Co-founding Partner

BRENT YAP HON YEAN (叶汉圆 )
Advocate & Solicitor of High Court of Malaya
B.Juris (Hons)  (UM) , CLP (Malaya)
China Law Course (SWUPL), China 
 
Practice Areas:

Business & Commercial

Corporate Advisory & Private Equity

Real Estate & Conveyancing

Family & Guardianship

China Law Advisory

EMAIL : brentyap@vikneshyap.com
TEL    : +60362112101 (Ext 106)

Biography

 

Brent is the co-founding partner of the Firm.

 

He is the head of the Firm's conveyancing team,  representing clients in real estate transactions involving all types of properties and advises on matters related to the Malaysia My2ndHome (MM2H) initiative.

He has advises clients in both civil and business legal affairs including civil law and litigation, legal compliance related to sole proprietorships, partnerships, startups and SMEs  as well as winding up & liquidation proceedings. He has appeared in legal workshops to present some of these areas.

He also guides SMEs and private companies to enter into the relevant commercial, investment & business agreements including cross-border business and shares acquisitions and investments.

Brent has expanded his services to emerging businesses and tech start-ups  to assist in areas involving legal compliance & information protection as well as raising new business capital and funding.

Having successfully completed a Chinese Law course at one of China's leading law universities, Brent  is now advising both the Chinese and Malaysian corporations and enterprises in Sino-Malaysia cross-border market activities.

He regularly participates at various Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) related events and summits including the Belt & Road Summits in 2017 and 2018 in Hong Kong organised by the Hong Kong Trade Developmental Council (HKDTC) and the China Conference 2018 organised by the South China Morning Post(SCMP).

In line with his role and appointment as an international associate of several Chinese law firms,  Brent is featured frequently as guest presenter and speaker on topics ranging from investment laws to incorporation guides to Malaysian company law.

He is presently serving in the executive committee of several established NGOs promoting the commercial interests of Malaysian Chinese businesses with the central and provincial governments of Malaysia and China, and is the legal advisor to several Malaysian associations.

Non-Governmental Roles:
Youth Secretary       - The Federation of Malaysian Chinese Commerce Association
Secretary General   - The Malaysia Mixed Martial Arts Association
Vice President           -  The Malaysia Pioneering Entrepreneurs Association
Visiting Researcher -  China-ASEAN Legal Research Center, Chongqing, China
Associate International Legal Advisor :
Win Long Guangdong Law Firm, Guangzhou, China
PW & Partners, Guangzhou, China
Qinghai Yan Hui Law Firm, Qinghai, China
Tongxin Hainan Law Firm, Hainan, China
Legal Advisor :
The Malaysian International Economic Cooperation Association (MIECA)
The Malaysian Association of Professional Ambulance Services (MAPAS)
The Electrical and Electronic Association of Malaysia (TEEAM)
The Malaysian Pro Boxing Association (MPBA)

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