Ong Chee Kwan JHigh Court Judge at High Court of Malaya
Ong Chee Kwan J was appointed as Judicial Commissioner of the High Court of Malaya in May 2019. He was confirmed as the Judge of High Court on 27 April 2022. Prior to his elevation, he was the Joint Managing Partner of Messrs Christopher & Lee Ong (“CLO”). The firm, formed in 2013, was a merger of 3 firms - Messrs Lee Ong & Kandiah, Messrs Christopher Lee & Partners and Messrs Kamilah & Chong. CLO is a member of the Rajah & Tann Asia network of law firms. Ong Chee Kwan JC graduated from the National University of Singapore (“NUS”) with Honours in 1988. He obtained his Masters of Law from NUS in 1992 before returning to Malaysia. He worked in Messrs Drew & Napier, Singapore from 1988 to 1992. He had over 30 years of experience in commercial and shipping litigation practice and had acted as an arbitrator in arbitration proceedings in Malaysia and Singapore.