Tommy graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield, United Kingdom in 2015 and was called to the Bar of England and Wales (Lincoln’s Inn) in 2017. He commenced his pupillage in MahWengKwai & Associates under the guidance of Dato’ Mah Weng Kwai and Mr Raymond Mah and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in May 2019. Upon his admission to the Malaysian Bar, he began his practice in MahWengKwai & Associates as an Associate.

Tommy is primarily involved in corporate and commercial matters. He has also assisted his colleagues in several general litigation matters.

Career to date

2019 Associate, MahWengKwai & Associates

2019 Called to the Malaysian Bar

2018 Pupil-in-Chambers, MahWengKwai & Associates

2017 Called to the English Bar

2016 Attachment Student, A/S Gill & Salina

Educational achievements

2017 Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC), Lincoln’s Inn

2015 Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours), University of Hertfordshire

Particular Corporate Experience

  • Advising a digital marketing company on the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 in Malaysia and drafting an Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Policy for their website
  • Advising an individual for incorporation of a company in relation to a donation-based crowdfunding exercise
  • Advising, reviewing and vetting several letters of engagement and joint venture agreement templates for a professional body
  • Advising, negotiating and drafting an Introducer Agreement
  • Drafting and reviewing settlement agreements
  • Drafting a Joint Venture Agreement for company in the construction and technology industry
  • Drafting a Memorandum of Understanding and Joint Venture Agreement for a company in the construction and project development industry
  • Drafting a Framework Agreement which involved a subscription of shares in a public listed holding company to facilitate a collaboration between parties in relation to progressive payments for a development project
  • Drafting a C-Level employment contract
  • Reviewing and vetting a Software and Services Purchase Agreement

Particular Litigation Experience

  • Disputes arising from breach of contract, High Court and Sessions Court
  • Application for leave to enter summary judgment, High Court and Sessions Court
  • Joint petition for divorce, High Court
  • Recovery of outstanding debts, Sessions Court
  • Application to strike out counterclaim, Sessions Court
  • Judgment in default of appearance, Sessions Court

CONTACT

Tel: 03-7887 2702
tommy.wong@mahwengkwai.com

 

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Corporate

    Banking & Finance
    Company Law & Corporate Advisory
    Corporate & Commercial Contracts
    Entrepreneurs & Start-ups
    Intellectual Property
    Mergers & Acquisitions
    Private Equity
    Regulatory Compliance
    Technology

  • Dispute Resolution

    Construction
    Intellectual Property
    Custody
    Divorce