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Tse Wei Lim

Tse Wei Lim

Associate (Malaysia)

Tse Wei specialises in international commercial arbitration and cross-border disputes.



Tse Wei specialises in complex cross-border commercial disputes.

He has acted and advised on arbitrations held under various institutional rules (including ICC, AIAC, UNCITRAL, and SIAC) seated in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and Asia. He possesses working experience with international commercial disputes governed by the laws of the UAE, Indonesia, France, Algeria, and Malaysia. His experience also includes managing and coordinating proceedings in multiple jurisdictions.

Tse Wei also has experience with litigation before Malaysian courts on disputes across a broad range of industries, including complex contractual and shareholder disputes, and has acted as sole counsel in arbitration-related applications and contentious insolvency proceedings.

Tse Wei's experience includes advising:

  • a contractor in ICC arbitration dispute under UAE law arising from a FIDIC-based agreement for a landmark mixed-use development project
  • an English contractor in an AIAC arbitration against a Singaporean employer concerning the fabrication of offshore petroleum production enhancement facilities
  • an Australian developer on intra-group legal risk avoidance strategies and contract transformation for the development of a luxury township project
  • a Malaysian purchaser in an SIAC arbitration against Indonesian seller for an  Indonesian law-governed sale of shares for the acquisition of regional oil palm operations
  • various independent power producers in Asian-seated arbitrations on engineering defects of coal-fired power plants and commercial disputes under power purchase agreements




Tse Wei was called to the Malaysian and English Bars. He holds a Bachelors and Masters of Law from the London School of Economics, and is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.


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