11 April 2018

Zaid Ibrahim & Co. Bolsters Litigation Practice with New Partner Hires


Zaid Ibrahim & Co. (a member of ZICO Law) welcomes Alvin Julian and Jeyakuhan S K Jeyasingam who join the firm’s Kuala Lumpur office as partners of the litigation and dispute resolution practice.

Alvin Julian brings over 25 years of experience as a litigator and has appeared before all levels of court and alternative dispute resolution forum in Malaysia. Alvin has extensive experience advising local and foreign clients on various matters including anti-money laundering, anti-corruption, civil litigation, corporate and commercial litigation, regulatory compliance and enforcement, insider trading and financial regulations and securities legislation. Alvin has been noted by legal publications such as the Legal 500 Asia Pacific as a leading lawyer in dispute resolution.

Jeyakuhan Jeyasingam has over 21 years of experience in commercial litigation services for disputes in stratified and landed property concerning common property, facility management, real estate acquisition, sales and leasing sectors. In addition, Jeyakuhan has also advised a wide range of clients from an array of industry sectors on corporate law documentation for major international projects. Jeyakuhan is also a frequent speaker and panellist on topics relating to land and building laws and has contributed articles to various publications on the subject of property management.

On the lateral hires, Zaid Ibrahim & Co. Executive Chairman Datuk Seri Dr Nik Norzrul Thani commented, “With their vast combined experience, Alvin and Jeyakuhan’s appointments will serve to further strengthen and grow our litigation practice and the appointments are in line with the firm’s strategy to develop capacity and expertise via a combination of organic  expansion and key lateral hires. I am delighted to welcome them both to the firm.”

The addition of Alvin and Jeyakuhan expands the firm’s nationwide partnership to 58 partners. The firm also has Malaysian partners resident in our ZICO Law offices in Vietnam, Indonesia, Thailand and Myanmar which augments the firm’s ability to provide regional expertise with local grounding. With a presence in all 10 ASEAN countries, the ZICO Law network’s regional leadership stands at 89 partners and over 700 staff, committed towards the continued delivery of excellent legal services across ASEAN and beyond.


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