Representing Meeriam Rosaline Edward Paul in High Court claims against Tun Samy Vellu

IPOH – Goik Ramesh & Loo is acting as lead counsel for Meeriam Rosaline a/p Edward Paul in her claims against Tun Samy Vellu.

Ms Meeriam Rosaline is requesting the Ipoh High Court to declare that she has been in a quasi-spousal union with the former long-time former works Minister Tun Samy Vellu and had been engaged in an alas-matrimonial relationship since 23 August, 1981.

Besides this, she is also seeking for Tun Samy Vellu and his son Datuk Seri S Vell Paari to pay unpaid living costs to her amounting to RM 191,000, which is owed to her when it was cut off since 1 July, 2019.

Following that she is also seeking a one-off payment of RM 20 million as lifetime living costs, besides a monthly stipend of RM 25,000 and also wants a court order for her to be allowed to see the former minister.

At the same time, Meeriam Rosaline is seeking a declaration that she had been cared for and supported by Tun Sammy Vellu for close to 40 years, an injunction against Vell Paari or his. agents where she was prevented from seeing the former senior minister, and an injunction to prevent Vell Paari control of his father’s finances resulting in payment to her being stopped.

“Our argument from day one is that our client is entitled to intervene in this application which if it stands unopposed, is detrimental to her. If we leave this matter to Vell Paari without intervening, then the court would not be appraised with the relevant facts to determine whether Tun Samy Vellu is a mentally ordered person. I believe the court needs somebody who is impartial in the matter to bring relevant evidence that Tun Samy Vellu is fine”, said Ramesh Sivakumar.

Goik Ramesh & Loo’s partner Ramesh Sivakumar is leading the team, supported by associate Narendran a/l Letchiemanan.