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Work +60 3 2027 2727
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Fax +60 3 2078 5625
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www.shearndelamore.com

THE FIRM

Shearn Delamore & Co. is dedicated to meeting our clients’ needs. Established in 1905, we are one of largest award-winning full-service law firms in Malaysia. Our rich history and heritage reflects what Malaysia is today. Since then, we have represented and supported the commercial and both the national and international community interest. Apart from that, we have acted in key landmark cases that have helped define the Malaysian law.

Over the last 10 decades, Shearn Delamore & Co. have evolved into an extensive client-service provider; delivering a comprehensive range of services from private individuals to the largest multinationals.

Our clients comprise multinational conglomerates, industrial and commercial corporations, professional firms and organizations, domestic and international institutions, government institutions, private and individuals. We are regularly instructed by and work with large multi-national law firms worldwide. By combining our diverse experience and interdisciplinary collaborations, we are able to provide a complementary range of skills.

To continue to be a world class law firm, we aspire to meet the challenges of the international business community without compromising on integrity, practicality and quality. These values reflect who we are as a firm and our goals for the future which is to consistently provide viable solutions that are practical and results-oriented. This vision motivates and moves our people to better themselves every day. It drives us to deliver cutting-edge legal services of the highest standards to our clients daily.

NETWORK

Shearn Delamore & Co. has the resources to run and manage the most complex projects, transactions and matters. We have been at the forefront of the Malaysian legal profession for over a century. This has been acknowledged on both local and international fronts.The many robust relationships that Shearn Delamore & Co has within our wide global network provide our clients with the reach and resources to further their commercial interests. We are particularly proud of our memberships in the World Law Group (WLG), the World Services Group (WSG) and the Employment Law Alliance (ELA). We meet our counterparts annually in these organizations. Our relationships serve to ensure that our clients will receive the personal attention whenever assistance is required.

Today, we are one of the largest multi award-winning law firms in the country. Our firm and our lawyers have been consistently recognized by independent legal publications, and been ranked high since 2011 by the Chambers & Partners, AsiaLaw Profiles, International Financial Law Review (IFLR) 1000, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, and other respected legal publications.

PRACTICE AREA

Our qualifications and experience encompass several areas of practice, each with sub-practice areas, all of which have served the needs of clients across a broad range of industries.

Arbitration & Mediation | Competition Law & Antitrust | Corporate / M&A | Corporate Secretarial Services | Dispute Resolution | Employment & Administrative Law | Energy, Natural Resources & Green Technology | Engineering & Construction | Environmental | Financial Services | Immigration | Infrastructure and Projects | Intellectual Property | Personal Data Protection and Privacy Laws | Private Wealth & Family Business | Real Estate | Regulatory Compliance & Enforcement | Shipping & Maritime | Tax & Revenue | Technology & Communications

 

  • Contacts
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  • Dhinesh Bhaskaran (Managing Partner) | Tel: +603 2027 2897 | Email: dhinesh@shearndelamore.com
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  • Number of lawyers: 100+
  • Languages
  • English
  • Bahasa Malaysia
  • Mandarin and various Chinese and Indian dialects
  • Member
  • INSOL International
  • Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
  • ASEAN IPA
  • ISDA
  • International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC)
  • International Fiscal Association (IFA)
  • Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APPA)
  • International Trade Mark Association (INTA)
  • American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM)
  • World Law Group
  • IBA (International Bar Association)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • World Services Group
  • Employment Law Alliance
  • EU-Malaysia International Chambers of Commerce
  • Malaysia Australia Business Council
  • Hong Kong-Malaysia Business Association
  • Licensing Executives Society International
  • ABA (American Bar Association)

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