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Asset Recovery Asia
3 - 5 November 2024
The Okura PrestigeBangkok, Thailand

Sharon Chong
Partner at Skrine (Malaysia)


Sharon Chong is a Dispute Resolution Partner at Skrine and her portfolio includes aviation, international arbitration, joint venture and shareholders’ disputes, commodity disputes, fraud & asset recovery and insolvency & restructuring.

She acts as an advocate in a wide array of cross-border disputes and has appeared at all tiers of the Malaysian courts and in international arbitrations in Asia and Europe.

Sharon is the Immediate Past President of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators and a member of the Maxwell Chambers Steering Committee and the YSIAC Committee. In addition to her work as counsel, Sharon sits as arbitrator and has served as sole arbitrator in AIAC, SIAC and ad hoc arbitrations. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) and the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (FMIArb). She is also on the panel of arbitrators of AIAC, SIAC, HKIAC, KCAB and THAC.

Sharon is a member of INSOL International and a founding member and current Co-Chair of the Malaysia Network of the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation. She is part of the faculty for the Bar Council of Malaysia’s Advocacy Training Course and Delos’s Remote Oral Advocacy Programme (ROAP) Asia 2023 edition.

Sharon has been recognised by various legal publications including The Legal 500, Chambers Asia-Pacific and Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific. She has been described as “extremely responsive and savvy”, “clear-thinking and decisive”, her “skillset, integrity, intelligence and dedication to the case and client surprises all the time” and has “impressed” with “both her round-the-clock availability and her ability to get up to speed with sometimes complex matters”. Sharon was included in The Legal 500 Arbitration Powerlist 2022 for South East Asia and also recognised in the Global Arbitration Review 100 as a “name to know”.

Agenda Sessions

  • Too late to sue?