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 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, Tropicana Corporation Berhad 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 below:

  1. Committee Member of Selangor Bar Committee (SBC)
  2. Chairperson of Professional Development Sub-Committee of SBC
  3. Co-Chairperson of Young Lawyers & Pupils Sub-Committee of SBC
  4. Co-Chairperson of Social, Welfare & Charity Sub-Committee of SBC
  5. Member of Finance Committee of Bar Council
  6. Member of Conveyancing Practice Committee of Bar Council
  7. Member of Corporate & Commercial Law Committee of Bar Council
  8. Member of Islamic Finance Committee of Bar Council
  9. Member of International Professional Services of Bar Council
  10. Member of Disciplinary Committee Panel of Advocates & Solicitors Disciplinary Board
  11. Member of Professional Standard Development Committee of Bar Council
  12. Member of National Young Lawyers & Pupils Committee of Bar Council
  13. Co-Deputy Chairperson of Corporate & Conveyancing Practice Committee of Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee 
  14. Member of Professional Development Committee of Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee
  15. Member of Publicity Committee of Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee
  16. Member of Sports Committee of Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee
  17. Chairman of Johor Bahru State Liaison of China-ASEAN Legal Cooperation Centre 
  18. Committee Member of Legal Bureau of Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce
  19. Committee Member of Legal Bureau of Hokkien Association Klang
  20. Associate Member of Asian Institute Alternative Dispute Resolution 
  21. International Internship Supervisor of Hainan University, China
  22. Mediator of Haikou International Business Mediation Centre
  23. Chairman of a Joint Management Body
  24. Chairperson of Youth Committee of Federation of Xing Yang Association Malaysia
  25. Auditor of Federation of Xing Yang Association Malaysia
  26. Committee Member of Persatuan Eng Yong Teh Selangor
  27. Chairperson of Youth Committee Persatuan Eng Yong Teh Selangor
  28. Committee Member of Malaysian Anti-Corruption Foundation Kuala Lumpur Chapter
  29. Committee Member of Integrity Bureau of Direct Selling Association of Malaysia
  30. Legal Advisor of Selangor Tai Ji Qi Gong Association