Damian Kiethan
Senior Associate, Dispute Resolution Division

Tel: 603 - 2081 3999 ext 855
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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.



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.


SKRINE Clinches Top Honours at ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2017

On 6th April 2017, the Asian Legal Business Malaysia Law Awards was held and SKRINE was named

Malaysia Law Firm of the Year 2017

SKRINE also bagged 5 other awards


Asialaw Profiles 2017

The Asialaw Profiles has ranked Skrine as Outstanding Firm and particularly highlighting the following practice areas:

Outstanding Firm

  • Competition & Antitrust
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Intellectual Property
  • IT, Telco & Media
  • Project & Infrastructure



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