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Shearn Delamore & Co.

Shearn Delamore & Co.  

Legal Services | Malaysia

tel: +603 2027 2727 | fax: +603 2078 5625
Kuala Lumpur Office, 7th Floor, Wisma Hamzah-Kwong Hing | Kuala Lumpur | 50100 | Malaysia


Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Shearn Delamore & Co.'s Overview


Shearn Delamore & Co. is dedicated to meeting our clients needs. Established in 1905, Shearn Delamore & Co. is one of largest award-winning full-service law firms in Malaysia. Shearn Delamore & Co. rich history and heritage reflects what Malaysia is today. Since then, we have represented and supported the commercial and both the national and international community interest. Apart from that, we have acted in key landmark cases that have helped define the Malaysian law.

Over the last 10 decades, Shearn Delamore & Co. have evolved into an extensive client-service provider; delivering a comprehensive range of services from private individuals to the largest multinationals.

Our clients comprise multinational conglomerates, industrial and commercial corporations, professional firms and organizations, domestic and international institutions, government institutions, private and individuals. We are regularly instructed by and work with large multi-national law firms worldwide. By combining our diverse experience and interdisciplinary collaborations, we are able to provide a complementary range of skills.

To continue to be a world class law firm, we aspire to meet the challenges of the international business community without compromising on integrity, practicality and quality. These values reflect who we are as a firm and our goals for the future which is to consistently provide viable solutions that are practical and results-oriented. This vision motivates and moves our people to better themselves every day. It drives us to deliver cutting-edge legal services of the highest standards to our clients daily.


Shearn Delamore & Co. has the resources to run and manage the most complex projects, transactions and matters. We have been at the forefront of the Malaysian legal profession for over a century. This has been acknowledged on both local and international fronts. The many robust relationships that Shearn Delamore & Co has within our wide global network provide our clients with the reach and resources to further their commercial interests. We are particularly proud of our memberships in the World Law Group (WLG), the World Services Group (WSG) and the Employment Law Alliance (ELA). We meet our counterparts annually in these organizations. Our relationships serve to ensure that our clients will receive the personal attention whenever assistance is required.

The firm maintains extensive global network links with foreign law firms and multilateral agencies, including the World Law Group (WLG), the World Services Group (WSG) and the Employment Law Alliance (ELA). Shearn Delamore & Co. has formed an alliance with Drew & Napier LLC from Singapore, Makarim & Taira S. from Indonesia and Martinez Vergara Gonzalez & Serrano Law from the Philippines, which is a formidable blue-chip legal network named Drew Network Asia (DNA). DNA is a firm of firms that operates as a united collective, bringing both international perspectives and local expertise to the table.

Today, we are one of the largest multi award-winning law firms in the country. Our firm and our lawyers have been consistently recognized by independent legal publications, and been ranked high since 2011 by the Chambers & Partners, Asialaw Profiles, International Financial Law Review (IFLR) 1000, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, and other respected legal publications.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1905
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 120

Languages: English, Malay, Mandarin, various Chinese and Indian dialects

Areas of Practice
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Capital Markets
  • China Desk
  • Competition Law & Antitrust
  • Corporate / M&A
  • Corporate Secretarial Services
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment &Administrative Law
  • Energy, Natural Resources & Green Technology
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Environmental
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Immigration
  • India Desk
  • Infrastructure and Projects
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investigation & Crisis Management
  • Islamic Finance
  • Japan Desk
  • Medico-Legal
  • Personal Data Protection and Privacy Laws
  • Private Client & Family Business
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory Compliance & Enforcement
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Shipping & Maritime
  • Tax & Revenue
  • Technology, Media & Telco
  • Transportation

Shearn Delamore & Co. Newsletter December 2021
Shearn Delamore & Co., January 2022

Employment Law An examination of the case ofTelekom Research andDevelopment Sdn Bhd v Ahmad Farid Bin Abdul Rahman by the Court of Appeal Introduction The Industrial Court had ruled that the company, Telekom Research and Development Sdn Bhd (“Telekom”), had proven the misconduct against a former employee, the claimant Ahmad Farid Bin Abdul Rahman (“Ahmad”), and that the dismissal was justified. However, the High Court quashed the decision of the Industrial Court when it accepted Ahmad’s contention that he had submitted the claim to Telekom by an “innocent mistake”...

Shearn Delamore & Co. Legal Updates December 2021 (2)
Shearn Delamore & Co., January 2022

Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends, We are pleased to bring you the latest legal updates for December 2021...

All articles submitted by Shearn Delamore & Co.


WTR Global Leaders 2021: Private Practice
Shearn Delamore & Co., December 2021

Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends, Shearn Delamore & Co. is pleased to announce that two of our partners from the Intellectual Property Practice Group, Karen Abraham (Head) and Indran Shanmuganathan, have been recognised by the World Trademark Review (“WTR”) in the 2021 WTR Global Leaders: Private Practice. About WTR Global Leaders: WTR Global Leaders is a unique publication that brings together the world’s foremost law firm and corporate trademark experts, allowing the wider community to benefit from their insight, experience and perspectives...

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022 Rankings
Shearn Delamore & Co., December 2021

Dear valued clients and friends, We are pleased to announce that Shearn Delamore & Co has been highly ranked in the Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide 2022. Chambers and Partners, one of the world’s largest circulating and most reputable legal ranking publications. Chambers and Partners is an independent research company operating across 200 jurisdictions delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world's leading lawyers...

All press submitted by Shearn Delamore & Co.

More on Shearn Delamore & Co.

RECENT ACCOLADES Chambers Asia Pacific Awards 2011, 2012, 2014, 2017 and 2021 Malaysian Law Firm of the Year Chambers Asia Pacific (2017 - 2022) Band 1 Firm for Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Employment and Industrial Relations, Intellectual Property and Tax. IFLR 1000 (2017 - 2022) Top Tier Firm for Corporate/M&A Asialaw Profiles 2020 and 2021 Outstanding Firm for Real Estate industry sector Outstanding Firm for Competition and Antitrust, Construction, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Labour and Employment and Tax practice areas. Asialaw Profiles 2022 Outstanding Firm for Banking & Financial Services and Real Estate industry sector Outstanding Firm for Construction, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Labour and Employment and Tax practice areas The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019, 2020 and 2021 Top Tier Firm for Antitrust and Competition, Banking and Finance, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Labour and Employment, Real Estate and Construction and Tax.

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