Raja Kumar

Raja Kumar was called to the Malaysian Bar in 2008. He joined Azman Davidson & Co in 2011.

Experience

Kumar’s practice embraces all stages of litigation (interlocutory, trial and appellate) and arbitration proceedings. His experience includes:

  • Lead counsel in litigation for a well-known private hospital in relation to disputes arising out of scholarship agreements
  • Junior counsel in a cross-border arbitration proceeding in the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) in relation to disputes between a Malaysian Joint Venture Company and its German counterpart
  • Junior counsel in a defamation suit involving former Members of Parliament against local newspapers, its publishers and/or individuals
  • Junior counsel in a defamation suit for a Belgian dredging company against a Malaysian developer
  • Lead counsel for insurers in litigation involving an insurance claim by a steel drum manufacturer
  • Junior counsel in an arbitration between a Malaysian developer and a Belgian dredging company in relation to disputes arising out of a reclamation project in Johor
  • Junior counsel for insurers in litigation involving a claim for damages to cribwall in a local housing development project
  • Junior counsel for a French turbine manufacturer in litigation with owner’s Insurance arising from the failure of a gas turbine in a power station
  • Involved in criminal litigation including criminal suits involving drug offences, immigration matters, AMLA (the Anti Money Laundering Act), amongst others

Noteworthy

  • Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
  • Certified Adjudicator
  • Present committee member of the Society of Construction Law Malaysia (SCL)
  • Present committee member of the Young Malaysian Group of CIArb Malaysia
  • Bar Council Arbitration and Construction Law Committee
  • Guest Judge Arbitrator in the Willem C Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot 2018
  • Guest Judge Arbitrator in the Lawasia Mooting Competitions
  • Member of the KL Bar Young Lawyers (External Liaison Unit- 2008-2009)
  • Web Reporter, Malaysian Law Conference 2010
  • Committee Member of the Civil Court Liaison 2012
  • Committee Member of the Common Bar Course 2012

Contact Details

  • +603 2164 0200
    ext no. 155
  • rajakumar@azmandavidson.com.my

Areas of Practice

  • Dispute Resolution

Qualifications

  • LL.B. (Hons) (UKM) (2007)
  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya (2008)