He is highly competent, professional and responsive to clients.  

Chambers Asia-Pacific

Guide 2024 - Construction

Adrian See Jooi Hong

Managing Partner

  • LLB (Hons) National University of Malaysia
  • Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
  • Ranked in Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific 2024 Guide for Construction
  • Panel Arbitrator & Adjudicator, Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC)
  • Panel Arbitrator, Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC)
  • Panel Arbitrator & Mediator, Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution (AiADR)
  • Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
  • Fellow, Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution (AiADR)
  • Fellow, Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (MIArb)
  • Panellist & Speaker at various conferences, industry talks and training programmes

Adrian specialises in dispute resolution in the construction and engineering industry. His focus area is urban and major infrastructure projects and he provides on-project advisory in respect of claims and disputes for many of his clients.

Adrian is an arbitrator, adjudicator and mediator. He also handles other forms of dispute resolution such as expert determination and early neutral evaluation. He has appeared in all levels of the Malaysian court system, domestic and international arbitrations.

His experience in dispute resolution and on-project advisory of construction & engineering industry includes:-

  • Design and construction of a multi-billion dollar hydro power station;
  • Design and construction of gas and coal-fired power stations;
  • Disputes relating to the largest urban sewerage upgrading and rationalisation works project in Kuala Lumpur involving claims totalling approximately RM300 million;
  • Design, maritime works and construction of a Maritime Centre, involving disputes on complex engineering issues;
  • Design, fabrication and installation of specialised steel structures;
  • Disputes in respect of installation of 33kV transmission lines;
  • Disputes relating to laying and disruptions to underground utility services;
  • Disputes relating to design and construction of mixed development projects;
  • Disputes relating to the construction of a water distribution system from a suburban water treatment plant to a high-level reservoir to supply water to demand areas in the Klang Valley;
  • Design and construction of various luxury high rise condominiums, housing and factory projects.

Some of the industry talks and training programmes Adrian has delivered include:-

  • ‘Latent and Patent Defects in Construction Works’ at the International Construction Claims and ADR Conference 2023;
  • ‘Practical Approach on Handling Procedural, Factual, Legal Issues in Adjudication and Advancing Adjudication Decision-Writing Skills’ for the AIAC Adjudicators’ Continuing Competency Development (CCD) Workshop 2023;
  • ‘Conditions Precedent in EOT Clauses’ for the CIPAA Claims and ADR Conference Sabah & Sarawak 2023;
  • ‘CIPAA Payment Claim Served – What Next?’ webinar in 2022;
  • Corporate training for Air Selangor on Evidence and Legal Awareness, 2023.
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