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 ESG-related issues. Chiew Ee is included in the Asian Legal Business' Asia 40 Under 40 list in 2022 which profiles the most accomplished lawyers in Asia under 40 years of age. She was also listed in the 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. 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.
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 also presently holds the position of National Consultant - Environmental Law (Malaysia) at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
She has also published academic articles in areas such as the law of restitution and equity. Chiew Ee co-authored the sole practitioner text on commercial conflict of laws in Malaysia. She also co-authored the Malaysia chapters of The Asset Tracing and Recovery Review 2022 published by Thomson Reuters and The International Comparative Legal Guide to Product Liability 2023 published by Global Legal Group Ltd.
She graduated from the University of London with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree in 2010. She also holds a Master of Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science.