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PARTNERS


Mathew Thomas Philip

Mathew Thomas PhilipMathew Thomas Philip is the firm’s founder and Managing Partner. He graduated with a double degree in Economics and Law from the University of Adelaide, Australia and was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1992.

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Balan Nair

Balan NairBalan Nair heads the firm’s Arbitration Department. He was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 2005 and holds a Masters degree from Queen Mary University, London, specializing in Arbitration and Construction Law.

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Lavinia Kumaraendran

Lavinia KumaraendranLavinia Kumaraendran heads the firm’s Litigation department. She was admitted as a Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn) in October 2003 and to the Malaysian Bar in 2005. She holds a Masters Degree in Commercial Law.

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Alliff Benjamin Suhaimi

Alliff Benjamin bin SuhaimiAlliff Benjamin Suhaimi is a partner in the firm’s Civil Litigation department. He holds an LL.B (Hons.) degree from the Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia and was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 2010.

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Tan Jee Tjun

Tan Jee TjunTan Jee Tjun is a partner in the firm’s Corporate and Commercial Litigation department. He holds an LL.B (Hons) degree from the University of London, U.K.

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MEDIATOR


Lim Siew Symn

Lim Siew SymnLim Siew Symn is in charge of the firm’s Mediation cases. She was admitted as a Barrister-at-Law (Gray’s Inn) in 1992 and to the Malaysian Bar in 1993. She has been an accredited mediator since 2010.

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SENIOR ASSOCIATES

(In alphabetical order)

Cassandra Lee Ying Ying

Cassandra Lee Ying YingCassandra Lee, a Senior Associate in the firm’s Corporate and Commercial Litigation department, holds an LL.B (Hons) degree from the University of Cardiff, U.K. She was admitted as a Barrister-at-Law (Middle Temple) in 2011.

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Clinton Tan Kian Seng

Clinton Tan Kian SengClinton Tan, a Senior Associate in the firm's Civil Litigation and Arbitration departments, holds an LL.B (Hons) from the University of Bristol, U.K. He was admitted as a Barrister at-Law (Lincoln's Inn) in 2011 and as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2012.

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Julian Chan Tjun Leung

Julian Chan Tjun LeungJulian Chan, an Associate in the firm’s General Litigation department holds an LL.B (Hons.) degree from the University of Sheffield, U.K. He was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 2013.

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ASSOCIATES

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Bhavani Ananda Kumar

Bhavani Ananda KumarBhavani Ananda Kumar, an Associate in the firm’s Civil Litigation department holds an LL.B (Hons.) degree from the University of Tasmania, Australia. She was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Tasmania in 2012, as a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales in 2014, and to the Malaysian Bar in 2015.

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Fan Yi Leng

Fan Yi LengFan Yi Leng, an Associate in the firm's General Litigation department, holds an LL.B (Hons.) degree from Aberystwyth University, U.K . She was admitted as a Barrister at-Law (Lincoln's Inn) in 2013 and as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2014.

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Jessica Leong Mei Ling

Jessica Leong Mei LingJessica Leong is an Associate in the firm’s Corporate Litigation department. She holds a First Class LL.B (Hons.) degree from the Multimedia University of Malaysia and was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 2016.

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Mavinthra Jothy Thillainathan

Mavinthra Jothy ThillainathanMavin Thillainathan, an Associate in the firm’s Corporate and Commercial Litigation department holds an LL.B (Hons.) degree from the University of Reading, U.K. He was admitted as a Barrister-at-Law (Inner Temple) in 2014 and to the Malaysian Bar in 2015.

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Rachel Tey Mei Yee

Rachel Tey Mei YeeTey Mei Yee is an Associate in the firm's General Litigation department. She holds an LL.B (Hons.) degree from the University of London, U.K. She was admitted as a Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn) in 2015 and as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2017.

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Saw Wei Siang

Saw Wei SiangSaw Wei Siang is an Associate in the firm’s General Litigation department. He holds an LL.B (Hons.) degree from the National University of Malaysia (UKM) and was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 2016.

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