Shanthi Kandiah is the head of SK Chambers, legal and regulatory advisers specialising in competition law, telco regulatory, data protection and cybersecurity. Her competition law practice covers cartels, sectoral competition laws, including merger control. She regularly advises many corporations in sectors such as insurance, media and telecommunications, aviation, FMCG, construction, pharmaceuticals and other service industries covering issues ranging from competitor collaborations, cartels, pricing and rebate policies, and compliance. Noteworthy recent assignments include defending clients in a cartel allegation (involving highest proposed fines to date in Malaysia), advising on a full-function joint venture in the aviation services sector and successfully securing a no-objection letter for an acquisition in the communications and multimedia industry. Shanthi has a master’s in law from King’s College London. She holds a postgraduate diploma in competition economics, also from King’s College, London.