Skrine has represented both local and foreign clients in respect of defamation disputes. We have also advised clients on such disputes outside Malaysia. Our lawyers are highly experienced in defamation law.
Acted for Sam Rainsy, the former Finance Minister of Cambodia, in a defamation suit against a Cambodian newspaper as well the editor, publisher and printers in Malaysia in 1994.
Acted for Tay Khim Seng, a Member of Parliament for the MCA in a defamation suit filed against, amongst others, Lim Guan Eng of the DAP in 1997.
Acted for Dato' Lee Hwa Beng and Port Klang Authority in defending a misfeasance in public office and defamation suit filed by Kuala Dimensi Sdn Bhd against Dato Sri Ong Tee Keat, Dato' Lee Hwa Beng and Port Klang Authority in 2009. This suit arose out of the multi-billion ringgit Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ) scandal.