Shardha Lim Yuet Ying

Shardha Lim Yuet Ying

SHARDHA LIM YUET YING graduated from Queen’s University Belfast in June 2017 with a Second Class Upper Division. She completed the Bar Professional Training Course in BPP Bristol and was called to the Bar of England and Wales (Lincoln’s Inn) in November 2018.

She was called to called to the Malaysian Bar and admitted to the roll of Advocates and Solicitors in August 2020.

Her experience stems from her time in the UK and Malaysia. In the UK, she was part of the Bristol Employment Tribunal Service where she supported litigants without legal representatives during their hearings. She was also a full-time volunteer at the Bristol Law Centre where she served as an Administrator in the Welfare and Benefits department. She also received guidance and mentorship under His Honour Judge Neil Bidder QC and Leslie Blohm QC in which she had the opportunity to undertake Marshalling duties in both the Cardiff and Bristol Crown Courts. Besides that, she also worked as an Assistant Administrator in Lyons Davidson Solicitors, Bristol.

In Malaysia, she interned at Trowers & Hamlins where she was given insight into cross-border transactions in Banking and Finance matters. She was also a Legal Intern at C.L. Pon & Partners (2014) and J.M. Chong, Vincent Chee & Co. (2015 & 2016) where she was trained in the Sales and Purchase of property in housing developments.

She was also an active member in the Asian Law Students’ Association (ALSA) and United Kingdom & Eire Malaysian Law Students’ Union (KPUM) where she served as a Public Relations and Marketing executive. She was also the Director of IT and Multimedia for the ALSA Conference 2016 which hosted the 16 National Chapters of ALSA from all across Southeast Asia.

In July 2019, she began her pupillage at Azmi & Associates and gained experience in litigation and corporate matters.

She is currently attached to the Mergers & Acuisitions, Corporate Practice Group under the supervision of our Partner, Jonathan Law Ngee Song.

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Shardha Lim Yuet Ying

Associate

Direct Line:
+603 2118 5062

Mobile Phone:
+6011 2711 6213

E-mail:
shardhalim@azmilaw.com

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Lim Sheh Ting

Lim Sheh Ting

Sheh Ting graduated from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom in 2006 with honours in the Bachelor of Laws Degree (LL.B). She pursued and obtained her Master of Laws (LL.M) with specialisation in Commercial Law in the same university the following year. She thereafter obtained the Certificate of Legal Practice (CLP) from the Legal Profession Qualifying Board of Malaysia and she was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2010. She has received several awards for her academic achievement including the merit scholarship from the university where she took up her pre-university courses as well as her law degree.

Sheh Ting’s area of practice encompasses real estate, conveyancing, banking and finance. During her tenure of practice in the legal profession, she handles a broad range of matters including corporate real estate acquisitions and disposals, property development and construction, joint venture, projects for residential land, strata and individual title, industrial estates, commercial buildings, hotels and rural properties, property financing, corporate finance, project finance, Islamic banking, syndicated lending and retail loan matters.

She has been actively involved in undertaking various legal assignments including those local companies to public listed companies and foreign multinationals to offer full range of service and practical advice to the needs of the clients in the property, banking and finance, both from the local to the national level.

Her past notable assignments include:

 Real Estate

  • Acting for a leading private healthcare provider in Malaysia, pertaining to a project for constructing and developing a private specialist hospital(s) located at Sepang, Malaysia.
  • Advising a reputable developer on the Joint Development Agreement for a construction and development project located at Plentong, Johor Bahru, with the minimum guaranteed entitlements up to RM120 million to the land owner.
  • Providing legal advisory to a wholly owned subsidiary of the Minister of Finance Incorporated (MOF Inc.) on a Joint Venture Agreement in respect of a construction and remaining development of a project of land at Rawang, Gombak with the development cost of RM175 million.

