Chien Chern is developing a practice covering all areas of the firm’s work, including Commercial & Corporate Litigation, Construction & Infrastructure Disputes, Commercial Arbitration, Land & Property, and Public & Administrative Law.

Chien Chern read law at the National University of Malaya. He was called to the Malaysian Bar in 2022.

Chien Chern is presently involved in several pending commercial and construction related arbitration disputes where he is led by Tan Sri Dato’ Cecil Abraham, Dato’ Sunil Abraham and Aniz Ahmad Amirudin.

  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Construction and Infrastructure Disputes
  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Land & Property Law
  • Public & Administrative Law
  • Pencil Pictures & Records Sdn Bhd v Shopee Mobile Malaysia Sdn Bhd – This is a test case where Shopee Mobile Malaysia Sdn Bhd will be invoking the protection under the “storage and information location tools” safe harbour defence and will seek to limit its liability under, inter alia, Section 43E of the Copyright Act 1987 against any and all of the claimant’s alleged primary and secondary copyright infringement claims in so far as e-commerce platforms are concerned (led by Tan Sri Dato’ Cecil Abraham and Dato’ Sunil Abraham).
  • Enuja Production Sdn Bhd v Shopee Mobile Malaysia Sdn Bhd – This is another test case where Shopee Mobile Malaysia Sdn Bhd will be invoking the safe harbour defence and will seek to limit its liability under, inter alia, Section 43E of the Copyright Act 1987 against any and all of the claimant’s alleged primary and secondary copyright infringement claims in so far as e-commerce platforms are concerned (led by Tan Sri Dato’ Cecil Abraham and Dato’ Sunil Abraham).
  • ISM Sdn Bhd v Queensway Nominees (Asing) Sdn Bhd & Others – This is an appeal before the Court of Appeal involving a series of complex corporate transactions involving the holding of shares in multiple companies wherein allegations of oppression, breach of a shareholders’ agreement and the law relating to just and equitable treatment of a shareholder are being ventilated (led by Tan Sri Dato’ Cecil Abraham and Dato’ Sunil Abraham).
  • Re Tan Sri Dato’ Paduka Ting Pek Khiing – This is a significant bankruptcy dispute where the firm acts for Tan Sri Dato’ Paduka Chai Yu Lan in respect of proceedings instituted under Section 31 of the Bankruptcy Act as part of the creditors attempt to seek to recover funds from the Estate of the late Tan Sri Dato’ Paduka Ting Pek King (led by Dato’ Sunil Abraham).
  • PNSB Acmar Sdn Bhd v Prasarana Malaysia Berhad & Sunway Construction Sdn Bhd – This is trespass claim, wherein the firm acts for Setia Utama LRT 3 Sdn Bhd, the third party. PNSCB Acmar Sdn Bhd has alleged acts of trespass on the part of Sunway Construction Sdn Bhd as the main sub-contractor in so far as the construction of an LRT 3 station is concerned. Sunway Construction Sdn Bhd has instituted third party proceedings against Setia Utama LRT3 Sdn Bhd, the main contractor, in seeking an indemnity should the claim in trespass be proven (led by Dato’ Sunil Abraham).
  • LL.B. Hons, National University of Malaysia
  • Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya