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”, he continues to deliver case-winning results for his clients in trials and appeals.
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 Sungei Buloh/Kajang Prison programmes which provides free legal representation to underprivileged persons.
A passionate legal educator, Kitson is a regularly speaker and trainer on Malaysian Criminal Law, Malaysian Criminal Procedure, Advanced Advocacy in Trials & Appeals, Law of Evidence, Effective Prosecution of Criminal Trials to Sessions Court Judges, Registrars, Magistrates, Deputy Public Prosecutors, Senior Federal Counsels, forensic chemists/scientists, medical doctors, pathologists and police officers at Malaysia’s Institute Latihan Kehakiman dan Perundangan (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.
NORTH-EAST LONDON POLYTECHNIC
LL.B (Hons.), 1987
UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA
MCJ Masters-in-Criminal Justice, 2007
MALAYSIAN INSTITUTE OF ARBITRATORS