Our Achievements

2024 Malaysia Law Firm of the Year - Asian Legal Business

1 March 2024
1 March 2024

2024 Dealmaker of the Year (Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali) - Asian Legal Business

2024 Islamic Finance Law Firm of the Year - Asian Legal Business

1 March 2024
1 March 2024

2024 Technology, Media, and Telecommunication Law Firm of the Year - Asian Legal Business

2024 M&A Deal of the Year - Asian Legal Business

1 March 2024
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2024 Projects, Energy, and Infrastructure Deal of the Year - Asian Legal Business

2024 Hall of Fame for Corporate and M&A in Malaysia (Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali) - The Legal 500

31 December 2020
31 December 2020

2024 Top 10 COOs in Malaysia (Zul Adenan Ainul Azyan) - CEO Insights Asia

2024 Ranked in Corporate and M&A, Intellectual Property and ShippingThe Legal 500 Asia-Pacific

31 December 2020
31 December 2020

2023 Hall of Fame for Corporate and M&A in Malaysia (Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali) - The Legal 500

2023 Top 10 Law Firms in Malaysia as part of Asia Top 50 List - Asian Legal Business

31 December 2020
31 December 2020

2023 Distinguished Practitioner in Corporate/M&A (Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali) and Distinguished Practitioner in Shipping (Philip Teoh) - Asialaw Lawyer Ratings

2023 Super 50 Disputes Lawyers (Philip Teoh) – Asian Legal Business

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31 December 2020

2022 Malaysia Firm of the Year in Corporate and M&A, Banking and Finance and Capital Markets - The In-House Community (IHC)

2022 Honourable Mentions in Employment and Restructuring & Insolvency - The In-House Community (IHC)

31 December 2020
31 December 2020

2022 Hall of Fame for Corporate and M&A in Malaysia (Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali) - The Legal 500

2022 A-List of the 100 Top Lawyers in Malaysia (Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali) – Asia Business Law Journal

31 December 2020
31 December 2020

2021 Hall of Fame for Corporate and M&A in Malaysia (Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali) - The Legal 500

2021 Commended External Counsel (Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali) - The In-House Community (IHC)

31 December 2020
31 December 2020

2021 Malaysia Firm of the Year in Corporate and M&A, Intellectual Property, Islamic Finance - The In-House Community (IHC)

2021 Most Responsive Domestic Law Firm - The In-House Community (IHC)

31 December 2020
31 December 2020

2021 Honorable Mention in Banking & Finance - The In-House Community (IHC)

2021 Distinguished Practitioner in Corporate/M&A (Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali) and Distinguished Practitioner in Shipping (Philip Teoh) - Asialaw Leading Lawyers

31 December 2020
31 December 2020

2020 Top 10 Largest Law Firm in MalaysiaThe Malaysian Lawyer

2020 ALB M&A Rankings (Malaysia - Notable Firms) – Asian Legal Business

31 December 2020

2020 Malaysia’s Top 100 Lawyers (Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali) - Asia Business Law Journal

2020 Hall of Fame for Corporate and M&A in Malaysia (Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali) - The Legal 500

31 December 2020
31 December 2020

2020 Distinguished Practitioner in Corporate/M&A (Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali) and Distinguished Practitioner in Shipping (Philip Teoh) - Asialaw Leading Lawyers

2020 Malaysia Rising Stars (Sharizan Sarif) – Asian Legal Business

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Lawyers recommended: (i) Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali (Corporate and M&A); (ii) Ahmad Lutfi Abdull Mutalip (Banking & Finance); (iii) Ahmad Lutfi Abdull Mutalip & Ahmad Syahir Yahya (Islamic Finance); (iv) Melinda Marie D'Angelus (Labour & Employment); (v) Zuhaidi Mohd Shahari (Real Estate & Construction); and (vi) Philip Teoh (Shipping) - The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020

Leading Individual for Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions: Dato’ Azmi Mohd AliThe Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2020

31 December 2018
31 December 2018

2019 Firm of the Year 2019 (Malaysia) for Corporate and M&A and Islamic Finance - ASEAN-MENA Counsel In-House Community

2019 Most Responsive Domestic Law Firm - ASEAN-MENA Counsel In-House Community

31 December 2018
31 December 2018

2019 Honourable Mentions (Malaysia) in Banking and Finance - ASEAN-MENA Counsel In-House Community

2018 Top Leading Lawyers in Asia-Pacific: (i) Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali (Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions); (ii) Ahmad Lutfi Abdull Mutalip (Banking and Finance); (iii) Serina Abdul Samad (Capital Markets); and (iv) Zuhaidi Mohd Shahari (Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions) – AsiaLaw Profiles

