Thoo is a Senior Partner based in our Kuala Lumpur branch, who maintains active practice in the area of dispute resolution. He is a seasoned litigation lawyer who is actively engaged for simple to complex triable and appellate matters and regularly appears at all levels of the Malaysian Courts and as counsel in various briefs. With his vast experience in Malaysia civil litigation, he has been providing foreign expert opinions on Malaysia law to foreign competent court of jurisdiction and arbitration forum.
Thoo routinely advises individuals and body corporates in a wide area of disputes including banking and hire purchase matters, commercial/corporate dispute, companies’ directors and shareholders’ dispute/tussle including minority oppression, debt recovery, injunction matters, employment and industrial relations, contractual disputes, family matters, constitutional issues, tort, defamation, and public interest litigations.
Thoo’s area of practice also encompasses trustee dispute, personal injury claims and property or land related claims.
Besides heading the Dispute Resolution Department of Halim Hong & Quek, Thoo is also currently sits in Risk Management Committee and was the Anti-Money Laundering (AMLA) first appointed Compliance Officer of the firm.