Admission

Malaysia (2013)
England and Wales (2012)

Education

University of Nottingham (LLB Honours)
Bar Professional Training Course, Nottingham Trent University

Nimisha has worked with multinational companies and large corporations in manoeuvring intricacies through general litigation, as well as where employer-employee relationships and their legal entanglements are concerned.

Nimisha’s key areas of expertise include commercial disputes, director and shareholder disputes, recovery of debt and loans, employment disputes and advisory, regulatory compliance, advisory on contract interpretations, court sanctions for mergers and amalgamations, advocacy (interlocutory and trial), and arbitration.

Nimisha has been involved in many complex trial and appellate Court disputes in Malaysia, including Industrial Court disputes, and is experienced in handling international and domestic arbitration matters.

Amongst others, Nimisha has handled a highly complex trial for a public listed company at the High Court for claims of breach of fiduciary duties, fraud, and negligence against their former directors; handled and succeeded in a complex trial for an airlines company at the Sessions Court for claims of fraud against their former employees in a covert scheme engineered by these former employees; and represented and handled trial preparation for an airlines company in an unfair dismissal claim involving a fraudulent transaction performed by the claimant.

Nimisha has acted for industry leaders across a range of sectors and industries including aviation, education, food and beverage, information technology, luxury, fashion, manufacture, and water technology.

Notable Work Highlights
Representing a leading Malaysian sugar producer in commencing legal proceedings against former employee for, among others, breach of confidence.
Representing a large American water technology company in an appeal commenced by the opposing party against the High Court decision dismissing his judicial review application.
Representing and assisting in defending an international company against an unfair dismissal claim premised on the company’s decision to conduct a retrenchment exercise.
Representing an advising an international company in defending against an employee’s demand for damages against the company’s subsidiary pursuant to sexual harassment allegations levelled against former employees of the subsidiary.
Handled a complex trial for a public listed company at the High Court for claims of breach of fiduciary duties, fraud and negligence against their former directors.
Handled and succeeded in a complex trial for an airlines company at the Sessions Court for claims of fraud against their former employees in a covert scheme engineered by these former employees.
Represented a well-known wellness company in Malaysia in an international arbitration involving a joint venture with a Korean company.
Represented a leading utilities company in Malaysia in various arbitrations and court proceedings, including injunctions, which involved the supply of chilled water and the interpretation of agreements concerning the same.
Represented and handled the trial for an airlines company in an unfair dismissal claim involving a fraudulent transaction performed by the claimant.
Represented and handled a complex Industrial Court dispute by members of a trade union in respect of their dismissal by the Company.
Advising the largest mainline carrier in the world on the manner in which its employment relationship should be managed with its employees during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown imposed by the Malaysian government.
Advising the largest university press in the world on the law surrounding a retrenchment exercise in Malaysia in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Advising a Dutch beverage company on the manner in which its employment relationship should be managed with its employees during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown imposed by the Malaysian government, and on misconduct and the processes to be adopted by the client in acting against the targeted employees.
Advising a British multinational information technology company and rendering assistance for the preparation of documentation to conduct an employee transfer.
Advised a multinational client on the transfer of their employees in respect of a corporate merger exercise.
Advised and assisted a renowned company on the crafting and reviewing of their sexual harassment and disciplinary policies which would be rolled out to their employees.
Professional Associations
  1. Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
  2. Malaysian Bar
  3. Honorable Society of Middle Temple
  4. Bar of England and Wales