Dispute Resolution

We provide advice and legal representation in the civil and industrial courts, relating to a wide variety of disputes. We also represent clients in both domestic and international arbitration, as well as other forms of alternative dispute resolution. Our experienced lawyers are also able to assist in construction disputes relating to defects, delay, liquidated damages, in both the courts and in arbitration.

Commercial and Civil Disputes

  • International and domestic arbitration
  • Debt recovery
  • Bankruptcy proceedings
  • Shareholders’ or directors’ disputes
  • Breach of contract & claim for damages
  • Obtaining injunctions

Construction Disputes

  • Adjudication proceedings (payment claims)
  • Disputes relating to delays and liquidated damages
  • Disputes relating to defects and rectification works
  • International and domestic arbitration

Employment Disputes

  • General employer & employee disputes
  • Unfair dismissal claims at the Industrial Court
  • Judicial review of decisions of the Ministry of Human Resources or the Industrial Court
  • Court mediation


Practice Group Head
Donovan Cheah, Partner
Donovan Cheah, Partner

Benchmark Litigation

  • 2021: Tier 2, Labour and Employment
  • 2021: Dispute Resolution Star, Labour and Employment
  • 2020: Tier 2, Labour and Employment
  • 2020: Dispute Resolution Star, Labour and Employment
  • 2019: Tier 2, Labour and Employment – “easy access to all lawyers..clear explanation of the proceedings and fees.”
  • 2019: Dispute Resolution Star, Labour and Employment
  • 2018: Tier 2, Labour and Employment – “(specialising) in employment litigation… the team is winning plaudits from the market for its labour expertise and is quickly climbing the ranks as a go-to firm for these matters.”

Malaysia Law Awards 2017

  • Litigation Firm of the Year (Finalist)