Azmi & Associates Appoints 2 New Partners – M. Inamul Hassan Shah & Mohd Wafiy Azman

Azmi & Associates is pleased to announce the elevation of Muhammad Inamul Hassan Shah and Mohd Wafiy Azman to the partnership effective 1 September 2022, bringing the number of Partners to 23.

Muhammad Inamul Hassan ShahMuhammad Inamul Hassan Shah
M&A, Private Equity
Mohd Wafiy AzmanMohd Wafiy Azman
Litigation & Arbitration
Inamul Hassan Shah graduated from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) with LL.B First Class (Hons) in 2015.

Hassan Shah was the recipient of the Best Student (Academic) Award from IIUM and the Best Student award for the subjects of Evidence, Criminal Procedure and Islamic Banking. Throughout the term of his education, Hassan Shah was selected to assist academician on research for areas of Competition Law and Anti-Trust, with an emphasis on the financial sector.

Hassan Shah was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in February 2016 and he joined the Firm in January 2017 under the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Group.

Prior to joining the Firm, he gained experience in various areas of law, which included employment, litigation, advisory works and drafting of legal documents. During that period, he has assisted in trials and hearings in all levels of Courts in Peninsular Malaysia including Industrial and Labour Courts.

Hassan Shah is currently managing a unit of M&A & Private Equity Practice Groups, with a total of three (3) lawyers reporting to him.

Mohd Wafiy graduated from International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) with LL.B (Hons) in 2015.

He was called to the Malaysian Bar and admitted to the roll of Advocates and Solicitors on 29 April 2016.

In April 2015, he joined Messrs. Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill to undertake his pupillage and was thereafter retained as an associate under Banking, Insolvency and Corporate Dispute Department.

His primary area of practice is commercial dispute resolution, emphasis on banking and insolvency related matters. Since 2015, Wafiy has been involved in a wide range of contentious banking litigation/insolvency matters for local and international financial institutions and has gained significant experience in dealing with both Conventional and Islamic financing matter.

Wafiy is also a contributor to the Malaysian Civil Procedure (Sweet & Maxwell Asia, 2018 edition).

He joined the Firm on 18 December 2018 and is now part of our Litigation & Arbitration Practice Group.

1st September 2022, marks the Firm’s 22nd anniversary of its establishment. The Firm would like to thank the previous and current members of the Firm, for their effort, hard work, dedication, and contribution to the Firm’s development. The Firm believes that the continued success of any organisation depends on the ongoing efforts of its employees.

The Firm is committed to attracting, nurturing, and keeping excellent talent while also enhancing their professional development, as illustrated by the promotions of the new partners.

We are grateful to our young leaders for their dedication and effort!

Corporate Communications
Azmi & Associates

7 September 2022

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