Kitson Foong is widely recognised amongst his peers as one of Malaysia’s best criminal lawyers and civil litigators with extensive experience in handling complex trials and appeals at the State, Court of Appeal and Federal Court of Malaysia.
Professional, tenacious and assertive, Kitson is a sought after-lawyer who has built his reputation as “one of the best cross examiners in the business who is lightning-quick when thinking on his feet”. Having been in the business for decades, Kitson still believes strongly in his duty to guard his client’s rights to a fair trial – even those accused of the vilest crimes – so he continues to deliver case-winning results for his clients in trials and appeals. A frequent pro bono litigator, he dares guarantee that every case brought to him are treated with equal and utmost care in seeing that the prosecutor is handling it according to the rules of law.
In a legal career spanning three decades, he has honourably served in both public and private practice as Vice-President (Legal & Corporate) at Malaysia’s Northern Corridor Implementation Authority (‘NCIA/Koridor Utara’), Senior Legal Specialist at Qatar Petroleum as well as Corporate Advisor to GLC’s and public listed companies.
An active member of the Malaysian Bar, Kitson served with distinction on the Malaysian Bar’s Criminal Law and Common Bar Course Committees and is credited with having co-founded the Bar’s Legal Aid Dock Brief and Sungai Buloh/Kajang Prison programmes which provides free legal representation to underprivileged persons. A passionate legal educator, Kitson regularly give talks on subjects pertaining to Criminal Law and train persons commonly involved in a criminal trial from the Session Court judges to the medical doctors and police officers at Malaysia’s Judicial and Legal Training Institute (ILKAP).
Whether you’re charged with a serious crime, require an experienced Senior Counsel with a strong record of success to argue your case or are in need of practical legal advice to guide you through the maze of Malaysia’s criminal law and Malaysian criminal procedure, Kitson Foong is your lawyer of choice.