2nd ICC Malaysia Arbitration Day

02 Jul 2024

Kuala Lumpur English
Start: 08:30 (MYT) End: 19:00 (MYT)

Join us in Kuala Lumpur as the annual ICC Malaysia Arbitration Day makes its return following the success of its inaugural edition.

Jointly organised by ICC Dispute Resolution Services and ICC Malaysia, the 2nd ICC Malaysia Arbitration Day is open to legal practitioners and In House Counsel. As an important capacity building initiative in Malaysia, the conference aims to be an engaging forum of thoughts exchange on recent trends and developments of arbitration practice in the country as well as broad overview of international practices highly relevant to Malaysia. The conference brings together leading professionals from Malaysia and overseas. 

08:30 – 09:15


09:15 - 09:30

Welcome Remarks

  • YBhg Tan Sri Dato' Cecil W M Abraham, Chairman, ICC Malaysia Arbitration Committee; Senior Partner, Cecil Abraham & Partners, Kuala Lumpur

09:30 - 10:00

Special Address

  • Claudia Salomon, President, ICC International Court of Arbitration

10:00 - 11:30

Session 1: Complex Arbitration Agreements

  • Speaker: Shamala Balasundaram, Partner, Chooi & Co, Kuala Lumpur
  • Panel member: Ooi Huey Miin, Partner, Raja, Darryl & Loh, Kuala Lumpur 
  • Panel member: Crystal Wong Wai Chin, Partner, Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Glendhill, Kuala Lumpur

11:30 - 13:00

Session 2: Stay of Arbitration Pending Parallel Proceedings

  • Speaker: K Shanti Mogan, Partner, Shearn Delamore & Co., Kuala Lumpur
  • Panel member: Foo Joon Liang, Partner, Partner, Gan Partnership, Kuala Lumpur
  • Panel Member Ko Luen Lam, Partner, Shook Lin & Bok, Kuala Lumpur

13:00 - 14:30

Networking Lunch

14:30 - 16:00

Session 3: Conflicts of Interest Disqualification

  • Speaker: Sanjay Mohanasundaram, Partner, Sanjay Mohan, Kuala Lumpur
  • Speaker: Sitpah Selvaratnam, Director, Sitpah Selvaratnam Arbitration Chambers Sdn Bhd, Petaling Jaya
  • Speaker Ko Luen Lam, Partner, Skrine, Kuala Lumpur

16:00 - 17:30

Session 4: Hypotheticals – Arbitrators’ Mistakes

  • Moderator: Nahendran Navaratnam, Senior Partner, Navaratnam Chambers, Kuala Lumpur
  • Panellist: Belden Premaraj, Partner, Belden, Kuala Lumpur
  • Panellist: Alan Gomez, Partner, Tommy Thomas

17:30 – 17:45

Closing Remarks

17:45 – 19:00

Networking Cocktails

YBhg Tan Sri Cecil

W M Abraham

Chairman, ICC Malaysia Arbitration Committee; Senior Partner, Cecil Abraham & Partners, Kuala Lumpur

Shamala Balasundaram

Partner, Chooi & Co, Kuala Lumpur

Tejus Chauhan

Director, Arbitration and ADR, South Asia, ICC Dispute Resolution Services, 

Joon Liang Foo

Partner, Gan Partnership, Kuala Lumpur

Alan Gomez

Partner, Tommy Thomas, Kuala Lumpur

Koon Huan Lim

Partner, Skrine, Kuala Lumpur

Ko Luen Lam

Partner, Shook Lin & Bok, Kuala Lumpur

K Shanti Mogan

Partner, Shearn Delamore & Co, Kuala Lumpur

Sanjay Mohanasundaram

Partner, Sanjay Mohan, Kuala Lumpur 

Nahendran Navaratnam

Senior Partner, Navaratnam Chambers, Kuala Lumpur

Ooi Huey Miin

Partner, Raja, Darryl & Loh, Kuala Lumpur

Belden Premaraj

Partner, Belden, Kuala Lumpur

Claudia Salomon

President, ICC International Court of Arbitration

Sitpah Selvaratnam

Director, Sitpah Selvaratnam Arbitration Chambers Sdn Bhd, Petaling Jaya 

Wong Wai Chin (Crystal)

Partner, Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill, Kuala Lumpur

Dates and venue

The Auditorium, Level 3, Asian International Arbitration Centre, Bangunan Sulaiman
Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin
50000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Working language English
Registration information

ICC Malaysia registration link

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For further information please contact:

Yip Lai Mun

Manager, ICC Malaysia




Angelina Lim

Secretariat of ICC Malaysia

+603-2632 9999



Valerie Victor

Executive Assistant, ICC DRS South Asia



Sponsorship opportunities are available and set out as follows:

Sponsorhip Package: RM5,000.00 which comes with the following benefits:

  • Comes with one (1) complimentary pass
  • Sponsors will be described as Sponsor above their logo on the event backdrop and all electronic publicity materials for the event.
  • They will have an opportunity to distribute their company or firm profile at a distribution desk at the event.
  • ICC Malaysia will also post a short acknowledgement for each sponsor individually via LinkedIn and Facebook highlighting the sponsorship package they have chosen in recognition of their contribution.

To find out more, please reach out to Ms Yip Lai Mun (Manager, ICC Malaysia) at icc.cpk@rdl.com.my.


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