Events

2022-06-10

Imaduddin Suhaimi Appointed to the Bar Council's Intellectual Property Committee 2022/2023

Imaduddin Suhaimi was re-appointed to the Bar Council’s Intellectual Property Committee, which focuses on issues faced by intellectual property practitioners, drafting public policy related to intellectual property and liaison with the relevant government agencies.

2022-03-01

Imaduddin & Lew Chambers listed as “Firms to Watch” for Intellectual Property by the Legal500 Asia Pacific, 2022 Edition

In its 2022 Edition, ILChambers had received recognition from the Legal500 as a Firm to Watch for Intellectual Property. In its write-up on the firm, the Legal500 reviewers described the firm as follows:

“Imaduddin & Lew Chambers excels in domain name disputes and franchising issues, which it handles alongside trade mark registrations, patent prosecutions and copyright notifications.”

For more information, please see:
https://www.legal500.com/c/malaysia/intellectual-property

2022-03-01

Imaduddin & Lew Chambers listed as “Firms to Watch” for Corporate and M&A by the Legal500 Asia Pacific, 2022 Edition

In its 2022 Edition, ILChambers had received recognition from the Legal500 as a Firm to Watch for Corporate and M&A. In its write-up on the firm, the Legal500 reviewers described the firm as follows:

“Imaduddin & Lew Chambers is a full-service corporate boutique, which counts SMEs, government agencies, private equity and venture capital funds, and multinational corporations on its client roster.”

For more information, please see:
https://www.legal500.com/c/malaysia/corporate-and-ma

2022-01-01

Brian Lew Appointed as Commissioner for Oaths by the Chief Justice of the Federal Court

Brian Lew received his instrument of appointment as Commissioner for Oaths, effective 1st January 2022, having passed the Commissioner for Oaths examinations and interviews.

2021-06-28

Imaduddin Suhaimi Appointed to the Bar Council's Arbitration Committee 2021/2022

Imaduddin Suhaimi was appointed the Bar Council’s Arbitration Committee, which focuses on addressing developments in both domestic and international arbitration law and practice.

2021-07-08

Imaduddin Suhaimi Appointed to the Bar Council's Intellectual Property Committee 2021/2022

Imaduddin Suhaimi was appointed the Bar Council’s Intellectual Property Committee, which focuses on issues faced by intellectual property practitioners, drafting public policy related to intellectual property and liaison with the relevant government agencies.

2021-06-16

Brian Lew Appointed to the Bar Council's IT, Innovation and Future in Technology Committee 2021/2022

Brian Lew was appointed to the Bar Council’s IT, Innovation and Future in Technology Committee, which focuses on the effect and use of technology in the practice of law.

2021-06-23

Brian Lew Appointed to the Bar Council's Constitutional Law Committee 2021/2022

Brian Lew was appointed to the Bar Council’s Constitutional Law Committee, which focuses on educating the public of their constitutional rights.

2019-11-22

Working Visit to the International Dispute Resolution Centre (IDRC), London

The ILChambers team were sent to the International Dispute Resolution Centre to liaise with officials with the London Court of International Arbitration on an active arbitration matter.

2019-12-24

The Kuala Lumpur Summit

Imaduddin Suhaimi and Brian Lew attend as delegates to the Kuala Lumpur Summit, an initiative launched by the Government of Malaysia to be an alternative forum to the Organisation for the Islamic Conference to discuss issues affecting the greater Muslim world. Participants included delegates from all over the Islamic world.

2019-10-29

CIMB Bank (Cloud Computing & Privacy Law)

Brian Lew and Imaduddin Suhaimi visit major Malaysian bank CIMB at their KL Sentral headquarters to deliver a session on Cloud Computing. The focus of this session were the legal issues surround cloud computing contracts and how to advantageously position against cloud computing services vendors. We also touched on the issue of data breaches, particularly how data can be vulnerable when stored on the cloud, as well as the legal remedies and recourses available.

2019-09-20

Bank Negara Malaysia (Cloud Computing & Privacy Law)

Imaduddin Suhaimi and Brian Lew were once again at Bank Negara Malaysia, this time in the elegant Sasana Kijang centre to deliver a Continuing Professional Development session on Cloud Computing and Privacy Law. The focus of this session were the legal issues surround cloud computing contracts and how to advantageously position against cloud computing services vendors. We also touched on the issue of data breaches, particularly how data can be vulnerable when stored on the cloud, as well as the legal remedies and recourses available.

2019-07-04

NGC Open House

Imaduddin Suhaimi and Brian Lew attend the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations of NGC Energy Sdn. Bhd.

2019-01-17

Dari Meja Peguam

Brian Lew was appointed as consultant and appears in 2 episodes of RTM’s documentary Dari Meja Peguam hosted by Sarah Hildebrand. The programme touches on different aspects of the law and each episode features a noted legal practitioner in the given field. In his episodes, Brian spoke on Intellectual Property Law and International Law.

2018-09-04

ASEAN Decentralized 2.0

Brian Lew and Imaduddin Suhaimi attend as delegates to the ASEAN Decentralized 2.0 Summit held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ASEAN Decentralized 2.0 was organised by the Global Blockchain Foundation, and brought together leaders of fintech from around ASEAN to share their thoughts and products.

2018-07-10

Maxis (Personal Data Protection Act 2010 and the EU's General Data Protection Regulation)

Imaduddin Suhaimi and Brian Lew deliver a Continuing Professional Development session to the Legal Department of Maxis Berhad, chaired by Head of Legal Su Puay Ling. The session focused on the architecture of the Personal Data Protection Act 2010, the effect of the General Data Protection Regulations outside of the European Union, and the potential common law causes of action for breaches of personal data, as well the vicarious liability of employers for the acts of their employees.

2018-06-26

Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee (Anti-Fake News Act 2018)

Imaduddin Suhaimi and Brian Lew address the Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee on the inception of the Anti-Fake News Act 2018, its salient features, what is fake news, offences under section 4 of the Act, the extraterritorial effect of the Act, penalties and defences, the related offences under the Printing Press and Publications Act 1984 and the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998, the judicial attitudes and an explanation of the tort of defamation as well as provisions under the Evidence Act 1950 and the liability of directors and employers.

2018-04-26

Bank Negara Malaysia (Anti-Fake News Act 2018)

Brian Lew and Imaduddin Suhaimi deliver a Continuing Professional Development session to the staff of Bank Negara Malaysia. The session centred on the role of the Anti-Fake News Act 2018 in the social media age, the construction of the Act from a legal perspective, other legal bases under legislation and the common law for fake news liability, the related concepts of defamation and offences under the Printing Press and Publications Act 1984, the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998, the evidentiary burdens, as well as best practices for organisations such as BNM to put in place to control the spread of fake news.