S Saravana Kumar

Partner

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.


Qualifications


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)




Publications


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




Awards/Accolades


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


S Saravana Kumar

Practice Areas


Tax, SST & Customs


Incentives


Trade Facilitation