Mr Vijay Raj > Skrine > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Skrine
Level 8, Wisma UOA Damansara
50 JALAN DUNGUN, DAMANSARA HEIGHTS
50490 KUALA LUMPUR
Malaysia

Work Department

  • Commercial Litigation and Arbitration
  • Rates, Assessment and Valuations
  • Land Acquisition and Land Law
  • Aviation Disputes

Position

Partner.

Career

Vijay has more than 20 years of experience in commercial disputes before the courts and he often appears as counsel in arbitrations as well.

Of note is his work in rates and valuation actions in court, having acted for oil & gas companies in challenging the imposition of rates by local governments upon pipelines and refineries.  These actions often involve complex asset-valuation exercises.

He is also experienced in land acquisitions, having acted for both acquirers and landowners. He has represented State Authorities and State-owned conglomerates in such matters.

Vijay is also part of the Aviation Disputes practice.

Languages

English and Malay.

Education

  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya (2001)
  • LL.B. (Hons.) (London), C.L.P. (2000)

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Tax

Skrine represents clients in court and before the relevant tribunals on tax matters and assists with tax planning, audits and investigations. Litigator Preetha Pillai heads the tax and revenue practice and specialises in representing clients in disputes with the tax authorities. The team regularly supports the corporate, employment and intellectual property teams on the tax aspects of transactions, and works closely with Koon Huan Lim’s customs and trade remedies team and Vijay Raj’s rates and assessment team. Senior associate Manshan Singh is also recommended for contentious matters.