31 December 2018
31 December 2018

2018 Highly Recommended Law Firm in: (i) Aviation; and (ii) ShippingAsiaLaw Profiles

2018 Recommended Law Firm in: (i) Banking and Finance; (ii) Corporate/Mergers and AcquisitionsAsiaLaw Profiles

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31 December 2018

2018 Notable Law Firm in Technology and Telecommunications AsiaLaw Profiles

2017 Company Advisory Firm of the Year Award - Malaysian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (“MVCA”)

31 December 2018
31 December 2018

2017 Highly Recommended Law Firm in: (i) Shipping; (ii) Maritime; and (iii) AviationAsiaLaw Profiles

2017 Recommended Law Firm in: (i) Banking and Finance; (ii) Corporate; and (iii) Mergers and AcquisitionsAsiaLaw Profiles

31 December 2018
31 December 2018

2017 Top Leading Lawyers in Asia-Pacific: (i) Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali (Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions); (ii) Ahmad Lutfi Abdull Mutalip (Banking and Finance); (iii) Serina Abdul Samad (Capital Markets); and (iv) Zuhaidi Mohd Shahari (Project & Infrastructure and Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions) – AsiaLaw Profiles

2017 Forty under Forty Rankings: Melinda Marie D’AngelusAsian Legal Business

31 December 2018
31 December 2018

Leading Lawyers: Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali - The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017

Lawyers recommended: (i) Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali (Corporate and M&A); (ii) Ahmad Lutfi Abdull Mutalip, Farhah Hayati Mamat, Ahmad Syahir Yahya & Noreeta Mohd Nor (Banking & Finance); (iii) Ahmad Lutfi Abdull Mutalip & Farhah Hayati Mamat (Islamic Finance); (iv) Serina Abdul Samad (Capital Markets); (v) Melinda Marie D'Angelus (Labour & Employment); (vi) Zuhaidi Mohd Shahari (Real Estate & Construction); and (vii) Philip Teoh (Shipping) - The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017

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31 December 2018

Nominated for 13 nominations on ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2017: (i) Arbitration Law Firm of the Year; (ii) Aviation Law Firm of the Year; (iii) Banking and Financial Services Law Firm of the Year; (iv) Energy, Projects and Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year; (v) Islamic Finance Law Firm of the Year; (vi) Real Estate Law Firm of the Year; (vii) SE Asia Practice Law Firm of the Year; (viii) Managing Partner of the Year; (ix) Woman Lawyer of the Year; (x) Young Lawyer of the Year; (xi) Debt Market Deal of the Year; (xii) M&A Deal of the Year (Midsize); (xiii) Malaysia Law Firm of the Year 2017Asian Legal Business

2017 Ranked in: (i) Banking & Finance (Recommended); (ii) Capital Markets (Other Notable); (iii) Corporate/M&A (Recommended); and (iv) Shipping, Maritime & Aviation (Highly Recommended) - AsiaLaw Profiles

31 December 2018
31 December 2018

ALB Employer of Choice for Year 2016Asian Legal Business

Best Islamic Finance Law Firm 2016 - Global Islamic Finance Award

31 December 2018
31 December 2018

Ranked as Outstanding in: (i) Islamic Finance; (ii) Banking; (iii) Capital Markets; (iv) Corporate; (v) Mergers & Acquisitions; (vi) Labour & Employment; and (vii) ShippingThe Legal 500

Recommended in: (i) Dispute Resolution; and (ii) Projects & EnergyThe Legal 500

31 December 2018
31 December 2018

Leading Individual for Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions: Dato’ Azmi Mohd AliThe Legal 500

Law Firm of the Year 2015: Islamic FinanceASEAN-MENA Counsel In-House Community

31 December 2018
31 December 2018

2015 Honorable Mentions in: (i) Corporate; (ii) Merger & Acquisitions; (iii) Intellectual Property; and (iv) The Most Responsive Domestic Law Firm - ASEAN-MENA Counsel In-House Community

Final shortlist of winners: 2015 FT Innovative Lawyers Awards Asia Financial Times

31 December 2018
31 December 2018

Winner:  2015 Gender Diversity Award for Malaysia in 2015 - 5th Euromoney Legal Media Group Asia Women in Business Law Awards

2015 Employer of Choice Award: Malaysian Legal Market – Asian Legal Business

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31 December 2018

2015 Leading Lawyers: (i) Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali (Corporate/M&A); (ii) Ahmad Lutfi Abdull Mutalip (Banking & Finance); (iii) Noreeta Mohd Nor (Project Finance); (iv) Serina Abdul Samad (Capital Markets); and (v) Zuhaidi Mohd Shahari (Corporate/M&A) - AsiaLaw Profiles

