Our Regional Affiliations
Through our Independent Affiliate Legal Practice (IALP) initiative, Covenant Chambers LLC is connected with law firms in regional jurisdictions.
We collaborate with firms in other jurisdictions on relevant cross-border matters through our mutual partnership in the Independent Affiliate Legal Practice (IALP). This affiliation gives our firms the edge in multi-jurisdictional work.
Presently, we are affiliated to firms in Malaysia, Japan, India, and Australia.
Dato’ Chee Kong Chi started the firm on 18th January 1981 with one clerk. Over the years with the support of loyal clients and staff, the firm has grown to its present size of 15 lawyers and 45 team members.
The firm started as a project conveyancing firm and in 1983 expanded into civil litigation. In 1985, the firm began to handle banking and corporate work for clients such as Affin Bank Berhad and Melaka Tong Bee Group. In 1986, the firm embraced and implemented the management concept of “Practice Development” pioneered by Aubrey Wilson.
In 1989, the firm started advising foreign manufacturers who were investing in Melaka and working closely with the relevant government agencies. In 1992, the firm branched into Corporate and Commercial Practice and in 1994, their received their first appointment as solicitors for the listing of Bonia Holdings Berhad. In the following years, they were appointed solicitors for the listing of Farm’s Best Berhad (formerly known as Sinmah Resources Berhad), U.H. Dove Holdings Berhad, Komarkcorp Berhad, Apex Healthcare Berhad, Ta Win Holdings Berhad, Kotra Industries Berhad, Huat Lai Resources Berhad, TPC Plus Berhad, Homeritz Corporation Berhad and Guan Chong Berhad and solicitors advising shareholders of Kimble Corporation Berhad.
Uryu & Itago provides advice related to general corporate legal affairs, both domestically and internationally, for Japanese companies engaging in business activities worldwide. They are a dedicated team of experienced professionals that provide comprehensive, optimal business solutions via a single unified service platform for matters requiring legal, accounting and tax perspectives. Their attorneys accomplish this by working in close collaboration with their group companies and their certified public accountants, tax accountants, foreign attorneys and other professionals to gain a genuine understanding of each client’s complete business needs.
Assentio Legal is a law firm in India, providing clients nationwide and internationally with a full range of services. Their lawyers are admitted to practice in India and have diverse experience across jurisdictions, sectors and practice areas.
Their unique approach and diverse experience gives them the edge to solve legal issues and offer well-informed and practical solutions for every client. They seek to distinguish ourselves based on the quality of our services and to be the law firm of choice in leading Indian transactions and matters.
They provide legal services to a varied client base ranging from start-ups, multinational corporations to traditional Indian business houses.
Their law firm has offices in Chennai and Bangalore (Bengaluru), India, and they also operate in the Indian cities of Mumbai, New Delhi, Hyderabad through their associates.
JK Lawyers was founded in 1999 and is based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
They have represented clients in a whole range of matters from many parts of the world using their motto “your success is our success”. Between the 9 legal practitioners, the Firm focuses on providing excellent legal services tailored to the requirements of small and medium enterprises, private individuals, even government offices and non-profit organisations.
Their staff are down-to-earth and work hard to achieve the successes for clients whether the matters are simple or complicated. They are constantly looking to add value such as taking instructions and providing advice through the native languages of our clients, apart from English, including Cantonese, Hokkien, Malay, Mandarin and Vietnamese.
Their memberships include the Law Institute of Victoria, Migration Institute of Australia, Australian Institute of Conveyancers and Migration Agents Registration Authority.
Yearly they intentionally carve out time to provide legal services and advice pro bono, for example writing wills for the Salvation Army community, advising non-profit organisations about compliance, giving general advice to individuals for all sorts of issues they face.