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2018

2nd Edition: Construction Adjudication in Malaysia (Book Launch), 9 February 2018

We are pleased to extend an invitation to the book launch of the 2nd Edition of the Construction Adjudication in Malaysia on 9th February 2018.

The book is written by our Partner and co-head of the firm’s Construction Unit, Ivan Loo together with Lam Wai Loon, Partner of Harold & Lam Partnership.

 

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MIArb National Arbitration Conference 2018, 8 February 2018

Skrine is delighted to be the sole Platinum Sponsor of the inaugural National Arbitration Conference 2018 and will be hosting its Cocktail Reception.

The conference is jointly organised by the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (MIArb) and the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA), will be held on Thursday, 8 February 2018. Themed “Shaping the Future of Arbitration in Malaysia”, Speakers range from distinguished judges to eminent practitioners from various jurisdictions, such as Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, Korea and the United Kingdom.

Our Partner, Sharon Chong, is the Co-Organising Chairperson and will be moderating a session. Partner Dato’ Lim Chee Wee will also be participating as a speaker in the main Panel Session.

 

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HR and IR Conference 2018, 29 - 30 January 2018

Our Employement Partner, Selvamalar Alagaratnam will be presenting at the HR and IR Conference 2018 on the 29 - 30 January 2018 at the Concorde Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. Her session will be discussing on Employers and Employees Rights on Mental Health at Workplace: A Legal Perspective

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7 Senior Associates Admitted as Partners, 1 January 2018

We are pleased to announce that 7 Senior Associates have been admitted as Partners of the Firm with effect from 1st January 2018.
Corporate Division
Sheba Gumis
Tan Shi Wen
Lee Ai Hsian

Dispute Resolution Division
Foo Siew Li
Loshini Ramarmuty
Khong Siong Sie

Intellectual Property Division
Natalie Lim

 

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2017

SKRINE REGATTA 2017, 4 November 2017
SATURDAY, 4 NOVEMBER – The 4th Edition of the Skrine Regatta: Paddling for Charity, a biennial dragon boat race was recently held at Putrajaya. The charitable event raised a total sum of RM30,000.00, RM25,000.00 of which was channelled to Teach For Malaysia (“TFM”) and the remainder RM 5,000.00 to IDEAS Academy (“IDEAS”). Both TFM and IDEAS are non-profitable organisations on a mission to empower underprivileged children including refugees and undocumented students in Malaysia through education.

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BURSA Bull Charge 2017, 14 September 2017
Skrine took to the streets of KL to compete against other corporates in the fourth instalment of The Bursa Bull Charge on the 14th September 2017 held at the Exchange Square, Kuala Lumpur. The run organised by Bursa Malaysia was in effort to raise funds for Yayasan Bursa Malaysia.

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3Cs Conference: Are You Compliant? Corporate Compliance, (Anti)-Corruption & Competition, 2 Mar 2017
Skrine organised a 3Cs Conference on the 2nd of March 2017 at the InterContinental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. The one-day conference attended by many of Skrine’s Partners and over 150 of the firm’s clients discussed compliance coverage including updates on Anti- Corruption, Money Laundering Laws, Competition and the Companies Act 2016 that has recently come into force.

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The Art of Winning Cross-Border Disputes – Masterclass From Leading Practitioners of Malaysia and the UK, 12th January 2017
Skrine organised a talk hosted by our Dato’ Lim Chee Wee who was joined by Tan Sri Abdul Ghani Patail, Former Attorney-General of Malaysia and Mr. Toby Landau QC of Essex Court Chambers, London.

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2016

SSM NATIONAL INSOLVENCY CONFERENCE, 11 OCTOBER 2016
On 11 October 2016, our dispute resolution partner, Lee Shih, spoke at the inaugural SSM National Insolvency Conference 2016.

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BURSA BULL CHARGE 2016, 8 SEPTEMBER 2016
The third instalment of the Bursa Bull Charge was back again on 8 September 2016.

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KL BAR COUNCIL YOUNG LAWYERS COMMITTEE CHARITY GALA, 5 AUGUST 2016
Skrine pupils represented the firm whom had been diligently rehearsed for several week for their performance, vying to win the coveted Best Performance trophy. With a team of 10 performers, the Skrine pupils were by far the largest performing group of the night, and were hands down the most-anticipated performance.

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PERLUMBAAN PERAHU NAGA 1 MALAYSIA, MELAKA, 29 MAY 2016
The first half the Skrine Dragons’ 2016 season started off with welcoming a team full of young, enthusiastic new paddlers. After two months of intense lake, land and pool trainings, we took to the Melaka waters at the end of May.

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INTER-PACIFIC BAR ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING AND CONFERENCE, 14 – 16 APRIL 2016
Several of our Partners were invited as speakers on numerous matters including employment, taxation and about the oil & gas industry.

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SKRINE’S LUNCH WITH IPBA DELEGATES, 13 APRIL 2016
In conjunction with the Inter-Pacific Bar Association(IPBA) Annual Meeting & Conference 2016 in Kuala Lumpur, BDC organized a lunch at Chinoz on the Park KLCC.

