Chee Wee graduated from the University of New South Wales, Australia with a LLB degree and B. Comm. (Accounting) degree. He was called to the Malaysian Bar as an Advocate & Solicitor in the High Court of Malaya in March 1993 and started practising in SKRINE. He was made a partner of SKRINE in January 2001.
Chee Wee has a broad commercial practice having experience in a wide variety of commercial and corporate disputes and litigation including international arbitrations in Asia and Europe. He has worked closely, amongst others, with clients from Australia, Denmark, France, the Netherlands, Thailand, the United Kingdom and Singapore in managing their cross border disputes. Chee Wee primarily acts as Counsel having appeared at all tiers of the Malaysian Courts and his portfolio of litigation work has a particular focus towards corporate litigation such as shareholders disputes, restructuring, recovery and insolvency. He has a number of cases reported in the law reports.
He also has an established public and administrative law practice having regularly advised and acted as Counsel for the Malaysian stock exchange in matters involving its rules and regulations and on the exercise of its enforcement powers.
His other areas of practice also encompass banking, construction and engineering, land law, trusts and partnership disputes.
He is recommended by the Legal 500 2008/09 as one of the “star turns” of the Dispute Resolution Division of SKRINE. He has been described as “young, energetic, intelligent, available at any hour and highly responsive” by the Legal 500 2009/2010. Chee Wee is listed in Chambers Asia 2010 as a leading individual for Dispute Resolution and is described as being “a bright litigator with solid arguments and good commercial instincts.” In Asialaw Profiles 2011, clients revere him as “an up-and-coming partner and as evidence of the practice's strength throughout junior and senior levels”. In Legal 500 2010/2011, he is considered as a 'rising star' and has been described as 'full of energy', and 'provides well thought solutions'. In Chambers Asia 2011, he is listed as a leading individual for Dispute Resolution and is considered as a “rising star” and is earning an international reputation as “an incisive, thoughtful and impressive dispute resolution lawyer”.
He is a member of INSOL International (and its Membership Committee), an international association of restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy professionals.