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OUR HISTORY

GIBB & CO. is one of the oldest firms in Malaysia with his historical beginnings dating back to 1892. The historical origins of the firm when its founding partners, A.M.Gibb and Ashworth Hope arrived in Penang on the British East India ship from Britain, where it set up practice under the name of Gibb & Hope.

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WHO WE ARE & WHAT WE DO

We are a team of highly mobile lawyers wherein the scope of our professional practise extends to every state in Malaysia and also through the Commonwealth.

BUSINESS EFFICIENCY

We strive to build a relationship with our clients and take a keen interest in understanding our client’s business and its corporate culture. Providing solutions to better equip them to deal with the ever evolving business environment.

TRAINING

Training is an integral part of the firm's practice. We believe in better equipping our clients in the manner they manage their organization, advising and addressing issues in their operations. Over the years we have conducted training for several of our clients in the areas of Insurance, Employment, Banking & Commercial law.

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PROFESSIONAL INTEGRITY

As officers of the Court, we maintain a high standard of professionalism, integrity and ethics regardless if the matter is litigious or not. By performing an overall assessment of every brief, we advise our clients on the best course of action without compromising our integrity.

RESOURCES

Research is an integral part of all briefs and forms and is a vital element in the manner we conduct our legal work. The firm relies extensively on the use of the latest technology together with an extensive library of journals and books to improve the quality of legal services provided to our clients and to ensure that our lawyers are well versed and updated with the developments in the law.

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OUR PEOPLE

We strive to build a relationship with our clients and take a keen interest in understanding our client’s business and its corporate culture and to provide solutions based on it and to better equip them to deal with the ever evolving business environment.

ZORINAH BT. MOHD SOBRI

MANAGING PARTNER

She was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1988, having read in Chambers of Mr V.W. Balasingam and thereafter commenced practice withRead more…

ZORINAH BT. MOHD SOBRI

CHAN KEAN LI

SENIOR PARTNER

Upon his call to the Bar in 1997, he commenced practice with Messrs. Jahara Radzi & May Chan and thereafter in 1999,Read more…

CHAN KEAN LI

E. ERNEST BALASINGAM

SENIOR PARTNER

Prior to becoming a lawyer, he was an hotelier with the Hyatt & Parkroyal Groups where he developed vast experience in operations,Read more…

E. ERNEST BALASINGAM

LIM POH LEONG

PARTNER

Upon his call to the Bar in 2003, he commenced practice with Messrs. KhooHeng Choon & Co. In 2004, he joined MessrsRead more…

LIM POH LEONG

EDWIN SEIBEL (A.M.P)

SENIOR PARTNER

Upon his call to the Bar in 1997, he commenced practice with Messrs. Mogan & Co and thereafter in 2000, he joinedRead more…

EDWIN SEIBEL (A.M.P)

YAP KOK KHEONG

PARTNER

Prior to embarking to legal practice, he was in the legal academia for an approximate five(5) years at a private institution ofRead more…

YAP KOK KHEONG

TERENCE NAIDU

SENIOR PARTNER

A partner at the firm since February 2005 and manages the Teluk Intan branch. He commenced practice with Messrs Paul Ong, KualaRead more…

TERENCE NAIDU

ONG BEE KHOON

PARTNER

In 2007, she did her chambering in the Chambers of Mr. Kenny Chan Kean Li and thereafter commenced practice in Messrs. KamarudinRead more…

ONG BEE KHOON
  • We are one of the oldest firms in Malaysia with historical
    beginnings dating back to 1892.

  • Our team of expert lawyers have decades of experience
    in all aspects of legal advice.

  • We believe that our employees and clients
    are stakeholders in our firm.

  • We take a pro-active stand and seek alternative solutions
    to address legal issues in the hope of avoiding litigation.

  • Our goal is to educate our client
    to better manage issues that affect them legally.