Financial Services

  • Advising and assisting with an unrated medium-term notes programme of RM1,000.0 million in nominal value (“MTN Programme”) to be established by an issuer (“MTN Programme”) whereby a few reputable investment banks in Malaysia shall act as JPA, JLA and the joint lead managers for the MTN Programme(s).
  • Handling and advising the contract financing program and revolving credit facilities up to RM140 million granted by a reputable foreign bank to an engineering, construction & property development company in relation to LRT 3 project.
  • Acting as leading counsel for a syndicated term financing of USD1.0 Billion granted by a syndicate of lenders comprising off-shore banks and local commercial banks for the purpose of buying back the equity interest in the owner and lessor of Asia-Pacific’s first deepwater semi-submersible floating production system (semi-FPS).
  • Acting as leading counsel for a financing facility of USD376 million granted by one of the largest financial services companies in Japan to a leading international shipping line of Malaysia for the purpose to finance the acquisition cost of the liquefied natural gas vessels from Hyundai Heavy Industries, Korea.
  • Acting as local counsel for a syndicated loan of USD 315 million granted by a syndicate of lenders comprising off-shore banks and local commercial banks for the development and production of petroleum resources from the Berantai field.

Memberships

  • Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
  • Member of Asia Pacific Loan Market Association (APLMA) (2015-2017)
  • Member of the UK Alumni Network (UKAN)
  • Member of Alliance Française de Kuala Lumpur, French Culture and Language Centre in Kuala Lumpur

Publication

  • Lim Sheh Ting (2007), “Administration under the revised procedures introduced by the Enterprise Act 2002: Past and Future”, The University of Sheffield, UK
  • Lim Sheh Ting and Mohd Rasheed Khan (2010), “Winds of Change in Petronas”, @azmilaw Newsletter Issue Number 24, Volume 4/2010
  • Lim Sheh Ting and Noreeta Mohd Nor (2014), “Acquisition of Property by Foreign Interests in Malaysia”, Asian Legal Business (ALB), April 2014 Asia Edition, Thompson Reuters.

She is currently part of Projects Practise Group under the supervision of our Partner, Encik Zuhaidi Mohd Shahari.

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Lim Sheh Ting
Senior Associate 1

Direct Line:
+ 603 2118 5028

Mobile Phone:
+ 6012 526 1186

E-mail:
shehting@azmilaw.com

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Natalia Izra Dato’ Nasaruddin

Natalia Izra Dato’ Nasaruddin

Natalia Izra received her American High School Diploma from Brussels American High School, Brussels, Belgium and obtained her LL.B Hons in Second Class (Upper) from Staffordshire University, United Kingdom in 1999. She then subsequently obtained the Certificate of Legal Practice in 2002.

Her pupillage was carried out in Shearn Delamore in 2002 and she was then called to the Malaysian Bar and admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor in 2003.

Prior to joining Azmi & Associates, Natalia was a Partner in the Dispute & Resolution Practice Group at Zul Rafique & Partners. She has also served as an associate in Raja, Darryl & Loh as well Zaid Ibrahim & Co, amongst others. She joined Zul Rafique & Partners in 2008 and became a partner in the said firm in 2013. Natalia was nominated as the Woman Lawyer of The Year at the 6th Annual ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2019.

Natalia’s area of specialisation is in general civil litigation. Throughout her practice she has handled disputes relating to amongst others the following matters: banking, probate, land, tenancy as well as tortious claims in respect of personal injury and defamation.

She has acted as both lead and co-counsel in respect of a variety of different types of disputes in the civil courts (at the subordinate, High Court and the appellate levels) in Malaysia.

During the tenure of her career, Natalia has acted as counsel or co-counsel in amongst others, the following cases: –

