Kok Keong joined Shook Lin & Bok in 1998 and became a partner in 2004. His area of practice is Dispute Resolution with a principal focus on Banking & Finance Litigation and Shipping & Maritime.
He regularly assists financial institutions, corporations and individuals in an advisory role and in litigation whether they are claimant or defendant. Some of the cases he has handled include cases of debt recovery (conventional/Islamic and retail/trade financing), enforcement action and security realisation (land, shares and maritime vessels) and insolvency practice (company liquidation, bankruptcies and receivership).
Other than these cases, he has acted in matters concerning breach of contract/mandates, defamation, negligence, fraud/forgery/misappropriation of assets, land acquisition/reference and judicial review cases, recovery of property seized/forfeited under anti-money laundering/terrorism financing/drug offence related laws and also in disputes over land/leases/tenancies, shipbuilding contracts, vessel ownership and charterparty.
When not in court, Kok Keong speaks at conferences / in house events and conducts legal workshops. He is a member of the International Bar Association, Insolvency Practitioners Association of Malaysia and INSOL International, a contributor to Sweet & Maxwell’s The Annotated Malaysian Companies Act 2016 and has appeared on RTM’s TV programme “Dari Meja Peguam”. He is also named as one of Legal 500’s Recommended Lawyers 2022.