Shamalah Selvarajah

Our top notch lawyers are trail blazers in litigating complex legal issues. They have represented clients in hundreds of cases in the High Court, Court of Appeal and the Federal Court, many of which have been reported in the law journals. Here are the summaries of some of the significant and successful cases in the practice areas of our firm.
January 1, 2019

Per: Helen Seah; Ex-Parte: Ambank(M) Berhad [2011] 1 LNS 175

The High Court held that failure to prove authorisation to attest the Creditors Petition renders the Creditors Petition defective. Accordingly, the High Court set aside the Creditors Petition, Adjudication Order and Receiving Order. Shamalah Selvarajah acted for the Judgment Debtor, Helen Seah.
January 2, 2019

Dato Muhammad Hafidz Nuruddin v Ramlan Juki & Anor [2015] 1 LNS 492

The Plaintiff brought a libel action against the Defendants. The High Court held that although the statement was found to be defamatory against the Plaintiff, the Defendants were protected by defence of qualified privilege as there was a common and corresponding interest between the Defendants and to whom the statement was made. Accordingly, the Plaintiff’s claim was dismissed with costs. Shamalah Selvarajah acted for the Defendants
January 3, 2019

Tebing Aur Sdn Bhd v WWE Holdings Bhd [2012] 1 LNS 744

The High Court allowed the Plaintiff’s claim for total value of works executed at the construction site based on a written agreement executed between parties. Shamalah Selvarajah acted for the Plaintiff, Tebing Aur Sdn Bhd