Chooi & Company - partner, JANET CHAI PEI YING

Dispute Resolution

DL  +603 2055 3926
E      janetchai@chooi.com.my



Janet’s practice focussed on commercial, energy, construction and engineering disputes.  Janet is also an accredited adjudicator with the Asian International Arbitration Centre and has been so since 2014.

Janet is experienced in dealing with a wide range of issues ranging from contractual disputes involving conspiracy and fraud issues, enforcement of securities and company law related issues to land disputes.

In terms of her construction and engineering disputes practice, Janet has experience in acting for employers, main contractors, sub-contractors and engineers over various agreements in respect of construction, building and/or supply of materials and services in the construction industry. 

In terms of the energy disputes, Janet has advised on both upstream and downstream disputes ranging from unitization and operational agreements to the downstream retail licence agreements. Janet also has experience in acting in disputes over power purchase agreements.


Janet is identified by The Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a Leading Individual in the field of Dispute Resolution in its 2017 and 2016 editions, as a Next Generation Lawyer in its 2018 edition, and as a Recommended Lawyer in its 2014 edition. Janet is also named as a Recognised Practitioner in Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide in its 2018 and 2017 editions, as a Future Star in the Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific in its 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 editions, as a Leading Lawyer in the field of Dispute Resolution by Asialaw Leading Lawyers in its 2012 edition and as a Rising Star in its 2014 edition and as a Recommended Individual by Asialaw Profiles in its 2015 and 2014 editions. 

Janet has served the Bar Council’s Advocacy Training Committee as an advocacy trainer since 2016.


Janet graduated from University of Sheffield, England with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) in 2003. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2004 and was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2006. In 2014, Janet qualified as a panel adjudicator of the Asian International Arbitration Centre.