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This Personal Data Notice (“Notice”) describes how Skrine (a partnership incorporated under the laws of Malaysia with its place of business at Unit No. 50-8-1, 8th Floor, Wisma UOA Damansara, 50, Jalan Dungun, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur) uses your Personal Data.

By engaging Skrine to provide services or by interacting with Skrine either at our events, conferences, seminars, talks or otherwise, or by using the Skrine website
http://www.skrine.com (“Website”), you consent to the processing of your Personal Data by Skrine and all persons involved in the provision of services by Skrine.

In the event of any conflict between the English and other language versions, the English version shall prevail. Skrine shall have the right to modify, update or amend the terms of this Notice at any time by placing the updated Notice on the Website. By continuing to communicate with Skrine or by continuing to use Skrine’s services following the modifications, updates or amendments to this Notice shall signify your acceptance of such modifications, updates or amendments.

Collection of Personal Data

1.      “Personal Data” means information about you which you have provided to Skrine, such as your name, address, telephone number, NRIC, email address, your personal preferences, particulars of your spouse or family members and bank account information and any information which may identify you, your spouse or family members that has been or may be collected, stored, used and processed by Skrine from time to time.

2.      In addition to the Personal Data you provide to Skrine directly (i.e. during your communications with Skrine and/or when you engage Skrine to provide services), Skrine may also collect your Personal Data from a variety of sources, including without limitation at any events, conferences, seminars or talks organised or sponsored by Skrine and/or from the cookies used on the Website.

3.      The provision of your Personal Data is voluntary. However, if you do not provide your Personal Data, Skrine may not be able to (i) communicate with you; (ii) provide you the services you require or (ii) access certain sections of the Website where log in is required.

4.      If you do not wish for your Personal Data to be collected via cookies on the Website, you may deactivate cookies which can be viewed at http://www.skrine.com/steps-deactivate-cookies.

Purposes of Processing

5.      Skrine may use and process your Personal Data for the purposes relating to the services you have requested and for the business activities of Skrine which shall include, without limitation:-

a)      to communicate with you;

b)      to respond to questions and comments from you;

c)      for internal administrative purposes;

d)      to provide information to regulatory and governmental authorities in order to comply with statutory and government requirements, including disclosure to the Unclaimed Money Management Division of  the Accountant General’s Department of Malaysia  of your information as required pursuant to the Unclaimed Moneys Act 1965 and regulations in the event of any unclaimed monies on your part;

e)      for Skrine to comply with its obligations under law, including compliance with laws relating to evidence;

and you agree and consent to Skrine using and processing your Personal Data in the manner as identified in this Notice. 

Other purposes 

6.      Skrine may also use and process your data for other purposes such as:-

a)      to send you materials such as newsletters, articles, write-ups as well as other updates;

b)      to distribute information or details of events, seminars, conferences and talks which may of interest to you;

c)      to send as potential referees to (i) editors/researchers in ranking legal publications and journals; (ii) potential clients who request for referees of past work in Requests for Proposals, tenders, submissions;

 by way of email or mail.

7.      If you do not consent to Skrine processing your Personal Data for the purposes listed in Section 6, please notify Skrine using the contact details stated in Section 8 below.

Transfer of Personal Data

8.      As Skrine's information technology storage facilities and servers may be located in other jurisdictions, your Personal Data may be transferred to, stored, used and processed in a jurisdiction other than Malaysia. Further, your personal data may be transferred out of Malaysia for the purposes as described in Section 6(c) where such ranking legal publications and journals and/or potential clients are located outside of Malaysia. You understand and consent to the transfer of your Personal Data out of Malaysia as described herein.

Disclosure to Third Parties

9.      Skrine may engage other companies, service providers or individuals to perform functions on Skrine’s behalf, and consequently may provide access or disclose to your Personal Data to the third parties such as those listed below (not exhaustive):

a)      information technology (IT) service providers;

b)      data entry service providers;

c)      storage facility providers;

d)      banks and financial institutions;

e)      insurance providers;

f)       any professional advisors and external auditors;

g)      regulatory and governmental authorities in order to comply with statutory and government requirements, including to the AGD for the purposes as described in Section 5 above.

Access & Correction Requests and Inquiries

10.    Subject to any exceptions under applicable laws, you may at any time hereafter request for access to,  or for correction or rectification of your Personal Data or limit the processing of your Personal Data, or seek further information from Skrine by contacting:-

Operations and Admin Manager
Unit No. 50-8-1, 8th Floor, Wisma UOA Damansara,
50, Jalan Dungun, Damansara Heights, 50490 Kuala Lumpur
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Telephone No.: +603 2081 3999 Facsimile No.: +603 2094 3211 

11.    In respect of your right to access and/or correct your Personal Data, Skrine has the right to refuse the your requests to access and/or make any correction to your Personal Data for the reasons permitted under law, such as where the expense of providing access to you is disproportionate to the risks to your privacy. 


Asian Legal Business Malaysia Law Awards 2018


Skrine has been ranked as Arbitration Law Firm of the Year and Maritime Law Firm of the Year.


The Chambers Asia Pacific 2018 Rankings

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


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 Employment

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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