Christopher is a Partner in Christopher & Lee Ong’s Projects & Infrastructure and Banking & Finance practice groups, and has been in legal practice for over 30 years.
He has advised and continues to advise clients in infrastructure projects and utility privatisation. In this area he has negotiated and advised on power purchase agreements, concession agreements, EPC contracts, O&M contracts and financing documentation for projects.
Christopher is also active in advising clients on financing exercises and transactions (both in conventional and Islamic financing), whether involving issuance of Sukuk, bonds and other commercial papers or through bank lending. This part of his practice also includes corporate debt restructuring.
He has also advised and continues to advise on mandatory and voluntary takeover offers, reverse takeovers, mergers and acquisitions transactions as well as joint ventures and strategic alliances.
Over the years, Christopher has been consistently ranked and recommended by leading established legal directories. He is ranked as a Market Leader by IFLR1000 for Energy & Infrastructure, Banking, Project Finance, and Mergers & Acquisitions, as well as a Market Leader in the Energy Sector. He is listed as a Band 1 Leading Lawyer for Projects, Infrastructure & Energy and a Leading Lawyer for Corporate M&A by Chambers Asia Pacific, as well as ranked as a Tier 1 Leading Individual by Asia Pacific Legal 500 for Projects & Energy.
Christopher is also listed on Asia Business Law Journal’s Top 100 Malaysian Lawyers to Watch and ranked as an Elite Practitioner by Asialaw Profiles for Infrastructure, Corporate M&A and Capital Markets.