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Asset Recovery Asia
3 - 5 November 2024
The Okura PrestigeBangkok, Thailand

Rabindra Nathan
Partner at Shearn Delamore & Co (Malaysia)


Rabindra clerked in Wynn Williams & Co., Christchurch, New Zealand prior to his admission in New Zealand (1986) and chambered in Shearn Delamore prior to his admission in Malaya (1987).

In 1987, he was awarded the Even-Lewis Thomas Law Studentship and the British High Commissioner’s Chevening Award to study at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University. He won the Cambridge University Law Society Moot Competition for the Stanley de Smith trophy at the final presided by Lord Brightman (1988).

Rabindra resumed practice in Shearn Delamore in September 1988 and became partner in 1997.
He is one of the most experienced insolvency practitioners in Malaysia. He has acted in the three largest insolvencies in Malaysian history.

Rabindra also has an extensive dispute resolution practice in the West Malaysian courts and ad hoc admissions as counsel in the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak in specialised cases in arbitration and energy and power. He has numerous reported cases to his name. He regularly acts in domestic and international commercial arbitrations under the ICC, AIAC, SIAC and UNITRAL Rules. He has given expert testimony on Malaysian law in the High Court in Singapore and in international arbitrations. He is a member of the ICC Panel of Arbitrators, Malaysia.

Agenda Sessions

  • Liquidators in the court room: insolvency actions, and injunctions sought by liquidators