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Shearn Delamore & Co.

Raymond T. C. Low

Raymond T. C. Low



  • Personal Data Protection and Privacy Laws
  • Regulatory Compliance & Enforcement
  • Employment & Administrative Law

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Raymond Low is an expert in matters relating to employment and industrial relations law including judicial reviews, trade disputes, trade unions, industrial disputes (strikes and picketing), employment contracts, collective agreements, dismissals of employees, employee misconduct, poor performance and health issues of employees, employee's provident fund, private pension laws and occupational health and safety laws. Raymond appears regularly at the High Court, Industrial Court and Labour Court in Malaysia in relation to these matters.

Raymond has broad experience in Data security law, data protection and privacy policies, personal data protection in the banking sector, personal data protection in employment, customer personal data protection in the retail sector, and personal data protection audit services. He is also experienced in anti-corruption, breach of trust and whistle blower rights and issues as well as Information Technology (IT) data security and agreements.

Bar Admissions

Malaysia (2000)


LL.B (Hons), University of Malaya
Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
Areas of Practice

Employment & Administrative Law | Personal Data Protection and Privacy Laws | Regulatory Compliance & Enforcement

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2017 and 2018); a Leading Lawyer in Labour and Employment
Chambers Asia Pacific (2013 - 2018); one of the Leaders in their Field in Employment & Industrial Relations
In-House Community (2017); Commended External Counsel of the Year (Malaysia)
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2017 and 2018); a Recommended Lawyer in Labour and Employment

Professional Associations

Malaysian Bar
International Bar Association (IBA)
Employment Law Alliance (ELA)


Significant Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2020 Coming into Force On 1 January 2021
Shearn Delamore & Co., December 2020

On 6 February 2020, the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2020 (“IRA 2020”) received the Royal Assent and was gazetted on 20 February 2020.Earlier this month, the Minister of Human Resources in exercising his powers conferred under the IRA 2020, appointed that majority of the provisions in IRA 2020 will come into force on 1 January 2021, save for certain amendments relating to sole bargaining rights and essential services...

Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Collective Agreements
Shearn Delamore & Co., December 2020

The Industrial Court in Malaysia is an important institution that is established under the Industrial Relations Act 1967 to hear and decide on disputes in relation to the terms and conditions of employment in a collective agreement. In a collective agreement dispute, salary adjustments, increments and bonuses are usually the hotly contested articles. The Industrial Courts are usually guided by a set of principles in deciding on such financial-related articles...

Covid-19 Vaccine — Can Employers Compel its Employees to be Vaccinated?
Shearn Delamore & Co., December 2020

Introduction Covid-19 has disrupted our lives and businesses at many unprecedented levels never seen before in the history of mankind. The recent announcements by numerous pharmaceutical companies of newly developed Covid-19 vaccines have been positively received by the world at large and many now have high hopes that our lives will now finally return to normal as we knew it1...

Additional Articles

Articles & Publications:

Low,T. C. R & Thavalingam Thavarajah (2014). Employment and Industrial Relations Law Malaysia. Malaysia: CCH.

Low, T. C. R & Thavalingam Thavarajah (2009). Retrenchment Law and Procedure in Malaysia. Malaysia: CCH.

Legal Annotation of the Industrial Relations Act 1967, Trade Union Act 1959 and the Employment Act 1955 published by the Malayan Law Journal (2002)

The Malaysian section in Employment Law Asia published by the Commercial Clearing House (CCH), where he was the contributing editor (2002)

Low, T. C. R & Thavalingam Thavarajah (2001). & Employment Termination Law & Practice: Malaysia. CCH.

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