Rajah & Tann Asia’s Malaysia member firm, Christopher & Lee Ong (CLO), has hired Chua See Hua as a partner and co-head of its restructuring and insolvency team.

Chua, who commenced practice in 1986, 1986, earlier worked with law firms Skrine, Raslan Loong and the Hong Kong office of Simmons & Simmons. She was also previously a general counsel of Ernst & Young in Hong Kong.

In 2010, she founded boutique law firm Chua Associates, which has been merged into CLO.

Chua joins CLO at a time when Southeast Asia, especially Malaysia, is seeing an increase in debt restructuring and insolvency affecting multiple industries due to the impact of the pandemic. She will co-head CLO’s restructuring and insolvency team alongside partner John Mathew.

With Chua’s hire, CLO now has 41 partners.


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