Skrine’s Litigation and Arbitration practice is considered a heavy weight in the dispute resolution landscape in Malaysia. It has been consistently ranked in the top tier for dispute resolution by Chambers Asia-Pacific, Legal 500 Asia-Pacific and Global Arbitration Review (GAR) 100.
The practice has been described as a “[d]istinguished dispute resolution practice with an impressive breadth of expertise in both litigation and arbitration” (Chambers Asia-Pacific). Clients have commented that "The lawyers have always been very reachable at all times, attentive and creative, with the highest ethical standard. They are also very resourceful" (Chambers Asia-Pacific).
Our disputes team total more than 25 partners with a strong bench strength of different tiers of seniority. Leading the practice is a set of senior counsel, each with more than 20 years in practice. Wong Chee Lin, Khoo Guan Huat, Mubashir Mansor, Ivan Loo, Siva Kumar Kanagasabai, Selvamalar Alagaratnam, Ashok Kumar Mahedev Ranai, Lim Koon Huan, Preetha Pillai, Claudia Cheah, Loo Peh Fern, Vijay Raj and Kuek Pei Yee are notable counsel in their respective fields.
We have experience in key areas such as cross-border commercial disputes, civil disputes, intellectual property litigation, construction disputes, commercial fraud, banking and insolvency disputes.
Our partners also appear as counsel and arbitrators in domestic and international arbitrations, including those conducted under the rules of the International Chambers of Commerce (ICC), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC), Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and UNCITRAL.