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Outstanding practice capable of lending its expertise to trade union issues, redundancy and unfair dismissal actions. Experienced in relation to discrimination, harassment and constructive dismissal cases, among others. Represents both Malaysian and international clients in a range of sectors, including the finance, transportation and technology industries.
One client describes the team as "reliable and quick to respond," before going on to add that "they keep the client updated, providing regular updates on landmark court cases and holding forums on current hot topics."
Acted for Hong Leong Bank on a dispute arising from a relocation exercise involving 239 employees, whereby 27 employees refused transfer and their services were terminated.
Raymond Low is a distinguished practitioner known for handling trade union matters and unfair dismissal disputes. He acts for Malaysian clients in sectors such as transportation and technology.
Sivabalah Nadarajah is a leading employment lawyer who frequently acts for financial institutions on employment matters, including trade union cases and investigations. A client describes him as "a very, very sound lawyer who is experienced and knows the field inside out."
Suganthi Singam has a busy practice working on retrenchment disputes and unfair dismissal claims. She frequently acts for employers across sectors, including technology and energy.
Vijayan Venugopal is a highly respected practitioner known for handling complex cases relating to redundancies and trade union issues. He frequently represents employers from a range of sectors in unfair dismissal cases.
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Our dedicated team of lawyers assist employers to effectively manage legal matters relating to Employment and Industrial Relations. As the first firm in the country to establish a focused-driven team catering exclusively to the practice of employment and administrative law, we have a rich and diversified experience in this area.
The firm’s early practitioners before the Industrial Court include prolific legal personalities such as Dato’ Mahadev Shankar and Dato’ V. L. Kandan, followed by V. T. Nathan in the early 1970s who became the firm’s first lawyer to undertake a fully specialised practice in Industrial Relations. Sivabalah Nadarajah who currently heads this pioneering Practice Group joined the team in 1984 and is renowned in the employment law landscape.
Today, our Employment & Administrative Law Practice Group continues to offer comprehensive representation and assistance to clients involved in various stages of employment-related dispute resolution. We have been engaged in cases that have contributed to the evolution and expansion of administrative law in this country. The practice continues to keep abreast of changes to the law to regularly advise clients on the nature and implications of key amendments.
Amway (Malaysia) Holdings Berhad
City Facilities Management Sdn Bhd
Hartalega Sdn Bhd
Heineken Malaysia Berhad
Hilton Kuala Lumpur
Hong Leong Bank
HSBC Bank (M) Berhad
Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad
Malaysian Commercial Banks’ Association
Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Sdn Bhd
Petroliam Nasional Berhad
Prince Court Medical Centre
RHB Bank Berhad
Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
Shell Malaysia Limited
Sime Darby Auto Bavaria Sdn Bhd
Standard Chartered Global Business Services Sdn Bhd
Sun Life Assurance Malaysia Berhad
Telekom Malaysia Berhad
TienWah Press Pte Ltd
Automobiles & Parts, Banks, Utilities
Consumer Product Manufacturing
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