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Shamalah Selvarajah

Shamalah was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 2000. She was a partner in Messrs De Silva and remained a partner when the firm merged to form BPD in 2009. Shamalah has amassed closed to two decades of legal practice experience since she was admitted to the Bar.

Shamalah handles all aspects of civil and commercial litigation. She appears regularly at all tiers of the Malaysian Courts, not only in the High Court, but both in the Court of Appeal and the Federal Court. Her extensive range of practice areas include contractual, land disputes, defamation, fraud, construction, land reference, probate, corporate wrongdoing and misfeasance, partnership, guarantees and other securities, director’s duties and liabilities, shareholders disputes and recovery work.

Shamalah is calmness embodied when faced with the manic preparation for trials and hearings - a boon to her clients, but an unsuspecting peril to her opponents.

Known for her meticulous nature, Shamalah has built a reputation as a determined civil litigator who is relentless in the pursuit of desired outcome. She has assisted senior counsel in many landmark cases involving complicated questions of law in areas such as shareholder disputes, land disputes, land acquisition, securities and bankruptcy matters. Shamalah has represented public listed companies and appeared as co-counsel at the Court of Appeal and Federal Court. Many of these cases have been reported in the Malaysian law journals.

Shamalah has also built a reputation in the specialised field of bankruptcy having handled many matters in the High Court and the appellate courts. Having spent many years of practice in this area, she has garnered a reputation as counsel of repute in the field of bankruptcy. She has written articles on bankruptcy law which have been published in the website called RinggitPlus.com.

Contact Shamalah at: sham@bpdlex.com

Qualifications

Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya

Shamalah Selvarajah

Shamalah was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 2000. She was a partner in Messrs De Silva and remained a partner when the firm merged to form BPD in 2009. Shamalah has amassed closed to two decades of legal practice experience since she was admitted to the Bar.

Shamalah handles all aspects of civil and commercial litigation. She appears regularly at all tiers of the Malaysian Courts, not only in the High Court, but both in the Court of Appeal and the Federal Court. Her extensive range of practice areas include contractual, land disputes, defamation, fraud, construction, land reference, probate, corporate wrongdoing and misfeasance, partnership, guarantees and other securities, director’s duties and liabilities, shareholders disputes and recovery work.

Shamalah is calmness embodied when faced with the manic preparation for trials and hearings - a boon to her clients, but an unsuspecting peril to her opponents.

Known for her meticulous nature, Shamalah has built a reputation as a determined civil litigator who is relentless in the pursuit of desired outcome. She has assisted senior counsel in many landmark cases involving complicated questions of law in areas such as shareholder disputes, land disputes, land acquisition, securities and bankruptcy matters. Shamalah has represented public listed companies and appeared as co-counsel at the Court of Appeal and Federal Court. Many of these cases have been reported in the Malaysian law journals.

Shamalah has also built a reputation in the specialised field of bankruptcy having handled many matters in the High Court and the appellate courts. Having spent many years of practice in this area, she has garnered a reputation as counsel of repute in the field of bankruptcy. She has written articles on bankruptcy law which have been published in the website called RinggitPlus.com.

Shamalah can be contacted at:

Email: sham@bpdlex.com

Qualifications

Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya

Practice Areas

  • Civil litigation
  • Corporate & commercial litigation
  • Corporate advisory
  • Probate law