Lawyer profile for Asia-Pacific 2021
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Shipping - Malaysia
Employment & Industrial Relations - Malaysia
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Maritime and Shipping
Commercial Litigation and Arbitration
Fraud and Asset Recovery
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Member, Shipping & Admiralty Law Committee, Bar Council
Member, Transport & Infrastructure Committee, Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Member, Malaysian Institute of Taxation
Panel member, Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC)
Kumar heads the Maritime and Shipping practice group in the firm. He has acted and advised local and international clients in ship arrests, charterparty disputes, oil pollution claims, vessel detentions, cargo claims, Incoterm contracts and enforcement of ship mortgages under conventional and Islamic facilities.
He also co-heads the Employment practice of which he has over 20 years’ experience. He has advised extensively on various human capital matters, including trade disputes, fraud related issues and investigation, structuring senior executive packages, advising on separation schemes and crisis management. He has acted as lead counsel in a full range of employment-related disputes.
He is also involved in general corporate/commercial litigation and has acted as counsel in both domestic and international arbitrations. Kumar is a regular contributor to law publications and is often invited to speak at law conferences.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Siva Kumar Kanagasabai