Shanthi Kandiah is the Head of SK Chambers, legal and regulatory advisers specializing in competition law, telco regulatory, data protection and cybersecurity. Her competition law practice covers antitrust litigation, cartels, sectoral competition regimes, including merger control. She regularly advises many corporations in sectors such as media & telecommunications, aviation, FMCG, construction, pharmaceuticals and other service industries covering issues ranging from competitor collaborations, cartels, pricing and rebate policies, and compliance. More recently SK Chambers acted as coordinating counsel in the largest enforcement action to date by the Malaysian Competition Commission involving fines exceeding RM200 million. On mergers, recent assignments include serving as local counsel on a multi-jurisdiction merger transaction led by a Magic circle firm. She has also successfully advised on antitrust approval for acquisitions in the communications and multimedia sector.
Shanthi has a Masters in Law from King’s College London. She holds a Postgraduate-Diploma in Competition Economics also from King’s College.