Taylor's Law School
Dato' Mahadev Shankar
Barrister of Law of the Inner Temple
Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
Guest Lectures/ Plenary Papers Delivered
Attended numerous legal conferences both locally and internationally. In many of these he has been the keynote speaker.
Visiting professor to the University of Malaya in 1998.
Honorary Visiting Professor in Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Associate of the College of Law in Sydney, Australia for their course on Advocacy for post graduate students.
Awards & Honours
1969 : Member of the National Goodwill Council
1971 : Royal Commissioner for the Reform of the Laws of Marriage and Divorce in Malaysia
Member of the Legal Profession Qualifying Board established under the Legal Profession Act
1998 : Member of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Injuries sustained by Dato Seri Anwar Ibrahim whilst in police custody
The founder president of the Medico-Legal Society of Malaysia
President of the Astronomical Society of Malaysia
Vice-President of Zoo Negara for many years
1999 – 2001: One of the founder members of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia and was thereafter nominated as its representative as Jurist in the Asia Pacific Forum until 2006
2005 : A Paul Harris Fellow in Rotary International and Chairman of the Gandhi Memorial Trust
An Honorary Fellow of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators
1961 – 1983 : Partner in Shearn Delamore & Co. During this period he was actively engaged in general litigation
International Society for Language Studies (Reviewer of journal papers)
1975 – 1983 : Board Member of several public companies including Malaysian Airlines System Bhd
August 1983 : Judge of the High Court of Malaya
1994 : Judge of the Court of Appeal
1997 : Member of the Malaysian Bar Council for many years
Legal Consultant in Zaid Ibrahim & Co.
Active in the field of Domestic and International Arbitration
Registered Panel member in the Regional Centre of Arbitration Kuala Lumpur and in the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.
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