Webinar on Housing Development Law: Disputes & Remedies

Issues relating to housing development matters is governed by rules of procedure which are intricate and labyrinthine in nature. For those involved in this area of practice may see it as a daunting task that oftentimes requires a herculean effort on their part. The objective of this specialist webinar series is to discuss, among others, on the salient provisions under the Housing Development Act 1966, handling dispute resolutions between purchasers and developers, Management Corporations and defect claims. That aside, the speaker will also highlight about the new norm in resolving disputes between parties.

Dato’ Shamesh Jeevaretnam is an active litigator and a certified arbitrator. Dato’ is currently the President of the Home Buyers Tribunal, a division of the Housing and Local Government Ministry which is a dispute resolution forum between purchasers and developers. Having been in legal practice for approximately two decades, Dato’ Shamesh has represented various corporations and multinationals in contentious and non-contentious matters. His practice has a civil and commercial litigation flavour mixed with intellectual property. He has extensive experience in dealing with commercial disputes and often appears at the High Court, Court of Appeal and Federal Court. He has represented various joint management bodies, management corporations and developers in suits involving late delivery, property management disputes, maintenance claims and disputes pertaining to common area.

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