Born in Negeri Sembilan, Edlin received his early education at the Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK) and King George V in Seremban. Upon graduating from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), he chambered at Messrs Paul Chong & Kraal, and later joined the firm as a legal assistant. In 1992, he was made a partner and remained on board until 1994 when he left to establish his own practice.
Edlin specialized and litigated in mainly Hire Purchase matters, and has built a considerable expertise in this area of practice. Backed by all of 29 Years of experience, track record and reputation, Edlin presently focuses on molding the practice to become the foremost legal firm around. From grooming young lawyers to acquiring new specializations to leading the marketing team, Edlin lends his leadership and implements his vision by involving people from all levels at the firm. Throughout the firm’s long and established existence, he had managed with hands on approach and personally overseen every aspect of operation.
Edlin now takes on mainly advisory function, counseling companies on their corporate maneuvers and strategic moves, locally and in cross-border negotiations. He also helps clients in real estate transactions in private and commercial deals. Edlin was also on the board of the public-listed Scomi Engineering Berhad, as independent non-executive director since 2004.
Edlin enjoys golf and loves the outdoor and nature.