General
Corporate

Key Partners

Lim Chong Kin

Managing Director, Corporate & Finance / Head, Competition, Consumer & Regulatory / Head, Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) / Head, Data Protection, Privacy & Cybersecurity
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Benjamin Gaw

Director, Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions / Head, Healthcare & Life Sciences (Corporate & Regulatory)
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Yohanes Masengi

Partner / General Corporate / Private Wealth / Healthcare & Science / Transportation
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Frederick Bonar Simanjuntak

Partner / General Corporate / Private Wealth / Healthcare & Life Sciences / Transportation
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Lorraine Cheah

Partner, Corporate / M&A / Infrastructure and Construction
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Michelle Wong

Partner, Corporate / M&A
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Accolades

Singapore | Drew & Napier

Corporate and Transactional

Asialaw Leading Lawyers
Corporate/M&A 2018 – Market-Leading Lawyer for 2 consecutive years

IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms
Corporate/M&A 2020 - Tier 2 firm for 15 consecutive years

Chambers Asia-Pacific and Global
Corporate/M&A 2020 - Band 2 firm for 5 consecutive years

Indonesia | Makarim & Taira S.

asialaw Profiles
Corporate/M&A 2014 - 2020 – Highly Recommended firm for 7 consecutive years

Rahayu Ningsih Hoed – Elite Practitioner (2019 - 2020); Market Leading Lawyer (2017 - 2018)
Lia Alizia – Distinguished Practitioner (2019 - 2020)
Vincent Ariesta Lie – Rising Star Lawyer (2018 - 2019)

  • Advanced knowledge in the Indonesian energy sector and precise advice for corporate documents.”

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific
Corporate/M&A 2015 - 2020 – Tier 2 firm for 6 consecutive years

IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms
M&A 2014 - 2020 – Tier 2 firm for 7 consecutive years

Rahayu Ningsih Hoed – Highly Regarded Lawyer for 4 consecutive years (2017 - 2020)
Lina Amran – Highly Regarded Lawyer for 4 consecutive years (2017 - 2020)
Kurniawan Tanzil – Highly Regarded Lawyer for 4 consecutive years (2017 - 2020)
Vincent Ariesta Lie – Highly Regarded Lawyer for 2 consecutive years (2019 - 2020); Notable Practitioner (2018)
Lia Alizia – Highly Regarded Lawyer (2020); Rising Star (2019)

  • “Excellent Jakarta-based law firm. Very responsive and collaborate in multi-jurisdictional teams very well.”
  • “They are reliable and provide excellent technical and practical advice in a difficult jurisdiction. They advise us on a broad range of issues including dispute resolution, regulatory compliance, employment law and transaction work in Indonesia.”

Malaysia | Shearn Delamore Co.

Chambers Asia-Pacific
Corporate/M&A 2021 – Band 1 for 12 consecutive years

Leading Individuals
Grace C.G. Yeoh – Band 2 for 12 consecutive years
Ng Swee Kee – Band 1 for 10 consecutive years (2008 - 2017); Band 2 for 3 consecutive years (2018 - 2020), Eminent Practitioner (2021)
Nicholas Tan Choi Chuan – Up and Coming (2020); Band 4 (2021)

Chambers Global

Corporate/ M&A 2020 – Band 1 for 11 consecutive years

Leading Individuals
Grace C.G. Yeoh – Band 2 for 11 consecutive years
Ng Swee Kee – Band 1 for 11 consecutive years (2007 – 2009, 2011 - 2018); Band 2 for 2 consecutive years (2019 - 2020)
Nicholas Tan Choi Chuan – Up and Coming (2020)

  • Clients say: "Shearn Delamore & Co is our go-to firm when we need sound and practical legal advice that provides value-added, commercially sound and new perspectives to our deals."
  • The team's client dedication is also commended by clients, who report that there is "a sense of dealing with real people who care, have a genuine interest in the subject, and put our interests first."
  • An interviewee notes: "It is the number-one most prestigious firm in Malaysia," and adds that the lawyers are "very responsive."
  • The team's all-round capability is applauded by many, with clients noting: "They are responsive, substantively good lawyers and don't cut corners."
  • "They're my first choice of counsel in Malaysia."
  • "Responsive and proactive in advising their clients."
  • "They have a good understanding of business, are pragmatic, offer a volume of services and are tuned in to what we need."
  • Sources say: "I must say they are very good; the corporate team is strong."
  • One client praises the team for being "technically sound with a good understanding of statutory guidelines relevant to corporate exercises. They are responsive and are willing to do the extra work to complete assignments smoothly."
  • Another interviewee notes that "they always respond quickly and have shown their expertise to solve our queries."

IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms
M&A 2021 – Tier 1 practice for 12 consecutive years

Grace C.G. Yeoh – Market Leader for 4 consecutive years (2018 – 2021)
Ng Swee Kee – Highly Regarded Lawyer for 4 consecutive years (2018 – 2021)
Marhaini Nordin – Leading Lawyer for 3 consecutive years (2011 – 2013)
Putri Noor Shariza Noordin – Notable Practitioner for 4 consecutive years (2018 – 2021)
Nicholas Tan Choi Chuan – Rising Star for 4 consecutive years (2018 – 2021)

  • Shearn Delamore & Co is a highly reputable firm, very competent and known for its ability to perform excellently
  • Highly responsive and ready for client's instructions.”
  • The firm has deep bench strength and executes transactions well.”
  • A client praised the firm’s work as well as its “quick turnaround time and good legal and commercial input to resolving the issue”.
  • The M&A practice has been described by clients as “excellent”, “commercially astute” and “technically sound”; an overall “first class” offering.
  • "The firm is reputable and very well networked, internationally," says a client.
  • One client praises the lawyers at the firm: “They have been comprehensive and conservative in their advice, thus ensuring that we are protected from unnecessary future legal issues.”