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S Saravana Kumar


Saravana is the Head of the Firm’s Tax, SST & Customs and has appeared in benchmark litigations with a sizeable volume of wins in tax disputes.

Saravana has been recognized as one of the leading lawyers by Asialaw Profiles and has been named one of the 40 leading lawyers under 40 in Asia by Asian Legal Business in 2018. He was also named as one of the 100 leading lawyers in Malaysia by Asia Business Law Journal.

Legal 500 commented that ‘Saravana Kumar is an outstanding tax lawyer with an impeccable track record. His arguments and strategies are courageous and groundbreaking. He is not only knowledgeable and up to date but also humble and polite. Highly recommended tax lawyer.’He was formerly an Adjunct Professor with Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN). He also chairs the Taxation & Customs Committee of LAWASIA.


LL.B (Hons), University of London

LL.M in Taxation, London School of Economics

M.Sc in Development Planning, University College London

Bar Vocational Course, Nottingham Law School

Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya

Barrister-at-Law (Inner Temple)

Practice Areas

Tax, SST & Customs


Trade Facilitation


Malaysia and Singapore Tax Cases Digest

CCH GST Case Summaries

The Law of Goods and Services Tax in Malaysia

Halsbury’s Laws of Malaysia (Revenue)

Annotated Statutes of Malaysia – Price Control and Anti- Profiteering Act 2011

Hishamudin Yunus: Celebrating Judicial Independence, Editor & Contributor


Top 100 lawyers in Malaysia 2021, Asia Business Law Journal

Leading Individual for Tax 2021, Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Top 100 Lawyers in Malaysia 2020, Asian Business Law Journal

Band 1, Tax Lawyer in Malaysia, Chambers Asia 2020

Leading Individual, Tax, Legal 500 Malaysia 2020

Top 40 Lawyer Under 40 Years, 2018

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