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Daniel Chua

Associate
Year of Call
2015
Advocate & Solicitor T +603 2726 3700 D +603 2726 3715
F +603 2726 3733 E daniel@cecilabraham.com

Overview

Daniel is developing a practice covering all areas of the firm's work, including Commercial and Corporate Litigation, Commercial Arbitration and Public International Law. Some of the more notable cases he has been involved in include:

• Raub Australian Gold Mining Sdn Bhd v Malaysiakini Dotcom Sdn Bhd – This appeal by Raub Australian Gold Mining Sdn Bhd before the Court of Appeal relates to the application of the law of qualified privilege and reportage (led by Tan Sri Dato' Cecil Abraham and Sunil Abraham).

• Arch Reinsurance Ltd v Akay Holdings Sdn Bhd – This appeal before the Federal Court relates to the law pertaining to stay pending reference to arbitration under the Arbitration Act 2005 (led by Tan Sri Dato' Cecil Abraham and Sunil Abraham).

• State Government of Selangor v Triumph City Development Berhad – opposing an ongoing application to set-aside an arbitration award in the sum of RM179 million in favour of Triumph City Development for breach of a joint venture agreement for the sale and development of land (led by Sunil Abraham).

• Wong Yee Boon v Gainvest Sdn Bhd – This dispute relates to the application of section 24 of the Contracts Act 1950 relating to the award of contracts between private parties as opposed to those involving public entities and the notion of "influence peddling" (led by Sunil Abraham).

• Malayan Banking Berhad v National Union of Bank Employees & Ors – This dispute relates to the extent of absolute immunity afforded to trade unions in Malaysia (led by Tan Sri Dato' Cecil Abraham and Sunil Abraham).

Daniel is also involved in a number of investment treaty cases under the auspices of ICSID and UNCITRAL. Daniel read law at the University of London and completed his Certificate of Legal Practice in Malaysia. Daniel thereafter completed his LLM in International Arbitration Law and International Commercial Litigation at University College London. He was called to the Malaysian Bar in 2015.

Practise Area

  • Banking and Securities Litigation
  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Land & Property Law
  • Media Law Disputes
  • Public & Administrative Law

Expertise

  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Land & Property Law
  • Public & Administrative Law

Qualifications

  • LL.B (Hons), University of London
  • LL.M (Hons), University College London
  • Certificate of Legal Practice
  • Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, United Kingdom




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