Yap graduated from University of Reading with LL.B First Class Honours in 2016. He then did his Bar Professional Training Course in BPP University Manchester. Yap was called to the Bar of England and Wales in July 2017 by the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn. During his BPTC year, he was active in participating law events, where he was exposed to a mixture of paper and court work, and had his advocacy performance judged by His Honour Judge Harrow and District Judge Clegg. He was also active in participating volunteer works such as the Streetlaw project and legal translation work during his years in the UK. Yap joined Azmi & Associates in December 2017 and underwent his pupillage where he was exposed to litigation matters such as drafting cause papers, attending Case Managements, assisting and shadowing a partner on trials and hearings. Yap was called to the Malaysian Bar and admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in October 2018.
Yap is now part of Azmi & Associates as an Associate in our Litigation & Arbitration Practice Group under the supervision of our Partner, Mr. Azlan Sulaiman.