Yew Choh Lee

Managing Partner
Bandar Seri Begawan,  Brunei Darussalam
Phone+673 2228725

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Practice Areas

  • Banking
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial
  • Company
  • Construction
  • Debt Recovery
  • Arbitration
  • Insolvency
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Admiralty
  • Wills
  • Probate
EducationUniversity of Bristol (LL.B.)
Admitted1986, Barrister of Lincolns Inn; 1986, Advocate and Solicitor, Commissioner for Oaths, Supreme Court of Brunei Darussalam
Memberships Member of the Law Society of Brunei Darussalam; Asian Patent Attorney Association; Asian Intellectual Property Association; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; International Trademark Association; Sole Brunei correspondent member of ICC-Counterfeiting Intelligence Bureau. Fellow:
LanguagesEnglish, Malay, Mandarin
BornBrunei Darussalam, 1961
BiographyAdvocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Brunei Darussalam.

Career Highlights:

- Listed as one of the leading lawyers in Brunei for Corporate/Commercial matter in Chambers Global as well as the Legal 500.


- Brunei Correspondent, Asia and Pacific Rim Section, Singapore Journal of Legal Studies since 1992.

- Intellectual Property Rights and Their Effective Resolution - A Brunei Perspective: 1997 APEC Intellectual Property Rights Business Conference In Osaka.

- Coping With Counterfeits - A Brunei Perspective: 1998 Japan - ASEAN Symposium on Intellectual Property in Bangkok.

- The Role of the Patent System in Industrial Development: 1999 Japan - ASEAN Symposium on Intellectual Property in Manila.

Bar Fellowship: of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb).

Transactions Advised the Brunei Government Forestry Department and drafted amendment to the Forest Act and the Forest Rules;- Actively involved in significant amendments to the Brunei Legal Profession Act;- Prepared the first consultative and subsequent drafts of the Constitution of the Law Society of Brunei Darussalam which was subsequently gazetted into Law;- Represented the Government of Brunei and the statutorily created Perbadanan Tabung Amanah Islam Brunei in dispute resolutions.
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Yew Choh Lee

51-55 Jalan Sultan
Bandar Seri Begawan BS 8811

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