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Tommy Thomas Advocates & Solicitors

Dispute Resolution

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What the team is known for

Specialist disputes practice handling a wide range of contentious mandates. Its broad offering includes expertise in finance, construction and energy-related matters, as well as strong credentials in the shipping and real estate sectors. Represents Malaysian corporates as well as individual clients.

Strengths

One client appreciates that "as a team, they immerse themselves in the facts of each case, are always well prepared, and shrewdly strategic in their approach. Communication is constant and engaging, and I am assured by their mastery of our matters whenever we discuss them."

Another interviewee notes that "they deliver arguments in a very articulate and persuasive manner, backed up by extensive legal research. Their in-depth and meticulous preparation exercises enable us to gauge our legal position at an advanced stage."

Work highlights

Represented Syarikat Muhibah Perniagaan & Pembinaan in a Kuala Lumpur Construction Court case against a sub-contractor regarding the collapse of a viaduct during the construction of the Sungai Buloh–Serdang–Putrajaya elevated train line.

Notable practitioners

Alan Gomez "is a calming and assuring figure in our dealings, and he is eloquent and very convincing in his submissions in court," according to a client. He has a robust practice with a particular emphasis on construction mandates, as well as high-value family disputes.

Tommy Thomas is a consultant at the firm and is one of Malaysia's most recognisable litigators. He is a former Attorney General of Malaysia and has expertise across a range of matters, including white-collar crime and commercial cases.

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Overview

A formidable 3 partner team led by name partner Tommy Thomas commands over 70 years of combined experience in litigating a broad range of commercial, construction, constitutional, corporate, insolvency, and securities disputes.

Alan Gomez is one of Kuala Lumpur’s foremost construction litigators, while junior partner Ganesan Nethi is rapidly developing a reputation in securities and derivatives litigation.

Dispute Resolution Department

Tommy Thomas Advocates & Solicitors

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101 Jalan Ara Bangsar

Wilayah Persekutuan

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

59100

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Malaysia

Dispute Resolution


Alan Gomez
Band 3
Tommy Thomas
Band 1