Dato’ Sidek read laws in London and was admitted to the English Bar as a Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn) in 1973. He was called to the Malaysian Bar on 18th October 1975 and to the Singapore Bar in 1991. Prior to legal practice, Dato’ Sidek served as the Assistant Director of the Jabatan Hal Ehwal Undang-Undang at Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur for five (5) years. Dato’ Sidek has considerable experience in conveyancing matters, in particular, housing projects and banking. Dato’ Sidek is one of the founding partners of the Firm.
Maxine Wong graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Singapore in 1973. She was called to the Malaysian Bar on 24th October 1973 and to the Singapore Bar in 1991. In August 1989, Maxine Wong teamed up with Dato’ Sidek Awang, the late Laurence Teoh and Dennis Appaduray to form the partnership of Sidek Teoh Wong & Dennis. Dennis Appaduray left the partnership in early 1999 and the late Laurence Teoh passed on in August 1999. Maxine was the Managing Partner of the Firm from 1999 and in the year 2010, she decided to pass the baton to the next generation of remaining partners to further continue the Firm’s progress to the next level of success. Maxine Wong, as a senior lawyer specialising in banking and conveyancing, has brought her diverse legal knowledge and skill in banking and conveyancing matters to create distinctive and effective legal strategies for her clients. In her many years as a legal practitioner, Maxine has provided her clients with premium legal services and upmost quality of work. Maxine previously headed the Conveyancing and Banking Division in our Firm and she specialises in securities documentation including loan documentation for various commercial banks, merchant banks and other financial institutions. She is also actively involved in many major corporate and real estate transactions. Maxine is also a registered trademark agent.
Linda graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Malaya in 1983 and was called to the Malaysian Bar on 10th March 1984. She joined our Firm as an Associate in 1990 and was made a partner in our Firm in 1991. She has also acted as legal advisor in various commercial related transactions, amongst others, for a major car manufacturer whereby she was actively involved in the drafting and finalization of a super dealership agreement related to the car manufacturing industry. Linda has vast exposure in the sale and purchase of estate lands and was appointed by a multinational conglomerate to handle all their tender exercises and transactions in connection with the disposal of their entire estates, properties and assets in Malaysia. She is also involved in loan security documentation for various banks and financial institutions for consumer, commercial and corporate financing and in advising our local institutions on banking matters. Linda's work also involves residential conveyancing and she has attended to a number of prestigious real estate projects.
Letitia graduated from the Inns of Court School of Law and was called to the English Bar by the Honourable Society of Gray's Inn in 1972 and to the Malaysian Bar on 5th August 1974. She has practised at the Bar in Malaysia in several branches of law since 1974, and in the later years as a consultant in connection with banking and conveyancing. Her areas of practice include acquisition finance, project finance, property finance, commercial and corporate banking, restructuring of loans, commercial contracts, joint ventures, land transactions, property development, property transactions and trust.