Daphne’s areas of practice includes corporate and commercial litigation, admiralty and maritime law, and land reference proceedings. Her current portfolio focuses on corporate litigation particularly shareholders’ disputes and breach of directors’ duties.

She has extensive experience acting for leading commercial and financial institutions and public listed companies on court-sanctioned mergers and capital reduction exercises, international shipping companies in shipping and admiralty matters (including ship arrests), and for international and domestic companies on a diverse range of disputes.

She also undertakes advisory work and regularly appears at various levels of the Malaysian courts for hearings, trials and appeals.

In Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific, Daphne is listed as a Future Star in Commercial and Transactions and Shipping. In Chambers Asia-Pacific, clients note that she “stands out for her competent work in the drafting and presentation of the legal arguments in a clear and persuasive manner.

Daphne joined the Firm in 2011 and has been a partner since 2013.