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Austen Pereira

Associate
Year of Call
2014
Advocate & Solicitor T +603 2726 3700 D +603 2726 3716
F +603 2726 3733 E austen@cecilabraham.com

Overview

Austen is developing a practice covering all areas of the firm's work, including Commercial, Company, Commercial Arbitration and Construction law. Some of the more notable cases he has been involved in include:

• Citra Tani Sdn Bhd v Mujur Zaman Sdn Bhd & Ors - This is a land dispute involving the law relating to caveats, constructive trust and alienation of state land that is presently pending before the Court of Appeal and High Court by way of several related actions (led by Tan Sri Dato' Cecil Abraham and Sunil Abraham).

• Ernst & Young v AmTrustee Berhad & Ors – This is a pending dispute before the Court of Appeal concerning the law of professional negligence applicable to accountants, the application of statutory duties imposed on accountants as well as the width and ambit an important notice in an information memorandum is to apply to sophisticated investors in acquiring bonds on the open market (led by Tan Sri Dato' Cecil Abraham and Sunil Abraham).

Austen read law at Aberystwyth University before completing the Bar Professional Training Court at Cardiff University. He was called to the Malaysian Bar in 2014.

Practise Area

  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Land & Property Law
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Construction & Infrastructure

Expertise

  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Land & Property Law
  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Construction & Infrastructure

Qualifications

  • LL.B. Hons, Aberystwyth University
  • Bar Professional Training Course, Cardiff University
  • Barrister at Law of the Honourable Society of Middle Temple
  • Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya<.li>
  • Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, United Kingdom

Professional Appointments

    Current

    • Council Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Malaysia Branch)
    • Committee Member of the Young Members Group of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Malaysia Branch)
    • Honorary Assistant Secretary of the Society of Construction Law, Malaysia




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