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Dato Fion Wong

Managing Partner

Practice Areas

Education, Qualification & Affiliates

  • C.L.P

  • LL.B (Hons) University of London

  • Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya​

  • Malaysia Bar Family Law Committee (2017/2018)

Experience

Family & Matrimonial Experience


KEY AREAS:

  • Cross-Border Children Abduction
  • International Children Adoption
  • Foreign Children Citizenship
  • Forum Disputes
  • Domestic Violence (Protection & Damages Claim for Wife, Husband & Children)
  • Trace, Discover, Divide & Settlement of Assets
  • Contested Divorce (Adultery, Children Custody & Maintenance, Visitation Rights, Wife Maintenance)
  • Variation of Orders
  • Enforcement of Orders
Dato' Fion Wong has been focusing in Family & Matrimonial Law since her first year of practice. She has successfully represented her clients in the High Court for contested custody applications and maintenance claims for both the wife and children. She has then dedicated her years of practice focusing in Family & Matrimonial Law and had successfully dealt with complex Family Law matters such as cross-border child abduction, international children adoption & citizenship, domicile disputes for international families, protection & damages for victims of domestic violence i.e. wife, children & husband and other related contested divorce & separation issues. She has accumulated of more than 500 cases involving Family & Matrimonial Law for both local and international families. Throughout her extensive experience she had represented clients from different walk of life that includes individuals, and private clients that involves tracing, discovering, division and settlement of complex and wide range of assets within and outside the jurisdiction of Malaysia, and situted in off-shore such as properties, company shares, trusts, and other assets.

Being an innovative lawyer with interest in technology, she has led Shang & Co. to create the first Artificial Intelligence Legal Assistant ("AILA") in Asia to be able to guide the firm's clients in court proceedings and family & matrimonial matters.

She is the author for Handbook on Family Law Practice in Malaysia, that is often referred by judiciary and legal practitioners in Malaysia. She is also a contributing author for Malaysia Chapter in International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) for Family Law 2017 (1st Edition)




Employment & Industrial Relations


Dato Fion has been advising and representing employers and employees for employment & industrial relations matter for employment contracts, unfair dismissal claims, wrongful dismissal & constructive dismissal, reinstatement, termination, downsizing and is often assisting corporate clients in domestic inquiries, drafting and reviewing hand books and company policies and PIP for improvement of peformance.

She is currently (as of August 2020) heading Shang & Co.'s development of the second stage of Artificial Intelligence Legal Assistant ("AILA") which is to be the first AI Legal Assistant in South East Asia to assist corporate clients in solving employment legal matters by providing them with proper guidance and documents. To know more about AILA, click here.




Private Wealth & Family Businesses


Dato Fion has advised and represented many successful business owners, high net worth individuals, and families in Malaysia for their private matters and family businesses. Her extensive experience in helping private clients and their businesses especially in Malaysia gives her client overall advantage in both their private & business capacity. She is one of the few lawyers in Malaysia to draft and negotiate pre & post nuptials agreements for local & international families in Malaysia with global (especially in Asia & Europe) and substantial assets which requires vast experience, knowledge and tact.

Her strong and in-depth knowledge in rich practice areas together with her team and partners of diversified professional background such as taxation and financial planning in Malaysia and other South East Asia countries, confers protection to her clients and their families and successors




Trust, Will & Estate Planning


Dato Fion and her team has been advising her clients in trust for estate planning, tax planning and asset protection tool. She frequently advises clients in probate matters which include disputes on challenges to the validity of wills, construction of wills, advising beneficiaries for inspection of documents, acting for beneficiaries in the removal of trustees.





Publications

  • Handbook on Family Law Practice in Malaysia: Commentary, Procedures and Forms (ISBN No. 9789672187707)

  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Family Law (1st Edition) - Contributory Author for Malaysia Chapter ISBN-13 : 978-1911367321

  • 'Equality of Division' in ALB Asia September 2017 Publication

Awards & Recognition

  • The only female litigator featured in Women In Law 2016

  • Recommended Attorney in Global Law Experts 2017

  • Recognised as the Rising Star of 2020 by Asian Legal Business

Award-Winning Law Firm in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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