Experience

Legal Associate at Messrs. P. E. LIM (March 2021 – Present)

CONTRACT LAW
– Co-counsel, acting for a wound up company, in a Court of Appeal civil appeal involving issues of duress, misrepresentation, and undue influence
– Co-counsel, acting for a tax agent & a tax advisory company, in a civil claim for a portion of tax refunds

CONTRACT LAW & CONSTRUCTION LAW
– Co-counsel, acting for a roof specialist company, in civil suits for outstanding sub-contract sums and retention sums

COMPANY LAW
– Co-counsel, acting for a company & 4 of its directors, in opposing a civil suit involving the Sales and Purchase of a land and an irrevocable guarantee

COMPANY LAW & INSOLVENCY LAW
– Co-counsel, acting for the contributories of a wound up company, in an application for a temporary stay of a winding up order pursuant to Section 492 of the Companies Act 2016
– Co-counsel, acting for a homebuyer, in opposing a judicial management application by a property developer
– Counsel, acting for a wound up company, in opposing a civil suit for declaratory and injunctive reliefs

TORT LAW
– Co-counsel, acting for a company and its director, in opposing a civil suit premised on malicious prosecution and injurious falsehood


Legal Associate at Messrs. Josephine, L K Chow & Co
 (November 2019 – March 2021)

EMPLOYMENT LAW
– Lead counsel for an educational institution in a Labour Court dispute involving Section 69A of the Employment Act 1955

FAMILY LAW
– Lead counsel for a divorce joint petition hearing

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS LAW & ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
– Co-counsel for an electronics manufacturer in a judicial review application against the decision of the Minister of Human Resources to accord recognition to a regional trade union
– Co-counsel for a former senior manager in a judicial review application against the decision of the Industrial Court that his dismissal by the company was with just cause and excuse
– Co-counsel for a trade union in resisting a judicial review application against the decision of the Industrial Court that the company had breached the terms of the existing Collective Agreement
– Assisted in resisting a judicial review application against the decision of the Industrial Court that an employment contract was a genuine fixed term contract
– Co-counsel for a former senior brand manager in resisting a judicial review application against the decision of the Industrial Court that his dismissal by the company was without just cause and excuse
– Co-counsel for a trade union in resisting a judicial review application against the decision of the Industrial Court in relation to a trade dispute over the terms of a Collective Agreement
– Co-counsel for a security services provider in a judicial review application against the decision of the Industrial Court that the company dismissed the employee without just cause and excuse

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS LAW
– Co-counsel for a trade union in a trade dispute over the terms of the second Collective Agreement
– Assisted in a proceeding, pursuant to Section 56 of the Industrial Relations Act 1967, on non-compliance with an Industrial Court Award
– Advised companies and individuals on matters including wage deduction, misconduct complaints, dismissal, non-confirmation of probationers, and trade union recognition

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW
– Assisted in the preparation of a Federal Court leave application revolving around the issue of unfair judicial treatment

LAND LAW & ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
– Co-counsel for an individual, in an appeal against the Selangor Registrar of Titles, seeking a declaration of ownership of property and consequential registration of the same in the Land Registry

LAND LAW
– Co-counsel for the estate of a deceased individual, in foreclosure proceedings
– Co-counsel for landlords in civil suits to recover tenanted properties

SUCCESSION LAW
– Co-counsel for an individual in an application for a Letter of Administration which co-exists with a Grant of Probate, resulting from additional assets in the absence of a residuary clause in the Will
– Co-counsel for two individuals in an application for administration pendente lite pursuant to Section 19 of the Probate and Administration Act 1959

TORT LAW
– Co-counsel for an individual in a civil suit against his former solicitors for the latters’ negligence
– Co-counsel for a management corporation in a civil suit against a tenant for inter alia trespass to land and nuisance
– Co-counsel for an overseas corrugated plastic manufacturer in a civil suit for fraud

HEALTH & SAFETY LAW
– Co-counsel for a manufacturer in criminal charges involving Section 15(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 and Regulation 7(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health (Notification of Accident, Dangerous Occurrence, Occupational Poisoning and Occupational Disease) Regulations 2004


External
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ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
– Co-counsel for a legal firm and an individual in a judicial review application against the Director General of National Registration for the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW & CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
– Co-counsel for Undi18’s judicial review application (Kuala Lumpur)

CIVIL PROCEDURE & ARBITRATION LAW
– Co-counsel for a property developer in resisting a Federal Court appeal involving an attempted expansion of the second and third limbs of Sanwell Corp v Trans Resources Corp Sdn Bhd & Anor [2002] 2 MLJ 625

CONSUMER LAW
– Assisted an individual homeowner in the preparation of his Statement of Defence and Counterclaim in a Consumer Tribunal claim

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS LAW
– Advised and assisted an individual in her unfair dismissal claim in the Industrial Court

LAND LAW
– Assisted in the preparation of a Federal Court motion by a property developer for an interim preservation order of a property pursuant to Section 80 of the Courts of Judicature Act 1964
– Assisted in an application by a roof specialist company for a mandatory and prohibitory injunction in relation to a contra property which forms the subject matter of an open contract

SUCCESSION LAW
– Assisted in the preparation of Grant of Probate and Letters of Administration applications


Pupil-in-Chambers at Messrs. Sreenevasan
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INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS LAW & ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
– Assisted in the preparation of a judicial review application by a trade union leader against the decision of the Industrial Court that his dismissal by the company was with just cause and excuse
– Assisted in the preparation of multiple judicial review applications by a national trade union against the decisions of Industrial Courts that service charge can be used to pay minimum wages

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS LAW
– Assisted in a Collective Agreement trade dispute in the Industrial Court between a paper and pulp company and a trade union

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW
– Assisted in opposing an appeal, in the Court of Appeal, on trademark and copyright infringement
– Assisted in trade mark enforcement on behalf of multinational companies

LAND LAW
– Assisted in resisting summary proceedings for possession of land

LAND LAW & TRUST LAW
– Assisted in an appeal, in the Court of Appeal, by the Board of Governor of a national-type school against trustees of properties held on trust for the school

TORT LAW
– Assisted in an appeal, in the High Court, by a condominium management body against a contractor for defective works