Our Team


At Chee Yuen & Co, we take immense pride in offering comprehensive legal solutions that cater to a diverse range of needs. Our team of highly skilled and experienced lawyers is dedicated to providing exceptional legal representation and strategic counsel to our valued clients.

Mr. Tan Chee Yuen

Mr. Tan Chee Yuen is the managing partner of the firm, a corporate and commercial lawyer with dual professional qualifications in Accounting and Law. He holds the title of Chartered Accountant in both Malaysia and Australia, along with triple qualifications as a lawyer in Malaysia, Singapore, and Australia. Additionally, Mr. Tan is a registered Company Secretary in Malaysia.

Over the past 20 years, Mr. Tan has been involved in various cross-border commercial deals, handling sophisticated mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, private debts and securities issues, and other business and commercial transactions. He played a pivotal role as the head of the legal team representing Malaysia in the China-Malaysia Qinzhou Industrial Park, a significant g-to-g national level industrial park in the People’s Republic of China, as well as its sister industrial park, the Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Park. 

Mr. Tan is also actively engaged in advising on legal aspects of distributed ledger technology/blockchain, cryptocurrency, ICOs (initial coin offerings), IEOs (initial exchange offerings), and regulatory compliance. 

Before establishing his own practice, Mr. Tan gained valuable experience while working at prestigious law firms, including Shook Lin & Bok and Drew & Napier LLC in Malaysia and Singapore, respectively. He also held the position of Legal Advisor to Chinese Media International Limited Group and served as the Group Chief Operating Officer of Sin Chew Media Group, the largest Chinese media group outside mainland China. Mr. Tan maintains a close working relationship with Chinese entrepreneurs in the SME sector in Malaysia. In March 2015, he was appointed as a Trustee of Sin Chew Foundation, one of the wealthiest and largest charitable foundations in Malaysia. In 2021, Mr. Tan founded the Legalmate Channel, the first online video platform featuring legal education programs in Malaysia. 


Mr. Mohamed Niroze Idroos

Mr. Niroze Idroos is the managing partner of our affiliate office in Singapore. He is a triple-qualified lawyer, admitted to practice in Singapore, Australia, and Sri Lanka. Proficient in English, Tamil, Sinhalese, and Arabic, Mr. Niroze specializes in commercial and civil litigation, family law, and criminal defense. His attention to detail complements his ability to see the big picture. He has successfully handled a wide range of criminal matters, including capital offenses, maid abuse, unlicensed money lending, criminal breach of trust, cheating, rape, outrage of modesty, and traffic offenses. In addition, he handles both contentious and non-contentious family matters, such as divorces, adoptions, probate, and applications under the Mental Incapacity Act. Mr. Niroze’s expertise in civil litigation extends to shareholders’ disputes, tenancy disputes, breach of loan agreements, employment disputes, and compensation claims for both traffic and industrial accidents.


Mr. Benjamin Lee

Mr. Lee was called to the Malaysian Bar as an Advocate & Solicitor in 2009. With an extensive portfolio covering domestic and international banking & financing work, including restructurings, financings, and financial institutions advisory, Mr. Lee has been actively providing comprehensive banking and finance services to our clients for the past 13 years. He represents domestic and foreign international banks, non-bank lenders, and borrowers. Additionally, Mr. Lee possesses substantial experience in corporate finance and regularly represents individuals and corporations in sales and purchase transactions for residential and commercial properties. He is well-versed in advising developers, small and medium enterprises, local and foreign investors, and commercial leasing companies on matters related to acquisition, commercial dealings, sale, and leasing of residential, industrial, and commercial lands and buildings.

Mr. Edmund Toh

Mr. Toh graduated from the University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Jurisprudence (External) degree in 2021. Alongside his law degree, he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Greenwich. With a background as a Human Resource generalist in various industries, including hospitality, tertiary education, and property development, Mr. Toh ventured into the legal services industry and now serves as Associate-Corporate Services in our firm. In this role, he directly assists the managing partner, Mr. Tan, on various matters ranging from conveyancing to corporate services and estate matters while pursuing his Certificate in Legal Practice.

Ms. Lim Ellynn

Ms. Lim graduated from the University of London, accredited with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (Hons) in 2021. During her studies, she was a Student Ambassador and scholarship holder from UOW Malaysia KDU. While obtaining her bachelor’s degree, Ms. Lim gained experience in several industries, particularly e-commerce, education, and investment, before entering the legal services industry. As an Associate in the Corporate Secretarial Department of our firm, she manages various corporate matters. Additionally, Ms. Lim is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Corporate Law and Governance offered by Veritas University College​​.

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