50 Jalan Dungun, Damansara Heights,
50490 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Practice area/industry focus: International Arbitration, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Cross-Border Disputes, Defamation, Professional Liability, Land Acquisition Disputes, Shareholders, Trusts, Banking and Construction
Career highlights: Wai Hong is the Head of the Dispute Resolution and Arbitration division of Skrine. A graduate of National University of Singapore, he has practised law in Singapore and Malaysia. He has acted as lead counsel in many landmark cases and in a wide range of arbitrations.
Wai Hong is described as a "sharp and confident" litigator by The Legal 500: Asia Pacific. He is also recommended by clients to Chambers Asia-Pacific as "very practical and strategic, with tremendous patience”, “very smart and quick to grasp issues, very knowledgeable", and provides "solid and practical advice,”. He is recognised as a “big name” in the litigation field by Who’s Who Legal 100, a “Dispute Star” by Benchmark Asia-Pacific, and “one of Asia’s leading figures in litigation and receives praise from peers and colleagues for his first-class abilities” by Who’s Who Legal Litigation. He is recently listed in Asia Business Law Journal 2019 as one of ‘Malaysia Top 100 Lawyers – The A List’. He is a Fellow of the UK Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators. He is also on the panel of arbitrators of ICC Malaysia, AIAC and SIAC.
Asialaw Distinguished Practitioner 2020 in Dispute Resolution