Rishwant Singh is a partner of the Firm. Rishwant graduated with a degree in law from Bond University, Australia with First Class Honours, and was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1999.
Rishwant’s main area of practice is in media law, including defamation, privacy, breach of confidence, competition and antitrust law. He has appeared in court in constitutional law disputes involving the component States of Malaysia, corporate and commercial disputes, disputes involving land and general property, insurance law, admiralty law, public and administrative law, clubs and unincorporated associations and revenue law. Rishwant has appeared in the Federal Court, Court of Appeal, High Court and the lower courts of Malaysia both as counsel and as junior counsel.
Rishwant has written various articles on aspects of arbitration and civil procedure in Malaysia and prepared papers on commercial, admiralty and arbitration law. He has authored and coauthored – (i) the Malaysian section of the ‘Maritime Law Handbook’ (2012) published by Kluwer Law International; (ii) Malaysian Chapter of ‘International Civil Procedure’ edited by Shelby Grubbs, published by Kluwer Law International in 2003; (iii) the Malaysian Chapter of Robert Knutson’s ‘FIDIC: An Analysis of International Construction Contracts’ published by Kluwer Law International; (iv) the chapters on ‘Contempt, Issues and Accounts in the Malaysian Atkins Court Forms in Civil Proceedings’; and (envy) Halsbury’s laws of Malaysia on ‘Civil Procedure’ (Volume 1, 2002 Reissue, Malayan Law Journal Sdn Bhd).
Sunil Abraham is a partner of the Firm. He graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Economics from the London School of Economics & Political Science, University of London and thereafter obtained a Post-Graduate Diploma in Law from BPP Law School. He is a Barrister-at-Law of the Honourable Society of Middle Temple, London and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in August 2004.
Sunil is mainly involved in corporate & commercial litigation, media law, public & administrative law, constitutional law, insurance law, as well as disputes involving clubs and societies. He has experience in handling arbitration disputes and related matters under the auspices of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, London Court of International Arbitration, International Chamber of Commerce and the International Convention for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
Some of the recent cases of note he has appeared in include, Ooi Woon Chee & Anor v Dato’ See Teow Chuan & Ors  2 MLJ 713, Sultan Ismail Petra Ibni Sultan Yahya Petra v Tengku Muhammah Faris Petra & Anor  1 MLJ 1, Wong Kin Hoong & Ors v Ketua Pengarah Jabatan
Alam Sekitar & Anor  7 CLJ 1005, Semesta Insurance Underwriting Agency Sdn Bhd v Koperasi Insurance (M) Bhd and another suit  3 MLJ 379 and Dato’ Seri Ir Hj Mohammad Nizar Bin Jamaluddin v Dato’ Dr Zambry Bin Abd Kadir  2 MLJ 285 amongst others.
In addition, he has co-authored the Malaysian Chapter of ‘International Civil Procedure’ edited by Shelby Grubbs, published by Kluwer Law International in 2003 and Halsbury’s Laws of Malaysia on ‘Civil Procedure’ (Volume 1, 2002 Reissue, Malayan Law Journal Sdn Bhd) as well as authored the “Encyclopedia of International Commercial Litigation – Malaysian Chapter” by Kluwer International Law (2009) and the IBA Arbitration Guide 2012 – Malaysian Chapter.
He is the Senior Vice Chair of the Asia Pacific Regional Forum of the International Bar Association (IBA) as well as the Legal Practice Division Liaison Officer of the Young Lawyers' Committee of the IBA. He is also a member of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA).