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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.

In 2020, Shearn Delamore & Co formed an alliance with Drew & Napier LLC from Singapore and Makarim & Taira S. from Indonesia to launch a blue chip regional legal network named Drew Network Asia (DNA) to serve clients who seek legal advice and representation within the ASEAN region in an integrated and collaborative manner. DNA intends to expand soon to include leading firms in other ASEAN countries.

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

Discharging Cargo from Ships that are Under Arrest
Shearn Delamore & Co., July 2020

A ship may be arrested in Malaysia as long as the claim of the arresting party falls under any of the provisions of Section 20(2) and Section 21 of the Supreme Court Act 1981 of England and Wales. Any party that wants to arrest a ship in Malaysia must strictly comply with Order 70 of the Rules of Court 2012 (the ROC 2012), which governs admiralty proceedings in the High Court. On the arrest of a ship, it will not be allowed to work without the sheriff's express permission. This means that the loading and unloading of cargo is not allowed without the sheriff's prior approval...

TMT And Data Compliance & Cybersecurity: Personal Data Protection in the Age of Covid-19
Shearn Delamore & Co., July 2020

With the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO) since 18 March 2020, the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) as well as the Recovery Movement Control Order, the Government has issued a number of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to control the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. These SOPs1 include measures to facilitate contact tracing and monitoring of potentially infected persons which pose additional complexity to data protection compliance and increased privacy risks...

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The In-House Community Counsels of the Year 2020
Shearn Delamore & Co., June 2020

Dear valued clients and friends, We are proud to announce that our Partner, Rodney Gomez has been named as a Commended External Counsel of the Year for Malaysia at the In-House Community Counsels of the Year Awards 2020 e-Ceremony. This recognition is based entirely on the nominations, votes and testimonials of in-house counsel and corporate decision-makers in the In-House Community. All recognised counsels received outstanding recommendations from their clients. An in-house counsel commented that "Rodney is an outstanding lawyer who is knowledgeable, and passionate about work...

Managing IP Asia Awards 2020 Trade Mark Contentious Firm of the Year Patent Contentious Firm of the Year
Shearn Delamore & Co., June 2020

We are proud to announce that Managing IP at its 2020 Asia Awards has chosen Shearn Delamore & Co. as the Trade Mark Contentious Firm of the Year (Malaysia) and the Patent Contentious Firm of the Year (Malaysia). Managing IP Awards cap off many months of research into the most innovative and challenging IP work of the past year, as well as those driving the international IP market. The awards also recognise the people who have helped to develop supranational IP infrastructure and who have, over their careers, left a lasting mark on the legal market law...

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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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