Group Managing Partner


Year of Admission

Professional Experience

BSc(Hons), University of Malaya (1986)
LLB (Hons), University of London (1989)
Barrister-at-law, Lincoln’s Inn (1990)
FCIArb, FMIArb, Mediator CIDB Malaysia
LL.M, University of Malaya

Dato’ Simon started his legal practice in 1991 at Messrs Shook Lin & Bok, one of Malaysia largest law firms. He founded Messrs SC Lim& Partners in 1999.


Leading a versatile and vibrant practice, both in commercial litigation and corporate commercial practice, Dato’ Simon also sits in the Boards of many public listed companies in Malaysia. A senior practitioner of 26 years standing, he has chaired numerous disciplinary hearings for Bar Council.


Dato’ Simon has been a colourful leader since university days. Having a heart for societal affairs, he has served numerous NGOs ever since he became a lawyer. His compassion for public affairs saw him appointed as a political secretary to the Minister of Transport, Malaysia from 2009 to 2010.


A university of Malaya graduate majoring in Physics, Dato’ Simon continues his LLB studies at University of London and read his Master in Law at University of Malaya. Adding feathers to his hat, he is also A Barrister at Law of Lincoln’s Inn, UK, a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK and Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators, a qualified panel mediator and an arbitrator of KLRCA, Malaysia.


A firm believer in educating, sharing and giving, he was invited to manage Messrs Gan & Zul since 2016.

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