  • Advised and acted as counsel for a number of financial institutions in respect of both conventional and Islamic banking claims;
  • Advised and acted as lead counsel for a local university in a substantial number of cases involving breach of scholarship agreements;
  • Advised and acted as co-counsel for a well-known bus operator in a suit it lodged against its’ counter-party in a joint venture agreement. Prior to the trial, an injunction was successfully obtained to prevent the counter-party from  disrupting service to hundreds of passengers at a low-cost flight terminal;
  • Advised and acted as lead counsel for a local airlines company in a trial revolving a claim lodged against it by a former service provider;
  • Advised and acted as co-counsel / counsel for a petrol station operator in respect of a nuisance claim lodged against it by neighboring individuals;
  • Advised and acted for an entity in a matter which involved acts of fraud  committed against it that in turn led to lands being unlawfully transferred to third parties;
  • Advised and acted as counsel for a dredging company in a matter involving a ship collision resulting in damage to the claimant’s property;
  • Advised and acted as counsel for an individual sued by a corporate entity on the basis of amongst others, breach of fiduciary and/or directors’ duties. The claim against the said individual was dismissed at the conclusion of trial;
  • Advised and acted as counsel for a communications service provider in a claim lodged against it by an individual for mental distress;
  • Advised and acted as co-counsel for a multinational company in a claim lodged against it by another entity to lift the veil of incorporation vis-a-vis the said multinational;
  • Advised and acted as counsel for a multinational company in a land valuation suit against a local government authority; and
  • Advised and acted as counsel for a trading conglomerate in a suit against its former solicitor for the latter’s acts of fraud and financial misappropriation.

She has conducted various talks for clients and external organisations regarding issues surrounding contractual and/or tortious disputes. In addition, she also assisted in the drafting of the Rules of Court 2012.

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Natalia Izra Dato’ Nasaruddin
Partner

Direct Line:
+603 2118 5024

Mobile Phone:
+ 6012 603 8000

E-mail:
natalia.izra@azmilaw.com

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Mohd Zam Mustaman

Mohd Zam Mustaman

Mohd Zam graduated with LL.B (Hons.) from the University of Wales at Cardiff in 1989 and was called to the Malaysian Bar and admitted to the roll of Advocates and Solicitors in 1993.

Mohd Zam has immense experience in the corporate and legal sector. He is also registered as a Licensed Company Secretary (LS 0009020-2006).

Prior to joining Azmi & Associates, Mohd Zam held several top positions in the Johor Corporation Group of Companies:

1. Property Manager of its subsidiary property and facility management company (1984-1987)

2. The General Manager of its Property & Land Division, the Legal & Corporate Affairs Division and the Legal & Corporate Services Division (from 1995 to 2005). He was involved in a number of corporate exercises and strategic projects with the Johor Corporation Group:

(a) Kotaraya Urban Renewal Project;

(b) Pasir Gudang Town Centre Project;

(c) Corporate acquisition of Damansara Realty Berhad, the QSR Group of Companies, the Johor Corporation Group’s Corporate Restructuring Master Plan, Wakaf An-Nur (world’s first corporate wakaf), the Pasir Gudang First World Islamic Municipal Bond, the founder Director of the Tg Langsat Port Sdn Bhd and the Al Aqar REIT Bhd (world’s first Islamic Healthcare REIT).

3.  Director of Johor Land Berhad, EPA Plantation Sdn Bhd, Harta Consult Sdn Bhd and a number of other companies in Malaysia, Indonesia and India.

Mohd Zam Mustaman is a member of several professional bodies namely:

1. Chartered Surveyor (6547611-2014);

2. Certified International Business Valuer (MAL00059-2017);

3. Fellow of the Royal Institution of Surveyors, Malaysia (RISM)(F4907-2012);

4. Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, United Kingdom (RICS) (6547611-2014);

5. Malaysian Institution of Professional Property & Facility Manager and (MIPPFM) (PM 0430-2012);

6. International Certified Valuation Specialists, USA (ICVS)(MAL00059-2017);

7. Business Valuers Association of Malaysia (BVAM 055-2018).

Mohd Zam joined Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA), the federal agency responsible for the development of the economic corridor of Iskandar Malaysia in October 2012 as Senior Vice President, Business Development Unit. His last position in IRDA was Lead, Delivery Excellence and he left the company in December 2019.

He is also registered as a Real Estate Agent (E-0579-1986) and Property Manager (PM 1339-2018) under the Board of Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents & Property Managers, Malaysia (BOVEAP).

