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Shaun Paulian

Managing Partner

Shaun is a legal maverick

With more than a decade of experience in top legal firms in Malaysia and Australia, and multi-national corporations, Shaun succeeds in providing multi-industry, corporate and commercial advisory and dispute resolution solutions. He enjoys a 97% success rate for all disputes he has handled.

Shaun is qualified to practice law in the UK, Australia and Malaysia.

He is an avid music lover, and has converted that passion to being a leading, regional, Entertainment Law specialist.



  • B (Hons) Law & Criminology / Aberystwyth University
  • Grad Dip. Law / University of Western England
  • Barrister-At-Law / Middle Temple
  • Mediator / ADR Group
  • Dip.Law / University of Sydney
  • Practical Legal Training / College of Law
  • Solicitor of NSW / NSW
  • Advocate & Solicitor / Malaya



  • Asian Legal Business Rising Stars 2022 Rising Star of the Year
  • Asian Legal Business Law Awards 2022 Managing Partner of the Year
  • Asian Legal Business Law Awards 2021 Managing Partner of the Year



  • Comparative Review of the Companies Act, Lexis Nexis / 2017
  • Insolvency and Commercial Contracts, Practical Guidance, Lexis Nexis