VINAYAGA RAJ RAJARATNAM Vinayaga Raj Rajaratnam
Partner, Dispute Resolution Division
SKRINE


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Tel: 603 - 2081 3999 ext 724
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  Overview  

Vinayaga Raj Rajaratnam is a barrister of the Inns of Court (Lincoln's Inn). He was called to the English Bar in 1989 after completing his LLB with honours from Manchester the preceding year. After being called to the Malaysian Bar in 1990 he commenced his legal practice in Skrine in 1991, he was made partner in 2000.

He is a litigator with more than 20 years' experience in commercial, corporate, banking and finance and insolvency litigation. He appears frequently in the High Court and the appellate courts as lead counsel. He has represented many local and foreign institutions in corporate and commercial dispute resolution matters.

Since 1997, he has provided banking and insolvency consultancy legal services to asset management departments of banking institutions in Malaysia. He has also been involved in many restructuring/debt settlement and workouts of major companies in Malaysia and the Asia-Pacific Region. He provided Consultancy Services (Legal) to the Asset Management Company set up by the Malaysian government following the Asian financial crisis in the 1999.

He has been named as a 'Leading Lawyer' in insolvency and restructuring by Asia Law Leading Lawyers in 2009, 2010 and 2011. He has been listed in the International Who is Who of Business Lawyers (Commercial Litigation) 2012 and 2013. He is an accredited mediator and is a member of INSOL, the International Association of Insolvency Restructuring Practitioners. He has been included in Benchmark Asia Pacific 2013 as one of the preeminent litigation practitioners in Malaysia.

  Further Details  

Areas of Practice

Administrative Law, Agency, Bailment and Carriage of Goods, Bankruptcy/Insolvency, Banking & Finance, Contracts, Corporate & Commercial Disputes, Fraud and Negligence, International Trade, Islamic Finance, Land Law, Mediation, Partnerships and Corporate Disputes, Securities, Trusts & Tort.

Qualifications

  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
  • Barrister-at-Law, Lincolns Inn, London
  • LLB (Hons) Manchester
  • Accredited Mediator

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of INSOL (International Association of Insolvency Restructuring Practitioners)

 
ACCOLADES & AWARDS

IFLR 1000 2019 Rankings

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IFLR 1000 2019 has ranked Skrine as a Tier 1 firm in four practice areas. In addition, eight of our lawyers were listed among the leading lawyers.

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Asialaw Profiles 2019 Rankings

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Asialaw Profiles 2019 has ranked Skrine as an ‘Outstanding’ firm in seven industry and practice areas. In addition, 10 of our lawyers were listed among the leading lawyers.

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Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2018

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We are pleased to announce that our firm is recognised as a Top Tier Firm in the inaugural Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2018. Some of our partners were also listed in the rankings.

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