & Families

    Judicial Separation
    Restraining Orders
    Will, Trusts & Probate