Area of Practice

Capital Markets

Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions

Corporate Finance


DAVID LEE LAI HUAT is a partner in the Corporate Finance practice group. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from the University of London. He obtained his Certificate of Legal Practice and was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1995. He then proceeded to complete and obtain his Master of Laws (LLM) at University of Malaya in 2004. 

Although David advises in several areas of law, including corporate real estate and corporate banking, his forte is in corporate and securities law. He focuses primarily on the area of corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions, inbound as well as outbound. David also advises on initial public offerings on the Main Market and ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. He also attends to foreign listings, notably, on Singapore Exchange and Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He advised on the listing of a Malaysian client on its listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in November 2016. 

David also advises on joint ventures and foreign direct investments, which invariably involve advice on local licensing conditions and requirements 

David has presented several papers at conferences, local and overseas. He is a member of the Bar Council Law Committee and the International Pacific Bar Association.

Personal Details


603-6209 8221


Since 1995



LLB (Hons) (University of London)
Certificate in Legal Practice (Legal Profession Qualifying Board, Malaysia)
LLM (University of Malaya)
Advocate & Solicitor (High Court of Malaya)