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Alex De Silva

Alex was called and admitted to the English Bar as a Barrister, Middle Temple in 1991, the Malaysian Bar in 1993 and the Singapore Bar in 2001.

Alex worked in England for a year before returning home to begin his legal career. He spent his early years in legal practice as a junior to the former Chief Justice, Tun Zaki Tun Azmi at Rashid & Lee, assisting with landmark constitutional and administrative law cases.

At his next post at Skrine & Co. Alex worked closely with Mr. Tommy Thomas, the current Attorney General, in mainly corporate, company and shareholder related disputes.

Alex is an accomplished legal practitioner who has mastered his craft under the guidance of prominent personalities such as the former Chief Justice, Tun Zaki Tun Azmi and the former Attorney General, Mr Tommy Thomas.

Well known amongst legal circles as a tenacious litigator who never quits, Alex has served individual clients from all walks of life as well as corporations and trade unions. Other lawyers have sought him out as Lead Counsel in appeal cases. Alex has appeared in the Industrial Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and the Federal Court.

In a legal career spanning a quarter of a century, Alex has amassed extensive experience and expertise over many areas of civil litigation including corporate/company/shareholder disputes, defamation, commercial, banking, constitutional, administrative, industrial and trade union law. Many of the cases he has argued and won have resulted in landmark developments in Malaysian law and have been reported in law journals.

Apart from intense courtroom battles, Alex is also engaged in advisory and arbitration work, particularly on company/shareholder and contractual disputes. Alex is a qualified mediator, and is a listed mediator with the Malaysian Mediation Centre under the auspices of the Bar Council.

Alex is committed to assisting the Bar Council to improve the standards and proficiency of its members in litigation. He spends a few weekends every year imparting his litigation expertise to lawyers in the Bar Council's Advocacy Training Course. He has also trained in the Advanced Training Course in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Contact Alex at: alex@bpdlex.com

Qualifications

Barrister-at-Law, Middle Temple, UK

Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore

Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya

Alex De Silva

Alex was called and admitted to the English Bar as a Barrister, Middle Temple in 1991, the Malaysian Bar in 1993 and the Singapore Bar in 2001.

Alex worked in England for a year before returning home to begin his legal career. He spent his early years in legal practice as a junior to the former Chief Justice, Tun Zaki Tun Azmi at Rashid & Lee, assisting with landmark constitutional and administrative law cases.

At his next post at Skrine & Co. Alex worked closely with Mr. Tommy Thomas, the current Attorney General, in mainly corporate, company and shareholder related disputes.

Alex is an accomplished legal practitioner who has mastered his craft under the guidance of prominent personalities such as the former Chief Justice, Tun Zaki Tun Azmi and the former Attorney General, Mr Tommy Thomas.

Well known amongst legal circles as a tenacious litigator who never quits, Alex has served individual clients from all walks of life as well as corporations and trade unions. Other lawyers have sought him out as Lead Counsel in appeal cases. Alex has appeared in the Industrial Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and the Federal Court.

In a legal career spanning a quarter of a century, Alex has amassed extensive experience and expertise over many areas of civil litigation including corporate/company/shareholder disputes, defamation, commercial, banking, constitutional, administrative, industrial and trade union law. Many of the cases he has argued and won have resulted in landmark developments in Malaysian law and have been reported in law journals.

Apart from intense courtroom battles, Alex is also engaged in advisory and arbitration work, particularly on company/shareholder and contractual disputes. Alex is a qualified mediator, and is a listed mediator with the Malaysian Mediation Centre under the auspices of the Bar Council.

Alex is committed to assisting the Bar Council to improve the standards and proficiency of its members in litigation. He spends a few weekends every year imparting his litigation expertise to lawyers in the Bar Council's Advocacy Training Course. He has also trained in the Advanced Training Course in Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Alex can be contacted at:

Email: alex@bpdlex.com

Tel: +6012-6586769

Qualifications

Barrister-at-Law, Middle Temple, UK

Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore

Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya

Practice Areas

  • Civil litigation
  • Corporate & commercial litigation
  • Corporate advisory
  • Employment law
  • Arbitration & Mediation