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Datuk D.P. Naban

Senior Partner

Datuk Naban is the Senior Partner of the Firm with more than 40 years of experience in legal practice.

Datuk Naban is recognised by clients for his litigation, advocacy and cross examination skills that are par excellence. He has appeared as counsel in Malaysia’s most significant tax disputes, where clients describe him as “outstanding” and often recommend him for his “superb” advocacy skills.

Practice Areas


Appellate Counsel Work

Civil, Corporate & Commercial Litigation

Commercial Fraud

Corporate Debt Recovery & Insolvency

International & Cross Border Disputes

Tax & Customs Litigation


LL.B (Hons), University of London

Barrister-at-Law, Lincoln’s Inn

Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya


Co-author – Malaysian Singapore Tax Cases Digest

Co-author – CCH GST Case Summaries

Co-author – The Law of Goods & Services Tax in Malaysia

Co-author – Halsbury’s Laws of Malaysia (Revenue Law)

Contributor - Hishamudin Yunus: Celebrating Judicial Independence


Band 1, Tax Lawyer in Malaysia, Chambers Asia 2021

Top 100 lawyers in Malaysia, Asia Business Law Journal

Leading Individual, Tax, Legal 500 Malaysia 2021

Top 100 Lawyer in Malaysia 2020, Asian Business Law Journal

Band 1, Tax Lawyer in Malaysia, Chambers Asia 2020

Leading Individual, Tax, Legal 500 Malaysia 2020

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