Mr Romesh Abraham > Shook Lin & Bok > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Shook Lin & Bok
20TH FLOOR, AMBANK GROUP BUILDING
55 JALAN RAJA CHULAN
50200 KUALA LUMPUR
Malaysia
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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

Memberships

Member of the Malaysian Bar.

Education

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

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Dispute resolution

Shook Lin & Bok‘s dispute resolution practice has experience across a full range of litigation and arbitration. The group is jointly led by Sin Min Yoong — who is strong for banking and finance, land law and commercial litigation — and labour and industrial disputes expert Romesh Abraham. Ko Luen Lam focuses on arbitration, construction disputes, civil and corporate litigation. Former managing partner Nagarajah Muttiah left the practice to establish Nagarajah Advocates and Solicitors.

Malaysia > Labour and employment

The labour and industrial team at Shook Lin & Bok, which handles both advisory work and litigation, is led by Romesh Abraham and includes Mehala Marimuthoo, who are both particularly experienced in employment disputes. David Ng Yew Kiat joined Steven Thiru & Sudhar Partnership.