PURPOSE SYATEMENT

The Chinese characters in my name denote a celebration of peace (慶祝和平). Being involved in dispute resolution helps me appreciate more the pursuit of peace in life, business, relationships and society at large.

WORK EXPERIENCE

1998 – Present: Advocate and Solicitor, High Court of Malaya. Presently practising as Kheng Hoe Advocates.

EDUCATION

2016 Certificate in Adjudication (KLRCA)
2016 Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration (CIArb)
2009 Train the Trainer, Mediation (The Accord Group)
2008 Certificate in Mediation, The Accord Group
1996 LLB (Hons) (Malaya)
1993 Skrine scholar (at University of Malaya)
1992 Hutchings scholar (for best overall student, Penang Free School)

ACHIEVEMENTS & MEMBERSHIPS

Advocate and Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
KLRCA panel arbitrator
KLRCA panel adjudicator
KLRCA panel mediator
Malaysian Mediation Centre panel mediator
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Fellow, Malaysian Society of Adjudicators
Mentor, Bar Council Mentors Project
Member, Bar Council Arbitration and Construction Law Committee
Member, Bar Council Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
Member, Society of Construction Law Malaysia
Associate Member, Master Builders’ Association of Malaysia

TALKS

2018 Common issues and pitfalls from the PAM Contract- KL Bar Committee
2018 Practical Construction Law for Practitioners- Bar Council
2017 Federal Court decision of View Esteem v Bina Puri- implications on CIPAA with Master Builders Association of Malaysia
2017 Obligations of the Architect with Association of Consulting Architects Malaysia
2017 Legal issues arising from direct payments to NSCs with Master Builders Association of Malaysia
2017 Resisting calls on performance bonds- in-house seminar with Signature Kitchen group 
2016 Payments in the Construction Industry- Bar Council Practical Construction Law for Practitioners seminar series
2016 The practice of adjudication under the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012- what employers need to know and do about it
2016 Extension of time in construction contracts
2015 Types of contracts in the construction industry
2015 What makes a good dispute resolution clause?

TOP SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Analytical and Logical Thinking
Consensus Building
Leadership
People Skills
Communication-Oral and Written
Creativity
Persuasion

INTERESTS

Scuba diving
Motorcycling

OTHERS

After graduation, Kheng Hoe undertook one year of social work amongst youths prior to embarking on his legal career. His continued interest to contribute to the community continues today, with 10% of the profits of the firm being allocated towards community works.