Mr Ng Swee Kee > Shearn Delamore & Co > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Shearn Delamore & Co
7th Floor Wisma Hamzah-Kwong Hing
No. 1 Leboh Ampang

Work Department

  • Corporate / M&A
  • China Desk
  • Energy, Natural Resources & Green Technology
  • Infrastructure & Projects
  • Technology, Media & Telco


Consultant and Director of Business Development


Mergers and acquisitions, foreign investments, joint ventures, restructuring, securities offerings, financial institutions and insurance regulations, corporate advisory/planning and infrastructure and technology projects. His clients include multinationals, Malaysian corporations and private equity. Swee-Kee’s work has included e-commerce/e-Logistics, automotive, aviation and airports, banking and insurance, direct sales, education, e-commerce, FMCG, healthcare, hypermarkets, internet service providers (ISPs), logistics, medical technology, railways, solar, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals, semiconductor & microelectronics (including wafer fabs), manufacturing, mining and the telecommunications industry sectors. His work has included providing legal solutions across the full life cycle of projects (greenfield and brownfield).

Swee-Kee’s practice is principally cross-border. His clients include North American, European, Indian, Australasian and Asian multinationals. Inbound work in recent years has focused on China and Korean clients, which include:

  • Alibaba Group (eCommerce) (China)(NYSE)
  • Cainiao LogisticsGroup, (subsidiary of Alibaba (China)(Logistics)
  • Korea National Oil Corporation(KNOC) (South Korea)(Oil& Gas)
  • Hanwha Q-Cell Group (South Korea) (Solar)
  • Nine Dragons Paper(Holdings) Limited (SEHK) (China/HK) (Paper/cardboard)
  • CRRCUrban Traffic (Europe) Co Ltd, CRRC Urban Traffic (Hongkong) Company Limited, subsidiaries of CRRC Corporation Limited (CRRC) (SSE and SEHK) (China/HK) (Railways/Rolling Stock-world’s largest)
  • Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd (Geely) (China)(Automotive)(brands – Geely Auto, Lotus, Lynk & Co, PROTON, and Volvo, London EV Company and Yuan Cheng Auto brands)
  • Nuctech Company Limited (China) (Advanced security and inspection solution and service supplier)
  • Sinotrans Limited (China) (direct subsidiary of and single logistics platform for China Merchants Group, SEHK) (freight forwarding). Largest integrated logistics integrator in China.
  • China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL, a subsidiary of CNOOC Group, SSE/SEHK) (China/HK) (China SOE, international energy company industrial chain and business in 40 countries, focusing on the oil & gas exploration/ development, engineering/ technical services, refining/marketing, natural gas, power generation and financial services)
  • Bestseller Group (Fashion, FMCG) (China)
  • Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation(SMIC) (China) (NYSE and SEHK) (leading foundry in the world, largest foundry in scale in China.
  • Hony Capital (China) (first China property private equity)

Before law, Swee Kee worked in banking and two public listed companies for 12 years with experience in management and on the executive board of a public listed company.


English, Malay, Chinese


  • Member, Malaysian Bar (1994)
  • Member, Middle Temple (London) (1992)
  • Member, International Bar Association (IBA)
  • President, World Law Group, 2015 – 2017 (
  • Director, Asia Region, World Law Group, 2012 – 2015
  • Member, Membership Committee, World Law Group
  • Past Member and Past Vice-Chair, Cross-Border Investment Committee, Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)


  • Ohio Wesleyan University (B.A. Economics)
  • University of Oxford (B.A. Jurisprudence, Hon)
  • University of Oxford (M.A.)
  • Barrister-at-Law, Middle Temple
  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya



  • World Bank, Doing Business 2018 – Starting a Business – Malaysia, published by The World Bank Group (2011-2018)
  • Co-authored with Marhaini Nordin the Malaysia Chapter – International Business Acquisitions: Major Legal Issues and Due Diligence 2014(Editors: Ralf Kurney and Michael Whalley), Wolters Kluwer, 4th Edition, 2014
  • Co-authored with Marhaini Nordin the Malaysia Chapter – International Securities Law Handbook2014 (Editors: Jean-Luc Soulier and Marcus Best), Wolters Kluwer, 4th Edition, 2014
  • Co-authored with Marhaini Nordin the Malaysia Chapter – Mergers & Acquisitions Law Guide 2013/14The 1st Annual Guide to Practicing M&A Law in Asia published by LexisNexis
  • Malaysia Chapter – The Legal Guide to Doing Business in the Asia-Pacific published by Asia-Pacific committee and the China law committee of the American Bar Association in 2010
  • World Bank Doing Business study on business regulation – Malaysia Chapter (most recently 2015)
  • International Bar Association Anti-money Laundering Forum (Malaysia Chapter 2005, 2009 and mist recently March 2011) – The Lawyer’s Guide to Legislation and Compliance
  • International Insider Dealing – Malaysia Chapter (Edited by Mark Stamp with Tom Jaggers, Linklaters) City and Financial Publishing, Old Woking, Surrey GU22 9LG, UK, 2005
  • Chambers Global Practice Guide 2019 Malaysia Corporate M&A: Q&A [co-author]