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About Shin Associates

Shin Associates was formed in 1 September 2008 as a sole proprietorship. Since then, it has grown to be a firm passionately driven to provide comprehensive legal advisory services of integrity and commercial edge, across national boundaries and on international platforms.

The firm takes fierce pride in its lawyers’ abilities to recognise unique traits of each client and to create bespoke solutions to ensure clients obtain legal support of the highest quality.

Corporate social responsibility also plays a large role in the firm’s belief, which is manifest in the firm providing pro bono legal services to various members of the performing arts industry in Malaysia in its efforts to assist the Malaysian government in helping to build and develop the Malaysian performing arts sector.

The firm’s reputation speaks for itself and to-date, Shin Associates has enjoyed the following awards and nominations:

  • Leading law firm for TMT matters in Malaysia as ranked by Legal 500 that “leaves clients ‘very pleased’ with its ‘supportive’ service; it is ‘extremely knowledgeable’, and ‘its experience in the creative and media industries serves it well’”;
  • Entertainment Law Firm of the Year in Malaysia for 2017 by Global Law Experts;
  • Nominated as the Transactional Boutique Law Firm of the year and TMT Law Firm of the year for the Asia Legal Business Awards 2019;
  • Nominated as the Transactional Boutique Law Firm of the Year for the South East Asia Law Awards 2019;
  • Ranked on Media Law International’s publication;
  • Listed on the Legal 500 since 2014; and
  • Ranked by Chambers & Partners as a recognised practitioner.