Shamila Nair

FOUNDING 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.

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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 trans-border 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 has advised clients in the areas of Administrative Law, Contract Law, Commercial Litigation, Family Law, Intellectual Property Law and Town Planning Law. She has acted for individuals, private companies, town and city councils of Malaysia. Throughout her career, Shamila has appeared before the Magistrates’ Court, Sessions’ Court, High Court of Malaya and Court of Appeal. In 2017, she left for Singapore and is presently a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Singapore. Her domestic and cross-border experience has given her an invaluable advantage in the industry.

Shamila is also the co-author of The Singapore Blue Plan 2018, a proposal for the conservation of marine ecosystems that is submitted to the Government of Singapore for consideration. Together with the legal team of industry experts, she reviewed relevant legislatures pertaining to Environmental Laws and Policies.

Shamila is presently serving as the Honourary Secretary of 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.

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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 trans-border legal works. Briefly, Shamila had graduated from the Multimedia University of Malaysia, and 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 has advised clients in the areas of Administrative Law, Contract Law, Commercial Litigation, Family Law, Intellectual Property Law and Town Planning Law. She has acted for individuals, private companies, town and city councils of Malaysia. Throughout her career, Shamila has appeared before the Magistrates’ Court, Sessions’ Court, High Court of Malaya and Court of Appeal. In 2017, she left for Singapore and is presently a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Singapore. Her domestic and cross-border experience has given her an invaluable advantage in the industry.

Shamila is also the co-author of The Singapore Blue Plan 2018, a proposal for the conservation of marine ecosystems that is submitted to the Government of Singapore for consideration. Together with the legal team of industry experts, she reviewed relevant legislatures pertaining to Environmental Laws and Policies.

Shamila is presently serving as the Honourary Secretary of the Malaysian Association in Singapore.

  • LL.B. (Hons)

  • Advocate and Solicitor (High Court of Malaya)

  • Registered Foreign Lawyer (Singapore)

  • English
  • Malay
  • Mandarin