Born and raised in Selangor, Malaysia, Thivinia Velu read Law at the University of Liverpool, UK, thereafter pursuing and completing the Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP), a requirement to qualify to practice as an Advocate & Solicitor in Malaysia. Before commencing practice, she has joined Mirandah Asia to gain knowledge and experience in Intellectual Property (IP) Law. She believes a career in IP Law will be exciting, as it is a rapidly growing sector.
At Mirandah Asia, she specialises in trademark law and handles Malaysian office actions. Her role includes advising both local and international clients on trademark objections, preparing written submissions to the Malaysian Registry and attending hearings with local Registrars. She believes her career at Mirandah Asia will provide her with valuable relevant skills to become a distinguished intellectual property lawyer in the years to come.
Thivinia enjoys music, sports and travelling during her free time. She is also renowned as an athlete from her school days. Thivinia speaks fluent English, Malay, Tamil; and Hindi fairly.
- Bachelor of Law (LLB) (Hons) – University of Liverpool, UK
- Certificate in Legal Practice, Malaysia