About Us

CCW Partnership was established on 1st April 1980. It was formerly known as Choo Chan & Wong. CCW Partnership is one of the largest full service commercial law firm in Brunei Darussalam. The firm provides high quality services and solutions that are client driven and tailored to meet the business and commercial needs of its clients with professionalism and integrity.

CCW Partnership is a leading full service business and commercial law firm in Brunei Darussalam and has been consistently ranked by Chambers Global - The World's Leading Lawyers, Chambers Asia, IFLR 1000, AsiaLaw & Practice and Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a leading law firm in Brunei Darussalam. The firm has 4 partners, 1 senior associate, 2 associates and 1 consultant.

Practice Areas

Fields of practice are concentrated in the following areas:

  • Commercial, corporate, banking and finance, tax and securities.
  • Commercial and civil dispute resolution, and arbitration.
  • Construction, joint ventures, projects and infrastructure.
  • Conveyancing, property, project development and project financing.
  • Intellectual property.
  • Information technology and telecommunications.
  • Insurance.
  • Insolvency.
  • Oil and gas.
  • Labour and employment.
  • Shipping.
  • Probate and administration.
  • Family law.
  • Competition law.

People

Partners

Linda Lee Lian Khing

Linda Lee Lian Khing, LL.B (Hons), LL.M (Merit), managing partner, was called to the English Bar in 1991 and has been in practice since September 1993.

Practice areas: civil and commercial litigation, construction, insurance, banking, insolvency, property and matrimonial law.

Linda Lee is a Commissioner for Oaths and has been mentioned in IFLR 1000 and Asialaw.

She appears before the High Court and Court of Appeal of Brunei Darussalam.

Linda Lee Lian Khing is a key litigation partner within the firm. Her practice encompasses construction, banking insolvency, insurance, property and matrimonial law. She was involved in a case involving a large oil and gas company's claim in the High Court relating to a construction dispute between contractor and employer regarding the construction of the client's oil tanks. Asialaw Profiles 2015

E-mail: lindalee@ccwpartnership.com

Tang Weng Leong

Tang Weng Leong, LL.B (Hons), LL.M (Merit) is a partner. He has been in practice in Brunei since 2004. Prior to this, he was in practice as a commercial and civil litigator in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for over 9 years from 1995.

Practice areas: commercial and civil litigation, banking, insolvency, shipping, insurance, property and professional negligence law.

Tang Weng Leong appears before the High Court and the Court of Appeal of Brunei Darussalam. He has also appeared in the High Court and Court of Appeal in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

He has been mentioned in Chambers Asia Pacific.

Tang Weng Leong offer deep experience in contentious matters and focuses on the admiralty and shipping space. Chambers Asia Pacific 2017

Tang Weng Leong has assisted on complex employment and defamation disputes. Clients appreciate his efficiency and strategic approach to cases. Chambers Asia Pacific 2016

Key partner Tang Weng Leong practises commercial and civil litigation, banking, insolvency, shipping, insurance, property and professional negligence law. He has particular expertise in banking litigation. Asialaw Profiles 2015

Tang Weng Leong is considered by sources to be making a name for himself in litigation matters. Chambers Asia Pacific 2012

Sources agree that Tang Weng Leong is a "relatively junior but capable litigator, someone to keep an eye out for." Chambers Asia Pacific 2011

E-mail: wltang@ccwpartnership.com

Harold Ng Hann Jaun

Harold Ng Hann Jaun, LL.B. (Hons), partner, was admitted as an advocate and solicitor in Brunei Darussalam in 2006.

Practice areas: property, conveyancing, project finance and banking.

E-mail: haroldng@ccwpartnership.com

On Hung Zheng

On Hung Zheng, graduated from the University of Bristol with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B Hons). He is a member of Lincoln’s Inn, London and was called to the English Bar in July 2006. He was admitted as an advocate and solicitor in Brunei Darussalam in 2007.

Hung Zheng specialises in the field of intellectual property and his practice areas are commercial and civil litigation including banking, construction, insurance and insolvency. Hung Zheng has appeared before the High Court and Court of Appeal of Brunei Darussalam.

Hung Zheng has completed a JPO/IPR Training Course for IP Practitioners in 2015 organised by the Japan Patent Office. He oversees and manages registration, general advisory and prosecution of intellectual property in the firm.

He has been mentioned in Chambers Asia Pacific:

On Hung Zheng is praised for his "local knowledge on transactions and disputes" by a client who notes: "He has very comprehensive knowledge." He comes particularly recommended for matters involving construction litigation. Chambers Asia Pacific 2020

He has been mentioned in AsiaLaw:

In intellectual property, senior associate ON Hung Zheng recently acted for a large pharmaceutical company, appearing in the Court of Appeal to obtain a declaration of non-infringement and the invalidity of a registered patent. AsiaLaw Profiles 2015

Membership

  • President of the Law Society of Brunei Darussalam (2018-2019)
  • Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee of National Football Association of Brunei Darussalam (2020)
  • ASEAN Experts IPR SME Helpdesk.

Email: zheng@ccwpartnership.com

Consultant

Andrew Ong Teck Wee

Andrew Ong Teck Wee, B.A. (Hons), M.B.A, MCIArb was managing partner and is presently a consultant with the firm. He was called to the English Bar in 1982 and has been in practice in Brunei Darussalam since 1985.

Practice areas: civil and commercial litigation, construction, arbitration, property, corporate and banking law.

He appears before the High Court and Court of Appeal of Brunei Darussalam. He has also appeared before the Privy Council, London.