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SKRINE CLIENTS’ NEW YEAR COCKTAIL, 27 JANUARY 2016
Skrine’s invited its most valued clients for a casual cocktail event at The Glasshouse in Taman Seputeh. It was attended by over 120 of our clients and our Partners and Senior Associates.

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2015

SKRINE REGATTA 2015

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SUN LIFE STANLEY DRAGON BOAT CHAMPIONSHIPS, HONG KONG 2015
The Sun Life Stanley Dragon Boat Championships, Hong Kong 2015 was a battle with over 290 Teams (around 5500 pax) where the Skrine Dragons brought home the Silver Cup for the Mixed Team category and also emerged Champion for the Most Outstanding Outfit Award!

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2014

The Bursa Bull Charge 2014
The Bursa Bull Charge is a charity run which aims to raise the bar on sustainability and inclusiveness and focuses on promoting Education & Entrepreneurship. 

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2013

SKRINE REGATTA 2013
28 September 2013. Over 300 supporters. Close to 180 dragon boaters. 6 corporate teams. All paddling for charity at the Skrine Regatta 2013.

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SKRINE 50TH ANNIVERSARY
To celebrate the milestone of 50th Anniversary, the firm hosted a cocktail function at the Carcosa Seri Negara and an estimated 300 of our guests consisting of the Firm’s friends, clients and business contacts attended.

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50TH ANNIVERSARY CONFERENCE - THURSDAY, 13 JUNE 2013, SIME DARBY CONVENTION CENTRE
The full day conference was attended by 230 of our clients, business associates and members of the press such as the NST and the Star.

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2012

SKRINE International Arbitration Day
The Firm hosted its inaugural International Arbitration Day, a one day seminar at the Sime Darby Convention Centre on 11 October 2012.

 


8th Club Crew World Championships
On the 4th- 7th July 2012, the Skrine Dragons competed in Hong Kong at the prestigious 8th Club Crew World Championships. The Championships saw over 4,700 dragon boaters from 25 countries comprising of Australia, Canada, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ghana, Great Britain, Guam, Hong Kong, Hungary, Japan, Korea, Macau, New Zealand, Nigeria, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Trinidad & Tobago, UAE, USA and Malaysia.

 


Contribution to SMK Seri Rampai
SKRINE has contributed 12 units of used computers to Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Seri Rampai, Kuala Lumpur on 5 May 2012.

 


Pesta Air Putrajaya 2012
On Saturday 24 March 2012, the firm's dragon boat team took part in the Pesta Air Putrajaya 2012, our first competition for the season.

 

2011

The Skrine Regatta: Paddling for Charity
Skrine hosted a dragon boat race on 1 October 2011. Bringing a group of top corporations together, it was a morning of team-building, camaraderie and corporate social responsibility.

 


A Servant of Sarawak: Reminiscences of Crown Counsel in 1950s Borneo
The Firm organised a celebratory event at the Royal Lake Club on 26 July 2011 to launch Dato' Dr. Sir Peter Mooney's memoirs entitled "A Servant of Sarawak: Reminiscences of Crown Counsel in 1950s Borneo".

 


International Dragon Boat Festival at Penang
The Skrine Dragons are back from the 32nd Plenitude Penang International Dragon Boat Festival, which took place over the weekend on 10-12 June 2011. The competition was attended by fellow teams from all over the world such as Guam, Australia, Singapore, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Macau, Philippines, UAE and China.

 


SKRINE Dragons
On Sunday 29 May 2011, the firm's dragon boat team took part in the Ministry of Youth and Sports' Water Sports Festival in Putrajaya, which was held in conjunction with the One Million Youth Gathering. The team had been training hard over the last two months and this was our first competition for the season. For many of the team, this would in fact be their first ever dragon boat race.

 


Career Talk

The firm invited 20 University Malaya students and 20 students from Prince of Songkla University, Thailand to attend an internal career talk on 12 April 2011 to provide them insights into the Malaysian legal system as well as to familiarise them with the workings of a Malaysian law firm.

Donation of dialysis machine
SKRINE donated a dialysis machine on 4 April 2011 to Pudu Rotary Club's Dialysis Centre. Partners in attendance at the cheque presentation ceremony at the Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur were Mr. Leong Wai Hong, Mr. Quay Chew Soon and Dato' Philip Chan.

 


Charity Blood Donation
SKRINE held a charity blood donation campaign with the National Blood Bank on 14 April 2011. The campaign was a successful one with employees and lawyers donating to the cause.

 

 

 
ACCOLADES & AWARDS

The Chambers Asia Pacific 2018 Rankings

Skrine has been ranked as Leading Firm for Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property and Projects, Infrastructure & Energy.

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The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 Rankings

Skrine is pleased to announce that the Firm has achieved seven Tier 1 practice area rankings in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018.

Our Tier 1 rankings are in the following areas: 
  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Labour and Employement

Skrine was also listed as one of the leading firms in the areas of Projects & Energy, and Shipping. 

Four Skrine partners were ranked as leading lawyers in their respective areas. 

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Skrine Retains Who’s Who Legal Accolade for Malaysia

On 15th May 2017, the Who’s Who Global Awards was held in London, United Kingdom and Skrine was conferred the Award:

Malaysia Law Firm of the Year 2017

Skrine previously received this Award in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

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