Azmi & Associates

Azmi & Associates Receives National Tier Rankings by The Legal 500

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The rankings are based on a series of criteria, this simply means The Legal 500 highlight the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. The rankings published by The Legal 500 are based on the feedbacks from 300,000 clients worldwide, reviews submitted by law firms and leading private practice lawyers from different countries, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal industry.

In 2019, The Legal 500 has highly recognized Azmi & Associates in seven (7) practice areas in Malaysia. Islamic Finance and Real Estate and Construction has been recognized in the Tier 2 Rank. The four other major practices which are Banking and Finance, Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions, Labour and Employment and Shipping has been recognized in the Tier 3 Rank and last but not least Projects and Energy also categorized in the Tier 4 Rank.

The Real Estate and Construction team is led by our Partner, Zuhaidi Mohd Shahari. Previously, he advised UTM Holdings on its tenancy agreement with Elite Pro Bowling, as well as assisting it with various other tenancy, service and operation agreements. Meanwhile the Islamic Finance is headed by our Managing Partner, Ahmad Lutfi Abdull Mutalip who is the leading Islamic Finance Lawyer.

This recognition reflects the high level of respect the Firm has earned among other leading lawyers and clients in the same communities practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity.

Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali, the Firm’s Senior Partner, has also been greatly recognized as a market-leading lawyer in Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions due to his role as the head of practice and management of the Firm as well as his outstanding record of client service.

He was also appointed to the Board of Directors of Terralex which is a network of selected leading law firms that serve international clients and the international needs of local clients through collaboration with Terralex member firms.

Based on research by the Asia Business Law Journal, Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali was also listed in Malaysia’s top 100 lawyers together with other prominent legal figures in Malaysia.

Azmi & Associates strives to deliver the most cutting edge and innovative advice to our clients. We believe in enhancing our lawyers’ knowledge, skills, and responsiveness to become successful professionals. We are committed to advancing our clients’ objectives and finding practical solutions to complex legal challenges.