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Yap Yeong Hui

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Tel : +603 2055 3914
Fax : +603 2055 4880

Email : yeonghui-yap@chooi.com.my

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Practice Areas :
Employment & Industrial Relations, Shipping

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Yeong Hui deals with all areas of employment law and industrial relations, immigration, personal data protection and occupational health & safety matters, including advising on the employment aspects of mergers & acquisitions and restructuring exercises.

Yeong Hui also deals with shipping and commodities-related disputes, including charter-parties and bills of lading, international sale of goods and international commodity and handles related arbitration matters.

Yeong Hui conducts compliance trainings, develops compliance programmes and provides advice on compliance issues, particularly those related to anti-corruption and anti-money laundering laws.

Other Experience
  • Associate Member of the American Bar Association
  • Non-Practicing Member of the Singapore Law Academy
Qualifications
    2004
  • University of Canterbury, New Zealand
    Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
  • 2005
  • Certificate of Legal Practice, Malaysia
  • 2006
  • Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
    Admitted as an advocate & solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
  • 2012
  • Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore
    Admitted as an advocate & solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore
Publication and Presentations
    2016
  • American Bar Association – The International Employment Lawyer, a publication of the ABA Section of International Law – Employment Law Committee Malaysia - Navigating the Complex Laws Governing Employee Termination in Malaysia
  • Co-Author of the Malaysian Chapter of Herbert Smith Freehill’s Guide to Gifts, Entertainment, Travel and Training across Asia Pacific
  • 2015
  • Author of Malaysian Chapter of Herbert Smith Freehill’s Global Guide to Whistleblowing, 2015 Review
  • Co-Author of Malaysian Chapter of Hogan Lovells’ Global Bribery – Corruption Review 2015
  • 2014
  • Speaker at the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers’ ICT Conference 2014 on the topic of ‘Drafting Employee Information Technology Policies’