He is Honorary Consul of the Republic of Chile in Brunei Darussalam.

Andrew Ong is a Commissioner for Oaths and is listed in Chambers Global - The World's Leading Lawyers, Chambers Asia, IFLR 1000, World Law, Asia Law & Practice and Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a leading lawyer in Brunei Darussalam.

Rated Highly Regarded by IFLR 2018

Ranked Band 1 by Chambers Asia Pacific 2017

Ranked Market-leading lawyer for Dispute Resolution & Litigation by Asialaw Profiles 2017

Andrew Ong is noted as a formidable litigator and has significant experience in representing employers and contractors in construction disputes. Chambers Asia Pacific 2016

Andrew Ong leads the litigation practice and draws on a breadth of experience in handling commercial, banking and construction disputes. He regularly appears before all levels of court, as well as arbitrations. In the past year, he has handled a large employment disputes, construction claims and a contractual dispute at arbitration, amongst other matters. Chambers Asia Pacific 2015

Brunei's known commercial disputes specialist and litigator comes in the form of managing partner Andrew Ong Teck Wee. IFLR 2015

Andrew Ong heads the litigation practice and is described by sources as "knowledgeable, with a vey balanced grasp of both commercial and legal matters." Interviewees also highlight his "firm, precise and logical mind." He is particularly sought after for his construction law expertise. Chambers Asia Pacific 2014

*Andrew Ong is one of the most well-known names for litigation, particularly in the construction sector. *Chambers Asia Pacific 2013

Andrew Ong is a litigation expert, specialising in complex commercial disputes. He is held in high regard by peers, who describe him as a "very good lawyer." Chambers Asia Pacific 2012

A client singles out key partner Andrew Ong for praise: "[He] is a lawyer with good personality and experience. Above all he observes good professional ethics." IFLR 2012

Peers note that Ong "is a great and well-known litigator". IFLR 2011

“Andrew Ong has depth and understanding that is unmatched,” says a client of the firm. “As a seasoned legal veteran he understands our needs and offers clear legal counsel and excellent personal service,” says a client. IFLR 2009

In areas of construction law , partner Andrew Ong’s dispute resolution practice has a successful track record of acting for contractors, developers, and government in a number of large litigation and arbitration cases. AsiaLaw Profiles

Andrew Ong focuses on, and is particularly highly regarded in, construction disputes. Chambers Global 2011

Andrew Ong specialises in complex commercial litigation. Interviewees described him as a "key man on the team: a knowledgeable and very strong litigator." Chambers Asia Pacific 2011

Andrew Ong is praised by market sources as one of the best advocates in Brunei. Commentators describe him as “an excellent, quick-thinking and knowledgeable litigator”. Chambers Asia Pacific 2010

Contemporaries acknowledged the prominence of “responsive” practitioner Andrew Ong, one of the team’s three “seasoned” partners. Chambers Global 2005-2005

E-mail: andrewong@ccwpartnership.com

Associates

Andrew J. Wong

Andrew J. Wong, LL.B. (Hons), LL.M (Distinction), associate, was called to the English Bar in 2013 and was admitted as an advocate and solicitor in Brunei Darussalam in April, 2015.

Practice areas: Civil litigation including property, insurance, corporate, banking, family and insolvency law.

He has appeared before all levels of the Brunei Supreme Court in a broad range of litigation topics including: (i) complex trials of construction disputes concerning public works and private development projects; (ii) obtaining summary judgment; (iii) obtaining mandatory and prohibitory injunctions; (iv) settlement negotiations for commercial contract, insurance and personal injury disputes; (v) resolution of divorce proceedings; (vi) private and corporate insolvency including, bankruptcy and receivership, winding-up and judicial management; and (vii) conduct of criminal defence against charges of customs offences.

E-mail: ajwong@ccwpartnership.com

Vanessa On

Vanessa On, B.A.(Hons), Diploma in Law (Distinction), associate was called to the English Bar in 2015, and admitted as an advocate and solicitor in Brunei Darussalam in December 2016.

Practice areas: construction, competition, commercial and civil litigation.

E-mail: vanessaon@ccwpartnership.com

Justin Phua Thien Wei

Justin Phua Thien Wei, graduated from the University of York with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B Hons). He completed the Bar Professional Training Course in City, University of London and is a member of Lincoln’s Inn, London, having been called to the English Bar in 2017. He was admitted as an advocate and solicitor in Brunei Darussalam in October 2018.

Practice areas: conveyancing, property, commercial advisory, banking and intellectual property.

E-mail: jp@ccwpartnership.com

Jacqueline Lau Hui Tiing

Jacqueline Lau Hui Tiing is an associate of CCW Partnership. She graduated with a LL.B. (Hons) from University of Leeds in July 2017. She studied the Bar Professional Training Course at Cardiff University, and was called to the Bar (The Honourable Society of Middle Temple) in July 2018.

She was admitted as an advocate and solicitor in Brunei Darussalam in September 2019.

Practice Areas: corporate, conveyancing, banking and intellectual property.

Email: jacqueline@ccwpartnership.com

Contact Us

1st & 2nd Floors, Units 9 & 10,
Block C, Kiarong Complex,
Lebuhraya Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah BE1318,
P.O. Box 2216,
Bandar Seri Begawan BS8674,
Negara Brunei Darussalam

Tel: +673 2451606
Fax: +673 2451611 (Dispute Resolution)
Fax: +673 2451684 (Conveyancing/Corporate/Banking) Email: info@ccwpartnership.com