Rabindra S Nathan
Partner, Shearn Delamore & Co
Rabindra Nathan has been with Shearn Delamore & Co since January 1987 and was made a partner in January 1997. He is a graduate of the University of Canterbury, New Zealand (LLB (Hons)) and Cambridge University, United Kingdom (LLM (Hons)). He is admitted to the Malaysian and New Zealand bar.
He is a past vice chair of the insolvency section and of the dispute resolution section of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association. He is a founding member and council member of the Insolvency Practitioners Association of Malaysia. He is a member of the International Insolvency Institute.
He was a consultant for Malaysia to the Asian Development Bank (1998–1999) on insolvency law reform (Asian Development Bank Regional Technical Assistance Project No. 5795).
He has been involved in many of the largest Malaysian insolvencies and restructurings. He was the lead partner for the recent multi-billion dollar Malaysia Airlines group restructuring.
He was engaged as a consultant to the Companies Commission of Malaysia (2015) on the winding-up provisions of the Companies Bill 2015 (eventually the Companies Act 2016).
He recently authored ‘Does Judicial Management in Malaysia Sufficiently Embody a Rescue Culture?’, Singapore Academy of Law Journal, Vol. 32, No. 518, 2020, pp. 518–562.