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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. 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, Media & Telco

China Desk Alert – Malaysia COVID-19 Legal Update M&A Focus
Shearn Delamore & Co., March 2020

You or your Chinese clients may have investment in Malaysia (for example, subsidiaries (“MY Sub”)) and this serves as a guide for your reference. Pursuant to the Movement Control Order (“MCO”)[i], all business activities (save for essential services) in Malaysia must be suspended from 18 March 2020 until 31 March 2020. The duration of the MCO has since been extended until 14 April 2020[ii]. Essential services include amongst others, banking and finance, e-commerce, port and dock services[iii], and this list may be updated from time to time...

Intellectual Property: FAQs on IP Prosecution Measures relating to the "Movement Control Order" in Malaysia
Shearn Delamore & Co., March 2020

Given the increased number of local COVID-19 cases in Malaysia, the Malaysian Government issued a Movement Control Order ("Order") which takes effect between 18 March 2020 to 31 March 2020. The Order imposes on all government and private sector business premises to be shut down for the duration of the Order and only businesses which carry out certain essential services are able to continue to function. The Malaysian Intellectual Property Office ("MyIPO") has also announced special measures pursuantto this Order...

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Shearn Delamore & Co. Highly Ranked Again as a Top Tier Firm in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 Rankings
Shearn Delamore & Co., January 2020

We are delighted to announce that Shearn Delamore & Co has again been highly ranked as a Top Tier firm by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, with eight out of 12 practice groups ranked as Top Tier. Top Tier Antitrust and Competition Banking and Finance Corporate and M&A Dispute Resolution Intellectual Property Labour and Employment Real Estate and Construction Tax Tier 2 Islamic Finance Projects and Energy Shipping Tier 3 TMT 27 of our lawyers have been acknowledged with 12 partners ranked as leading individuals...

Shearn Delamore & Co Ranks High Again in Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific Guide 2020 with Five Practice Groups Ranked in Band 1, and 22 Lawyers Ranked
Shearn Delamore & Co., December 2019

Dear valued clients and business partners, We are pleased to announce that Shearn Delamore & Co has once again been highly ranked in the Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific Guide 2020. For over 30 years, Chambers and Partners has offered reliable recommendations on the best law firms and lawyers in Asia-Pacific. The rankings are based on in-depth analysis, facilitated by a team of experienced researchers...

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More on Shearn Delamore & Co.

OUR ACCOLADES Chambers Asia Pacific Awards 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2017 Malaysian Law Firm of the Year. Chambers Asia Pacific (2017 - 2020) Band 1 Firm for Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Employment and Industrial Relations, Intellectual Property and Tax. IFLR 1000 (2017 - 2020) Top Tier Firm for Corporate/M&A Asialaw Profiles 2020 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 2019 Outstanding Firm for Aviation and Shipping and Real Estate industry sectors. Outstanding Firm for Banking and Finance, Competition and Antitrust, Construction, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Labour and Employment, Restructuring and Insolvency and Tax practice areas. Asialaw Profiles 2018 Outstanding Firm for 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. The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019 and 2020 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. The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 Top Tier Firm for Antitrust and Competition, Banking and Finance, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Labour and Employment and Real Estate and Construction.

WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

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