Shearn Delamore & Co.

Legal Services | Malaysia
tel: +603 2027 2727 | fax: +603 2078 5625
Kuala Lumpur Office, 7th Floor, Wisma Hamzah-Kwong Hing | Kuala Lumpur | 50100 | Malaysia


Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia



Shearn Delamore & Co. is dedicated to meeting our clients needs. Established in 1905, Shearn Delamore & Co. is one of largest award-winning full-service law firms in Malaysia. Shearn Delamore & Co. rich history and heritage reflects what Malaysia is today. Since then, we have represented and supported the commercial and both the national and international community interest. Apart from that, we have acted in key landmark cases that have helped define the Malaysian law.

Over the last 10 decades, Shearn Delamore & Co. have evolved into an extensive client-service provider; delivering a comprehensive range of services from private individuals to the largest multinationals.

Our clients comprise multinational conglomerates, industrial and commercial corporations, professional firms and organizations, domestic and international institutions, government institutions, private and individuals. We are regularly instructed by and work with large multi-national law firms worldwide. By combining our diverse experience and interdisciplinary collaborations, we are able to provide a complementary range of skills.

To continue to be a world class law firm, we aspire to meet the challenges of the international business community without compromising on integrity, practicality and quality. These values reflect who we are as a firm and our goals for the future which is to consistently provide viable solutions that are practical and results-oriented. This vision motivates and moves our people to better themselves every day. It drives us to deliver cutting-edge legal services of the highest standards to our clients daily.


Shearn Delamore & Co. has the resources to run and manage the most complex projects, transactions and matters. We have been at the forefront of the Malaysian legal profession for over a century. This has been acknowledged on both local and international fronts. The many robust relationships that Shearn Delamore & Co has within our wide global network provide our clients with the reach and resources to further their commercial interests. We are particularly proud of our memberships in the World Law Group (WLG), the World Services Group (WSG) and the Employment Law Alliance (ELA). We meet our counterparts annually in these organizations. Our relationships serve to ensure that our clients will receive the personal attention whenever assistance is required.

The firm maintains extensive global network links with foreign law firms and multilateral agencies, including the World Law Group (WLG), the World Services Group (WSG) and the Employment Law Alliance (ELA). Shearn Delamore & Co. has formed an alliance with Drew & Napier LLC from Singapore, Makarim & Taira S. from Indonesia and Martinez Vergara Gonzalez & Serrano Law from the Philippines, which is a formidable blue-chip legal network named Drew Network Asia (DNA). DNA is a firm of firms that operates as a united collective, bringing both international perspectives and local expertise to the table.

Today, we are one of the largest multi award-winning law firms in the country. Our firm and our lawyers have been consistently recognized by independent legal publications, and been ranked high since 2011 by the Chambers & Partners, Asialaw Profiles, International Financial Law Review (IFLR) 1000, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, and other respected legal publications.

Year this Office was Established: 1905
Lawyers Worldwide: 120

Areas of Practice


Shearn Delamore & Co. Legal Updates April 2022

Financial ServicesRevision to The Guidelines on Market Conduct and Business Practices for Stockbroking Companies and Licensed RepresentativesThe Securities Commission Malaysia has revised its guidelines on market conduct and business practices for stock broking companies and licensed representatives which takes effect on 4 April 2022.In these revised guidelines, a new Chapter 9A has been introduced to set out the requirements which must be complied by both the stockbroking company and its licensed representative for the licensed representative to offer investment advice on listed securities.Click here to read more...

Shearn Delamore & Co. Legal Updates March 2022

Intellectual Property The Patent (Amendment) Act 2022 Comes into Force in Malaysia On 18 March 2022, the Patent (Amendment) Act 2022 [Act A1649] (“Amending Act”) came into force in Malaysia. This Amending Act brings about a significant revamp of the Patents Act 1983. However, there are several sections and paragraphs within the Amending Act that will only come into operation later. The operation of the Amending Act coincides with the coming into force of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (“RCEP”) agreement in Malaysia...

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Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2022

Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends, Shearn Delamore & Co. has yet again been ranked Tier 1 in 5 practice areas by the Benchmark Litigation 2022 - the definitive guide to the world’s leading litigation firms and lawyers. It is the only Malaysian firm to receive Tier 1 rankings in 5 practice areas. Tier 1 • Commercial and Transactions • Construction • Labour and Employment • Intellectual Property • Tax Our other practice areas that have also been accorded due recognition are: • Competition/Antitrust – Highly recommended • White Collar Crime – Highly recommended • Shipping - Recommended 9 of our partners have also been ranked as Litigation Stars...

IP Stars 2022: Tier 1 Firm in Trade Mark Prosecution and Trade Mark Contentious (Malaysia)

Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends, We are pleased to announce that Shearn Delamore & Co. has yet again been ranked a Tier 1 Firm in Trade Mark Prosecution and Trade Mark Contentious in Malaysia by the IP Stars 2022. IP Stars 2022 recognises the leading firms for trade mark filing/prosecution and contentious work in more than 50 jurisdictions. For more information about the IP Stars 2022, please click here: We would like to thank our clients and business partners for the support and faith in us and we look forward to continue providing you with the same level of excellent services...

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