Richard Teh Tai Sheng

LL.B (Hons)(London), CLP

Richard Teh obtained LLB (Hons.) from the University of London in 2003 and passed the Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) in 2008. He read his pupilage at Messrs. Razif Abdul Aziz & Partners in 2009. He was called to the Malaysian Bar and admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2010. He joined Messrs. Teh Kim Teh, Salina & Co. in 2010 as an Associate and has been admitted as a Partner in 2015. He is now the Partner-in-charge for our Kuala Lumpur Branch Office commencing in 2022.

Prior to joining the legal profession, Richard Teh worked at Citibank Berhad, HSBC Bank and CIMB Bank Berhad and held various positions such as Mortgage Sales Executive, Consumer Loan Officer, Personal Financial Advisor, Relationship Manager and Wealth Manager. As the Wealth Manager in the CIMB Bank Berhad, he was managing Fifteen (15) branches’ sales performance on financial products including insurance, unit trust and all types of investment products. He was featured in an interview with Money Compass Magazine on financial planning, wealth creation, protection and distribution. He held the title as Associate Financial Planner (AFP) by the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM).

As an Advocate & Solicitor, he is currently handling conveyancing works for reputable property developers such as IOI Properties, OSK Property, UEM Sunrise Berhad, IJM Land, SP Setia Berhad, EcoWorld Development Group Berhad, Mah Sing Group, TCS Development and all types of sale and purchase agreements involving residential, commercial, industrial property, agriculture lands, tenancy and lease agreement, loan documentation for the local and foreign banks. He also advises on corporate and commercial matters including merger and acquisition, joint venture agreement, share sale agreement, shareholders’ agreement, partnership agreement, employment contract, trademark and pattern, will writing, probate etc. He speaks regularly in seminars on the topics of conveyancing, strata management, loan documentation and Shariah compliant financing.

Richard Teh holds various positions in professional, community, welfare bodies and associations such as the Member of the Selangor Bar Committee, Chairperson of Professional Development Sub-Committee of Selangor Bar Committee, Co-Chairperson of Young Lawyers & Pupils Sub-Committee of Selangor Bar Committee, Member of the (i) Finance Committee of the Malaysian Bar, (ii) Professional Standard Development Committee of the Malaysian Bar, (iii) National Young Lawyers & Pupils Committee of the Malaysian Bar, (iv) Corporate & Commercial Committee of the Malaysian Bar, (v) International Professional Services of the Malaysian Bar, Member of Disciplinary Committee Panel of Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Board, Chairman of a Joint Management Body, Chairman of Johor Bahru State Liaison of China-ASEAN Legal Cooperation Centre (CALCC), Committee Member of Legal Bureau of Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce (MCCC), Committee Member of the Legal Bureau of Hokkien Association Klang, Chief Youth Wing of Federation of Xing Yang Association Malaysia, Auditor of Federation of Xing Yang Association Malaysia, Committee Member of the Persatuan EngYong Teh Selangor, Chief Youth Wing Persatuan EngYong Teh Selangor, Committee Member of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Foundation Kuala Lumpur, Committee Member of the Integrity Bureau of Direct Selling Association of Malaysia, Legal Advisor of the Selangor TaiJi QiGong Association, International Internship Supervisor of the Hainan University, People’s Republic of China, Associate Member of the Asian Institute Alternative Dispute Resolution (AIADR) and Industrial Advisor Panel of the UOWM KDU College.