Pang Kong Leng

Dispute Resolution
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 Pang Kong Leng

KL Pang is a seasoned litigation lawyer with vast courtroom experience at superior courts spanning over 27 years. He specialises in complex, multi-party, and high-stakes corporate disputes – providing skilled legal representation and strategic out-of-court solutions.

His areas of expertise also encompass commercial disputes, tortious claims, land fraud, and land acquisition cases. He has extensive experience in collaborating with forensic experts, accountants, tax advisors, foreign counsel, valuers, etc.

He is the author of two books, speaks at conferences, and lectures at his alma mater, the University of Malaya.

His motto is “Give your best, live with no regrets.”


  • Advocate and Solicitor, High Court in Malaya (1996)
  • LLB (Hons), University of Malaya (1995)

Practice Areas

Commercial litigation and arbitration

  • Acted in corporate disputes that spawned 18 lawsuits (excluding appeals) and involved a total of 45 entities.
  • Acted in corporate disputes comprising of 11 lawsuits and arbitration proceedings (excluding appeals) and involving 15 entities.
  • Acted for shareholder in arbitration proceedings in respect of company with contract value of USD200 million.
  • Acted in petition for winding-up on just and equitable ground in respect of company with assets of RM100 million.
  • Acted for directors in suit for breach of directors’ fiduciary duties with damages claimed exceeding RM12 million.
  • Acted in proceedings on oppression of shareholder.
  • Acted in proceedings for various types of injunctions e.g., to restrain transfer of shares, to restrain removal of director, anti-arbitration injunction, Erinford injunction, Mareva injunction, and Fortuna injunction.
  • Acted in proceedings for director’s auditor to inspect company’s accounting records.
  • Acted in proceedings for stay of legal proceedings e.g., stay pending arbitration, stay pending another suit, and stay pending appeal.
  • Advised on legal proceedings in foreign jurisdictions.

Civil litigation and arbitration

  • Acted in contractual dispute on joint venture relating to properties valued more than RM50 million.
  • Advised on contractual dispute with stakes exceeding RM350 million.
  • Acted in banking dispute with claim of USD25 million.
  • Acted in land fraud cases for original landowner, immediate purchaser, and subsequent purchaser.
  • Acted in various types of contractual disputes e.g., sale and purchase agreement, settlement agreement, insurance, banking, guarantee, performance bond, tenancy, and professional fees.
  • Acted in tortious claims e.g., conspiracy to defraud, negligence, trespass, inducing breach of contract, knowing receipt, and dishonest assistance.
  • Acted in proceedings in relation to private caveat, lien-holder’s caveat, and Registrar’s caveat.
  • Acted in contentious probate proceedings.
  • Acted in contentious mental disorder proceedings.
  • Acted in various execution and/or enforcement proceedings e.g., bankruptcy, winding-up, garnishee, writ of seizure and sale, prohibitory order, judgment debtor summons, charging order, and committal proceedings.

Land acquisition

  • Acted in acquisition proceedings involving compensation more than RM115 million.
  • Acted in acquisition proceedings involving compensation more than RM70 million.
  • Acted in proceedings for payment of compensation more than RM38 million into Court.
  • Acted in acquisition proceedings for various highway projects e.g., Grand Saga Highway (Cheras - Kajang), AKLEH Elevated Highway (Ampang – Kuala Lumpur), LEKAS Highway (Kajang - Seremban), DUKE Highway (Duta – Ulu Kelang), and SUKE Highway (Sungai Besi – Ulu Kelang).
  • Acted in inquiries before the Land Administrator – for acquisition of land, temporary use of land, loss arising from withdrawn acquisition proceedings, etc.
  • Acted in proceedings to enforce payment of compensation.
  • Acted in law suit on fraud arising from acquisition proceedings.

Talks and Lectures

  • “Compulsory Acquisition of Land” (2023)
  • “Doctrine of Deferred Indefeasibility of Title: A Continuing Legal Conundrum” (2021)
  • “Land Fraud – Do we need an Assurance Fund?” (2020)
  • “Doctrine of Deferred Indefeasibility: A History of Misconception and Misapplication” (2019)
  • “Compensation for Land Acquisition: Pre and Post the Federal Court’s Decision in Semenyih Jaya Sdn Bhd v Pentadbir Tanah Daerah Hulu Langat [2017] 5 CLJ 526” (2018)
  • “Land Acquisition (Amendment) Act 2016” (2017)
  • “Land Acquisition in Malaysia: Proceedings & Compensation – What can and cannot be awarded as Compensation” (2013)
  • “Legal Proceedings involving Foreign Parties” (2007)
  • “Restraints against Dealings under the Caveat System in Malaysian Land Law and its Implications” (2005)


Pang Kong Leng is a technically sound, commercially focused lawyer with the ability to articulate the issues at hand with ease. He is available to meet at short notice and will come to meetings totally prepared with a list of issues for clarification.

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2023)