Karen Cheah is a Partner at Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff (CCA) and is currently an office bearer of the Malaysian Bar Council. She was also the past Honorary Secretary and Treasurer of the Malaysian Bar and was awarded the ATC Outstanding Alumni Award in 2016.
Karen is currently the Chairperson of the Ad Hoc Committee for Amendments to the Legal Professional Act and a member of the Institutional and Law Reform Committee, Child Rights Committee, Trades in Liberalisation of Services, and Finance Committee; under the Malaysian Bar Council.
Karen was a speaker at the University of London Alumni Debate on the topic ‘Arbitration is not about just settlement, it is just about settlement’ in 2017. She also spoke at the Trilateral Regulatory Exchange Programme 2017 organised by Bank Negara Malaysia on the topic of how lawyers comply with AML/CFT regulatory requirements, challenges and compliances. In 2016, she was a presenter on the topic of ‘Technology & the Legal Profession’ at the International Malaysian Law Conference. She regularly speaks at seminars, forums and conferences domestically and on international platforms.