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Mohanadass Partnership

What we believe
Driven by a passion for the law and drawing on extensive legal experience, the lawyers at Mohanadass Partnership provide unrivalled expertise to clients across a broad spectrum of industries.

Its partners are well versed with international and domestic dispute resolution, with combined skills that compare favourably to any leading regional firm.

Managing partner, Mohanadass Kanagasabai, is ranked by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific in its Hall of Fame for dispute resolution in Malaysia and ranked for his expertise by Chambers & Partners. He has over three decades of experience in the field, is a former president of the Malaysian Institute of arbitrators, and also former co-chair of the Inter Pacific Bar association’s dispute resolution and arbitration committee.

Shamsul Bahrin is a founding partner of Messrs Mohanadass Partnership and is an active litigation lawyer.  He has been involved in commercial disputes, electricity supply laws and disputes, shareholders’ disputes, IT contract disputes, industrial relations, construction and land matters. Shamsul has appeared at all levels of courts in the Malaysian legal system. He is also registered in the Asian Institute of Arbitration Centre (AIAC) panel of Adjudicators.

Syarihah Razman is also one of the founding partners of Messrs Mohanadass Partnership and practices international and domestic arbitration. She has extensive dispute resolution experience in oil & gas and construction engineering matters and has appeared in arbitrations in London, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok. Syarihah’s practice also include corporate, commercial, and contractual disputes.  She also has substantial experience in Judicial Reviews under the Accountants Act 1967 and the Housing Development (Control and Licensing) Act 1966.

In addition to dispute resolution and transactional matters, the partners in this practice are adept at handling legal affairs in all key practice areas.

The ethos
Founded on core values of integrity and innovation, Mohanadass Partnership believes in delivering sound tactical solutions to safeguard clients’ interests no matter the organizational size, trade or locale. The firm is distinguished by its proactive, progressive approach in legal matters, offering professional services of the highest calibre.

Core areas of expertise
International and domestic arbitration
Litigation in all levels of Malaysian courts
Commercial and corporate disputes

Department Name Email Telephone
Arbitration, Tax, Energy, Shareholders' Disputes Mohanadass Kanagasabai
Civil and General Litigation, Employment and Industrial Relations Shamsul Bahrin
Commercial and Corporate Disputes, Land Disputes Syarihah Razman
Construction and Engineering, Oil & Gas Kalashini Sandrasegaran
Photo Name Position Profile
SHAMSUL BAHRIN ABDUL MANAF photo Mr SHAMSUL BAHRIN ABDUL MANAF Shamsul is a litigator and practices civil litigation and advisory. He was…
MOHANADASS KANAGASABAI photo Mr MOHANADASS KANAGASABAI Mohanadass Kanagasabai has three decades of dispute resolution experience having appeared as…
SYARIHAH RAZMAN photo Ms SYARIHAH RAZMAN Syarihah started her legal career at the Attorney General’s Chambers where she…
KALASHINI SANDRASEGARAN photo Ms KALASHINI SANDRASEGARAN Kalashini Sandrasegaran graduated with a degree in law from the University of…
Number of Lawyers : 10
Number of Staff : 13
Bahasa Malaysia
Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (MIArb)
Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb)
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
The Inter Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
The Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN)

MOHANADASS PARTNERSHIP JOHOR OFFICE : Suite 26-03, Level 26 Menara JLand, Johor Bahru City Centre (JBCC) Jalan Tun Abdul Razak 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor Website: Tel: +607 220 9058 Fax:+607 220 9080 Email :

CLIENT: Dr. Jau-Fei Chen,
COMPANY/FIRM: founder E. EXCEL International
TESTIMONIAL: Mohanadass Kanagasabai has tremendous litigation skills. He has a wealth of knowledge and utilizes many outstanding and creative strategies. He has the ability to dissect a case with calm and charge towards his goal. He is a valued adviser.

CLIENT: Siti Rafizah Mahadzir,
COMPANY/FIRM: Head, Group Legal Department, Amanah Raya Berhad
TESTIMONIAL: Shamsul Bahrin is a solution-centric litigator with the best interest of the client in mind. He handles his cases with different perspective and comes up with sound advice and creative strategies with a view of getting the best possible outcome for the client

CLIENT: Tan Sri Datuk Dr. Mohan Swami
Mohanadass Kanagasabai is an extremely gifted and formidable litigation and arbitration specialist. I would recommend him to anyone.

CLIENT: Siti Noorshaznee Tajuddin
COMPANY/FIRM: Manager (Legal & Procurement), TNB Fuel Services Sdn Bhd
TESTIMONIAL: Syarihah is professional and efficient. She looks out for her clients’ best interest at all times and is always available for discussions, quick advise and prompt action. Her attention to detail and giving strategic legal and litigation advise is her forte.

CLIENT: Fazlina Abdul Rauf
COMPANY/FIRM: Head of Legal, Malaysian Institute of Accountants
TESTIMONIAL: Mohanadass Partnership provides top-notch service, going the extra mile for their clients every time. Syarihah’s legal advise and strategy in disputes are meticulous and well thought out. Her response time is excellent.