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.

In over 20 years of experience, Mathew has counselled and represented domestic and international clients in highly complex and contentious civil and commercial litigation, and has completed over 200 trials. 

He is recognised notably for his expertise in achieving practical and effective solutions and has successfully negotiated over 300 settlements during his career, often involving multi-faceted disputes with multiple parties.

Mathew regularly advises MNCs and SMEs on litigation risk and represents them in negotiations and execution of strategy.


  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Contractual Disputes
  • High-Value Land Disputes
  • Corporate Recovery and Insolvency
  • Contentious Probate Actions


  • LL.B University of Adelaide, Australia
  • B.Ec University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya, in 1992
Integrity. Commitment. Results.