Shaikh Abdul Saleem
Saleem read law at University of Essex, England and graduated in 1995. Thereafter he continued his barrister’s course at Middle Temple and was called to the English Bar in 1996. Saleem was called to the Malaysia Bar on the 5th of September 1997.
Saleem is a founding partner of SDC and has more than 20 years’ experience in dispute resolution and commercial law.
Saleem acts on behalf of various financial institutions in the recovery of loan and enforcements of security as well as in disputes against financial institutions. This includes work relating to receivers and liquidators. Saleem also acts for various private and public listed companies in matters involving land disputes, construction claims, corporate litigation, quasi criminal matters and other general civil litigation matters.
Saleem is a qualified advocacy trainer for the Bar Advocacy Training course.
James P. David
James graduated with an LLB (Hons) from Sheffield University and obtained an LLM (Hons) from Cambridge University. He is admitted as a solicitor of England & Wales and called to the Malaysian Bar. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb).
James is a founding partner of SDC. From 1995, he has been involved in insurance, shipping and aviation, international trade, offshore energy and has a substantial practise in policy advise, recoveries and defence. He is regularly instructed by general and liability insurers including P&I, FD&D and hull and also acts for ports, off-shore operators and contractors, freight forwarders and commodity traders.
He is a qualified arbitrator and sits on the panel of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Arbitration Centre (KLRCA) and Thai Arbitration Institute (TAI). He is consistently named as a leading individual in his field.