E. ERNEST BALASINGAM


Area of Practice

Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Claims
Employment Law
Planning & Administrative Law
General Civil Litigation

Articles

Prior to becoming a lawyer, he was an hotelier with the Hyatt & Parkroyal Groups where he developed vast experience in operations, compliance and human resources.

In 1996 he joined the firm of Messrs. Gibb & Co, in Ipoh Malaysia where he did his pupilage and thereafter his appointment as partner in 2000 where he developed and managed the Insurance (Motor Claims), Employment & Industrial Relations portfolios and also conducts in-house training for organizations in the areas of employment & compliance. He is a qualified corporate trainer / coach and company profiler. He is also experienced in the area of Public Interest Litigation and Judicial Reviews.

In addition to Employment & Industrial Relations adjudication, he specialises in the right-sizing of companies and also strategizes on separation schemes for employees.

In June 2007 he sought admission to the Supreme Court of Brunei Darussalam and was attached to the law firm of Messrs. K.Lim & Co wherein he set up the Insurance (Motor Claims) & Employment portfolios.

He also has vast knowledge on the Laws of Brunei Darussalam especially in the area of Motor Vehicle Accident Claims, Employment and Companies and also provides consultation and advise on investment in Brunei Darussalam.

With a degree in Physical and Health Education from the University of Toronto he is an advocate of sports and fitness. He is President of the Perak Triathlon Association and Vice President of Triathlon Association of Malaysia (TRI-AM).

Academic Qualification

  • 1986 Bachelor of Physical & Health Education University of Toronto
  • 1994 Bachelor of Laws (LLB) University of Wolverhampton