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20TH FLOOR, AMBANK GROUP BUILDING, 55 JALAN RAJA CHULAN, 50200 KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
Tel:
Work +60 3 2031 1788
Fax:
Fax +60 3 2031 1775
Email:
Web:
www.shooklin.com.my

Romesh Abraham

Tel:
Work +603 203 11788
Email:
Shook Lin & Bok

Work Department

Insurance, Shipping & Aviation, General & Civil Litigation, Employment & Labour

Position

Romesh Abraham is a senior partner of the firm. He has been a litigation partner in the firm since 1991 and is currently Head of the Labour and Industrial Disputes Department of the firm. His areas of practice include employment and administrative law and general tort and insurance claims. He has appeared in arbitrations conducted under the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) pertaining to cross border joint venture and telecommunications disputes. Romesh has represented clients on a variety of employment disputes in the Industrial Court, High Court and at appellate level. He has also advised and acted as counsel in administrative and planning law issues and disputes involving local authorities.

Career

Romesh was called to the Malaysian Bar in May, 1984 and joined the firm as an associate in the same year. He was made a partner in 1991.

Languages

Romesh’s team of lawyers, as with Shook Lin & Bok as a firm is equipped to address any queries in a multiple languages including English, Malay, Mandarin and Tamil

Member

Member of the Malaysian Bar.

Education

LL.B. (Hons) (Southampton) Barrister-at-Law, Gray's Inn, London


Malaysia

Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Praised for its 'thorough research and sound advice', Shook Lin & Bok's 'excellent' practice is 'reliable, resourceful and highly respected by legal practitioners and the general public'. Lam Ko Luen, who heads the contentious projects team alongside Hoh Kiat Ching, 'takes every instruction seriously and delivers prompt follow-ups'; the 'experienced' Yoong Sin Min, who leads the banking litigation practice jointly with Chan Kok Keong, has 'in-depth knowledge'. Lam, Nagarajah Muttiah and Romesh Abraham are the names to note for international arbitration skills.

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Labour and employment

Within: Labour and employment

Romesh Abraham heads the practice at Shook Lin & Bok, which handles advisory work as well as litigation. Clients 'sleep easily' knowing Mehala Marimuthoo is handling their case; she acted for Hume Roofing Products in an unfair-dismissal case. Other clients include RHB Bank and Panasonic Manufacturing Malaysia. David Ng Yew Kiat is also active in the space.

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