He is currently the Senior Associate 1 cum Senior Advisor for the Johor Bahru office.

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Mohd Zam Mustaman
Senior Associate 1

Direct Line:
+ 607 224 5000

Mobile
+6012-773 2962

E-mail:
zam.mustaman@azmilaw.com

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Chong Han Jie

Chong Han Jie

Chong Han Jie graduated from the University of Warwick, graduating with an LLB (Hons) in 2017. In 2015, he was a quarter-finalist in the inaugural Burges Salmon Commercial Mooting Competition held in the university. He then went on to complete the LLM in Bar Professional Training in London and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2018. Upon returning to Malaysia, he commenced his pupillage at Messrs. Shearn Delamore & Co. During his pupillage, he was largely involved in matters for Corporate/Merger & Acquisitions and Financial Services such as due diligence and drafting legal opinions. He also gained an exposure of work relating to dispute resolutions.

He is now under the supervision of Dato’ Azmi Bin Mohd Ali.

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Chong Han Jie
Associate

Direct Line:
+ 603 2118 5095

Mobile Phone:
+ 6017 – 663 4939

E-mail:
chonghanjie@azmilaw.com

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YM Raja Dato’ Ahmad Mohzanuddin Shah Raja Mohzan

YM Raja Dato’ Ahmad Mohzanuddin Shah Raja Mohzan

YM Raja Dato’ Ahmad Mohzanuddin Shah Raja Mohzan is Co-Deputy Managing Partner and Litigation Partner of Azmi & Associates. YM Dato’ obtained his LL.B (Hons) from MARA University of Technology in 1999. Upon his admission as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2000, he commenced his legal practice at Messrs. Syed Ibrahim & Co. where he oversaw the firm’s civil and criminal litigation cases. In 2002, he went into a partnership and formed a legal firm, where he was the partner in charge of the litigation practice.

On 2nd January 2004, YM Dato’ joined Azmi & Associates’ Litigation and Arbitration Practice Group as an associate and was elevated as a partner of the firm in October 2006. He was subsequently made the Co-Deputy Managing Partner in July 2012 and sits on the firm’s Governance Committee.

He advises and acts as advocate in a broad field of civil dispute resolution, encompassing administrative and constitutional, automotive, banking, bank guarantees, company law, construction and engineering, consumer and retail, e-commerce, energy and utilities, healthcare, indemnities and warranties, infrastructure, joint venture, land, media, sport and entertainment, mining and natural resources, negligence, regulatory, and shareholder disputes.

YM Dato’ is instructed to appear in a wide range of forums, from the Federal Court, Court of Appeal, High Court to arbitrations. He also specialises in the preservation and recovery of movable and immovable property and information, through interim and final injunctions, freezing orders, search orders, delivery and tracing.

His greatest success was overturning an award of damages for breach of contract which exceeded RM1.2 billion. He was successful in the Court of Appeal and prevailed again in the Federal Court. The case involved complex points of law relating to civil procedure. He had to deal with numerous interlocutory applications at the High Court, Court of Appeal and Federal Court, including the stay of enforcement of judgment, and successfully protected his client’s interests in all of them.

YM Dato’ has in recent years been instructed to assist a foreign corporation in recovering specific financial and distributorship documentation against its local distributor through an Anton Piller Order; managing, negotiating and restructuring multi-million ringgit debts and judgments owed by clients to third parties on favourable terms; and preventing, by way of an urgent Mareva Injunction, a foreign-owned corporation from taking high-tech data and computer components overseas. He has also been instructed in sensitive matters concerning issues in the national interest.

YM Dato’ couldn’t imagine himself being anything other than a litigator. In his career, the management and pursuit of victory in complex commercial disputes is his priority, and he enjoys sharing his experience with others to help them do the same.

