About Us

On 29.6.2018, Chooi & Company and Cheang & Ariff merged to form Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff.



With a combined experience of more than 80  years, Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff offers a full range of legal services to support and enhance our clients’ business needs and to deal with their other legal concerns both locally and globally through our association with international networks.

Our clients are at the heart of how we work, therefore quality and client dedication becomes a matter of personal ethos to every lawyer and team member.

We are committed to delivering high quality, innovative, commercially practical and sound legal solutions to our clients with positive work ethic and high responsiveness.

We are dedicated to work with our clients at every step of the way to achieve their business strategies, and provide our clients with a collaborative approach on the solutions to their business decisions.

Our Story

Chooi & Company was established in 1962, and Cheang & Ariff was established in 1986.

Before the merger, Chooi & Company and Cheang & Ariff were respectively mid-sized law firms, each with approximately 35 to 45 lawyers.

Since their respective establishment, both firms have grown to become recognised and respected, and have been consistently ranked as leading law firms in Malaysia, for both their dispute resolution practice and corporate and financial services practice. Individual lawyers in both firms are consistently ranked and recognised in leading publications for the high quality of their work.

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Chooi & Company and Cheang & Ariff shared common values of independence, integrity, professionalism, and a commitment to innovation in legal practice. Having worked with one another over the years and with a common vision in mind, both firms merged to form Chooi and Company + Cheang and Ariff on 29.6.2018.

The merger sees a combination of equals with highly complementary practice strengths and experience. Our combined experience of 88 years and our approximately 80 lawyers practising in a diverse range of practice areas, enables us to provide our clients with a comprehensive range of legal services and sound legal solutions. 


We recognise that the business and legal landscapes are constantly evolving and that it is important for law firms to be well-informed and to adapt in order to stay relevant and to deliver value to our clients.

We set ourselves apart through our people, our culture and our attitude to change. To deliver on our commitment to our clients, we recruit and develop people who are committed to excelling in legal practice. Innovative thinking is encouraged and supported at all levels. Our lawyers constantly strive to improve their skills and to keep abreast of developments in the law, as is expected of us as professionals.

We deliver value by leveraging on each other’s strengths. Lawyers and team members work across practice groups to provide a seamless and collaborative approach to delivering client services.

We recognise that the reputation of our firm is vital to our success and we all have a duty to preserve and to grow it for the long term.

In delivering high quality and innovative legal solutions to our clients in this fast changing environment, we remain firmly committed to upholding the timeless values of integrity, independence, and excellence.


To build, lead, serve and be the difference.


  • Integrity
  • Independence
  • Commitment
  • Innovation
  • Excellence