Area of Practice

Capital Markets

Mergers & Acquisitions

Corporate Finance

Biography

JERRY ONG KOK WAH heads the Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions and the Capital Markets practice groups in ZUL RAFIQUE & partners.

His experience encompasses various aspects of corporate/commercial transactions including mergers and acquisitions, business acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures, foreign direct investments, private equity investments, corporate restructurings and reorganisations as well as equity capital markets transactions.

Jerry has advised on some of the landmark transactions in Malaysia including those involving competitive sales. Due to his expertise and in-depth knowledge, he is frequently consulted by local and foreign clients in various industries such as insurance, banks and financial institutions, telecommunications, oil and gas, manufacturing, healthcare, real estate and education.

Jerry has been recommended in several legal publications, among others, Asialaw Leading Lawyers, Legal 500, Chambers Asia Pacific and IFLR1000 Leading Lawyers as a leading lawyer/individual in Malaysia under Corporate/M&A and/or Capital Markets.

Jerry has been commended by clients that he “reviews issues from all angles and is very responsive” and “understands commercial issues and finds solutions” (Chambers Asia Pacific 2018). “The ‘responsive’ Jerry Ong inspires confidence in his clients when advising on complex transactions” (Chambers Asia Pacific 2011). He is praised for his “sound knowledge of the law and commercial sense” and as a “good and persistent negotiator” and “smart and popular with clients” (Chambers Asia Pacific 2014 & 2017).

Personal Details

Fax:

603-6209 8221

Admission:

Since 1991

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Qualifications

BEc (Hons) (National University of Malaysia)
LLB (Hons) (King's College London)
Barrister-at-Law (Gray's Inn)
Advocate & Solicitor (High Court of Malaya)