Lee Won’s areas of practice include foreign investments into Malaysia, public and private M&As, corporate restructurings, joint ventures, securities laws and general commercial contracts.

She has represented clients from a broad spectrum of industries, including financial institutions, manufacturers, healthcare providers, oil and gas entities, private equity firms and sovereign funds on domestic and cross-border transactions.

Lee Won has written articles on securities offering, takeovers and business acquisitions, and banking regulations in Malaysia for various publications.

Lee Won is recognised as Highly Regarded in M&A by IFLR1000 and is endorsed by peers and clients as being “diligent with prompt and detailed responses”. She is consistently recognised as a Leading Individual in Corporate and M&A by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and also in Corporate/M&A by Chambers Global/Asia-Pacific. In Chambers Asia-Pacific, sources say that “she knows her stuff”. She was described as “really sharp and commercially savvy”, and was noted for her “proactivity in coming up with solutions”.

Lee Won joined the Firm in 2013. Prior to joining the Firm, she was a Partner of another law firm in Malaysia

In 2011, Lee Won joined Allen & Gledhill, the Firm’s associate firm in Singapore as a Partner. To read more about her practice in Singapore, please click here.

Work Highlights

  • Advised IHH Healthcare Berhad on the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Prince Court Medical Centre Sdn. Bhd. by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Pantai Holdings Sdn. Bhd. from Pulau Memutik Venture Sdn. Bhd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Berhad.
  • Advised Dialog Group on the development cum joint venture agreement with the State Government of Johor to build and operate a deepwater terminal in Pengerang, Johor, and on various transactions involving, inter alia, the development, construction and operation of facilities at Pengerang for an independent tank terminal, a dedicated tank terminal, and LNG regasification facilities and storage tanks.
  • Advised Grab as Malaysian transaction counsel for South-east Asia on its acquisition of Uber Technologies Inc.’s South-east Asian assets for a 27.5 per cent. stake in Grab (“M&A Deal of the Year” at the Asian Legal Business Malaysia Law Awards 2019, “M&A Deal of the Year (Premium)” at the Asian Legal Business SE Asia Law Awards 2019 and “M&A Deal of the Year” at The Asian Lawyer Asia Legal Awards 2019).