Established in 1905, Shearn Delamore & Co. is one of the largest leading full-service law firms in Malaysia, with about 100 lawyers and 300 support staff. Amongst our clients are multinational corporations, Malaysian companies, international organisations, government institutions and private individuals. We are frequently instructed by and work with large multi-national law firms from around the world.
Our international resources and reach are extended by our membership in the World Law Group, World Services Group and Employment Law Alliance, among other premier legal organisations. Our partners meet their counterparts in these organisations several times a year. Their relationships serve to ensure that our clients will receive the personal attention whenever assistance is required.
Why Shearn Delamore & Co.
We are consistently ranked high by Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, Asialaw Profiles, IFLR and other respected legal publications. Amongst our accolades are:
Chambers Asia Pacific Awards 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2017 - Malaysian Law Firm of the Year
Chambers Asia Pacific (2011 – 2020) - Band 1 for Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Employment & Industrial Relations, Intellectual Property & Tax
Asialaw Profiles 2020 - Outstanding Firm for Real Estate industry sector and Outstanding Firm for Competition and Antitrust, Construction, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Labour and Employment and Tax practice areas
International Financial Law Review (IFLR) 1000 (2013 - 2020) - Top Tier Firm for Corporate and M&A
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 - Top Tier Firm for Antitrust and Competition, Banking and Finance, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Labour and Employment and Real Estate and Construction
Recent Firm News & Legal Updates
Shearn Delamore & Co. highly ranked again as a Top Tier Firm in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 Rankings
Shearn Delamore & Co has once again been highly ranked in the Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific Guide 2020.
In a recent decision of the Industrial Court, Shearn Delamore & Co. successfully defended the Bank in a claim of forced resignation brought by a former employee. In reaching its decision, based on the testimony of the witnesses, the Industrial Court was satisfied that the Claimant was not forced to resign. The Industrial Court upheld the principle that the onus is on the ex-employee to prove that he was being forced to resign from the company.