CYRUS TIU FOO WOEI, PARTNER

Qualifications:

• Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of London (2008)
• Certificate in Legal Practice, Malaysia Legal Profession Qualifying Board (2010)
• Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya (2011)
• Master of Laws, University of Malaya (2016)

Languages:

• English
• Malay
• Mandarin
• Dialect (Hock Chew)

Notable Transactions:

• Represented glass manufacturer in a construction case suit for breach of contract amounting to RM1.25 million.
• Represented developers for eviction of squatters at prime locations in Kuala Lumpur.
• Represented a real estate agency for a claim of more than RM500,000.00 pertaining to breach of service agreement by a developer.
• Represented Transport Company for claim of breach of contract.
• Represented landowner for eviction of squatter to recover a piece of land worth more than RM42 million.
• Represented client for Criminal Appeal in High Court.
• Represented client in Magistrate Court for act so rashly or negligently as to endanger human life or the personal safety of others.
• Advising multinational company for employment law related matters.
• Represented university students in a suit against the University to uphold freedom of speech and freedom of assembly.
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Professional Affiliations/Memberships:

• Member of the Human Rights Committee of the Malaysian Bar
• Member of the Constitutional Law Committee of the Malaysian Bar
• Member of the Inns of Court Malaysia
• Member of LAWASIA
• Member of ASEAN Law Association
• Fellow of HKU Media Law and Policy Forum 2016
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Overview:

Cyrus’s practice is focused mainly on litigation which includes civil, commercial and criminal defence litigation. Cyrus has been involved in both advisory and litigation matters involving contractual disputes, tenancy disputes, recovery of vacant possession, construction disputes, probate and estate administration matters, family law, employment law and general debt recovery. He is a contributor to the latest Malaysian Civil Procedure 2018 (White Book).

Cyrus is also passionate about human rights and have also defended university student in disciplinary proceeding for giving press statement without permission from the Senate in University of Malaya. In his capacity as member of Human Rights Committee, he has appeared as an observer in Suhakam Inquiry into the Public Disappearance of Pastor Raymond Koh, Amri Che Mat, Joshua & Ruth Hilmy.

CYRUS TIU FOO WOEI, PARTNER

Criminal Defence

Dispute Resolution (Civil)

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