Mei Yee is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), United Kingdom. She has experience in assisting as well as appearing as a counsel in proceedings before the courts of Malaysia and in arbitration. She is well-experienced in a wide range of corporate, civil and construction disputes.
Mei Yee is active in litigating actions on behalf of companies, shareholders and directors. She is skilled in handling derivative proceedings, minority oppression actions, and disputes involving allegations of a breach of fiduciary duty and a breach of shareholders agreement. As corporate disputes are often complex and prolonged, she ensures that the clients are properly guided throughout the litigation process.
She has a meticulous eye in resolving investment-related disputes. She acts for both investors and financial advisors in disputes relating to various types of investment arrangements. Her expertise also extends to defending financial advisors in professional negligence suits.
Mei Yee manages, in both litigation and arbitration, contractual and construction disputes for various industry players, including the engineering, procurement and construction industries. Notably, she formed part of the defence team of an arbitral institution in an action which challenges the constitutionality of the adjudication regime in Malaysia.
She is also well-versed in industrial relations practices and regulatory compliance. Her clients include multinational oil and gas corporations, banking institutions, private companies and associations.
Mei Yee holds a Diploma in International Arbitration by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), United Kingdom. She has co-authored the Malaysian chapter on International Arbitration in Global Legal Insights 2020. She read law at the University of Malaya and was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. She is proficient in Mandarin and works closely with our clients in their collaborations with business partners based in Mandarin-speaking jurisdictions.
Dispute Resolution & Litigation
- Corporate Litigation & Risk Management
- Boardroom Risk & Reputation
- Construction, Engineering, Infrastructure & Projects
- Corporate Governance & Compliance
- Employment, Benefits and Incentives & Industrial Relations
- Insurance & Reinsurance
- Intellectual Property
- Regulatory & Compliance
- Technology, Media & Telecommunications
Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
LL.B (Hons), University of Malaya
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