Oommen Koshy holds a B.A. (Hons) Law degree from the University of Kent and is a Barrister of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, admitted in Trinity 1989. He was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in June 1990. He commenced his legal practice with Mohamed Ismail & Co. and became a partner of that firm in January 1996. He joined Skrine as a partner in October 2008.
Oommen is primarily engaged in litigation matters and regularly appears in the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Federal Court. Some of the matters in which he has been involved in have been reported in the Malaysian law journals. His practice includes Islamic Finance litigation and all areas of commercials and civil litigation. He has been involved in landmark cases in the Malaysian Courts on Islamic Finance.
Oommen is also involved in the activities of the Malaysian Bar and sits on various sub-committees. He has helped organize numerous Malaysian Law Conferences and the 21st LawAsia Conference 2008. He also indulges in sport, especially hockey in his free time.
Areas of Practice
Banking, Bankruptcy, Companies Winding-Up, Construction & Engineering, Contracts, Corporate & Commercial Disputes, Islamic Finance, Landlord & Tenant, Partnership, Real Estate Disputes, Securities & Shares, Sports, Tort, Trust
Hon Treasurer, Malaysia Inner Temple Alumni Association
Panel Member, Investigating Tribunal, Legal Professional Disciplinary Board
Panel Member, Compensation Fund, Legal Profession Act
Council Member, Kuala Lumpur Hockey Association
Member, Disciplinary Board, Kuala Lumpur Hockey Association
Member, Legal Committee, Malaysian Hockey Federation – 2002/5
Member, Bar Council - 2005/6
Hon Secretary, Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee - 2002/4
Member, Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee -1998/2004
Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
Barrister of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple
B.A. (Hons) Law degree from the University of Kent