OUR TEAM
Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Thomas Jayasuriya
Barrister-at-Law
Government and Politics, Oxford 1962-63
Government and Politics, Harvard 1967
(Counsel)

Called to the English Bar by the Honourable Society of Middle Temple, London in 1955 and to the Sabah Bar in 1967. Former State Cabinet Minister and State Attorney-General. Chairman of Sabah Bank Berhad (1979 - 1985). Former Chairman and Director of various government agencies and companies. Malaysian High Commissioner to Canada from 1985 to 1991. Notary Public.

John Kah
john.kah@jaykah.com.my
Barrister-at-Law
(Partner)

Called to the English Bar by the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn, London in 1968 and to the Sabah Bar in 1969. Served as Deputy Public Prosecutor for about 6 months before entering private practice in November 1969. President of Sabah Law Association for 1979/80 and 1983/84. Chairman of Inquiry Committee established under Sabah Advocates' Ordinance (1990-92).

Nature of Practice
Corporate Work and Arbitration, Banking and Conveyancing and General Consultancy

Dato' Peter Yong
peterpaulyong@gmail.com
Barrister-at-Law
(Counsel)

Called to the English Bar by the Honourable Society of Middle Temple, London in 1978 and to the Sabah Bar in 1979 and remains in private practice since then. Treasurer of Sabah Law Association for 1979/80. Former Director of Sabah Finance Berhad (a financial institution under the Banking and Financial Institutions Act), former Chairman of the Sabah Shooting Association (Kota Kinabalu Branch) and Director of the Sabah Forestry Development Authority (SAFODA) (a statutory body established under the SAFODA Enactment Sabah).

Alexander Decena
alex.decena@jaykah.com.my
Barrister-at-Law
B.A. (Hons)
(Partner)

Called to the English Bar by the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn, London in 1978. Called to the Sabah Bar in 1979 and remains in private practice since then. President of Sabah Law Association for 1991-92 and 1992-93. Former Sabah Law Association's Chairman for Continuing Legal Education. Chairman of H.E.L.P Foundation, a charitable foundation, Justice of the Peace.

Nature of Practice
Commercial litigation, arbitration and shipping. Has experience acting as an arbitrator. Handles complex cases and has worked together with some of the leading counsel from Peninsular Malaysia and Queen's Counsel from England and Australia

Daniel Tan Jwee Peng
daniel.tan@jaykah.com.my
Barrister-at-Law
LLB (Hons)
(Partner)

Called to the English Bar by the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn, London in 1983 and to the Sabah Bar in 1984 and remains in private practice since then. Certificate in International Banking & Finance and Commercial Transaction by Queen Mary College, University of London. President of Sabah Law Association for 1999/2000, 2000/2001 and 2001/2002. Currently, member of the Inquiry Committee established under Sabah Advocates' Ordinance.

Nature of Practice
Loan Syndication, Banking Documentation, Commercial Contracts, Property Conveyancing, Corporate Insolvency, Privatisation, Mergers and Acquisitions

Saiful Azian Bin Mokhtar
saiful.mokhtar@jaykah.com.my
LL.B (Hons) (Notts)
(Partner)

Awarded Certificate in Legal Practice (University of Malaya) in 1996 and called to the Sabah Bar in 1998.

Nature of Practice
Civil and Appellate Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Debt Recovery, Bankruptcy, Insolvency, Land Law, Estate Administration, Employment Law, General Conveyancing and Islamic Banking

Christina Lim Wan Ying
christinalim@jaykah.com.my
LL.B (Hons) (East London)
(Partner)

Awarded Certificate in Legal Practice in 1995 (University of Malaya) and called to the West Malaysian Bar in 1996 and called to the Sabah Bar in 2001.

Nature of Practice
Banking & Finance, Islamic Finance, Property Conveyancing, Restructurings, Corporate Receivership, Insolvency & Liquidation, Joint Ventures, Mergers and Acquisitions

Timothy Soo
timothy@jaykah.com.my
BA (Hons), LLM
Barrister-at-Law
(Partner)

Called to the English Bar by the Honourable Society of Inner Temple, London in 1992 and to the Sabah Bar in 1994, admitted to the Supreme Court of Brunei Darussalam in 1997 and remains in private practice since then. Chevening Scholar and awarded LLM (Merit) in 2005 by Queen Mary College, University of London.

