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Provided by Cecil Abraham

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Tan Sri Dato’ Cecil Abraham is the Senior Partner at Cecil Abraham & Partners. His career at the Malaysian Bar spans 50 years.

Within that time, he has appeared in all the divisions of the High Court of Malaya. He appears regularly before the Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, the Special Court and the Privy Council. He has over 300 reported decisions of note to his name. He is first and foremost an advocate and is regarded by his peers and clients alike as one of Malaysia’s leading counsel known to be devastatingly effective in Court. He has a strong reputation for dealing with complex disputes where the stakes are high.

He is regularly appointed as an arbitrator in domestic and in international commercial arbitrations and is the only Malaysian to be appointed as an arbitrator in investment treaty disputes.

Professional Memberships

LLB. Hons. Queen Mary College, University of London

Fellow Queen Mary College, University of London

Barrister at Law, Honourable Society of Middle Temple

Bencher of the Honourable Society of Middle Temple

Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya

Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, United Kingdom

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Cecil Abraham is one of Malaysia's most highly experienced litigators, with a broad practice spanning from defamation and fraud to construction disputes. He has extensive experience representing clients before the appellate courts.

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