Omar Saifuddin graduated from the University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom with a LL.B (Hons) Business Law in 1992 and holds a Certificate in Legal Practice. He also obtained his Diploma in Public Management from Institut Tadbiran Awam Negara (INTAN) in 1996. Omar Saifuddin was called to the Malaysian Bar and admitted to the roll of Advocates and Solicitors in 2013. Through his 15 years’ services with Telekom Malaysia Berhad (“TM”), he has amassed experiences particularly in telecommunications and multimedia work, mergers & acquisitions, foreign investments, cross border transactions. He was instrumental in the implementation of High-Speed Broadband Services in Malaysia as he was actively involved in the initial stage of its implementation including the review of the High-Speed Broadband Agreement with the Government of Malaysia and the drafting of the terms & conditions of TM’s Unifi services. His last position with TM was as Senior Corporate Counsel, Global Products & Services.
Prior to joining Messrs. Azmi & Associates, Omar Saifuddin was a partner with Messrs. Nasira Aziz & Co with specialization in corporate, commercial, property, banking and telecommunications & technology laws. He is currently the Senior Associate 1 in the Telecommunications and Technology Practice Group. He is an experienced telecommunications and corporate lawyer who has more than 21 years legal experience (including 16 years as in-house corporate counsel).