Lawyer Profile

Yee Mei Ken - Partner - Shearn Delamore & Co

Tel: +603 2027 2910
Email: mkyee@shearndelamore.com
Website: http://www.shearndelamore.com/
Address: 7th Floor, Wisma
Hamzah-Kwong Hing
No.1, Leboh Ampang
50100 Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia

Shearn Delamore & Co

Malaysia, Dispute Resolution, Regulatory & Compliance

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Practice Areas

 

  • Dispute Resolution
  • Private Wealth & Family Business               
  • Regulatory Compliance & Enforcement

 

Languages

 

  • English,
  • Malay,
  • Chinese

 

PRACTICE

 

Corporate litigation and family business feud, shareholders and directors’ disputes, banking and insolvency litigation, winding-up proceeding, asset and debt recovery, commercial litigation and arbitration. Ken has advised on schemes of arrangement for creditors and syndicated lenders. He has been involved in matters relating to anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and breach of trust.

 

Defamation and libel including online publication claims. Ken often defends media and news publishers. He also has the niche experience of conducting a globally unique market research and readership litigation. He is involved in pre-publication vetting exercise and consulted for his legal opinion by the media on public interest issues. He frequently appears as Counsel at the High Court and Appellate Courts.

 

Effectively trilingual, he delivered talks on shareholders’ rights and directors’ liabilities and has also conducted workshops on media law for editors and journalists at both English and Chinese media organizations. He is a member of the China Desk and works closely with our Chinese clients.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • LL.B (Hons), University of Wales (Cardiff)
  • Barrister-at-Law, Lincoln’s Inn
  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya

 

ADMISSIONS

 

  • England & Wales (1997)
  • Malaysia (1998)

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

  • Malaysian Bar
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
  • Disciplinary Committee Panel Member of the Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Board
  • Firm Representative to the Law Society of England & Wales, the Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of KL and Selangor (KLSCCCI) and the European Union – Malaysia Chamber of Commerce & Industry (EUMCCI)

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

 

  • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2016 and 2017) - a “Recommended Lawyer” in Dispute Resolution