Ms Daphne Koo > 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
Daphne Koo photo

Work Department

International Arbitration, Litigation, Maritime & Aviation

Position

Daphne is a Partner in the Firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department.

Career

Daphne‘s areas of expertise include corporate and commercial litigation, admiralty and maritime law, and land reference proceedings. Her current portfolio focuses on corporate litigation particularly shareholders’ disputes and breach of directors’ duties.

She has extensive experience acting for leading commercial and financial institutions and public listed companies on court-sanctioned mergers and capital reduction exercises, international shipping companies in shipping and admiralty matters (including ship arrests), and for international and domestic companies on a diverse range of disputes.

She also undertakes advisory work and regularly appears at various levels of the Malaysian courts for hearings, trials and appeals.

Daphne joined the Firm in 2011 and has been a Partner since 2013.

Education

Daphne graduated from the University of London and was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 2006.

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Dispute resolution

The dispute resolution team at Rahmat Lim & Partners has experience across a full range of contentious matters and attracts praise for its ‘knowledge of the local environment‘. Practice head Jack Yow focuses corporate, banking, industrial relations and employment law litigation, while Chong Yee Leong heads the projects and international arbitration practice, which includes Kamilah Kasim and strong junior partnerAllen Choong who has particular projects disputes and international arbitration experience. Other names to note include Chong Boon Leong for arbitration and arbitration-related disputes and commercial litigators Daphne Koo and Yap Yeow Han.

Malaysia > Shipping

The maritime practice at Rahmat Lim & Partners assists both local and international clients with corporate, commercial and contentious matters. The group works closely with the firm’s banking team in restructuring and financing transactions. Soh Yin Chuin and Daphne Koo are key names to note for finance mandates and litigation, respectively.