Below are some of his notable assignments:

  • Represented Tenaga Nasional Berhad at the Federal Court in opposing an application by a company for leave to commence judicial review proceedings on the powers granted to Tenaga Nasional Berhad under Section 38 of the Electricity Supply Act 1990. The Federal Court upheld the decisions of the courts below and ruled in favour of Tenaga Nasional Berhad. Section 38 of the Electricity Supply Act 1990 relates to the powers given to Tenaga Nasional Berhad to disconnect electricity supply at the consumer’s premises pursuant to a finding of meter tampering and to claim for loss of revenue.
  • Appointed as counsel to represent Tenaga Nasional Berhad at the Court of Appeal on behalf of TNB’s panel of legal firms to oppose several mandatory injunction applications for orders to reconnect electricity supply in cases that involve electricity supply and offences under Section 38(1) of the Electricity Supply Act 1990. The Court of Appeal ruled in favour of Tenaga Nasional Berhad by setting aside mandatory injunctions granted by the High Court.
  • Successfully represented and acted for Tenaga Nasional Berhad at the High Court and the Court of Appeal for cases that involved claims for lost revenue as a result of meter tampering.
  • Appointed by a large corporation wholly-owned by the Government on Malaysia to provide a legal opinion on an issue of national interest, governed by the Official Secrets Act 1972.
  • Appointed as counsel by a legal firm to represent the Kelantan State Government in the Court of Appeal and then in the Federal Court in a case that involved the termination of a timber concession contract. The success meant that the State Government was discharged from its liability to pay a judgment sum in excess of RM1.2 billion.
  • Appointed as counsel by a legal firm to represent the Kelantan State Government in the Court of Appeal, to oppose a judicial review application filed against the State Government and the Kota Bharu Municipal Council relating to an enactment that banned gambling. The Court of Appeal ruled in favour of the State Government.
  • Appointed as counsel to represent Kumpulan Pertanian Kelantan Berhad (KPKB) at the Court of Appeal in a claim for the recovery of land originally owned by the Kelantan State Government; the Court of Appeal ruled in favour of KPKB.
  • Successfully represented the Kelantan Darulnaim Foundation (YAKIN) in the Kota Bharu High Court for a declaration that a joint venture agreement was validly terminated. Decision subsequently upheld by the Court of Appeal.
  • Represented a plantation conglomerate in a claim that related to the termination of a plantation management services agreement whereby an amicable settlement was achieved at the Court of Appeal.
  • Represented Kelantan Chief Minister Incorporated (PMBK) in a RM230 million compensation claim filed by a company representing Korean and local entities which involved the construction of the Kota Bharu-Kuala Krai Highway Project. Successfully represented PMBK in the High Court and the Court of Appeal.
  • Represented an established Malaysian manufacturer and exporter of sugar (“the Client”) in a matter of alleged infringement of a trademark belonging to an Australian company and contravention of the Australian Trade Practices Act 1974 and Trade Marks Act 1995. This involved questions of jurisdiction under the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, the Australian Law Reform Commission with regards to International Litigation and the enforcement of foreign judgments under the Malaysian Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgment Act 1958. The robust response provided by YM Dato’ was so comprehensive that the Australian company did not pursue the matter.
  • Prepared a legal opinion on issues in relation to the restructuring of an existing online payment system. This involved consideration and advice on an array of legislation, rules and guidelines, including the Payment Systems Act 2003; the Banking and Financial Institutions Act 1989; the Islamic Banking Act 1983; the Electronic Commerce Act 2006; the Digital Signature Act 1997; the Communication and Multimedia Act 1998; the Computer Crimes Act 1997; the Central Bank of Malaysia Act 1958; Bank Negara Malaysia Guidelines; the Contracts Act 1950; the Consumer Protection Act 1999; the Evidence Act 1950; and the Limitation Act 1953.
  • Assisted clients with drafting protection clauses into their corporate agreements to bolster the protection of their rights in the event of potential disputes.
  • Conducted cases involving Islamic banking.
  • Prepared a legal opinion on a case of defamation for a foreign law firm, concerning a high-profile individual.
  • Prepared a legal opinion on enforcement of a costs order by the English High Court in Malaysia.
  • Acted as counsel and successfully resisted an application for an injunction against a Member of Parliament, which sought to prevent him from tabling a private bill in Parliament.
  • Acted as counsel in the Federal Court and successfully resisted an application for leave to hear the matter, involving a claim for a declaration of invalidity of a law under Article 4(4) of the Federal Constitution.

