Employment & Industrial Relations - Malaysia
What the team is known for
Zul Rafique & Partners has a renowned employment law department in Kuala Lumpur, regularly handling advisory and contentious work, generally on behalf of employers. The firm provides services on general contractual employment matters, collective agreements, disciplinary proceedings, dismissals and retrenchment. The team also offers considerable experience advising on the employment aspects of M&A transactions. Zul Rafique & Partners especially acts for Malaysian clients from a range of industries including the TMT and energy sectors. Clients include Hengyuan Refining Company, Petronas and Fujitsu.
"Zul Rafique & Partners has a dynamic group of lawyers and commendable depth and breadth."
"The team has an excellent logical and analytical approach. They are effective, clear and produce well-reasoned legal documents."
Zul Rafique & Partners acted for Tenaga Nasional on an unfair dismissal claim by an employee whose contract was terminated by way of frustration of contract.
Wong Keat Ching is a partner based in Kuala Lumpur. She has an impressive reputation, with experience working on both contentious and non-contentious matters such as dismissal cases and contractual matters. "Keat Ching is a dedicated and professional lawyer. She always shares the pros and cons of the case for consideration." "Keat Ching has wide experience in her field and is a good litigator."
Thavaselvi Pararajasingam is a partner at Zul Rafique & Partners in Kuala Lumpur. She has a notable presence in the employment space, frequently acting on unfair dismissals, investigations and employee misconduct matters. "She is a brilliant lawyer in all aspects."
P Jayasingam is a partner based in Kuala Lumpur. He has a distinguished employment practice, acting on a broad range of matters including dismissal claims, employee misconduct and advisory concerns.