Kim qualified as a solicitor in England and began her legal career in 1991 prior to her return to Malaysia in 1996.

Whilst there, her areas of practice included corporate and commercial matters, general corporate advisory on corporate insolvencies, determination of competing creditors’ interests, dispute and claim settlements. She also advised and represented breweries on disputes relating to tied liquor licenses, franchises, litigious claims on breach of contracts and infringement of trademarks. She also advised housing developers and building contractors on litigious claims arising from breach of contracts including housing development agreements.

In Malaysia, her areas of practice include banking, project finance, Islamic finance, general corporate work and commercial matters.

She has assisted a Malaysian bank on its template documentation for conventional and Islamic factoring and has advised on local and cross border deals acting for lenders and issuers of corporate bonds/sukuk for several infrastructure projects including the construction and development of a power station, the construction and development of a township and toll roads in Malaysia. Some of her corporate experience involves advising clients on commercial contracts including share sale agreements, licensing agreements, consortium and joint venture agreements. She has also advised a client on its migration exercise from being a water concessionaire to a licensed water operator under the Water Services Industry (Licensing) Regulations 2007. She has advised toll road concessionaires on their rights to compensation arising from non-increase in toll and contributed substantially to a study by the Government of Malaysia on the proposed Multi Lane Free Flow (MLFF) for toll road concessionaires in Malaysia including the proposed legal framework and enforcement of the MLFF system. She has also advised commercial organisations on regulatory requirements including the corporate liability provisions under Section 17A of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009. To this end, she assisted an oil and gas GLC on its gap analysis report and anti-bribery and corruption risk register.


Bar Admissions and Professional Qualifications
Roll of Solicitors of England and Wales (1993)

Legal Education
University of London (LL.B Hons)