About

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QUALIFICATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

K.B.Thuraisingham is a Barrister from Lincoln’s Inn, London [1969] and was called to the Malayan High Court [1970] and the Singapore Supreme Court [1993]. He was also the pro-tem President and subsequently a Fellow and past President of the Malaysian Association of Company Secretaries, a body given formal recognition under the Malaysian Companies Act.

IN MALAYSIA

His Malaysian practice had focused on Corporation work with involvement in Corporate Insolvency, Corporate Rescues [Chapter 11 equivalent], Take-Over and Mergers and Corporate Reconstructions. He also served as Director of several Companies.

He was also a Banker with HSBC Bank Malaysia for eight years [1970-1978]. He served in all banking departments including service as the Bank’s first Forex Dealer in Malaysia. His last posting was as Head of Training, Malaysia, and his duties included responsibility for the training component for the Bank’s conversion to full EDP operations in early 1978. He left the Bank to take over the family Law Practice in mid 1978.

IN CAMBODIA

In Cambodia, in addition to his practice, Mr. Thuraisingham served as the SENIOR LEGAL ADVISER to the Ministry of Commerce Cambodia (2001-2003), in which capacity he has drafted or revised more than eight Laws to date. He has also advised:

  • the Ministry of Tourism, as its Principal Advisor (2005-2006) on its new Tourism Law, on the revision to the Bilateral Tourism Agreement with Vietnam and on policy matters; and the Ministry of Economy and Finance on a major forensic audit investigation;
  • the Council for the Development of Cambodia [CDC] on Dispute Conciliation Procedures;
  • several Law Reform Committees as a Member

As part of the range of services provided, Mr. Thuraisingham has also acted in the capacity of a Receiver of a locally registered company in substantial debt [to a major bank].