Nature of Practice
Property Conveyancing; Commercial Contracts; Legal Finance; Business Acquisition; Construction and Engineering Contracts

Lau Cheung Hoon
chlau@jaykah.com.my
B.SocSci, LL.B (New South Wales)
(Partner)

Awarded Bachelor of Laws at the University of New South Wales in 2001 and Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice in 2002. Admitted to the Supreme Court of New South Wales, Australia in 2003 and called to the Sabah Bar in May 2004.

Nature of Practice
Civil & Appellate Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution, Banking & Corporate Financing, Commercial Contracts, Land, Property & Native Customary Rights, Shipping & Admiralty, Medical & General Negligence, Insurance, Intellectual Property, Election & Environmental Law

Noor Asikin Binti Ag. Anak
noorasikin@jaykah.com.my
LLB (Hons) IIUM
(Partner)

Awarded Bachelor of Laws in 1996, called to the Sabah Bar in July 1997 and called to Sabah Syariah Bar in September 1997.

Nature of Practice
Property Conveyancing, Banking Documentation - Islamic and Conventional and Syariah Litigation & Estate Administration

Jovena Lo Ziping
jovena.lo@jaykah.com.my
(LL.B (Hons) (Northumbria, Newscastle U.K)
Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln's Inn)
(Partner)

Awarded Degree of Bachelor of Laws in July 2007. Awarded Post-graduate Diploma (BVC) in July 2008. Called to the English Bar by the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn, London in July 2008 and called to the Sabah Bar in December 2009.

Nature of Practice
Property Conveyancing, Corporate Banking Documentation, Project Financing, Commercial Contracts

Yong Lu Yee
luyee@jaykah.com.my
LL.B (Hons) Cardiff
Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice
(Legal Assistant)

Admitted as a solicitor of England and Wales in 2011, and called to the Sabah Bar in March 2013.

Nature of Practice
General Conveyancing and Banking Documentation

Stephanie Chan Pei Ting
stephanie@jaykah.com.my
LL.B (Hons), CLP
(Legal Assistant)

Awarded the Degree of Bachelor of Laws by the University of London in 2011, and a Certificate in Legal Practice in 2012. Called to the Sabah Bar in March 2014.

Nature of Practice
General Conveyancing and Banking Documentation

Brendan Fabia
brendan@jaykah.com.my
LLB (Bond)
(Legal Assistant)

Awarded Bachelor of Laws at Bond University in 2011 and Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice in 2012. Admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2012 and called to the Sabah Bar in July 2014.

Nature of Practice
Civil Litigation

Sylvia Hong Kah Yang
sylvia@jaykah.com.my
LL.B (Hons) (Hertfordshire)
CLP
(Legal Assistant)

Awarded Degree of Bachelor of Laws by the University of Hertfordshire in 2011. Awarded Certificate in Legal Practice in September 2012. Called to the West Malaysian Bar in November 2013 and called to the Sabah Bar in January 2015.

Nature of Practice
Corporate and Commercial, Joint Venture, Property Development, Banking and Finance, Conveyancing

Nur Khairunnisa Ramblet
khairunnisa@jaykah.com.my
LLB (Hons) UiTM
(Legal Assistant)

Awarded Bachelor of Law in May 2011. Called to West Malaysian Bar in December 2011 and called to the Sabah Bar in September 2015.

Nature of Practice
Civil Litigation

Dixon Loi
dixon@jaykah.com.my
LLB (Monash University)
(Legal Assistant)

Awarded Bachelor of Laws at Monash University in 2013 and Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice in 2015. Admitted to the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) in 2015 and called to the Sabah Bar in January 2016.

Nature of Practice
Civil Litigation

Samson Ku Ket Bong
samsonku@jaykah.com.my
LL.B, B.Com (Bond University)
Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
(Legal Assistant)

Awarded with Bachelor of Laws and Commerce in 2013 and Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice in 2014, by Bond University of Australia. Admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland in 2014 and called to the Sabah Bar in March 2016.

Nature of Practice
Civil Litigation

Leslie Chaw Cheng Yung
leslie@jaykah.com.my
LL.B (Hons) (Derby)
Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Bond University)
(Legal Assistant)

Awarded Bachelor of Laws at the University of Derby, United Kingdom in 2009 and Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at Bond University in 2016. Admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland, Australia in 2016 and called to the Sabah Bar in October 2017.

Nature of Practice
Civil Litigation