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Yee Mei Ken

Yee Mei Ken

Partner

Expertise

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

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Profile
Yee Mei Ken has dedicated experience in 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 and has been involved in matters relating to anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and breach of trust. He is highly experienced in advising private clients, family corporations, wills and probate action.

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 and consulted for his legal opinion by the media. 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 media law training for editors and journalists at both English and Chinese media organizations.

Currently, Ken is the Head of Shearn Delamore's China Desk.

Bar Admissions

England and Wales (1997)
Malaysia (1998)

Education

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

China Desk | Dispute Resolution | Private Client & Family Business | Regulatory Compliance & Enforcement

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2016 - 2018); a Recommended Lawyer in Dispute Resolution

Professional Associations

Malaysian Bar
The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
Belt and Road International Lawyers Association (BRILA)
World Law Group (WLG)
International Bar Association (IBA)
Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
Law Society of England & Wales
Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of KL and Selangor (KLSCCCI)
European Union - Malaysia Chamber of Commerce & Industry (EUMCCI)
The English-Speaking Union of Malaysia (ESU)
Disciplinary Committee Panel Member of the Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Board (ASDB)




Professional Activities and Experience

Firm Representative to the Law Society of England & Wales,
Firm Representative to the European Union - Malaysia Chamber of Commerce & Industry (EUMCCI)
The English-Speaking Union of Malaysia (ESU)
Disciplinary Committee Panel Member of the Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Board (ASDB)
Commerce Committee Member of the Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Kuala Lumpur and Selangor (KLSCCCI)
Articles

Demarcating The Bank’s Duty In Investment Scams
Shearn Delamore & Co., April 2021

Scams are common these days. Hence, the regulatory bodies, financial institutions and news media often warn the public to exercise due diligence before making any investments with promises of high-profit returns...

Shearn Delamore & Co. Legal Update February 2021
Shearn Delamore & Co., February 2021

DISPUTE RESOLUTIONWide order of injunction sought against online marketplace operator refused in the High CourtE-commerce has become an indispensable part of the country’s economy particularly with the Covid-19 pandemic. With its growing demand come legal challenges which are novel to Malaysia.Recently, our Dispute Resolution Partners K...

Shearn Delamore & Co. Legal Update November 2020
Shearn Delamore & Co., December 2020

DISPUTE RESOLUTION The National Code (Revised 2020) Act 828 (“the Act”) came into force on 15 November 2020. It replaces its predecessor the National Land Code (Act 56 of 1965) that was in force since 1 January 1966. The Act was revised by the Commissioner of Law Revision under the authority of the Revision of Laws Act 1968...

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