Jeff, Leong, Poon & Wong is consistently recognised by the independent Asia Pacific (AP) Legal 500 publication as a leading and recommended law firm in Malaysia in the areas of capital markets, corporate & commercial law, banking & finance law, dispute resolution, Islamic finance, real estate and construction law, projects and energy law and IT and telecoms law, notably highlighted for when it “acts for clients throughout South East Asia, with a particular emphasis on Chinese companies targeting the Malaysian market”.
Jeff Leong is recognised by AP Legal 500 as a leading corporate lawyer and James Wong is rated by AP Legal 500 as a leading capital markets lawyer; meanwhile, Kenny Poon is recognised by the same publication for handling some of the most complex cross border M&A deals in Malaysia.
Chambers & Partners describes us as “a focused corporate team with extensive experience in advising on strategic investments, takeovers, M&A and corporate governance”.
In other accolades, Kenny Poon and our firm are recommended as expert advisers for joint ventures and their corporate law practice by Global Law Experts 2013. We were also recognised as a leading firm by Acquisition International and The Law Reviews whereas the IFLR1000 identifies continued strength by the firm in capital markets, specifically in its foray into adding debt capital markets to its stable of equity capital markets track record. Leading M&A magazine, ACQ Global Awards further honoured our firm as its “Mid-Size Firm of the Year” for 2013. Islamic Finance News Leading Lawyers Report has for 3 consecutive years from 2010-2012, nominated and named another partner of the firm as a leading lawyer in this fast growing sector.
We were awarded “Best Law Firm in Malaysia for Real Estate legal work 2009” by the UK based publication, CorporateINTL magazine and in 2010, was again successfully awarded “International/Cross Border Law Firm of the Year in Malaysia”, “Communications Law Firm of the Year in Malaysia” and “Aviation Law Firm of the Year in Malaysia” by the same publication. Corporate Intl’s annual awards in 2013 garnered triple praise for our firm in awarding it its “M&A Law Firm of the Year”, “Joint Ventures Law Firm of the Year” and “Business Law Firm of the Year” awards.