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Yong Pooi Yee, Brenda



Conferred with an LL.B 2nd Class (Upper) (Hons) degree by the University of London in 1996.

Awarded the Tunku Jaafar Champion’s Trophy for her excellence performance as the valedictorian for year 1996.

Registered as Patent Agent since 2008.

Read in the chambers of Messrs. Lakhsmi Ganesh. Admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in October 1998.

Joined Genting Entertainment Sdn Bhd as Administration and Legal Executive from October 1998 to September 1999.

Practised as a Legal Assistant at Messrs. Jeff Leong, Poon & Wong until August 2000 and at Messrs. Teh & Lee until June 2005.

Joined Messrs. Ainul Azam & Co. as Senior Legal Assistant since 4 July 2005 to head the corporate, banking and conveyancing department.

Promoted to Partner (Non-Equity) since 1 January 2007.


  1. Corporate Finance and Capital Market, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, IPO in Bursa Malaysia and submission and/or preparation of draft circular to shareholders to Bursa Malaysia for approval in respect of disposal and acquisition of property, recurrent related party transaction, ESOS and bonus issue and such other corporate exercises.
  2. Merger and Acquisitions (M&As), including conducting legal due diligence and drafting of all related documents in respect thereof.
  3. Corporate and Commercial Practice, including drafting, vetting, advising and preparing commercial agreements relating to the oil and gas, property development, manufacturing and trading of goods, shipping and education industries.
  4. Computer and Information Technology Law (“ICT”), including conducting technical legal due diligence, drafting, vetting, advising and preparing agreements relating to ICT systems contracts, such as software and hardware sale and purchase agreement, system development and implementation, service level and maintenance agreement.
  5. Banking, including drafting, preparation of banking (both retail and corporate) documentation for both conventional loan and Islamic financing facilities and the provision of legal advice in relation thereto from time to time for our panel banking and financial institutions, namely Malayan Banking Berhad, Affin Islamic Banking Berhad, Affin Bank Berhad, Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Berhad, Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad, Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad, Permodalan Usahawan Nasional Berhad, Asian Finance Bank and Ambank (M) Berhad, Bank Pembangunan Berhad, Malaysia Debt Ventures Berhad (MDV) and Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Berhad (EXIM Bank).
  6. Conveyancing, including conventional property transactions such sub-sale of property and tenancy related matters.
  7. Trademark and patent law practice.