LL.B. (Hons.), University of Liverpool
Certificate In Legal Practice
(Legal Profession Qualifying Board, Malaysia)
Professional Certificate in Islamic Finance
[International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF)]
Banking & Finance Litigation
General & Civil Litigation
Shipping & Maritime
Co-author, Chapter on Injunctions in Relation to Receivers and Managers, Liquidators and Officers of the Court, Law and Practice of Injunctions in Malaysia (2020)
Hooi Huang was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in August 2004. She joined the firm in 2007 and became a partner in 2012. She is a partner in the firm’s Dispute Resolution Department and the Deputy Head of the firm’s Shipping & Maritime Department. She holds an LLB (Honours) degree from the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom and obtained her Certificate in Legal Practice (one of the 8 top scorers for the year of 2003) from the Legal Profession Qualifying Board, Malaysia. Hooi Huang also holds a Professional Certificate in Islamic Finance from International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF).
Hooi Huang’s areas of practice cover corporate and commercial litigation including recovery and enforcement of security (including vessel arrest and sale, and asset tracing), receivership, corporate insolvency or liquidation, bankruptcy, restructuring of debts and corporate rescue mechanism (i.e., schemes of arrangements and judicial management), contractual (including IT contracts) and tortious claims as well as land disputes.
Hooi Huang has in-depth knowledge of the banking sector where she advises and represents financial institutions in high-value debt recovery actions (both conventional loan and Islamic finance), and also in defending actions brought against financial institutions and corporations including claim for negligence, conspiracy, fraud, breach of trust and breach of fiduciary and/or statutory duties. Apart from her legal practice, Hooi Huang is often invited to conduct training, workshops and seminars in different languages for financial institutions and corporations.
Hooi Huang is highly regarded by her clients for her skills and work ethics. Her clients have commended on The Legal500 that “Ng Hooi Huang is always available and very approachable. Her advice has been very practical but always based on sound legal principles” and “Ng Hooi Huang is intelligent and very knowledgeable. A very sharp individual with excellent problem-solving skills – a rising star in her area of practice”, and also, on Benchmark Litigation Reviews that “She is intelligent, knowledgeable, sensible in her approach and has very sound judgment. She has superb negotiating and advocacy skills. As someone with such high calibre at such a young age, she never fails to impress”, “Over the years, Ms. Ng has provided me with clear and practical legal advice” (2021), “Meticulous, able to understand issues to be dealt with in great speed, very efficient and responsive. Excellent problem-solving skills. She is a very smart and dedicated lawyer”, “She provides good service at all times. She is very responsive, knows her stuff and legal issues very well. She’s got good PR skills, was good in her submissions, and is a good overall partner” and “She is very hands-on in managing the matter, as well as very responsive” (2020).