Robin Cheok

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PERSONAL PROFILE

Robin Cheok Van Kee, an English medium educated man, obtained his law qualifications from England in 1995. Robin was made a Commissioner for Oaths in Brunei in 2000. He was the Vice-President of the Brunei in 2014-2016 and served the Brunei Law Society for 2 teams totaling 4 years.
Robin is ranked by Legal 500, Chambers International, Asialaw Profiles as one of the leading lawyers in many fields in Brunei. Robin is trained in international and national arbitration. In 2017, Robin attended the South-West University of Politics and Law in Chongqing to complete a crash course overview of the Laws of China. His para-legal and partner who are fluent in Chinese and English supports his Chinese speaking clientele. Details can be found on their website by just Yahoo “Robin Cheok Brunei”.

Education: 

2011-2014, Islamic Bank Finance and Management Center, studied its Fiqh Muamalat professional courses.

2007-2010, University of Brunei, Master of Islamic Finance and Banking, mainly studying Islamic business contracts, economic law, risk, portfolio management, financing and other courses.

From 1994 to 1995, the defense attorney of BBP Law School.

In 1993, he obtained the ll.i Honours Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Essex in the United Kingdom.

Work Experience: 

Robin participated in a defense seminar organized by the Commonwealth Litigation Attorney, Jonathan Goldberg Q.C. in 1994. The topics included legal ethics and professional responsibility. In the same year, he was also attended by Professor John Warwick Montgomery (Master of Philosophy of Law, University of Essex, Doctor of Law, University of Chicago, Doctor of Theology, University of Strasbourg, Barrister of the British Middle Temple and Lincoln College of Law, California, Washington States, Virginia, Columbia, and the Supreme Court of the United States, members of the Law Association, Law Chair Professor, Practicing Lawyers and Law Professors in England and Wales) courses on alternative dispute resolution, legal negotiation, and defense skills.

In 1995, Mr. Robin obtained the qualification to practice law in England and Wales. In the same year, he was also qualified as a practicing lawyer in Brunei. In 1996, Lawyer Robin participated, and they were led by the Executive Director of Malaysia Islamic Banking Berhad, Datuk Ahmad Tajudin Abdul Rahman, and the Islamic Banking Coordinator of BIMB Research and Training Co., Ltd., Mohd. Bakir Hj. Mansorn. And financial overview, as well as seminars on the decision-making process of Islamic law.

Five years later, in 2000, Lawyer Robin became a sworn officer. In the same year, he also participated in a seminar on the legal structure of Islamic finance organized by Fadzil Yusof, the general manager of BIMB's law and secretariat.

In 2003, Lawyer Robin participated in a corporate supervision seminar hosted by Eur Ing, Professor Andrew D Chambers BA, FFCA, FCA, CEng, FBCS, FRSA, FIIA, and Chartered Information System Engineers. The topics included directors’ obligations and Responsibilities, effective internal review, corporate supervision and development, the development of audit committee practices, effective board of directors and effective chairman, how to fulfill their responsibilities to the board of directors. In addition, he also participated in a small and family lecture by Mr. Kaka Singh Observing the dilemma of the best way to operate the company, and the chairman's duties and responsibilities as lectured by Ahmad Basuni Bin Hj Abas.

In 2005, Lawyer Robin participated in a Euro legal training course lectured by Dr. Jorge Guira. The topics included due diligence, private equity and venture capital funds. In the coming year, Attorney Shi became the lecturer of the Euro legal training course and Brunei asset and capital management. The topic was about the legality, supervision and compliance of securities. Since then, Lawyer Robin has been serving as the trainer of this course year.

In 2008, Lawyer Robin participated in a seminar on Islamic Finance and Contracts organized by Associate Professor Dr. Abdulazeem Abozaid. Robin also became the first author of the International Guide Brunei Chapter-"How to Make a Deal-M&A in 2008 and 2009". For three consecutive years, from 2008 to 2010, Robin has served as the main speaker of the REDmoney Group, Brunei Islamic Financial News Channel Show.

Since July 2016, Attorney Robin has also obtained the qualification of arbitration lawyers approved at home and abroad. Attorney Robin has attended the ASEAN Legal Alliance and Arbitration and International Dispute Resolution Implementation Group, organized by the CIArb recognized course, international commercial arbitration, and Obtain this qualification.

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