Lawyer Profile

Goh Ka Im - Partner - Shearn Delamore & Co

Tel: +603 2027 2848
Address: 7th Floor, Wisma
Hamzah-Kwong Hing
No.1, Leboh Ampang
50100 Kuala Lumpur,

Shearn Delamore & Co

Malaysia, Energy & Project Finance, Tax

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Practice Areas


  • Tax & Revenue (Head)
  • Private Wealth & Family Business (Head)
  • Energy, Natural Resources & Green Technology   (ENRGT)




  • English,
  • Malay 




Ka Im advises on all aspects of Tax and Revenue law including income tax, corporate tax, real property gains tax, double taxation treaties, Labuan business activity tax, Labuan companies, Labuan partnerships, Labuan trusts, Labuan foundations, Goods and Services Tax (GST), customs duties, sales tax, service tax, stamp duty, transfer pricing, tax incentives for investments, trusts and asset protection planning. She has appeared extensively before the Special Commissioners of Income Tax, the High Court of Malaya, the Court of Appeal as well as the Federal Court for tax and revenue cases.


Ka Im also advises on available tax incentives (both direct and indirect) and assists clients with other tax related law issues in ENRGT projects.




  • LL.B (Hons), University of Bristol
  • Barrister-at-Law, Gray’s Inn
  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
  • Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore




  • England & Wales (1987)
  • Malaysia (1988)
  • Singapore (1994)




  • Malaysian Bar
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
  • International Fiscal Association (IFA) and the IFA Malaysian Branch
  • Jurisdiction Editor of Malaysia (Labuan) for the International Tax Planning Association (ITPA)
  • Past Chair of the Tax Law Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)




  • Written and contributed to various international publications including publications by the International Tax Planning Association.




  • Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2007-2016) – a “Leading Lawyer” in Taxation
  • Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2015, 2016 and 2017) – a “Leading Lawyer” in Energy & Natural Resources and Taxation
  • Asialaw Profiles (2011, 2013 - 2016) - an “Asialaw Recommended Individual” in Tax
  • Chambers Asia Pacific (2009 - 2017) - one of the “Leaders in their Field” in Tax
  • Client Choice Awards (2014) - Individual Winner for Corporate Tax for Malaysia Jurisdiction
  • IFLR 1000 (2014 - 2016) - a “Leading Lawyer” in Energy: Tax
  • International Tax Review (2013 and 2014, 2016 and 2017) - Tax Controversy Leaders
  • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2010 - 2017) - a “Recommended Lawyer” in Tax