Partner

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. 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 and Allen & Gledhill LLP, Singapore in 2011. Prior to joining the Firm, she was a Partner of another law firm in Malaysia. To read more about her practice in Singapore, please click here.

Work Highlights

  • Advised GuocoLand in its strategic partnership with Eco World Development Group in relation to Eco World International.
  • Advised Dialog Group on various transactions involving the development cum joint venture agreement with the State Government of Johor for independent and dedicated tank terminals and LNG regasification facilities and storage tanks.
  • Advised as Malaysian transaction counsel for South-east Asia for Grab on its acquisition of Uber Technologies Inc.’s South-east Asian assets for a 27.5 per cent. stake in Grab.

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