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The firm has been regularly recognised by Asia Law Profiles, Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific, Global Arbitration Review, Legal 500 Asia Pacific and Who’s Who Legal in the area of Dispute Resolution.

Who’s Who Legal Litigation Lawyers has said the following in their publication:

“Cecil Abraham is among the most experienced commercial litigators in the market, and sits among “the best of the best in Malaysia”.
- Who’s Who Legal 2017

Asia Law Profiles has said the following in their publication:

“Cecil Abraham & Partners is a heavyweight. The new firm has hit the ground running,” says one rival partner. Cecil Abraham and Sunil Abraham are representing Astro All Asia Networks, Maxis Communications, South-East Asia Entertainment Holdings, Ananda Krishnan and Ralph Marshall in a charge sheet before the 2G special court in New Delhi. The prosecution alleged that Maxis’ acquisition of Aircel was approved by the then Minister of Communication in India, in return for Astro investing in his brother’s company, Sun Direct TV Private. Cecil Abraham & Partners is running the entire litigation process in India, the UK, Mauritius and Malaysia for the companies and advising on bilateral investment treaty claims against the government of India.
- Asia Law Profiles 2017”

Legal 500 Asia Pacific has said the following in their publication:

“The highly regarded team handles complex, high–profile disputes across a broad range of industry sectors. Highlights included representing Petronas in a Federal Court dispute with the State of Kelantan government.”
- Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017

Chambers Asia Pacific has said the following in their publication:

“The department earns plaudits for its smooth service and accessibility. Clients assert: "They are always well-prepared, efficient and have quick response times. Cecil Abraham is a renowned figure in the market, highly experienced in both litigation and arbitration and praised by clients as "clinically incisive" in his approach.
- Chambers Asia Pacific 2017

“Sources praise Cecil Abraham for his long-established profile as one of the top arbitration lawyers in Malaysia. He has significant experience of acting as arbitrator on major cases across the region, notably in Singapore and India, and on high-value ICSID matters. Clients appreciate him for ‘understanding the crucial issues’ in arbitration cases.”

“Cecil Abraham…is one of Malaysia’s most respected dispute resolution lawyers. He is also acclaimed as a ‘very accomplished arbitrator’, and sits on the panels of numerous regional and international tribunals. He presides particularly frequently over cases considered in India and Singapore, or arbitrated by ICSID. Since publication, Cecil Abraham has joined Cecil Abraham & Partners.”

“Cecil Abraham…remains a prominent disputes practitioners who is recognised for his expert handling of big-ticket cases. He is frequently called upon as counsel and arbitrator in arbitrations across the region including ICSID cases.”

“Cecil Abraham has a ‘legendary reputation in Malaysia’ and handles a significant number of appellate and arbitration cases. He is also regularly involved in international disputes and investment arbitrations as an arbitrator. Clients particularly appreciate his ‘excellent legal knowledge and strategic guidance.’ ”

“Sources praise Cecil Abraham … for his long-established profile as one of the top arbitration lawyers in Malaysia. He has significant experience in acting as arbitrator on major cases across the region, notably in Singapore and India, and on high-value ICSID matters. Clients appreciate him for ‘understanding the crucial issues’ in arbitration cases.”
- Chambers Asia Pacific 2014 Edition

“Cecil Abraham … is one of Malaysia’s most respected dispute resolution lawyers. He is also acclaimed as a ‘very accomplished arbitrator,’ and sits on the panels of numerous regional and international tribunals. He presides particularly frequently over cases considered in Indian & Singapore, or arbitrated by ICSID. Since publication, Cecil Abraham has joined Cecil Abraham & Partners”
- Chambers Asia Pacific 2014 Edition

“Cecil Abraham … remains a prominent disputes practitioner who is recognised for his expert handling of big-ticket cases. He is frequently called upon as counsel and arbitrator in arbitrations across the region, including ICSID cases,”
- Chambers Asia Pacific 2014 Edition