Civil & Commercial Disputes


The sophistication, size, and geographic reach of our practice allows us to offer an unsurpassed range of legal knowledge and experience in both civil and commercial disputes. We represent prominent multi-national corporations, local organisations and government-linked bodies spanning across a wide range of industries and the notable ones include international energy, oil & gas companies, manufacturing, property development and infrastructure companies. At RDS, we tailor our approach to the unique requirements of every case.

Our Approach


Our partners are widely regarded as amongst the best in the region. They command industry prestige and respect and are favoured by clients for the most complex and significant matters. When litigation is the best course, we possess highly experienced trial lawyers, and we will ensure that our client rights are protected to the best extent possible. Whether at the negotiation table, in the courtroom or before an international arbitration tribunal, our lawyers will deliver accurate and holistic advice with an extraordinary track records of success.


We work closely with clients to manage actual and potential risks. We are focused on offering the most effective solutions that are practical, commercially oriented and aligned with your business objectives. The practical experience, technical strength, and strategic insight of our lawyers will ensure your business is positioned to overcome its toughest challenges.


We have the full range of specialist expertise to assess and evaluate every aspect of a civil or commercial dispute, devising legal strategies that deliver results in line with clients’ drives and objectives.

Our Expertise

Our key practice areas include:


  • Land acquisition

  • Defamation

  • Debt recovery

  • Judicial review

  • Trusts

  • Administrative law

  • Contractual disputes

  • Directors’ duties

  • Partnership and shareholders disputes

  • Banking litigation

  • Gaming law

Contact Person

Datuk D.P. Naban

Senior Partner

Datuk D.P. Naban
Rosli Dahlan

Partner

Rosli Dahlan
Nur Syafinaz Vani

Partner

Nur Syafinaz Vani
R Rishi

Partner

R Rishi
Nagarajah Muttiah

Partner

Nagarajah Muttiah
        Kenny Lam Kian Yip

Partner

Kenny Lam Kian Yip