Damian Kiethan
Senior Associate, Dispute Resolution Division

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Damian graduated from the University of London with a LLB (Hons) degree in 2010 and went on to complete the Certificate in Legal Practice in 2011. Having completed his pupilage at Skrine, he was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in November 2011 and joined the firm in November 2011. He is now a Senior Associate with the Dispute Resolution Division.

His portfolio of litigation work focuses on insurance, arbitration, aviation, contract, tort (in particular libel, slander and malicious falsehood), banking, land law (in particular landlord and tenant) and corporate litigation.

Further Details

Areas of Practice

Administrative, Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution, Aviation, Banking & Finance, Commercial Crime, Constitutional, Public & Administrative Law, Contracts, Corporate & Commercial Disputes, Insurance, International Law, Landlord & Tenant, Partnerships, Real Estate Disputes, Medical Negligence, Product Liability, Professional Indemnity, Professional Liability/Negligence, Tort, Trusts.

Professional Affiliations

  • Affiliate of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators


  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
  • Certificate in Legal Practice
  • LLB (Hons), University of London


Dispute Resolution

  • Assisting in a landlord and tenant case which involves the holding over of several premises by the tenants.
  • Assisting in an appeal involving fraud and breach of contract by the company and its’ directors.
  • Assisted in an appeal involving breach of fiduciary duties by the director.


  • Assisted in a breach of contract case involving joint-venture development of land.



The Chambers Asia Pacific 2018 Rankings

Skrine has been ranked as Leading Firm for Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property and Projects, Infrastructure & Energy.


The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 Rankings

Skrine is pleased to announce that the Firm has achieved seven Tier 1 practice area rankings in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018.

Our Tier 1 rankings are in the following areas: 
  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Labour and Employement

Skrine was also listed as one of the leading firms in the areas of Projects & Energy, and Shipping. 

Four Skrine partners were ranked as leading lawyers in their respective areas. 


Skrine Retains Who’s Who Legal Accolade for Malaysia

On 15th May 2017, the Who’s Who Global Awards was held in London, United Kingdom and Skrine was conferred the Award:

Malaysia Law Firm of the Year 2017

Skrine previously received this Award in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.



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