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LEVEL 6, MENARA 1 DUTAMAS, SOLARIS DUTAMAS, NO. 1, JALAN DUTAMAS 1, 50480 KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
Tel:
Work +603 6208 5888
Fax:
Fax +603 6201 0122
Email:
Web:
www.lh-ag.com
Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill, Kumar Kanagasingam, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

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Kumar Kanagasingam

Tel:
Work +603 6208 5803
Email:
Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Partner (Banking & Insolvency, Civil and Commercial, Insolvency).

Career

Kumar has an outstanding ability to resolve some of the most complex, high-profile financial disputes.

Kumar heads the Banking & Insolvency team. With over 30 years of practice, he is also among the pioneers of banking disputes in the country, dealing with breach of contracts, debt recovery and banker’s liability as well as corporate and commercial disputes.

Kumar was a partner at Messrs Allen & Gledhill for 14 years prior to its merger with Messrs Lee Hishammuddin in 2005, and a director of Interlaw — an international association of over 64 premier independent law firms worldwide — for six years.

Languages

English, Malay.

Member

Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya

Education

LLB (Hons) University of London
Barrister-at-Law (Middle Temple)


Malaysia

Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Kumar Kanagasingam - Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill

Within: Dispute resolution

Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill’s disputes team is one of the largest in the country and receives praise for its ‘creative and pragmatic approach to instructions’. It acted for Maybank, as the issuer of a letter of credit, in an over €29m dispute arising from an underlying contract involving several parties. Other clients include Telekom Malaysia, Malaysia Airlines and Sunway Holdings. Lambert Rasa-Ratnam, Rosli Dahlan, Nitin Nadkarni and Kumar Kanagasingam lead the practice. Darshendev Singh was made partner.

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