G.A. David Dass


Practice Area:

Banking & Finance
Construction & Projects
Real Estate

LLM, Kings College, University of London Law degree from the University of Singapore
Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya

T +60 3 2273 1919
E david.dass@christopherleeong.com

David Dass is a consultant in Christopher & Lee Ong.


He has extensive expertise in banking, contracts, construction, corporate law, joint ventures and privatization, and real estate.

He was a partner at the legal firm Shahrizat, Rashid & Lee (formerly Rashid & Lee) for over 25 years.

He has served as a director of several public listed companies and was a Main Board Director of Costain PLC, one of the oldest construction companies in the U.K., between 1997 and 2000. Currently, he continues to do some consultancy work after stepping down from active practice in December 2004.

He was called to the Bar in Malaysia in 1971 and started his legal career in the law firm of Ng Ek Teong & Partners. In 1975, he joined the Institut Teknologi MARA (now known as Universiti Institut Teknologi MARA or UiTM) as a lecturer in law. In June 1977, he went to London to pursue a Masters in Law and returned to legal practice in 1979.

Memberships / Directorships
  • Board member of the Malaysia Deposit Insurance Corporation (PIDM)
  • Board member of the Montfort Boys Town
  • Past President of the Rotary Club of Damansara