Wong Sze Some


Sze Some is a corporate and commercial litigator. Her practice focuses on fraud and asset recovery, commercial litigation and construction disputes.

She handles a variety of shareholders’ disputes and cross-border recovery of assets matters. Her experiences also extend to construction disputes, including adjudication and arbitration, along with arbitration-related court proceedings.

Sze Some holds an LL.B (Hons) from the University of London and is an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya.

Key Practice Areas

Fraud and Asset Recovery
  • Advising 1Malaysia Development Berhad and its subsidiaries in one of the world’s largest cross-border recovery of assets.
  • Advising a state-owned corporation in a fraud claim amounting to USD53 million against its former Chief Executive Officer and other foreign defendants.
Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Acted as junior counsel in resisting Fortuna Injunction and Erinford Injunction.
  • Acted as junior counsel in the Court of Appeal in a claim for wrongful transfer of land.
  • Advised former employees of the oldest Malay language newspaper in Malaysia, in an appeal against the dismissal of leave by the Winding Up Court.
Arbitration and Construction Disputes
  • Advising and acting for an oil and gas company in an arbitration arising out of an agreement for the maintenance and cleaning of oil tankers.
  • Advised and acted for a prominent glove-manufacturing company in setting aside an adjudication decision.
  • Advised and acted for a construction company in setting aside an arbitral award.
Regulatory Enforcement
  • Advised and acted for the Securities Commission (SC) Malaysia in opposing a discovery application filed by Ernst & Young, seeking the discovery of the SC’s internal investigation papers related to the SC’s investigations on a former licensed fund manager, SJ Asset Management Sdn Bhd.
Tax Disputes
  • Advising and acting for a company in the palm oil industry in a Service Tax dispute against the Royal Malaysian Customs Department.
  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya (2020)
  • Certificate in Legal Practice (2019)
  • LL.B (Hons), University of London (2018)