Lam Wai Loon
Lam Wai Loon is a founding partner of Messrs. Harold & Lam Partnership. He sits as an arbitrator and is a qualified adjudicator to adjudication disputes under the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 (“CIPAA 2012”). He is a Chartered Arbitrator, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (U.K.), and is on the Asian International Arbitration Centre’s and Kigali International Arbitration Centre’s Panel of Arbitrators. Wai Loon has spoken at conferences on arbitration, adjudication and construction law, and has contributed various articles to legal publications. His recent publications include a co-authored book titled ‘Construction Adjudication In Malaysia’ [2nd Edition, Sweet & Maxwell Malaysia], and a co-authored Chapter on ‘Arbitration In Malaysia’ published in the text titled ‘International Commercial Arbitration In Asia’ [3rd Edition, 2013, JurisNet LLC].
Wai Loon was the immediate past President of the Malaysian Society of Adjudicators [2019-2020], Past President of the Society Construction Law, Malaysia [2017-2018] and the Past Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Malaysia Branch [2016-2017]. He was also a committee member of the AIAC CIPAA Regulations Committee, and approved AIAC Tutor & Examiner of the AIAC Adjudication Training Programme. He was named as a Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation [Years 2019, 2020 and 2021] as well as one of the Commended External Counsel of the Year, 2020 by asian-mena Counsel. He was also recently ranked by Chambers & Partners in Dispute Resolution: Construction 2022.