ADVOCATES & SOLICITORS
Specialists in Civil, Corporate and Commercial Litigation
CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL LITIGATION
Litigation is at the core of the Firm's disposition. Every dispute is different and Gavin Jayapal understands this.
There is no standard response to each litigation dispute and each legal solution provided to our Clients is bespoke; the Client's interests are always kept protected in a cost-effective and ethical manner.
CIVIL LITIGATION AND PROBATE DISPUTES
From negligence and defamation to private nuisance and conspiracy; the Firm is able to advise you on a wide-range of tortious claims.
Contentious probate proceedings are a nuanced, specialised claim that must be handled with the utmost care. Failing to plead a claim will cause the suit to be struck-out; the Firm understands this and is dedicated towards dealing with all aspects of a contentious probate proceeding.
Companies are tricky creatures and it is of the imperative that any dispute pertaining to shareholding is carefully handled.
A letter drafted the wrong way or a misplaced averment in an affidavit may have serious ramifications for the company and its shareholders; the Firm understands this and handles all matters in a professional and solution-orientated manner.
Corporate advisory work is a specialty of the Firm. Having had extensive experience in the Courtroom, Gavin Jayapal knows the pitfalls in most agreements and is well-placed to advise clients as to what works. We are able to engineer solutions on a broad range of corporate work: from employee profit-sharing agreements to complex put-and-call options. Speak to us and discover how we can help.
Some disputes between corporations (but increasingly, between individuals) contain a mandatory arbitration clause. This will necessitate that the matter be disposed of in the Asian International Arbitration Centre.
Gavin Jayapal has extensive experience in handling arbitration matters, with the principal of the firm having been involved in, amongst others, an arbitral dispute involving a claim for RM 2billion.
CORPORATE AND PERSONAL INSOLVENCY
Bankruptcy and winding-up are growing problems in today's world of ever-tightening deadlines.
Should you be served with a S. 466 Notice (previously termed a "218 Notice" or a Bankruptcy Notice, contact the Firm as soon as possible.
Time is of the essence in efficaciously dealing with the situation. Gavin Jayapal has extensive experience in dealing with disputatious insolvency and will be able to provide you with ethical and effective legal solutions.
The Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act (CIPAA) 2012 represents a significant milestone in the Malaysian construction industry. CIPAA seeks to reinvent the wheel when it comes to the speedy resolution of disputes pertaining to payment.
The Firm handles a sizeable portfolio of adjudication matters. Timelines are expedited in adjudication proceedings and speedy decision-making is essential.
If you intend to deliver a Payment Claim or have just been served with one, speak to us today and see how we can help. Do remember that time is of the essence.
Be it a Quia Timet, Fortuna, Prohibitory or Mandatory: the Firm prides itself on having secured complex and highly-disputed injunctions at both the High Court and the Court of Appeal.
We are experienced at obtaining urgent relief and are able to immediately mobilise resources to ensure that your rights are kept protected. Injunctions are generally regarded as a complex aspect of the litigation process and we pride ourselves on having delivered excellent results for our clients.
If you have been served with papers, we are also uniquely-positioned to immediately provide you with advice as to setting-aside an injunctive order. Speak to us today and see how we can help.
Injunctions are time-sensitive.
We never tarry.
Committal proceedings are the zenith of the civil litigation process.
When one has been accused of breaching a Court order, committal proceedings are initiated to punish a wrongdoer for acting in contempt of Court.
The Firm has moved several applications for committal. We have also acted as Counsel in resisting applications for committal with great success.
If you intend to move an application for committal or have been served with papers, please do not delay. Contact us immediately and set an appointment as these time-sensitive applications could have very serious and solemn repercussions.
GAVIN JAYAPAL was formed from the vision of its principal, Gavin Jay Anand Jayapal.
A graduate of the University of Leeds and a Barrister-at-Law of the Middle Temple, Gavin has an unwavering passion for all aspects of litigation, advocacy and dispute resolution.
Gavin also holds a Masters in Law from the University of Malaya and is an Accredited Mediator with the Malaysian Bar. He is also a Member of the Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution (MAIADR).
He is actively involved in numerous matters at all levels of the Malaysian Judiciary, having represented clients in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Federal Court. The success of the Firm is measured against how effectively our Clients' rights are protected and how effectively a legal solution is procured.
Having extensive Courtroom experience has served Gavin Jayapal well; the Firm is uniquely positioned to advise clients as to the best manner in which to structure corporate agreements and contracts. In this way, our Clients' rights are always kept protected.
The Firm prides itself on being ethical, passionate and result-orientated. Integrity lies at the foundation of the Firm and it is upon this rock that it is built.
The Firm is also a zealous supporter of continuing professional development. Gavin regularly delivers talks for and on behalf of the Malaysian Bar pertaining to the fundamentals of company law. He has also worked with CLJ Law and has delivered talks for them pertaining to insolvency, company law and the handling of witnesses.
Gavin is also accredited as a contributing author to the inaugural edition of Thomson Reuters's Malaysian Civil Procedure 2013 (known colloquially as "the White Book". He is also listed as a contributing author to the 2018 and 2021 editions of the White Book.
ADVOCATES & SOLICITORS
Without fear or favour, our Advocates rise to the task at every turn
LOOKING TO UP YOUR GAME?
The Firm offers a competitive starting package for a first-year Legal Associate, with great emphasis being placed on working smart.
Interns are welcomed. We guarantee that you will work on files from day one and be personally involved in the litigation process.
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