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Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

Corporate/M&A

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What the team is known for

Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill has a well-regarded corporate law practice in Kuala Lumpur, offering the full range of corporate and commercial services to clients in Malaysia. Frequently handles cross-border transactions, including M&A, joint ventures, FDI, private equity deals and corporate restructuring. Assists Malaysian and international clients, including GLCs, banks and private equity houses, and is especially active on deals in the insurance, TMT, healthcare and manufacturing sectors. Names on its client list include UEM Sunrise and NuGlobal Ventures.

Strengths

A client explains: "We are really satisfied with Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill's outstanding services. Their lawyers are extremely knowledgeable, professional and expert in their field. The team provides us with excellent guidance at all times and is always available for calls and prompt updates. They look out for your best interests and have your back the entire time."

According to another interviewee, "their response rate is fast and the quality of advice is so high."

Work highlights

Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill advised UEM Sunrise on its proposed merger with Eco World Development.

Notable practitioners

Tay Weng Hwee leads Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill's corporate law group in Malaysia. He has a busy legal practice encompassing corporate restructuring as well as M&A across a range of sectors. A client characterises him as "a true professional who is well versed on cross-border M&A transactions and represents clients well at the negotiation table."

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Overview

Our Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Practice handles all aspects of corporate and commercial transactions as well as mergers & acquisitions, including private equity deals, corporate restructuring exercises, joint ventures, supply of goods or services and foreign investment. We also offer comprehensive legal advice and services to both local and foreign clients in all areas essential to setting up and maintaining a business or corporate presence in Malaysia.

We have acted for multinational corporations, government and government-linked companies, financial institutions, private and public-listed companies as well as individuals in a diverse range of industries. We have also often acted as the lead international counsel on cross-border matters.

Recognised by prestigious industry publications like IFLR1000, Chambers Asia Pacific and Asialaw Profiles, we have been consistently ranked as a top-tier corporate and M&A practice.

Members

Tay, Weng Hwee (Head of Department)

Baskaran, Keshanivaarini

Chu Chai Yee, Bella

Tee, Steven S Y

Teo, Wai Sum

Industries

Banking & Finance

Construction

Consumer & Retail

Education

Energy

Insurance

Oil & Gas

Real Estate

Telecommunications

Corporate/M&A

Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

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Location

Level 6, Menara 1 Dutamas

Solaris Dutamas

No. 1 Jalan Dutamas 1

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

50480

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Malaysia

Corporate/M&A


Weng Hwee Tay
Band 4