David Lim


David Lim

David Lim


David is a legal visionary

David is the Partner in charge of D&P’s Corporate practice group.

David has advised domestic and international clients on M&A transactions involving companies in industries such as aviation, insurance, construction, online marketplace platforms, commodities and oil and gas.

David has worked on notable transactions in Malaysia relating to acquisition / disposal of shares or assets, joint venture in start-ups, property development and manufacturing, restructuring exercise and fund-raising exercise such as issuance of preference shares and convertible notes.

David fights for Malaysian start-ups. He actively engages in opportunities to contribute his legal expertise to this largely unrepresented community.

Prior to joining D&P Law Group, David excelled in the Corporate-M&A team of a leading Malaysian law firm, ranked as Tier 1 by Legal 500 and Asian Legal Business in Malaysia.

Key Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Entertainment Law

Work Highlights

  • Led the legal due diligence exercise for a bid process involving subsidiaries of a public listed company.
  • Advised founders of a local skin product company on the disposal of their shares to the remaining shareholders in accordance with the pre-emptive rights provisions.
  • Advised independent record label company and artists on the agreements for recording, distribution and artist management.
  • Advised multiple start-ups on operational documents such as vendor/distribution agreements, T&Cs and privacy policies.


  • LL.B (Hons) Law / University of Reading
  • Barrister-at-Law / Inner Temple
  • Advocate & Solicitor / Malaya