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Siva Kumar Kanagasabai

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Asia-Pacific Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Shipping , Employment & Industrial Relations
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Shipping - Malaysia

Band 2

Siva Kumar Kanagasabai is experienced in this space, frequently acting for clients on disputes relating to ship mortgage enforcement, among others. He is particularly adept at advising banks and shipping companies and also has expertise in employment law.
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Employment & Industrial Relations - Malaysia

Band 3

Siva Kumar Kanagasabai has experience of working on employment matters relating to immigration and disciplinary actions, whilst he also has significant expertise in the shipping sector. One client notes that he "is very responsive to us."
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Practice Areas

Maritime and Shipping

Employment

Commercial Litigation and Arbitration

Fraud and Asset Recovery

Professional Memberships

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)

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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.

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Siva Kumar Kanagasabai

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Unit no. 50‐8‐1,

8th Floor Wisma,

UOADamansara,

50 Jalan Dungun,

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

50490

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