Lavinia Kumaraendran was admitted as a Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn) in October 2003 and to the Malaysian Bar in 2005. She holds a Master’s Degree in Commercial Law.
Lavinia’s practice primarily focuses on corporate litigation, particularly advising shareholders, directors and companies on a broad range of shareholder disputes and boardroom battles which includes proceedings relating to breach of fiduciary duties by company directors, and recovery of company funds and assets misappropriated by wrongdoers. She also advises clients on financial restructuring and corporate rescue matters including schemes of arrangement and judicial management exercises.
Aside from the niche area of practice in corporate litigation and contentious liquidation, her commercial litigation experience includes contentious probate and trust actions.
She frequently appears as solicitor and counsel in the High Court and Appellate Courts in Malaysia.
As an avid litigator, Lavinia is an active member of the Advocacy Training Council, Malaysia, having trained advocates in Malaysia, Singapore and South Africa.
Lavinia also often gives talks, webinars and has been actively involved in continuing legal education seminars organised by the Bar Council Continuing Professional Development Committee, Current Law Journal Series and is often invited to judge intervarsity moot competitions.
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