Goh Chiau Wee, Priscilla

Senior Associate, High Court of Malaya

Ms. Goh Chiau Wee, Priscilla graduated from the University of Liverpool, the United Kingdom in 2015 with a Bachelor of Laws LL.B (Hons) Second Upper. She then completed her pupillage under the guidance of Mr. Foo Hiap Siong, William and was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in March, 2018.

She then continued her practice in Foo Hiap Siong & Co and was assigned to conduct and handle appellate matters in High Court, Court of Appeal and Federal Court under the supervision of Mr. Foo Hiap Siong. She has great analytical skills and strong English literature. Hence, general litigation would be her forte in practice. The class of clients under her care would be the prestigious and extra-ordinary. Hence, she had the privilege of handling a diverse clientele on a broad spectrum of issues pertaining to debt recovery, injunctions, contract disputes, defamation actions, and other general civil and commercial litigation. She has also appeared on behalf of individuals on land disputes involving unlawful land encroachments and strata management issues.

At the same time, she also has extensive knowledge and experience in handling Judicial Review litigation to challenge and overturn a decision where government and public bodies have failed to comply with its legal obligations.

With strategic thinking and a sensitive approach to resolving disputes, she is proficient in acting within tight timescales by quickly identify the core issues and gain an insight into clients’ key concerns so as to deliver clear, focused and commercially driven advice.

She has successfully represented 297 similarly situated individuals to initiate class action lawsuits in pursuing claims against the developer which have cause harm through the developer’s negligent and wrongful acts. She also has extensive experience handling matters appellate matters to the Court of Appeal.

She believes there is no greater challenge and intellectual reward than pursuing Law as her chosen field of study. The practical skills and versatility in critically engaging with a breath of texts and issues would undoubtedly present many exciting opportunities in the future particularly to cater for the specific needs and expectations of a diverse clientele. She is currently assigned as an Associate in assisting counsel in the litigation department.