Shamila Nair

MANAGING PARTNER

“Through the course of our working relationship, she made it a point to be communicative and accessible, She was proactive and capable in preempting any questions or concerns.”

M.D.

OVERVIEW

Shamila was recently recognised by Asia Law Portal as one of the “30 People to Watch in the Business of Law in Asia 2021.” Upon founding this firm, she was featured in an interview where she talks about her involvement in transborder legal works. Briefly, Shamila had graduated from the Multimedia University of Malaysia and had attended the Chonnam National University in South Korea, where she was made Global Exchange Student Ambassador of her university. Upon graduation, she commenced her pupillage in Zaid Ibrahim & Co, Penang and later completed her pupillage at Presgrave and Matthews under the guidance of Managing Partner, Karin Lim Ai Ching and partner, Shamshul bin Jamil.

She was Called to the Malaysian Bar on 4 September 2015 and practised as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya.

Shamila advises clients in areas of Commercial Law, Contract Law,  Family Law, and Succession Law. In her experience, she has acted for individuals, private entities, and several Malaysian town and city councils. She is also presently a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Singapore. Her domestic and cross-border experience gives her an invaluable advantage in the industry and added value to her clients.

Shamila has also co-authored The Singapore Blue Plan 2018, a review and proposal for the conservation of Singapore’s marine ecosystems submitted to Singapore’s Government for consideration. 

She presently serves as the Honourary Secretary to the Malaysian Association in Singapore.

“Through the course of our working relationship, she made it a point to be communicative and accessible, She was proactive and capable in preempting any questions or concerns.”

M.D.

OVERVIEW

Shamila was recently recognised by Asia Law Portal as one of the “30 People to Watch in the Business of Law in Asia 2021.” Upon founding this firm, she was featured in an interview where she talks about her involvement in transborder legal works. Briefly, Shamila had graduated from the Multimedia University of Malaysia and had attended the Chonnam National University in South Korea, where she was made Global Exchange Student Ambassador of her university. Upon graduation, she commenced her pupillage in Zaid Ibrahim & Co, Penang and later completed her pupillage at Presgrave and Matthews under the guidance of Managing Partner, Karin Lim Ai Ching and partner, Shamshul bin Jamil.

She was Called to the Malaysian Bar on 4 September 2015 and practised as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya.

Shamila advises clients in areas of Commercial Law, Contract Law,  Family Law, and Succession Law. In her experience, she has acted for individuals, private entities, and several Malaysian town and city councils. She is also presently a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Singapore. Her domestic and cross-border experience gives her an invaluable advantage in the industry and added value to her clients.

Shamila has also co-authored The Singapore Blue Plan 2018, a review and proposal for the conservation of Singapore’s marine ecosystems submitted to Singapore’s Government for consideration. 

She presently serves as the Honourary Secretary to the Malaysian Association in Singapore.

  • LL.B. (Hons)

  • Advocate and Solicitor (High Court of Malaya)

  • Registered Foreign Lawyer (Singapore)

  • English
  • Malay
  • Mandarin