Mr Shanmugam SM > Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile
Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill Offices
LEVEL 6, MENARA 1 DUTAMAS, SOLARIS DUTAMAS
NO. 1, JALAN DUTAMAS 1
50480 KUALA LUMPUR
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Mr Shanmugam SM
Partner (Corporate, Commercial and Securities Litigation | Commercial Arbitration | Trust, Probate and Administration).
Legal 500: “Leading Individual” and noted as “a winner in each representation and advisory rendered”
As a litigator with a broad corporate, commercial (including automotive) and securities litigation practice, Shan has notable experience in advising and acting as counsel in cases involving breach of directors’ duties, shareholders’ disputes, securities litigation involving stock market manipulation and insider trading, contractual disputes, and negligence lawsuits. He also has experience in international and domestic commercial arbitration. He frequently appears in cases before the High Court and the appellate courts in Malaysia. He has also appeared as lead counsel in arbitration proceedings at the AIAC and SIAC. Leading legal rankers have ranked and described him:
- Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 ranks Shan as a “Leading Individual” in Dispute Resolution. He has been described, among others, “a very experienced and reliable litigator”; “formidable figure both in and out of the courtroom” ; his “tactical” delivery always gives us the assurance that we are well protected with his strategic advice”.
- Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022 ranks Shan in Band 5 (Dispute Resolution). He is noted for having an “excellent in-depth knowledge and experience in civil litigation…which is a complete package”.
- Asialaw Profiles 2022 ranks Shan as a “Distinguished Practitioner”. In 2021, Asialaw Client Service Excellence ranked him as the “highest rated lawyer to work with” for Dispute Resolution (Malaysia).
- Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific 2022 ranks Shan a “Litigation Star”
Shan co-authored the chapter on Proceedings against Directors in Law and Practice of Corporate Insolvency in Malaysia (Sweet & Maxwell Asia); the Malaysian Chapter on Fundamental Principles & Interim and Precautionary Measures, Compendium of Worldwide Enforcement of Foreign Judgment (Multilaw); Private Wealth & Private Client Review (The Law Reviews) and has contributed to the Malaysian Civil Procedure (Sweet & Maxwell Asia).
Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
LLM, University of Malaya
LLB (Hons), University of Malaya.