Some of his reported judgments are as follows:

  • WRP Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd v Tenaga Nasional Bhd [2012] 4 MLJ 296, FC.
  • Ace Polymers (M) Sdn Bhd (in liquidation) v Ketua Pengarah, Lembaga Kemajuan Ikan Malaysia & Ors [2012] 5 MLJ 865, HC.
  • Hai San Ice Industries Sdn Bhd v Tenaga Nasional Bhd [2012] 9 MLJ 242, HC.
  • Yang Dipertua Majlis Daerah Gua Musang v Pedik bin Busu & Ors [2013] MLJU 1398, CA.
  • Majuikan Sdn Bhd v Barclays Bank Plc [2015] 1 MLJ 171, CA.
  • Syarikat Kemajuan Timbermine Sdn Bhd v Kerajaan Negeri Kelantan Darul Naim [2015] 3 MLJ 609, FC.
  • Adil Juta Sdn Bhd v Tenaga Nasional Bhd [2015] 9 MLJ 379, HC.
  • Perbadanan Menteri Besar Kelantan v Syarikat Perusahaan Majubina Sdn Bhd [2016] 4 MLJ 570, CA.
  • Dae Hanguru Infra Sdn Bhd v. Baldah Toyyibah (Prasarana) Kelantan Sdn Bhd & Anor [2017] 1 LNS 653, HC.
  • Tenaga Nasional Bhd v Asia Knight Bhd (previously known as Pahanco Corp Bhd) [2017] 5 MLJ 681, CA.

Serina Abdul Samad

Serina Abdul Samad

Serina graduated in 1992 with an LL. B Business Law (Hons) from Coventry University, England. She became a member of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in 1992 and was admitted to the English Bar in 1993. She read in the chambers of Philip Nainan in Johor Bahru and was admitted to the Malaysian Bar on 27 August 1994.

Early in her career she joined Messrs KM Chye & Partners in January 1995 and underwent training in Singapore with Messrs Khattar Wong & Partners, in the field of conveyancing and banking and later in 1996 in the field of shipping. She joined Messrs Hisham, Sobri & Kadir in 1999. Serina was involved in various corporate and commercial matters, in particular, due diligence work on companies applying for listing on the Main and Second Boards of the then Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange.

Serina then became one of the founding partners of Azmi & Associates in 2000, and is responsible for the development of the Capital & Debt Markets Practice Group and Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group. Some of her most notable assignments include:

  • Advised Pengurusan Aset Air Berhad on the restructuring of the water supply industry in Selangor Darul Ehsan, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya.
  • Advising a Malaysian fund management company on the establishment of a Shariah-compliant wholesale fund under the Lodge and Launch Framework.
  • Advised and provided legal services to Naza Group in relation to the share sale transaction with France’s Groupe PSA in relation to car assembly plant in Gurun.
  • Advising Larkin Sentral Property Berhad in relation to the waqf shares offering of up to 850 million new ordinary shares in Larkin Sentral Property Berhad to institutions and individuals at a subscription price of RM0.10 per issue share to be subsequently endowed (via waqf) to Waqaf An-Nur Corporation Berhad.
  • Acted for Social Security Organisation (Socso) on matters relating to the purchase of a commercial building in Precinct 2, Putrajaya.
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Serina Abdul Samad
Partner

Direct Line:
+603 2118 5003

Mobile Phone:
+6019-270 6196

E-mail:
serina@azmilaw.com

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Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali

Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali

Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali (DJMK) is the Senior Partner of the Firm.  The firm, Azmi & Associates under his leadership is recognized as one of the largest law firms (by size) in Malaysia.

He holds LL.B (Hons.) from the University of Malaya (1984) and LLM in US & Global Business Law from the Suffolk University, Boston, U.S.A (2011). He has also attended a short program on Enterprise Innovation at Cambridge University Business School.

