William Lim worked in Boston for five years before returning to Hong Kong in 1987. He worked for a Hong Kong developer for six years. In 1993, he assumed the position of managing director at CL3 Architects Ltd.
CL3 is a Hong Kong-based company with regional offices in Beijing, Shanghai, and Bangkok, specializing in interior architecture works. CL3 represents the best talents in architecture, interior design, and project management. The interior design team specializes in hospitality, as well as corporate, retail, and residential design.
Lim received a bachelor of architecture in 1981, and master of architecture and minor in photography in 1982 from Cornell University.