David Ong Chan Tong


Tel : +603 2055 3927
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Practice Areas :
Capital Markets, Construction, Energy, Infrastructure & Projects, Corporate & Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions

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David Ong’s practice is focused on capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and construction and infrastructure projects. He has advised on a wide range of corporate exercises including initial public offerings, takeovers, privatisations, corporate financing exercises, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and foreign direct investments.

David also has a keen interest in infrastructure projects, and has advised on engineering procurement and construction contracts, power purchase agreements, operation and maintenance agreements, government procurements and bids for infrastructure projects.

  • University of Melbourne, Australia
    Bachelor of Laws & Bachelor of Commerce
  • 2003
  • Monash University, Australia
    Post-graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria
    Admitted as a barrister & solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria in August 2003
  • 2006
  • Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
    Admitted as an advocate & solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in December 2006
  • 2007
  • Warwick Business School, United Kingdom
    Master of Science (Finance)
  • 2010
  • Chartered Accountant
    Admitted as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland
Awards and citations
  • Asia Pacific Legal 500 –2016 edition
    Recommended Lawyer in the fields of Capital Markets, Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions, and Projects and Energy
  • Asia Pacific Legal 500 –2015 edition
    Recommended Individual in the field of Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions
    Recommended Lawyer in the field of Real Estate and Construction
  • Asialaw Profiles – 2015 edition
    Recommended Individual
  • International Financial Law Review (IFLR) – 2017 and 2016 editions
    Leading Individual in Corporate and M&A/Energy Sector