He is an experienced and is one of the leading corporate lawyers in Malaysia with expertise in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, cross-border transactions, project finance, privatisation, energy, oil and gas and foreign investments.

Prior to his venture in private practice, Dato’ Azmi spent 6 1⁄2 years as an in-house counsel of PETRONAS. He was involved in projects of national importance for Malaysia and negotiated and concluded the NGPSA, a major gas development project for Malaysia, in 1990.

His accomplishments as a corporate lawyer are well noted and have earned him numerous awards, and recognitions from reputed international legal publications. He won the prestigious Legal 500 Hall of Fame for M&A/corporate 2020, Distinguished M&A Practitioner for AsiaLaw 2020, International Law Office 2016 Clients Choice Award for Malaysia in Mergers & Acquisitions, and other international publications.

Currently, he is a Director of S P Setia Berhad, Maybank Islamic Berhad, Sapura Energy Berhad, Worldwide Holdings Berhad as well as Director of Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia. He has previously served as a Director of Sime Darby Berhad, Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad, CCM Biotech Duopharma Berhad, Perbadanan Nasional Berhad and Metacorp Berhad.

He was a Director of Financial Reporting Foundation, a Government-backed foundation to facilitate the advancement of Malaysian accounting standard, and was also the Chairman of Malaysia International Franchise Sdn Bhd (“MyFranchise”).

On the legal industry front, he is a Director of Terralex, a Florida-based world-wide network of 155 law firms with 19,000 lawyers within its member firms spanning across 100 jurisdictions world-wide.

On the academic front, he was a Director of a public university, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan and has also served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the International Islamic University of Malaysia for more than 3 years and Adjunct Professor at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia’s Law Faculty. He is also a Director of Yayasan Putra Business School, a UPM-related private university.

He is also a member of ICC Malaysia (International Chamber of Commerce Malaysia) and member of the Panel of Conciliators and Panel of Arbitrators, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).

Khairul Anwar Mohamed

Khairul Anwar Mohamed

Khairul Anwar Mohamed graduated from University of the West of England, Bristol with a LL.B (Hons) in 2012. He then went on to pursue his Bar qualification at the same university where he became a member of Gray’s Inn. During his university years, he was exposed primarily to civil and administrative law, as well as public international law. In his final year, he wrote a dissertation entitled “ Besieger and Besieged: Israel and Palestine’s turning tables”, which analysed the legal statehood of both Israel and Palestine in the light of international law.

Upon returning to Malaysia, he underwent pupillage at Messrs Mohamed Abdullah & Co. where he had a good exposure to civil litigation specialising in personal injury claims. He was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in June 2015 and was retained by Messrs Mohamed Abdullah & Co. He continued his practising personal injury claims and regularly attended courts in the Central Circuit as well as the East Coast. At the end of 2018, he took a year-long sabbatical from practise before joining Messrs Azmi & Associates in 2020.

He now specialises in Tax Litigation under the supervision of Dato’ Azmi Bin Mohd Ali.

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Khairul Anwar Mohamed
Associate

Direct Line:
+ 603 2118 5069

Mobile Phone:
+6012 – 248 5786

E-mail:
khairulanwar@azmilaw.com

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Daphne Sue Suet Yan

Daphne Sue Suet Yan

Daphne Sue Suet Yan graduated from the University of Warwick with a LL.B (Hons) in 2017 and obtained the Certificate in Legal Practice in 2018. She joined Adnan Sundra & Low in February 2019 to undertake her pupilage under the supervision of her master, Ms Gan Kok Ling. She had a good exposure in the department of debt capital market and banking & finance. During the period of her pupillage, she was involved in several due diligence work, drafting of legal documents and advisory matters. She was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in January 2020.

She has a strong interest in the practice area of corporate especially mergers and acquisitions. She is now part of our Senior Partners’ Office.

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Daphne Sue Suet Yan
Associate

Direct Line:
+ 603 2118 5073

Mobile Phone:
+ 6017 343 7588

E-mail:
daphnesue@azmilaw.com

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