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Nicole Fiona Wee Sue-Ren

Partner

Tel : +603 2055 3919
Fax :+603 2055 3880

Email : nicolewee@chooi.com.my

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Practice Areas :
Banking & Finance, Dispute Resolution, Family & Matrimonial Disputes, Wills, Probate, Estates & Trusts

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Nicole Wee leads the firm’s probate and family practice, and advises on family and matrimonial disputes, the preparation of wills and trusts, and the administration of estates.

Nicole is also an experienced commercial litigator, with particular emphasis on banking litigation, commercial debt recovery and insolvency. Her experience in this area has led to her being retained to advise on the acquisition of distressed-debt and non-performing loan portfolios.

Other Experience
  • served on the Editorial Board of Relevan, the newsletter of the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee between 2000 to 2007
  • member of the Disciplinary Committee Panel of the Advocates & Solicitors’ Disciplinary Board since 2008 and was previously a member of the Investigating Tribunal of the Advocates & Solicitors’ Disciplinary Board
  • serves as a mediator on the panel of the Malaysian Mediation Centre
  • certified by the UK Advocacy Training Council as a Trainer for the Advocacy Training Course programme run by the Malaysian Bar
Qualifications
    1991 - 1994
  • Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London, England
    Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
  • 1995
  • Utter Barrister, The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
    Called to the Bar of England & Wales
  • 1996
  • Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court in Malaya
    Admitted as an advocate & solicitor of the High Court in Malaya
  • 2007
  • Mediator
    Accredited as a Mediator with the Malaysian Mediation Centre (Bar Council)
Awards and citations
  • Asia Pacific Legal 500 – 2013 to 2015 edition
    Recommended Lawyer in the field of Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate LiveWire – winner in 2015
    Global Award in the category of Family Law
  • Corporate LiveWire – winner in 2014
    Lawyer of the Year in the category of Banking Litigation
  • Benchmark Asia Pacific – 2014 edition
    Benchmark Disputes Star
  • Citywealth Leaders List – 2011 to 2015 editions
    Leading International Lawyer
  • Citywealth Leaders List – 2014 and 2015 editions
    Power Woman
  • Benchmark Asia Pacific – 2013 edition
    Local Dispute Star
Publication and Presentations
    2013
  • a contributing editor of the Malaysian Civil Procedure 2013 published by Sweet & Maxwell Asia in 2013
  • 2010
  • author of the Malaysia chapter in International Succession (3rd Edition), published by Oxford University Press in 2010
  • 2007
  • a contributing editor of the MLJ Handbook: Probate – Practice & Forms, published by the Malayan Law Journal, LexisNexis in 2007
  • 2005
  • Family Law - Marriage Dissolution: Practice and Forms in the Malaysian Court Forms (Issue 45), published by the Malayan Law Journal in 2005, LexisNexis

    Probate and Administration: Practice and Forms in the Malaysian Court Forms (Issue 44), published by the Malayan Law Journal, LexisNexis in 2005