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Shearn Delamore & Co

Corporate/M&A

3 ranked lawyersBand 1MalaysiaAsia-Pacific 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Shearn Delamore & Co has a pre-eminent corporate law department in Kuala Lumpur, adept at handling a range of M&A, private equity, joint venture and corporate restructuring mandates. Its practice covers a range of industry sectors including real estate, technology, consumer goods and energy. Especially well placed to handle cross-border transactions, frequently representing leading domestic and international companies. Often represents Chinese entities. Some of the names on its client list include Mammoth Empire, Laureate Education and Eximus Design.

Strengths

A clientdescribes the team at Shearn Delamore & Co as "dedicated, quick in its turnaround time and understanding of the issues at hand, offering practical solutions."

Work highlights

Shearn Delamore & Co advised Eximus Design on the Malaysian law aspects of its acquisition by Wipro.

Notable practitioners

Nicholas Tan (Tan Choi Chuan) is a partner with a robust practice advising on acquisitions, divestments and joint ventures in Malaysia. A client describes him as "very responsive and responsible, focused and able to meet tight timelines. He has the ability to understand issues in play and provide practical solutions."

Grace Yeoh is a partner at Shearn Delamore & Co and has a well-established corporate practice in Malaysia, advising domestic and international clients on M&A. She frequently advises on transactions in the real estate and education sectors.

Ng Swee Kee is a partner at Shearn Delamore & Co in Kuala Lumpur. He is an experienced and respected M&A consultant who also acts as director of business development at the firm.

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Overview

Our Corporate / M&A Practice Group is one of the pioneer practice groups of its kind in Malaysia. We have crafted and continue to work on many transactions that have shaped the corporate and commercial landscape of this country.

We have championed many firsts in this practice area. Our corporate practice is known in the market for our deep experience and proven ability in handling challenging and critical cutting-edge transactions and structuring work. We understand that corporations work in interconnected eco-systems and not in silos. To serve our clients better, we form seamless multi-disciplinary teams with other practice groups to deal with all pertinent issues to ensure that deals succeed.

Our clients include many highly respected foreign financial institutions, insurance companies and private equity firms as well as a broad base of loyal multinational clients, some of whom we have served for more than half a decade. We also frequently work closely with foreign law firms to ensure that our clients’ interests are secure, not only from a local perspective but also on a global level. Our lawyers have vast experience on international transactions as well as an intimate knowledge of many key industries.

Members

Yeoh, Grace (Head of Department)

Cheah, Lorraine

Lai, Zhen Pik

Ng, Swee Kee

Noordin, Putri Noor Shariza

Nordin, Marhaini

Corporate/M&A

Shearn Delamore & Co

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Location

7th Floor, Wisma Hamzah-Kwong Hing

No 1, Leboh Ampang

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

50100

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Ranked Lawyers

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


Choi Chuan (Nicholas) Tan
Band 4
Swee Kee Ng
Eminent Practitioners