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Steven Thiru & Sudhar Partnership

Steven Thiruneelakandan

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

Band 3

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Steven Thiruneelakandan is a well-regarded and experienced practitioner, who was previously the president of the Malaysian Bar. His practice includes employment, constitutional and administrative law among others.
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Employment & Industrial Relations - Malaysia

Band 2

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Steven Thiruneelakandan is well regarded for contentious matters, frequently acting on a range of employment disputes. He has experience working on breaches of employment contract, unfair dismissal and trade union cases.
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Practice Areas

Steven Thiru's main areas of practice are General Litigation (Contract and Tort), Constitutional & Administrative Law, Corporate Law, Employment Law, Energy Law and Native Title Law.

He was recognized as a highly recommended lawyer by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 and as a market-leading lawyer (Labour & Employment law) by Asialaw 2017. He specially handles administrative and employment cases. He is highly experienced in relation to employment litigation, often acting for GLCs and international clients. He was recently categorised as a “Leading Individual for Dispute Resolution" by Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019 and as a "Distinguished Practitioner" by Asialaw 2020.

Professional Memberships

2015 – 2017 : 31st President of the Malaysian Bar.

2017 – current : Council Member (Malaysia), Commonwealth Lawyers Association.

2017 – current : Exco Member, Lawasia.

2006 – 2018 : Member, Bar Council Malaysia.

Personal

Steven read law at the University of Leicester and graduated (LL.B (Hons) in 1990. He was admitted to the Bar of England and Wales at Middle Temple in 1991, and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1992. Steven also holds a Masters of Law (LL.M) degree from University of Malaya (2000).

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Steven Thiruneelakandan

Steven Thiru & Sudhar Partnership

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Unit A1-12-01, Arcoris Mont Kiara

Jalan Kiara

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

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