MahWengKwai & Associates (MWKA) is pleased to announce that Mr Richard Wee will be joining MWKA as a partner on 1 October 2016. Joining with him is his team of able lawyers, namely, Puan Sarah Kambali, Ms Lesley Lim and Ms Marlysa Abdul Razak.
Richard was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1999 and brings to MWKA and the Dispute Resolution Practice Group his years of trial and general litigation experience. He has a personal liking for sports law, trusts law and civil liberty issues.
Richard will establish and head the Sports Law Practice Group at MWKA. He is well regarded both locally and regionally for pioneering this niche and for organising the Sports Law Conference since 2013. He is a member of the Disciplinary Committee of the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM). Richard is also a member of the Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association (ANZSLA).
Richard is an elected member of the Bar Council and the former Secretary of the Bar Council (2013-2015), He is the current Chairperson of the Professional Standards and Development Committee, and the Co-Chairperson of an anti-crime Committee called “Safer Malaysia”.
MWKA is very excited to have Richard and his team onboard. We strengthen our firm’s culture and core values as the number of our lawyers grows to 20. With our enhanced team, we will continue to support our clients in their respective endeavours and we thank our clients for their confidence.
Lim Jo Yan