Ms Ho Wei Lih > Rahmat Lim & Partners > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Rahmat Lim & Partners
SUITE 33.01, LEVEL 33, THE GARDENS NORTH TOWER
MID VALLEY CITY, LINGKARAN SYED PUTRA
59200 KUALA LUMPUR
Malaysia
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Work Department

Corporate & Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity

Position

Wei Lih is a Partner in the Firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Department.

Career

Wei Lih’s areas of practice include public and private mergers and acquisitions, take-overs, corporate restructuring, joint ventures, general commercial contracts, and advising on foreign investment, general corporate and commercial law, banking and securities laws. 

Wei Lih represents private equity and strategic corporate clients on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and private equity transactions. She has advised on acquisitions and disposals of companies and businesses spanning a broad spectrum of industries, and on other corporate transactions.

Having practised in corporate and commercial dispute resolution and advised on shareholders’ disputes prior to joining Rahmat Lim & Partners, she gives practical advice to clients on the rights and liabilities of directors and shareholders.

From March to early November 2016, Wei Lih was seconded to the Hong Kong office of a leading English firm where she worked on two of the most complex and largest transactions (by deal value) involving Chinese companies listed in Hong Kong in recent years.

Wei Lih heads the China Practice Group of the firm. Being proficient in both oral and written Mandarin, she regularly advises on deals originating from China and Hong Kong.

Languages

English, Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese.

Education

Graduating with a first class honors degree in law, she subsequently completed a Master of Laws degree in Corporate & Commercial Law from University College London. She also completed the Oxford Fintech Programme developed by the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford in 2018. Wei Lih was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2006, and was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 2007.

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Corporate and M&A

(Next Generation Partners)

Ho Wei LihRahmat Lim & Partners

Rahmat Lim & Partners is involved in numerous, high-value M&A transactions, both in Malaysia and across the region. The practice advises financial institutions, in addition to both public and private organisations, on a broad range of deals, including local and regional joint ventures, share and business acquisitions and disposals. The team is also well-versed in corporate reorganisations, privatisations, leveraged buy-outs and capital restructurings. Practice head Moy Pui Yee is active across a range of industries including financial services, energy and power, while Lim Teong Sit has expertise in Islamic finance and Chen Lee Won handles joint ventures and general commercial contracts. Ho Wei Lih, whose ‘professionalism and tenacity is second to none’, is another key member of the team.