Chew Zhen Tao



Zhen Tao focuses on dispute resolution, particularly disputes in the area of construction, engineering, infrastructure and projects. His notable works include assisting in a series of disputes arising from the collapse of a bridge which involved leading engineering experts from Europe and Asia.

Zhen Tao graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (2nd Class Upper Honours) from the University of Liverpool and thereafter obtained the Certificate in Legal Practice. While attending law school, Zhen Tao was a member of the Liverpool Legal Society.

Being extroverted and civic-minded in nature, Zhen Tao has always been active in taking up various leadership roles back in school which include, amongst others, as the Deputy Director of Welfare of the Liverpool Malaysian Society and the Vice-President of the Student Council of the Australian Matriculation Programme.


Dispute Resolution & Litigation

  • Arbitration
  • Construction, Engineering, Infrastructure & Projects
  • Corporate Litigation & Risk Management
  • Insolvency & Restructuring

Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya

  • LL.B (2nd Class Upper Honours), University of Liverpool
  • Certificate in Legal Practice
  • English
  • Malay
  • Mandarin
  • COVID-19 Act: The Impact on Construction Contracts and Construction Disputes
  • Arbitration clauses – an overriding promise?