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Siva Kumar Kanagasabai is head of the employment practice
group at SKRINE, one of Malaysia’s leading law firms. He
handles both contentious and non-contentious employment
law issues. Among other things, he has handled several cases
involving crisis management, pre-dismissal advice, business
takeovers, retrenchment exercises, trade disputes, breach
of confidential information, employment, management and
consultancy contracts. He has conducted numerous trials
and acted as counsel in the Malaysian appellate courts in
many cases.
Mr Kanagasabai has authored several reference books
on Malaysian employment law, including
Halsbury’s Laws
of Malaysia – Employment Law and Industrial Relations and
the Law of Dismissal
Mr Kanagasabai was named a leading practitioner in
employment law by
Chambers Asia
in 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Unit No 50-8-1, 8th Floor
Wisma UOA Damansara
50 Jalan Dungun, Damansara
Kuala Lumpur
+603 2081 3999
+603 2094 3211
Kanagasabai, Siva Kumar
SKRINE – Partner |
Winner – Employment & Labour, Malaysia
What clients said
“Mr Kanagasabai’s advice is always given in
commercially friendly language and avoids
unnecessary legal jargon, ensuring his opinions
are effectively communicated to both in-house
clients and the general management of the client
“In terms of legal advice his opinions always
provide timely and workable answers.”
“Mr Kanagasabai’s opinions are always well
thought-out, supported by relevant legal authorities,
practical, clear and straight to the point. His
turnaround time is excellent and yet the quality
of his work is not compromised.”
“Kumar is clearly outstanding among his peers,
as he thinks outside the box and offers innovative
and practical solutions.”