Practice Expertise

  • Employment & Administrative Law

Areas of Practice

  • Employment & Administrative Law

WSG Practice Industries

WSG Leadership

  • Employment and Labor Group - Member


Vijayan Venugopal has the expertise in employment and Administrative Law. This would include labour issues, industrial relations, collective bargaining, industrial actions, trade disputes, contracts of service, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, reorganisation and retrenchment, occupational health and safety, employee provident funds and social security, statutory benefits, dismissals, judicial review, administrative law and union issues.

He also has conducted hearings at various levels of the judicial hierarchy including the Labour Court, the Industrial Court, the Magistrate’s Court, the Sessions Court, the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Federal Court.

Bar Admissions
England & Wales (1993)
Malaysia (1994)
Singapore (1997)

LL.B (Hons), University of London (London School of Economics and Political Science)
LL.M, University of Malaya
Barrister-at-Law, Middle Temple
Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore

Areas of Practice

  • Employment & Administrative Law

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
Chambers Asia Pacific (2010 - 2018); one of the Leaders in their Field in Employment & Industrial Relations
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2016); a Recommended Lawyer in Labour and employment
Who’s Who Legal (2017 and 2018); an Expert in Labour, Employment & Benefits

Professional Associations
Malaysian Bar
International Bar Association (IBA)

Professional Activities and Experience
Discrimination Sub-Committee of International Bar Association (IBA)


Additional ArticlesArticles & Publications:

Vijayan Venugopal (2009). Employment. Chamber Global Practice Guide. Retrieved from

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