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Announcement Of New Managing Partner And Deputy Managing Partner 2019

Shook Lin & Bok is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Michael Soo as the new Managing Partner of the firm effective 1st January 2019.

Michael who heads the firm’s Intellectual Property, Information Technology & Licensing Department is one of the country’s top intellectual property lawyers. He is recognised as a lawyer who “is definitely a standout” and “He is responsive and gets the job done very well. Clients have been very satisfied with the quality of work.” (Chambers & Partners 2019).

Highly acclaimed for his seniority and experience in the field of IP, Michael has been consistently named as a Leading Lawyer by Legal500 and ranked under Band 1 by Chambers & Partners.

Michael is the past president of the Malaysia Intellectual Property Association and is the immediate past president of Asian Patent Attorneys Association, Malaysia Country Group, and a councillor of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association.

Please click here for Michael’s full profile.

Shook Lin & Bok is also pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Romesh Abraham as the new Deputy Managing Partner of the firm effective 1st January 2019.

Romesh has been in practice since 1984 and a partner in the firm since 1991. He heads the General & Civil Litigation, Labour & Industrial Disputes and Family, Probate & Trusts Departments.

Romesh is well regarded for his advocacy skills and has appeared in arbitrations conducted under the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) pertaining to cross border joint venture and telecommunications disputes. He has also represented clients on a variety of employment disputes in the Industrial Court, High Court and at appellate level.

Please click here for Romesh’s full profile.