Shaleni Sangaran Partner

Contact
T +603 2081 3999 ext 857
E shaleni.sangaran@skrine.com
 

Overview


Shaleni acts in commercial and civil disputes. She also acts in internal investigations, regulatory compliance investigations and in actions for fraud and asset recovery.

 

Key Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation and Arbitration
  • Anti-Corruption and Anti-Money Laundering
  • Fraud and Asset Recovery
 

  • Assisted as co-counsel in a complex fraud claim amounting to RM1 billion, representing a sovereign state. 
  • Assisted as co-counsel to a Queen’s Counsel in an international fast track arbitration involving a national commodity.
  • Assisted as co-counsel in a multiclaim arbitration amounting up to RM100 million involving a government concession. 
  • Acted as co-counsel in successfully obtaining a judgment for an Islamic facility amounting to RM42 million.

  • Assisted one of the largest banks in the world in its Anti Money Laundering, Compliance, Sanctions, Anti-Corruption and Bribery audits in 2014 and 2016.
  • Assisted one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world in its internal investigation for Anti-Corruption compliance.
  • Assisted UK, US, Dutch, Singapore, Australian firms and other multi-national companies on anti-corruption laws and practices in Malaysia.
  • Assisted a US firm on Anti-Corruption Compliance and Malaysian laws for a US Client undertaking an offshore seismic acquisition project in Sabah.

  • Assisted in conducting a joint internal investigation with a Fortune 500 company into its subsidiaries’ conduct in multimillion dollar maritime materials and services transactions.
  • Assisted in obtaining a worldwide freezing order and a search order against trust companies at an offshore tax haven.

Qualifications:
  • Advocate and Solicitor, High Court of Malaya (2010)
  • Certificate of Legal Practice (2009)
  • LL.B (Hons), University of London (2008)

  • Author, Malaysian Chapter on: Guide to Anti- Corruption Regulation in Asia, Herbert Smith Guides/Herbert Smith Freehills (2010, 2011, 2012).
  • Author, Malaysian Chapter on: Gifts and entertainment – a guide to anti-bribery regulation in Asia, Herbert Smith Guides/Herbert Smith Freehills (2011).
  • Assisted Herbert Smith for their Overseas Corruption Project.