Malaysia Guan Huat Khoo

Partner - SKRINE

Khoo Guan Huat commenced his legal career with the Attorney General’s Chambers in 1987 and joined Skrine in 1993. He currently chairs the IP dispute resolution practice group at Skrine. He regularly appears as counsel in courts at all levels and in arbitration proceedings and also sits as arbitrator in a number of matters.

Mr Khoo has also appeared as an expert witness on Malaysian law in various proceedings, including arbitration proceedings in the United States and Singapore.

Mr Khoo was part of the Malaysian delegation to the Arbitration Working Group at the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). The Arbitration Working Group’s efforts resulted in the revised UNCITRAL rules being published in 2010. He has provided advice in a number of matters, including those with respect to anti-money laundering compliance issues.

In 2008, Mr Khoo appeared as one of the counsel in the inquiry hearings conducted by a royal commission set up by the Malaysian government and is the first Malaysian lawyer with full registration to practise in the Singapore International Commercial Court.

Mr Khoo is named in a number of publications, including Asialaw’s Leading Lawyers, Chambers Asia Pacific (for intellectual property), Legal 500 Asia Pacific and Who’s Who Legal.

Professional associations

  • Market Participants Committee, Bursa Malaysia
  • Registered Foreign Lawyer, Singapore International Commercial Court

Firm details

Unit 50-8-1
8th Floor
Wisma UOA Damansara
50 Jalan Dungun
Damansara Heights
Kuala Lumpur 50490

Contact details

T: +60 3 2081 3999
F: +60 3 2094 3211


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