Mr Yap Yeow Han > 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

Construction & Engineering, International Arbitration, Litigation

Position

Yeow Han is a Partner in the Firm’s Projects & International Arbitration Department.

Career

Yeow Han’s practice focuses on commercial litigation and arbitration.

His diverse range of practice in commercial litigation has seen him representing clients such as financial institutions, property developers, contractors, power producers, high net worth individuals, and airline and shipping companies, on a multitude of disputes and legal issues. Yeow Han regularly appears in the Malaysian courts for interlocutory matters, trials and appeals.

On the arbitration front, he acts in arbitral proceedings relating to construction and general commercial disputes under the auspices of arbitral institutions such as the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Yeow Han also acts in arbitration-related litigation, including applying to court for interim measures, and setting aside and enforcing arbitral awards.

Yeow Han also undertakes corporate and non-contentious advisory work for his clients, which complements his arbitration and litigation-based work.

Prior to joining Rahmat Lim & Partners in 2013, Yeow Han was a partner in the associate Malaysian firm of a large Singapore law firm.

Languages

English and Bahasa Malaysia.

Education

Yeow Han graduated from the University of Malaya with an LLB (Hons) in 2001 and was called to the Malaysian Bar in 2002.

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.