Chermaine is developing a practice covering all areas of the firm’s work, including in Commercial and Corporate Litigation, Construction & Infrastructure Dispute, Commercial Arbitration as well as Environmental Law.

Chermaine read law at the National University of Malaysia. She was called to the Malaysian Bar in 2020.

Chermaine is presently involved in several other commercial disputes, where he is led by Rishwant Singh and Aniz Ahmad Amirudin.

  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Construction and Infrastructure Disputes
  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • Dato’ Sulaiman bin Abu Bakar & Anor v Amanahraya Investment Bank Ltd & Ors – There are two ongoing trials wherein the firm acts for Amanahraya Investment Bank Ltd, Amanahraya Investment Management Sdn Bhd, Al-Harameen (L) Limited, and Amanah Raya (Labuan) Limited, before the High Court in relation to a dispute over a failed investment. The investment, which involved a hotel in the Middle East, was structured through various offshore and mid-shore entities before reaching the entity controlling the hotel. The dispute concerns allegations against certain individuals for breaches such as breach of trust, fraud, and misappropriation of investment proceeds (led by Rishwant Singh).
  • Pencil Pictures & Records Sdn Bhd v Shopee Mobile Malaysia Sdn Bhd – This is a test case where Shopee Mobile Malaysia Sdn Bhd will be invoking the protection under the “storage and information location tools” safe harbour defence and will seek to limit its liability under, inter alia, Section 43E of the Copyright Act 1987 against any and all of the claimant’s alleged primary and secondary copyright infringement claims in so far as e-commerce platforms are concerned (led by Tan Sri Dato’ Cecil Abraham and Dato’ Sunil Abraham).
  • Enuja Production Sdn Bhd v Shopee Mobile Malaysia Sdn Bhd – This is another test case where Shopee Mobile Malaysia Sdn Bhd will be invoking the safe harbour defence and will seek to limit its liability under, inter alia, Section 43E of the Copyright Act 1987 against any and all of the claimant’s alleged primary and secondary copyright infringement claims in so far as e-commerce platforms are concerned (led by Tan Sri Dato’ Cecil Abraham and Dato’ Sunil Abraham).
  • Zelan Construction Sdn Bhd v NRY Architects Sdn Bhd – This is a sizeable construction claim where the firm acts for NRY Architects Sdn Bhd in respect of arbitration proceedings instituted by Zelan Construction Sdn Bhd for an alleged claim for breach of contract in relation to the construction of Universiti Islam Antarabangsa college campus, in Gambang (led by Aniz Ahmad Amirudin and Noor Muzalifah binti Shabudin)
  • Re Tan Sri Dato’ Paduka Ting Pek Khiing – This is a significant bankruptcy dispute where the firm acts for Tan Sri Dato’ Paduka Chai Yu Lan in respect of proceedings instituted under Section 31 of the Bankruptcy Act as part of the creditors attempt to seek to recover funds from the Estate of the late Tan Sri Dato’ Paduka Ting Pek King (led by Dato’ Sunil Abraham).
  • B. Hons, National University of Malaysia
  • Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya