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Rabindra S. Nathan

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Rabindra Nathan

Firm: Shearn Delamore & Co.
Address:Kuala Lumpur Office, 7th Floor, Wisma Hamzah-Kwong Hing
No.1, Leboh Ampang
Kuala Lumpur 50100
Malaysia
Phone:603 2027 2812
Fax:603 2034 2763
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Rabindra Nathan graduated with an LL.B (Hons) degree from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand in 1985. He was a joint winner of the Sir John MacArthur Prize for Company & Commercial Law, University of Canterbury, New Zealand. He won the Junior (1984) and Senior (1985) University Moot competitions as a student and represented Canterbury at the New Zealand Inter-University Moots where they emerged runner-up. He was a research assistant to Prof. Phillip Joseph at the Faculty of Law, University of Canterbury. He was admitted as a Barrister & Solicitor, New Zealand in December 1986 and an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in October 1987.

He received the British High Commissionerís Award for Post-Graduate Study (1987-1988) and the Evan-Lewis Law Studentship from Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University (1987-88). He was awarded an LL.M. (Hons) degree by the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (1988). While at Cambridge, he won the Cambridge University Law Society Individual Moot Competition for the Stanley De Smith Trophy in 1988.

He is a Founding Member of, and also currently a Council Member of the Insolvency Association of Malaysia. In 2011, he was admitted by invitation to become the only Malaysian member of the International Insolvency Institute, New York. He was also a member of the Advisory Board to the Institute of Asian Pacific Business Law at the William S Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii, USA.

He has given expert testimony in International Commercial arbitration and acted as counsel in many international and domestic arbitration proceedings and in spin-off court proceedings, including but not limited to proceedings under the Arbitration Act 1952, Arbitration Act 2005 and the Convention on Recognition of Foreign Arbitral Awards Act 1985.

He has appeared regularly in the Malaysian courts at all levels namely the High Court, Court of Appeal and Federal Court as counsel. He has given oral and written expert testimony as a Malaysian Arbitration Exposure

He has given expert testimony in International Commercial arbitration and acted as counsel in many international and domestic arbitration proceedings and in spin-off court proceedings, including but not limited to proceedings under the Arbitration Act 1952, Arbitration Act 2005 and the Convention on Recognition of Foreign Arbitral Awards Act 1985.

He appeared in the Court of Appeal (see [2007] 2 MLJ 610) and in the Federal Court of Malaysia as lead counsel for the Appellant in Bintulu Development Authority v Pilecon Engineering Berhad, which involved issues of arbitration law and practice and in Renault SA v Inokom Corporation Sdn Bhd & Quasar Carriage Sdn Bhd (2008 to 2010) in both the Court of Appeal and in the Federal Court which also involved arbitration law and practice.

 

Languages: English and Bahasa Malaysia.

 

Areas of Practice

 

  • Banking
  • Corporate and Business
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Insolvency
  • Labor Law
  • Personal Data Protection and Privacy Laws
  • Regulatory Compliance and Enforcement

 

Professional Career

 

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association
    , Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
    , London Court of International Arbitration

Barrister & Solicitor, New Zealand
Advocate & Solicitor, Malaya

Bar Admission

New Zealand (1986)
Malaya (1987)

 

Education


Cantuar, New Zealand (LL.B., Hons.)
Cantab, England (LL.M., Hons.).