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Mathew Thomas Philip

Founder & Managing Partner


Mathew Thomas Philip

Mathew 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. He has completed over 200 trials.

Mathew 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 numerous parties.

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

Areas of Practice:

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

Qualifications & Associations:

  • LL.B. University of Adelaide, Australia
  • B.Ec University of Adeline, Australia
  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya (1992)