Lim Chee Wee Partnership > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Firm Profile

Lim Chee Wee Partnership
12-1 Lorong Dungun
Damansara Heights

Malaysia > Dispute resolution Tier 1

Lim Chee Wee Partnership has demonstrable experience in international arbitration proceedings and commercial litigation and covers disputes across the full spectrum of commercial law. Frequently instructed by a range of local and international financial institutions and corporations, the department’s portfolio consists of corporate restructuring work, insolvency claims, contractual disputes, and fraud investigations. Lim Chee Wee, a specialist in the regulatory and fraud spheres, spearheads the practice alongside Lee Shih, an active player in the field of international arbitration and schemes of arrangement, and Kwan Will Sen, who is recognised for his know-how in aviation disputes and competition law.

Practice head(s):

Lim Chee Wee; Lee Shih; Kwan Will Sen

Other key lawyers:

Nathalie Ker


‘A hand-picked team of the best and the brightest. LCW Partnership epitomises the best that the profession has to offer. Their energetic team gives astute tactical advice at the pre-trial stage and gives 110% to present their client’s very best case at the evidential hearing.’ 

‘Lim Chee Wee knows everything and everyone there is to know and is rightly trusted by the tribunals. Kwan Will Sen is very bright.’

‘The best in the class in Kuala Lumpur. They offer high quality products, are proactive, strategic, and responsive.’

‘Lim Chee Wee and Lee Shih stand out as exceptional.’

‘The team really tries to understand the uniqueness of each situation, instead of trying to treat it like a common occurrence or following a predetermined set path forward.’

‘This firm is one of the best legal firms in the country. Their partners are extremely intelligent, experienced and personable, and they lead a dependable team. I have worked with legal firms in Malaysia and in the United Kingdom, and the work ethic and professional approach of LCW matches anything I have seen in either jurisdiction.’

‘LCWP is a firm that is almost unrivalled in Malaysia for its understanding of the law and ability to help clients in a commercially sensible manner while maintaining a certain class in their conduct of litigation. They are one of the most forward-looking firms in the country and are adept at using technology to push matters forward.’

‘Lee Shih is special as he knows his clients well. His technical competency is excellent. Kwan Will Sen is also technically competent to handle various legal matters and at the same time very accommodative to ensure clients will get the best service.’

Key clients


Top Glove Corporation

Toyota Tsusho Corporation

PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services Sdn Bhd

Malaysia Competition Commission

Securities Commission Malaysia

Nam Cheong Limited

Deloitte Corporate Solutions Sdn Bhd

Johor Corporation

Work highlights

  • Acted for Gumusut-Kakap Semi-Floating Production System Labuan Limited, a wholly-owned SPV of MISC Berhad in a more than RM2 billion claim arbitration.
  • Acted for Toyota Tsusho (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and successfully obtained judgment for more than RM179 million in a cross-border fraud claim.
  • Acting for NamCheong Limited, a Singaporean listed company, in its debt restructuring and ongoing scheme of arrangement.

Malaysia > Antitrust and competition Tier 3

Lim Chee Wee Partnership’s practice is headed by Kwan Will Sen, who is praised as a ‘chess grandmaster when it comes to competition law litigation’. The firm is regularly engaged by the Malaysia Competition Commission and frequently handles issues including anti-competitive agreements, assessment of penalties, and the abuse of dominant position. ‘Charismatic litigator’ Lim Chee Wee is a key member of the team and has wide-ranging expertise in the corporate, regulatory disputes, and commercial sectors.

Practice head(s):

Kwan Will Sen

Other key lawyers:

Lim Chee Wee; Muayyad Khairulmaini


‘The team is the talk of the town. They are well known for their capabilities in international arbitration, competition, civil and commercial litigation, and insolvency.’

‘Lim Chee Wee requires no further introduction. He is a charismatic litigator who thinks on his feet.

‘Kwan Will Sen is a chess grandmaster when it comes to competition law litigation, he is strategic and practical in designing solutions for clients. In the courtroom, he is agile and nimble with a tinge of wittiness.’

‘Muayyad Khairulmaini is eloquent and smooth in the art of persuasion.’ 

‘The competition team at Lim Chee Wee Partnership consists of hardworking members who strategise around the challenges we may anticipate and provide solutions for them. They are competition law experts and are well-versed in the dynamics of the area.’ 

‘Lim Chee Wee, Kwan Will Sen, and Muayyad Khairulmaini have worked with us for many years and have been maintained as our panel lawyers for various cases. We value their loyalty and relationship.’

Key clients

Malaysia Competition Commission

Work highlights

  • Acting for Malaysia Competition Commission in judicial review proceedings against AirAsia and MAS Airlines, relating to anti-competitive and cartel agreements between the two parties.
  • Acting for Malaysia Competition Commission in judicial review proceedings brought by the Grab Group in relation to the abuse of dominant position issues.