David Ling

David Ling Koah Wi

Group General Counsel

David Ling Koah Wi joined CMS as the Group General Counsel on 1 August 2007. Currently, he also heads the Group Risk Management Unit which was established in March 2009.


David Ling is responsible for CMS’ Legal Services Department and the Group Risk Management Unit which respectively handle the Group’s legal issues and oversees the risk management functions of the Group reporting to CMS’ Group Risk Committee.


Prior to joining CMS, David Ling was with ZICOlaw Malaysia and before that, he was practising law in Australia.


David Ling graduated with a double degree in Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Economics (majoring in Accounting and Economics) from the University of Sydney. He then pursued his studies at the College of Law, Sydney and graduated with a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. He was admitted in New South Wales, Australia as a Solicitor and subsequently as an Advocate of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak.


David Ling is a director of SACOFA Sdn Bhd and CMS I-Systems Berhad.

Family Relationship With Any Director And/Or Major Shareholder

David Ling has no family relationship with any director and/or major shareholder of CMS.