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Provided by Vijayan Venugopal

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Practice Areas

Employment & Industrial Relations

Career

LL.B. Hons, University of London (London School of Economics and Political Science; LL.M., University of Malaya.

His main areas of expertise are Employment and Administrative Law. This would include advising on labour issues, industrial relations, collective bargaining, industrial actions, trade disputes, contracts of service, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, reorganisation and retrenchment, occupational health and safety, employee provident funds and social security, statutory benefits, dismissals, judicial review, administrative law and union issues. He is also actively involved in employment-related litigation, exclusively on behalf of employers, and has conducted hearings at various levels of the judicial hierarchy including the Labour Court, Industrial Court, Magistrate's Court, Sessions Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and Federal Court. Aside from being a member of the Malaysian Bar, he is a Barrister-at-Law of England & Wales and also been called to the Singapore Bar.

•Chambers Asia-Pacific (2014 – 2019 and 2022-2023) “Band 2” Lawyer in Employment & Industrial Relations

Professional Memberships

•Industrial and Employment Law Committee of the Malaysian Bar Council

•Diverity & Equality Law Committee of the International Bar Association

Publications

Chambers Employment Guide 2019 and 2021

Chambers Review

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Employment & Industrial Relations - Malaysia
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Vijayan Venugopal is a partner at Shearn Delamore & Co in Kuala Lumpur. He has extensive experience in handling complex cases relating to misconduct, as well as judicial reviews. He frequently represents employers from a range of sectors in unfair dismissal cases.

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