LLB (Hons) Exeter
Barrister - Gray’s Inn
Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
Patent & Trademark Agent
Ambiga, a founding partner of Sreenevasan was called to the Bar of
England & Wales in 1980. She had the opportunity to work in two
London firms before being admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of
the High Court of Malaya in 1982.
As senior counsel, Ambiga has three decades of
experience in a wide array of civil, commercial and corporate
litigation matters. Specialising in commercial, intellectual property
and industrial law matters, she has the distinction of numerous
reported cases at the High Court, Court of Appeal and Federal
Prior to establishing Sreenevasan, Ambiga was a partner at one of
the largest law firms in Malaysia. During her tenure, she took on
the responsibility of heading its Litigation Division of both the
Intellectual Property and Industrial Relations Department.
Ambiga is often called upon to speak at local and international
conferences that tap on her expertise regarding specialised areas
of the law.
In March 2009, Ambiga received the U.S. Secretary of State Award
for International Women of Courage 2009. In July 2011, she was
awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws (LLD) from the University
of Exeter for her work in advancing human rights. In September
2011, Ambiga was conferred the Chevalier de Legion d’Honneur
(Knight of the Legion of Honour) by the French Government.
Ambiga was the President of the Malaysian Bar from March 2007 to
March 2009 and continues to be an active member of the Malaysian