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Provided by Sivabalah Nadarajah

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Employment & Industrial Relations

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Sivabalah has rich experience with trade disputes, collective bargaining, contracts of service, employment issues, industrial actions, judicial reviews, law on dismissals, mergers and acquisitions, minimum wage, occupational health and safety, reorganisations and retrenchment, statutory benefits, and union recognition. He has appeared extensively in the High Court, Court of Appeal, Federal Court and the then Supreme Court, principally for judicial review applications and appeals. The Employment Law Alliance (ELA), the world’s largest network of labour, employment and immigration attorneys, honoured Sivabalah as its “Sheldon N. Sandler Award” recipient in 2020.

• Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2020 – 2022) - “Elite Practitioner” in Labour and Employment

• Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific (2021) - “Litigation Star” in Commercial and Transactions and Labor and Employment

• Chambers Asia-Pacific (2010 – 2023) - “Band 1” in Employment and Industrial Relations

• The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2019 – 2021) - “Leading Individual” in Labour and Employment

• Who’s Who Legal (2019 – 2021) - “Global Leader” in Labour and Employment and “National Leader (Southeast Asia)” in Labour, Employment & Benefits (2021)

Professional Memberships

•Member, Malaysian Bar

•Member, IBA

•Firm Representative, ELA

•Former Board Member and Former Chairman of the ELA’s APAC Regional Committee

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Employment & Industrial Relations - Malaysia
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Sivabalah Nadarajah is a partner based in Kuala Lumpur. He is a leading employment lawyer who frequently acts for financial institutions on employment matters, including trade union cases.

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