Lee ShihManaging Partner at Lim Chee Wee Partnership (Malaysia)
Lee Shih is the Managing Partner of the firm. He acts in cross-border disputes and has appeared in international arbitrations in Asia and Europe. He has acted in arbitrations involving disputes arising from commercial contracts, offshore construction contracts, and oil & gas matters.
His work also focuses on corporate litigation and shareholder disputes. He has acted as lead counsel in a variety of shareholder disputes, involving just and equitable winding up, oppression actions and derivative actions. He has acted for clients in bringing claims against directors for breaches of fiduciary duties. He is also the sole Malaysian member of ICC FraudNet, an international network of leading civil asset recovery lawyers in each country.
He also specialises in restructuring and insolvency. He advises and acts in liquidations, schemes of arrangement, receivership and corporate rescue matters. He has acted as counsel for several cross-border restructurings. His textbook on ‘Companies Act 2016: The New Dynamics of Company Law in Malaysia’, which he co-authored, has been cited in court decisions in Malaysia on company law and corporate insolvency.
He has been described by the international legal directories as “"well regarded for his expertise in company law, as well as restructuring and insolvency cases" and "the next generation of talented individuals: a forceful advocate in terms of intellectual prowess and punching well above his weight in terms of his level of seniority" (Chambers Asia-Pacific). Further, he has been listed as a “deeply knowledgeable international arbitration and insolvency specialist” (Legal 500 Asia-Pacific).