Ms Chen Lee Won > 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

Lee Won is a Partner in the Firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Department.

Career

Lee Won’s areas of practice include foreign investments into Malaysia, public and private M&As, corporate restructurings, joint ventures, securities laws and general commercial contracts.

She has represented clients from a broad spectrum of industries, including financial institutions, manufacturers, healthcare providers, oil and gas entities, private equity firms and sovereign funds on domestic and cross-border transactions.

Lee Won has written articles on securities offering, takeovers and business acquisitions, and banking regulations in Malaysia for various publications.

Lee Won is recognised as Highly Regarded in M&A by IFLR1000 and is endorsed by peers and clients as being “diligent with prompt and detailed responses”. She is consistently recognised as a Leading Individual in Corporate and M&A by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and also in Corporate/M&A by Chambers Global/Asia-Pacific. In Chambers Asia-Pacific, sources say that “she knows her stuff”. She was described as “really sharp and commercially savvy”, and was noted for her “proactivity in coming up with solutions”.

Lee Won joined the Firm in 2013 and Allen & Gledhill, Singapore in 2011. Prior to joining the Firm, she was a Partner of another law firm in Malaysia.

Lee Won joined the Firm in 2013 and Allen & Gledhill, Singapore in 2011. Prior to joining the Firm, she was a Partner of another law firm in Malaysia.

Languages

English and Bahasa Malaysia.

Education

Lee Won graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce and an LLB (Hons) degree from The University of Melbourne, Australia. She was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1995 and the Singaporean Bar in 2011.

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Chen Lee WonRahmat Lim & Partners

Moy Pui Yee directs the corporate and M&A offering at Rahmat Lim & Partners. The team includes Ang Sinn E, foreign investments practitioners Chen Lee Won and Chan Weili, financial services specialist Chia Chee Hoong and take-overs expert Ho Wei Lih. Described as providing an ‘impeccable‘ approach, it handles matters such as regional joint ventures, share and business acquisitions, corporate re-organisations, privatisations, leveraged buyouts and capital restructuring. A recent standout case concerns the firm’s work for YTL Cement on a 51% share acquisition in Lafarge Malaysia. Other notable clients within the portfolio include Jollibee Foods Corporation, Carousell Pte. Ltd and major telecoms company StarHub.