DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Zul Rafique & Partners

Dispute Resolution

2 ranked lawyersBand 5MalaysiaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Established disputes group, particularly adept at handling cross-border arbitration in the construction and engineering sectors. Its wider general litigation practice includes contractual and banking disputes, alongside insolvency, defamation and public law matters. Represents prominent Malaysian corporates, as well as individuals.

Strengths

One client describes the team as "attentive and highly professional in its work. They provide practical options to complex legal issues."

Work highlights

Acted for East Coast Economic Region Development Council, as the employer, on a wrongful termination of contract claim by the contractors of the MYR800 million New Deep Water Terminal project in Pahang.

Notable practitioners

Kuhendran Thanapalasingam spearheads the construction disputes team and often acts on disputes in the appellate courts. He especially acts for prominent Malaysian employers on construction cases.

Wilfred Abraham is a highly respected expert in construction disputes. He is a consultant within the team and is known for acting as an arbitrator.

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Malaysia

Dispute Resolution: Construction


Kuhendran Thanapalasingam
Band 3
Wilfred Abraham
Senior Statespeople