Mr Kumar Kanagasingam > 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 Kumar Kanagasingam
Partner (Banking & Insolvency, Civil and Commercial, Insolvency).
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.
Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
LLB (Hons) University of London
Barrister-at-Law (Middle Temple)
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
Led by ‘experienced and capable partners‘, Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill‘s dispute resolution team handles a full range of contentious matters including commercial disputes, banking and insolvency litigation, and construction and real estate disputes with clients benefiting from it being ‘part of a seamless, multi disciplinary firm‘. With a breadth of experience across civil and commercial litigation and arbitration proceedings, Lambert Rasa-Ratnam heads up the practice which includes: Nitin Nadkarni, who heads the international arbitration team, and Kumar Kanagasingam who is highlighted for banking and insolvency disputes. Other names to note include ‘persuasive and quick thinking‘ capital market and securities litigator SM Shanmugam — who is ‘a formidable figure both in and out of the courtroom‘ — and Darshendev Singh who handles a range of litigation and alternative dispute resolution with a particular focus on those relating to construction, engineering, oil & gas, and infrastructure projects. corporate litigation expert Rosli Dahlan has left the firm to form Rosli Dahlan Saravana Partnership.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Dispute resolution
- Intellectual property
- Islamic finance
- Labour and employment
- Real estate and construction