Chiew Ee’s areas of practice include corporate and commercial litigation, restructuring and insolvency, and international arbitration. She is also part of the Firm’s ESG & Public Policy practice.
She has represented a wide range of clients, including multi-national corporations, liquidators, receivers and managers, financial institutions, and foreign clients, in a multitude of disputes at all levels of court in Malaysia and in both institutional and ad hoc international and domestic arbitrations. Her litigation experience includes acting in contractual disputes, claims for breach of fiduciary and directors’ duties, contentious insolvency proceedings, fraud litigation and asset tracing proceedings, and the recovery of corporate loans and enforcement of security. She also frequently assists foreign and local corporations in internal and fraud investigations, and corporate governance-related issues. Chiew Ee is included in Asian Legal Business’ Rising Stars Malaysia list 2022, which showcases Malaysian lawyers under the age of 40 currently doing high quality work and earning accolades from their clients.
Chiew Ee is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and an Accredited Tribunal Secretary at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. She also sits in the Panel of Arbitrators at the Thailand Arbitration Center. She was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2012.
Chiew Ee is a member of the Bar Council Environment & Climate Change Committee, and Arbitration Committee. She is also the sole Malaysian National Rapporteur for Climate Change Litigation at the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia University, New York.
She holds an adjunct faculty position in a Malaysian university where she teaches international dispute resolution. She has also published academic articles in areas such as the law of restitution and equity. Chiew Ee co-authored the Malaysia chapters of The Asset Tracing and Recovery Review 2021 published by Thomson Reuters and The International Comparative Legal Guide to Product Liability 2020 published by Global Legal Group Ltd.
She graduated from the University of London with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree in 2010 and was the recipient of the Professor Dr. Stephen Guest Special Award for Jurisprudence & Legal Philosophy, Book Prize for Outstanding Performance in Commercial Law, and the Tun Hamid Omar Scholarship Award for Top Student in Finals Part II (Year 3). She also holds a Master of Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Chiew Ee has been selected as a Young Southeast Asian Leadership Initiative Professional Fellow (Sustainable Development and the Environment Institute Theme), a fully-funded leadership and professional development exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.