Principal Associate

Tan Lee Weei

LL.B (Hons) University of London, CLP

Phone:
+604 6406818

Fax:
+604 640 6819

Email:
lwtan@hhq.com.my

Profile

Lee Weei is a principal associate based in our Penang office. Her areas of practice include advising on equity capital market and securities law, public and private mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, cross border securities offerings, equity raising projects, foreign direct investments as well as general corporate advisory and compliance works.

She is experienced in advising issuers, underwriters, placement agents, managers, trustees, investors and other market participants on a wide variety of domestic and international equity capital market transactions including warrants issues, placement issues as well as equity linked derivatives such as structured warrants.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Advocate and Solicitor, High Court of Malaya (2018)
  • Certificate in Legal Practice (2017)
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of London (2016)

EXPERIENCE:

  • Advised Revenue Group Berhad on its bonus issue of warrants to be listed and quoted on the Main Market of Bursa Securities.
  • Advised a Malaysian listed technology company on its primary placement of new ordinary shares on the Main Market of Bursa Securities, its renounceable rights issue of new ordinary shares with detachable warrants and the establishment of a long-term incentive plan which comprises the employee share option scheme and the share grant plan.
  • Acted for the joint placement agents in the private placement by a leading engineering company for its issuance, listing and quotation of new shares on the Main Market of Bursa Securities raising gross proceeds of RM508.61 million.
  • Advised a California-based investment portfolio management company on its marketing of foreign fund in Malaysia.
  • Advised a Danish integrated logistics company on its acquisition of a US based freight services company and its Malaysian subsidiaries.
  • Advised a Malaysian multinational electricity company on its internal reorganisation by way of a members’ scheme of arrangement under the Companies Act 2016.
  • Advised on the acquisition of a Malaysian medical glove producer and its subsidiaries by a manufacturer of industrial rubber and plastic products based in Vienna, Austria.
  • Advised several companies on the amendments of their constitutions pursuant to the Companies Act 2016 and the Main Market Listing Requirements.

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES:

  •  Book Prize Winner in Common Law & Reasoning Institutions
  • Book Prize Winner in Labour Law
  • Special Award for Commercial Law by Tan Sri Dato Sri Haji Mohamed Apandi bin Haji Ali (2016)

PUBLICATIONS:

  •  Know Your Pre-emptive Rights as an Existing Shareholder of a Company in its Issuance of New Shares to Outsider(s) (Jan’ 2022) Halim Hong & Quek
  •  Overview of Fintech Regulatory Sandbox in Malaysia (Mar’ 2022) Halim Hong & Quek

LANGUAGES:

  •  English
  •  Malay
  •  Chinese

Area of Practice

Principal Associate

Tan Lee Weei

LL.B (Hons) University of London, CLP

Phone:
+604 6406818

Fax:
+604 640 6819

Email:
lwtan@hhq.com.my

Area of Practice

Profile

Lee Weei is a principal associate based in our Penang office. Her areas of practice include advising on equity capital market and securities law, public and private mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, cross border securities offerings, equity raising projects, foreign direct investments as well as general corporate advisory and compliance works.

She is experienced in advising issuers, underwriters, placement agents, managers, trustees, investors and other market participants on a wide variety of domestic and international equity capital market transactions including warrants issues, placement issues as well as equity linked derivatives such as structured warrants.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  •  Advocate and Solicitor, High Court of Malaya (2018)
  • Certificate in Legal Practice (2017)
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours), University of London (2016)

EXPERIENCE:

  • Advised Revenue Group Berhad on its bonus issue of warrants to be listed and quoted on the Main Market of Bursa Securities.
  • Advised a Malaysian listed technology company on its primary placement of new ordinary shares on the Main Market of Bursa Securities, its renounceable rights issue of new ordinary shares with detachable warrants and the establishment of a long-term incentive plan which comprises the employee share option scheme and the share grant plan.
  • Acted for the joint placement agents in the private placement by a leading engineering company for its issuance, listing and quotation of new shares on the Main Market of Bursa Securities raising gross proceeds of RM508.61 million.
  • Advised a California-based investment portfolio management company on its marketing of foreign fund in Malaysia.
  • Advised a Danish integrated logistics company on its acquisition of a US based freight services company and its Malaysian subsidiaries.
  • Advised a Malaysian multinational electricity company on its internal reorganisation by way of a members’ scheme of arrangement under the Companies Act 2016.
  • Advised on the acquisition of a Malaysian medical glove producer and its subsidiaries by a manufacturer of industrial rubber and plastic products based in Vienna, Austria.
  • Advised several companies on the amendments of their constitutions pursuant to the Companies Act 2016 and the Main Market Listing Requirements.

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES:

  •  Book Prize Winner in Common Law & Reasoning Institutions
  • Book Prize Winner in Labour Law
  • Special Award for Commercial Law by Tan Sri Dato Sri Haji Mohamed Apandi bin Haji Ali (2016)

PUBLICATIONS:

  •  Know Your Pre-emptive Rights as an Existing Shareholder of a Company in its Issuance of New Shares to Outsider(s) (Jan’ 2022) Halim Hong & Quek
  •  Overview of Fintech Regulatory Sandbox in Malaysia (Mar’ 2022) Halim Hong & Quek

LANGUAGES:

  •  English
  •  Malay
  •  Chinese

 

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