Tan Sri Dato’ Cecil W M Abraham is senior partner at Cecil Abraham & Partners. He obtained his LLB Hons from Queen Mary College, University of London, in 1968 and is a barrister at law of the Middle Temple. He was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1970. He is a chartered arbitrator and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators UK, Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration Limited. He is also a Fellow of Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London.
He has an extensive arbitration practice and appears as counsel in both domestic and international arbitrations. He has arbitrated under UNCITRAL, ICC, SIAC, Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC, formerly known as KLRCA) and LCIA rules since the 1990s and has sat as chairman, sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator in international commercial arbitrations in Asia and Europe.