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Selvamalar Alagaratnam

Selvamalar Alagaratnam


Selvamalar Alagaratnam is a co-head of the employment practice group of Skrine, one of Malaysia's largest law firms. She has almost 20 years’ experience in all aspects of employment law, both contentious and non- contentious.

She is an officer of the International Bar Association’s Employment and Industrial Relations Committee, a member of Lawasia's Industrial Law Committee, a national committee member of the Malaysian chapter of the International Society for Labour and Social Security Laws and a member of the Malaysian Bar’s Industrial Law Committee.

She has co-authored several publications including The Law of Dismissal, The Malaysian Court Forms: Employment Law Section and The Legal Guide to Employee Dispute Resolution – Malaysia; and is a regular presenter at domestic and international legal conferences.

Selvamalar is listed as one of the world’s leading practitioners by Who’s Who Legal 2014 - 2017 in Management Labour & Employment and recognised as Who’s Who Legal Thought Leader for Employment and Industrial Relations in 2017. She is also ranked in Chambers Asia as a leading individual for Employment & Industrial Relation since 2009.

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