Senior Associate

Chew Zhen Tao


Chew Zhen Tao (Senior Associate)

Zhen Tao graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Liverpool in 2015 and completed his Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) in 2017. He was subsequently admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in September 2018.

Zhen Tao’s areas of practice in RWC include, amongst others, general litigation, arbitration, adjudication, corporate drafting and advisory, corporate litigation, construction law, sports law, company and commercial law as well as employment law.

Prior to joining RWC, Zhen Tao practised at a law firm in Kuala Lumpur focusing on dispute resolution, particularly disputes in the area of construction, engineering, infrastructure and projects. His notable works include assisting in a series of disputes arising from the highly publicised collapse of a curved bridge in Kuala Lumpur which involved leading engineering experts from Europe and Asia, assisting in disputes involving the defects and collapse of boardwalk slabs in one of the high profile land reclamation megaprojects in the east coast of Malaysia as well as various arbitration and adjudication proceedings involving public listed and multinational companies.

  • Genbina Sdn Bhd v Bina Puri Construction Sdn Bhd [2019] MLJU 1933;
  • KL Eco City Sdn Bhd v Tuck Sin Engineering & Construction Sdn Bhd & Anor [2018] MLJU 1630;
  • KL Eco City Sdn Bhd v Tuck Sin Engineering & Construction Sdn Bhd & Anor [2020] MLJU 435; and
  • KL Eco City Sdn Bhd v Tuck Sin Engineering & Construction Sdn Bhd & Anor [2020] MLJU 2457
  • Arbitration Clauses – An Overriding Promise?  (International Law Office, 2020)
  • Consequential Order: ‘Functus Officio’ Rule Stretched for Interest of Justice
    (International Law Office, 2020)
  • Manoeuvring Corporate Governance in Malaysia Litigation Prespectives
    (Lexis Nexis Malaysia, 2021)
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