Michele is an associate in the dispute resolution team with a focus on international commercial arbitration and cross-border disputes.
Michele represents and advises clients on a wide range of commercial disputes across various sectors. Michele also assists her clients on issues relating to fraud, money laundering, breach of trust and asset-tracing. She regularly acts for government-linked companies, statutory bodies, multinational corporations and financial institutions.
Michele graduated from University of Reading with First Class Honours. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2017 and to the Malaysian Bar as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2018.
Michele is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese. Michele also has full professional working proficiency in Malay.
Experience & expertise
- a government-linked company in connection with the recovery of misappropriated fund totalling over USD4.5 billion by its officials and directors and laundered through the global financial systems
- a federal statutory body and its subsidiary in relation to conspiracy, breach of fiduciary duty and dishonest assistance claims totalling over RM1.06 billion against their former directors and other third parties, relating to a joint venture agreement for land development
- a multinational conglomerate in relation to conspiracy, fraudulent misrepresentation, fraudulent trading claims arising out of a franchise agreement with a US franchisor
- a leading Malaysian financial institution in relation to a dispute arising out of a facility agreement and third party charge