Mrs. Saraswathy Shirke Deo (Sara Deo) is the Founder and Principal of the firm. She commenced her career as principal lecturer in law in late 90s. Her extensive experience in legal academia helped accentuate the internalisation of the need for:
in-depth knowledge of the law;
meticulous and thorough research;
conversancy with recent developments of the law.
We ensure progressive refining of skills and knowledge because you can’t practice what you are not familiar with.
We stay responsive and accessible. Be it a straight forward action in the lower court or a complex high stakes litigation, you will receive the attention of the most senior person of the firm in every aspect of your case.
At Sara Deo & Co, we hold professional integrity close to our hearts. You can expect an honest, straightforward evaluation of the merits of your case. You will receive a clear assessment of the costs and risks involved. We assure you that you will be informed about your case and its progress every step of the way.
Civil Fraud Detection & Prevention
Corporate & Commercial Disputes
Employment & Industrial Relations Disputes
High-rise & Landed Strata Residents’ Disputes
Judicial Review of Administrative Actions
Mrs. Saraswathy Shirke Deo,
Founder & Principle
LLB (Hons) London, CLP, MBA (Delhi),
Cert [edX] Harvard Law School
The Founder and Principal of the firm, commenced her career as law lecturer in late 90s, after she was
awarded an LLB (Hons) by University of London. She was the
youngest law lecturer of the college at that time. Her good
credentials, depth of knowledge in law and articulacy earned her
the position of Principal Lecturer in Law for the Law of Tort and
Constitutional & Administrative Law. She lectured in several local
colleges and private universities over the years. Upon leaving
academia in 2007, she held advisory positions in Malaysian
companies abroad. A year after her return to Malaysia in 2012,
she was called to the Malaysian Bar. She worked as a junior
associate with leading litigators and a former apex court
judge/consultant; assisting in both first instance trials and
appellate matters. She ventured to work in large firms and full
service small firms to handle litigation files independently,
gaining a wide range of exposure to sharpen the saw.
Her publications related to our practice areas:
“Professional Negligence in the Construction Industry”  2 MLJ clxii
“The Nexus Between a ‘Predatory’ State of Mind and Unconscionable Dealings”  5 MLJ cxxxviii
“An Essential Guide to the Recent Amendments Introduced to the Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents and Property Managers Act 1981”  1 MLJ xliii
“Disclosing Personal Data of Covid19 Patients to Other Residents - A Discussion on Management Corporation’s Powers or the Lack of it”  1 MLJ cc
In her personal life, Sara Deo is a dedicated mother of her son; Dilan Singh Deo and a loving wife to an amazing husband; Rashpal Singh Deo whom she loves and adores. She loves classical Hindustani music, she is a mediocre sitar player and an awful singer. She speaks 5 languages very fluently. She enjoys nature and travelling to scenic natural attractions.