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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

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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.’s 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.

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: 110

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

Areas of Practice
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Competition Law & Antitrust
  • Corporate / M&A
  • Corporate Secretarial Services
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment & Administrative Law
  • Energy, Natural Resources & Green Technology
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Environmental
  • Financial Services
  • Immigration
  • Infrastructure and Projects
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Data Protection and Privacy Laws
  • Private Wealth & Family Business
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory Compliance & Enforcement
  • Shipping & Maritime
  • Tax & Revenue
  • Technology & Communications

The Battle Between The Taxi Industry and The e-Hailing Operators
Shearn Delamore & Co., November 2018

The introduction of the e-hailing system had changed the landscape of public transport in Malaysia and, at the same time, intensified the competition in the taxi industry. Whilst the taxi industry was subject to specific regulatory requirements there was previously no express law to regulate the operation of the e-hailing system. Many taxi drivers had spoken out against the unfairness of burdening the taxi industry with such requirements when the e-hailing industry was not Regulated [1]...

Breach of Natural Justice Under the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication - Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co., November 2018

The Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 (“Act”) was introduced to address cash flow issues affecting contractors in the construction industry as a result of delays and/or lengthy periods of payment under construction contracts. Under the Act, an unpaid party [1] is entitled to initiate an adjudication proceeding in order to claim any amounts due and/or owing to them under a construction contract...

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Shearn Delamore & Co. Ranked High in 2018
Shearn Delamore & Co., December 2018

Shearn Delamore & Co. is again ranked high by the Chambers and Partners, Asialaw Profiles and the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) 1000. Details in the link below: http://www.shearndelamore.com/events/Announcement-4.12.2018-Chambers-Asialaw-IFLR...

Shearn Delamore & Co. Won the Malaysia Tax Disputes and Litigation Firm of the Year - International Tax Review (ITR) Asia Tax Awards 2016
Shearn Delamore & Co., August 2018

We are pleased to announce that Shearn Delamore & Co is the winner of the Malaysia Tax Disputes and Litigation Firm of the Year Award at the prestigious Asia Tax Awards 2016 organised by the International Tax Review ("ITR"). The award was announced at the Award Presentation Ceremony cum Gala Dinner held on 5 May 2016 at Goodwood Park Hotel, Singapore. Shearn Delamore & Co was shortlisted by ITR in the following nine firm and individual categories both at national and regional (Asia) levels and was the only Malaysian law firm that had received individual and regional nominations: 1. Malaysia Tax Disputes and Litigation Firm of the Year 2. Malaysia Tax Firm of the Year 3...

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More on Shearn Delamore & Co.

OUR ACCOLADES: Chambers Asia Pacific Awards 2017 - Malaysian Law Firm of the Year. Chambers Asia Pacific 2019 & 2018 - Band 1 Firm in Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Employment and Industrial Relations, Intellectual Property and Tax. IFLR 1000 2019 & 2018 - Top Tier Firm in Corporate/M&A. Asialaw Profiles 2019 - Outstanding Firm in Aviation and Shipping industry sector, Real Estate industry sector, Competition and Antitrust, Construction, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Labour and Employment, Restructuring and Insolvency, Tax. Highly Recommended Firm in Consumer Goods and Services industry sector, Energy industry sector, Technology and Telecommunications industry sector, Banking and Finance. Recommended Firm in Banking and Financial Services industry sector, Infrastructure industry sector, Capital Markets. Asialaw Profiles 2018 - Outstanding Firm in Competition and Antitrust, Construction and Real Estate, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution and Litigation, Intellectual Property, Labour and Employment, Restructuring and Insolvency, Shipping, Maritime and Aviation and Taxation. Highly Recommended Firm in Banking and Finance, Energy and Natural Resources, Financial Services Regulatory, IT, Telco and Media. The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 - Top Tier Firm in Antitrust and Competition, Banking and Finance, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Labour and Employment and Real Estate and Construction.

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