Lilien Wong

Partner, Dispute Resolution
Competition Law & Antitrust
Arbitration & Mediation
Personal Data Protection & Privacy Laws
Regulatory Compliance & Enforcement


  • LL.B ( 1st class), Multimedia University, Malaysia
  • LL.M in International Commercial Law (Distinction), University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya

Upon graduating with a 1st Class Honours in law in 2010, Lilien joined Shearn Delamore & Co. In 2014, she received scholarships to pursue her postgraduate studies and obtained a sabbatical from the firm to complete a full time LLM programme. She returned to Shearn Delamore & Co in 2016 upon obtaining a Distinction in Master of Laws (International Commercial Law).

Lilien was made a Senior Associate in 2016 and was promoted as a Partner in 2019.

Lilien represents clients in commercial litigation and arbitration, both domestic and international. Whilst Lilien has represented client from various industries on a wide range of disputes, she focuses on disputes in e-commerce, telecommunications & multimedia, social media, project development and gaming activities.

Lilien also has extensive experience in regulatory compliance work which fall under the purview of various authorities including the Competition Commission, the Communications and Multimedia Commission, the Malaysian Aviation Commission, the Anti-Corruption Commission and the Personal Data Protection Commissioner. Aside from advisory matters, she conducts and designs review & compliance programme for clients. Her experience on regulatory compliance work covers a full spectrum of commercial activities spanning key industries; e-commerce, energy, oil and gas, general merchandising and retail, logistics, pharmaceutical, healthcare, medical devices, telecommunications and multimedia, aviation, construction, fast moving consumer goods, direct selling, manufacturing and distribution, hospitality, insurance, banking, paint manufacturing and production, automotive and others.

In addition to contentious and advisory work, Lilien often designs training programme and offers training for clients on data protection, antitrust, anti-corruption and dawn raid.

Work aside, Lilien regularly acts as judge in mooting competition organized by various institutions (such as AIAC, ALSA, CIETAC, KPUM, University Malaya, UUM, BAC, Taylor’s University and NAMCO).

Litigation & Arbitration (recent highlights)

  • Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) arbitration in Malaysia (2021) – representing a public body in a dispute with a service provider in a claim in excess of USD 100
  • ICC arbitration in Singapore (2019) – represented a world-renowned manufacturer in a dispute involving a claim in excess of USD 250

Regulatory compliance (recent highlights)

  • Implemented a Personal Data Protection Compliance Programme and provided a Gap Analysis Report for a market player in the oil & gas industry (2020) and a management entity (2021)
  • Advised a renowned media company, one of the largest company secretarial service providers and a Japanese manufacturing subsidiary on competition law matters (2021)
  • Drafted dawn raid protocol for a public company and management entity (2021)
  • Advised a public listed company on matters pertaining to corporate liability and director’s liability under the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009 (2020)

Selected reported case (2020-2021)

  • Deka Marketing Sdn Bhd v Shopee Mobile Malaysia Sdn Bhd [2021] MLJU 1486; [2021] 10 CLJ 395
  • Segi Astana Sdn Bhd & Anor v Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd and another [2021] MLJU 2084; [2021] 1 LNS 1650
  • Jing Sheng Construction & Engineering Sdn Bhd v CRN Engineering (M) Sdn Bhd [2020] MLJU 1158; [2020] 1 LNS 941
  • Ng Chee Meng v Rosy Start Limited [2021] 1 LNS 1975

Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific (2021)

Impact Case of the Year A&M Beauty Wellness Sdn Bhd v Shopee Mobile Malaysia Sdn Bhd

The Legal 500 

Recognised in the Private Practice Arbitration Powerlist Southeast Asia 2022

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2020 and 2021)

Recommended Lawyer in Antitrust and competition

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2022)

Other Key Lawyer in Antitrust and Competition

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2022)

Recommended Lawyer in Dispute Resolution

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2022)

Next Generation Partner in Dispute Resolution

  • Panelist (Arbitrator & Mediator), Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC)
  • Member, Malaysian Bar
  • Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
  • Member, Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (MIArb)
  • Member, International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Committee Member, AIAC Young Practitioners Group (YPG)Legal Advisor, Muar Coffee Merchants Association
  • Co-authored the Chapter on "Practice & Procedure 1" in Law & Practice of Injunctions in Malaysia (Sweet & Maxwell, 2020)
  • Competition Law- Setting A Milestone To Business In Malaysia [2015] 1 LNS(A) lii
  • Can A Contract Be Terminated Without Providing Reasons? [2017] 1 LNS(A) xv
  • A View from Malaysia: Confidentiality in Arbitration-Related Court Proceedings (Kluwer Arbitration, 2021)
  • In Conversation with the Wonder Woman of Arbitration- A Reflection of International Woman’s Day 2021 (AIAC Newsletter April 2021)
  • AIAC YPG Podcast Series - Inside Stories Episode 2 - A Day in the Life of a Case Counsel (Interviewer)