Phye Keat has been with the firm since 1987. He has a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Master of Laws from the University of Malaya. He is a senior partner of the firm with a focus on intellectual property and technology, as well as generally on corporate and commercial matters. Recently, Phye Keat has been handling matters relating to competition law and the personal data protection act. He was also part of the consultation group interacting with the Malaysian government on the drafting of the Competition Bill. The Competition Act subsequently came into force on 1 January 2012. From the second half of 2011 onwards, Phye Keat has been very active in helping various clients become compliant with the Competition Act by giving seminars and training sessions to create awareness of the impact of competition law on business; giving specific advice on various transactions and agreements from a competition law standpoint; undertaking competition law audits for companies; drafting guidelines on competition law for company manuals, handbooks or codes of conduct; and generally assisting companies with their competition law compliance programmes.