Norsuryati Abd Karim

LL.B (Hons) UKM

Partner, Head of Litigation Department (Johor Office)

Cik Norsuryati Binti Abd Karim (more commonly known as “Cik Yati”) is currently serve as the Head of our Litigation Department since year 2012.

Cik Yati graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 2007. She read in the Chambers of Messrs. Syed Faisal & Company in Johor Bahru and handled litigation matters particularly banking litigations assisting Bank Mualamat Malaysia Berhad and Malaysia Building Society Berhad in matters pertaining to conventional and Islamic banking. She was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in year 2008 and started her practice as a Legal Assistant with the same firm until in September 2010 before she joined CHIONG & PARTNERS in October 2010 till to date.

Besides having the knowledge and experience in banking litigations, she is given greater opportunity to explore civil litigation areas such as dispute resolution, divorce & family law, will, probate & estate administration etc. After few months in the litigation department, she decided to explore and concentrate fully in conveyance of property, commercial and corporate matters. In May 2012, she was promoted to become a Partner in our firm. Being a partner in the firm, though relatively young in the field, we already see her as potential in leading our conveyancing department alongside with the partners in year 2012.

In year 2018, the firm needs her assistance to lead litigation department when the firm see the litigation cases become growth from day to day. Since, she has been exposed with litigation area during her first three years of practice as an advocates and solicitors, it is easier for her to lead the litigation department together with her team as she also holds vast experiences under her belt, ranging between distress proceedings, writ of seizure and sale to bankruptcy proceedings.

Even she currently focusing on litigation matters, she aims to excel in both area conveyancing and litigation practice and contribute to the expansion plan of the firm.