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20TH FLOOR, AMBANK GROUP BUILDING, 55 JALAN RAJA CHULAN, 50200 KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
Tel:
Work +60 3 2031 1788
Fax:
Fax +60 3 2031 1775
Email:
Web:
www.shooklin.com.my

Ko Luen Lam

Tel:
Work +603-20311788
Email:
Shook Lin & Bok

Work Department

International & Domestic Arbitration, General & Civil Litigation

Position

Senior Partner

Career

Ko Luen joined the firm in 1996 as an associate until 2000. He was subsequently admitted to the Sarawak Bar in 2001 and re-joined the firm as a partner in 2005. He is currently the Head of the firm’s Building, Construction & Engineering department and the Deputy Head of the International & Domestic Arbitration department.

Ko Luen specializes in the areas of International & Domestic Arbitration, Building & Construction Contract Disputes and General & Civil Litigation. He appears as counsel in court, arbitration and adjudication hearings. Ko Luen also sits as an arbitrator in arbitration proceedings and an adjudicator in adjudication proceedings.

Languages

English, Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin

Member

  • Immediate Past President, The Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (MIArb) (2015-2017)
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators [UK]
  • Fellow, Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators
  • Member, Malaysian Bar
  • Member of Panel of Arbitrators, Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA)
  • Member of Panel of Arbitrators, Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (MIArb)
  • Member of Panel of Arbitrators, South China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (also known as Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration) (SCIA) (1.12.2015-30.11.2018)
  • Member of Panel of Adjudicators, Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA)
  • Member, ICC Malaysia Arbitration Working Committee (2011-current)
  • Member, Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
  • Member, Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Working Committee for the Standard Conditions of Contract for Design & Build
  • Member, Society of Construction Law (KL & Selangor) (SCL)

Education

B.Comm. LL.B., Monash University
FCIArb, FMIArb


Malaysia

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Shook Lin & Bok gains recognition for its ‘pragmatic advice paired with deep-knowledge of the sector’. The ‘vastly experienced team’ acts for clients in complex related civil disputes, banking and finance claims, and international arbitration. Yoong Sin Min led in the representation of Maybank and others, as the noteholders, in a dispute concerning the interpretation of terms contained in a trust deed, with a total value of close to RM327m. It is acting for Public Bank (the defendant) in a case concerning banks’ duty of secrecy and confidentiality, with a value claim of RM350m. Nagarajah Muttiah, Romesh Abraham, Lam Ko Luen, Sudharsanan Thillainathan and Chan Kok Keong are all notable practitioners.

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Projects and energy

Within: Projects and energy

Shook Lin & Bok represents local and international owners, developers, contractors consultants, and constructions companies. Lam Ko Luen leads the team.

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Real estate and construction

Within: Real estate and construction

Shook Lin & Bok is known for its advice on contentious and non-contentious construction matters in which it acts for local and international clients, including owners, developers, contractors, architects, engineers, quantity surveyors and consultants. Lam Ko Luen leads the practice with the able help of Hoh Kiat Ching and Victoria Loi Tien Fen.

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