About Chong Ming

Chong Ming has extensive experience advising a wide range of financial, property, energy, natural resources and agricultural organisations on commercial contracts, M&A, disposals and joint ventures, capital markets transactions and due diligence.

Chong Ming specialises in multi-national strategic advice, assisting Australian and international clients on complex cross-border transactions involving jurisdictions across Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, South Korea and other ASEAN countries. He focuses on Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) advice and applications both for private and government owned entities.

Chong Ming is also a recognised leader in providing advice to Not-For-Profit organisations and is a regular contributor to Maddocks Pro Bono initiatives and services.


  • Supalai Australia Holdings

    Advising on the Australian subsidiary of leading Thai real estate development company Supalai (SPALI), on a joint venture partnership with Stockland to purchase 12 masterplanned communities from Lendlease.

  • OSK group

    Advising on an acquisition in Melbourne CBD, including applying for FIRB approval.

  • Ngoonooru Wadjari People

    Advising on the preparation of the Rule Book for a prescribed body corporate following the Wajarri Yamaji native title determination. The native title claim is by the Ngoonooru Wadjari People in Western Australia, as part of the larger Wajarri Yamaji native title determination application.

  • Austral-Asia Coal Holdings Pty Ltd (part of the Singapore-headquartered IMC Group)

    Advised on the acquisition and subsequent disposal of a mining interest in the Ashton Coal Mine in New South Wales.

  • TA Enterprise Berhad and TA Global Berhad

    Advised TA Enterprise Berhad and TA Global Berhad, both listed on the Malaysian stock exchange with interests in real estate and financial services, on the purchase of the Westin Hotel in Melbourne and on a development with Charter Hall in respect of property at Little Bay in Sydney.

  • Seniors Money International Limited

    Advised the New Zealand-based specialist financial services group, on the successful takeover bid of Australian Seniors Finance Limited.

  • Pacific Alliance Ltd

    Advised Pacific Alliance Ltd, an investment firm with an office in Hong Kong on its subscription of bonds in companies listed on ASX Limited.

  • Ambank Berhad and RHB Bank Berhad

    Advised Malaysian banks Ambank Berhad and RHB Bank Berhad in connection with loan facilities.

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