Lt. (Rtd) Paul K.W Kwong (RMN)

Partner

Telephone (Secretary): +603 2164 0200 – ext no. 114
Email: paul.kwong@azmandavidson.com.my

After obtaining the Higher School Certificate (HSC) in 1977 at the Malacca High School, Paul joined the Royal Malaysian Navy as a cadet officer and was commissioned in 1979. After having served 8 years and attaining the rank of Lieutenant (Navy), he took a 4-year sabbatical to read law at the Polytechnic of North London (now University of North London) from 1985 to 1988. He was awarded the degree of Bachelor of Laws with Second Class Honours (1st Division). In 1989, after having passed the English Bar Finals, he was awarded the degree of Utter Barrister, of Lincoln’s Inn. Upon his return to the Navy, he was appointed prosecutor of the Courts Martial. He opted to retire from the Navy as Lieutenant (Navy) in 1990 and read in the chambers of W.S.W. Davidson. He was invited to join the partnership of Messrs Azman, Davidson & Co. in 1994. After undergoing a 2-year part time course at the University of Malaya, he obtained his LLM degree in 2002 with emphasis on Admiralty Law, Carriage of Goods by Sea, Marine Insurance and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

  • LL.B. (Hons) (CNAA) (North London) (1988)
  • Barrister at Law, Lincoln’s Inn (1989)
  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya (1991)
  • LL.M. (Malaya) (2002)

Paul’s fields of practice include:

  • Shipping, marine insurance and carriage of goods by sea.
  • General litigation including debt recovery for major banks and other financial institutions; and defamation.
  • Defamation.
  • Insolvency.
  • Matrimonial matters.
  • Family Law
  • Insolvency
  • Litigation
  • Shipping
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