Address : Suite 12.01, Level 12 Menara 1MK, 1 Jalan Kiara, Mont’ Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
City : Kuala Lumpur
Phone : +603 2726 3700
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Position : Senior Partner, Cecil Abraham & Partners
Language : English, Malay, Tamil
Fee : APCAM Fee Schedule
Mediator Certification :
Arbitrator Certification : APCAM International Certified Arbitrator (AICA)
Tan Sri Dato’ Cecil Abraham is the Senior Partner at Cecil Abraham & Partners. His career at the Malaysian Bar spans over 50 years.
Within that time, he has appeared in all the divisions of the High Court of Malaya. He has appeared regularly before the Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, the Special Court and the Privy Council. He has over 300 reported decisions of note to his name.
He holds of the distinction of having acted for the former Prime Minister of Singapore, the late Mr. Lee Kuan Yew and several Prime Ministers of Malaysia.
He is also regularly appointed as an arbitrator in domestic and in international commercial arbitrations and is the only Malaysian to be regularly appointed as an arbitrator in investment treaty disputes.
Tan Sri Dato’ Cecil Abraham is an advisory members of the International Council of Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) Governing Board and a panel arbitrator of institutions such as ICSID, SIAC, HKIAC and the AIAC, to name but a few.
Tan Sri Dato’ Cecil Abraham graduated with an LLB (Honours) from Queen Mary College, University of London and was called to the English Bar (Middle Temple). He was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1970. He is a fellow of Queen Mary College, University of London, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK, the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators, the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, and the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration. He is a Chartered Arbitrator and also a Bencher of Middle Temple. He has been regularly recognised as a leading individual by Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Asia Law Profiles. He is ranked in Tier 1 by Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific and described as a Thought Leader by Who’s Who Legal in the area of dispute resolution for both litigation and arbitration. In 2016, he was named by Asian Legal Business as Dispute Resolution Practitioner of the Year. In 2019, he was named by Benchmark Litigation as Dispute Resolution Practitioner of the Year. In 2020, he was named by Asian Legal Business as Dispute Resolution Practitioner of the Year.