Alternative Dispute Resolution

The firm is actively involved in high value and complex arbitrations, and is regularly consulted on a range of disputes, including Islamic financial transactions, as well as challenges to final awards in Malaysia and regionally.

Notable cases include:

Counsel and solicitors to a Fortune 500 petroleum company in respect of a challenge in the Malaysian High Court to an award given in arbitration proceedings concerning the supply of dry gas to an Independent Power Producer. The value of the award was approximately RM700 million. The litigation spanned several jurisdiction and was ultimately resolved.

Counsel to a claimant in arbitration proceedings against a large telecommunication company in respect of alleged breaches of confidential information. The claim was in excess of RM300 million.

Counsel to a developer and high net-worth guarantor (as respondents and counter-claimants) in arbitration proceedings concerning land reclamation. The claim and counterclaim were respectively worth RM600 million. Both claim and counterclaim were allowed. The matter has since progressed to the High Court where parties are seeking to challenge parts of the final award.

Counsel and solicitors to a private hospital in an international arbitration against a former operator of the hospital for claims of breaches of fiduciary duties and fraud. The claim was for an amount in excess of RM100 million. The matter was resolved.