DATO’ SIMON LIM SENG CHAI

Group Managing Partner

Qualification

BSc(Hons), University of Malaya (1986)
LLB (Hons), University of London (1989)
Barrister-at-law, Lincoln’s Inn (1990)
FCIArb, FMIArb, Mediator CIDB Malaysia
LL.M, University of Malaya

Year of Admission

1991

Professional Experience

Dato’ Simon started his legal practice in 1991 at Messrs Shook Lin & Bok, one of Malaysia largest law firms. He founded Messrs SC Lim& Partners in 1999.

Leading a versatile and vibrant practice, both in commercial litigation and corporate commercial practice, Dato’ Simon had been appointed as director of several public listed companies in Malaysia and had chaired numerous disciplinary proceedings against advocates and solicitors in Malaysia for Bar Council.

Dato’ Simon has been a colourful leader since university days. Having a heart for societal affairs, he has served numerous NGOs ever since he became a lawyer. His compassion for public affairs saw him appointed as a political secretary to the Minister of Transport, Malaysia from 2009 to 2010.

A university of Malaya graduate majoring in Physics, Dato’ Simon continues his LLB studies at University of London and read his Master in Law at University of Malaya. Adding feathers to his hat, he is also A Barrister at Law of Lincoln’s Inn, UK, a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK and Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators, a qualified panel mediator and an arbitrator of AIAC, Malaysia.

A firm believer in educating, sharing and giving, he has been invited to deliver many talks at local and international forums. He has helmed the Firm as a managing partner since 2016.