2014 Malaysia Law Firm of the Year in 2014 - Asian Legal Business

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31 December 2018

2014 Corporate Social Responsibility Law Firm of the Year - Asian Legal Business

2014 Employer of Choice - Asian Legal Business

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31 December 2018

2013 Employer of Choice Award - Asian Legal Business

2013 Top 10 Largest Law Firm in Malaysia - Asian Legal Business

31 December 2018
31 December 2018

2013 Leading Lawyers: (i) Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali (Capital Markets and General Corporate Practice); (ii) Ahmad Lutfi Abdull Mutalip (Islamic Finance); (iii) Serina Abdul Samad (Capital Markets); (iv) Zuhaidi Mohd Shahari (Mergers and Acquisitions); and (v) Noreeta Mohd Nor (Banking and Project Finance) - AsiaLaw Profiles

Runner-up winner: IPO of the Year (Project & Infrastructure Finance) - Islamic Finance News Awards 2013

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31 December 2018

Winner: 2013 Lawyers World Annual AwardsLawyers World

2012 ALB Employer of Choice - Asia Legal Business

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31 December 2018

2012 Asia’s Leading Lawyers in: (i) Mergers & Acquisitions; (ii) Islamic Finance; and (iii) Capital Markets and Banking - Asia Legal Business

2011 ALB Employer of Choice - Asian Legal Business

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31 December 2018

2011 8th Largest Law Firm in Malaysia - Asia Legal Business

2011 Leading Law Firm in: (i) Banking & Finance; and (ii) Corporate and M&A - AsiaLaw Profiles

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31 December 2018

2011 Leading Islamic Finance Lawyer: Ahmad Lutfi Abdull Mutalip - Islamic Finance News

2010 Employer of Choice - Asian Legal Business

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31 December 2018

2010 ALB’s Top 30 Fastest Growing Law Firm in Asia - Asian Legal Business

2010 Top 12 Leading Legal Firms in MIFC Directory - Bank Negara Malaysia

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31 December 2018

Leading Lawyers 2010 (Islamic Banking and Finance) - Islamic Finance News

2010 No. 1 of Legal Advisors to Malaysian: Mergers & Acquisitions - Merger Market League

31 December 2018
31 December 2018

2010 Leading Law Firm in: (i) Banking & Finance; (ii) Capital Markets; (iii) Corporate and M&A; (iv) Dispute Resolution; (v) Intellectual Property; (vi) Islamic Finance; (vii) Projects & Energy; (viii) Real Estate and Construction; and (ix) Shipping - Asia Pacific Legal 500

2010 Leading Law Firm in: (i) Capital Markets; (ii) Banking and Project Finance; and (iii) Mergers and Acquisitions - IFLR 1000

31 December 2018
31 December 2018

2010 Leading Law Firm (Construction & Real Estate) AsiaLaw Profiles

2009 ALB’s Top 30 Fastest Growing Law Firm in Asia - Asian Legal Business

31 December 2018
31 December 2018

Leading Lawyers of 2009 (Islamic Banking and Finance): Ahmad Lutfi Abdull Mutalip - Islamic Finance News

2009 Leading Law Firm in: (i) Capital Market; (ii) Banking and Project Finance; and (iii) Mergers and Acquisitions - IFLR1000

31 December 2018
31 December 2018

2009 Leading Law Firm in: (i) Banking & Finance; (ii) Capital Markets; (iii) Corporate and M&A; (iv) Dispute Resolution; (v) Intellectual Property; (vi) Islamic Finance; (vii) Projects & Energy; (viii) Real Estate and Construction; and (ix) Shipping - Asia Pacific Legal 500

2008 ALB Top 30 Fastest Growing Law Firm in Asia - Asian Legal Business

31 December 2018
31 December 2018

Malaysian Deal of the Year 2008 - Islamic Finance News

2008 Leading Law Firm in : (i) Capital Market; (ii) Banking and Project Finance; and (iii) Mergers and Acquisitions - IFLR1000

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31 December 2018

Leading Corporate/M&A Lawyers in Malaysia for the year 2008: Azmi Mohd Ali - Asia Pacific Legal 500 Award of the Year 2008

2007 - Involved in the structuring of Commerce International Merchant Bankers Berhad and HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad’s issuance of RM1bn Islamic Commercial Papers and Islamic MTN’s under the Shariah principle of Murabahah for MISC Bhd. - The firm is a favoured choice with a large number of Malaysian merchant banks - The Asia Pacific Legal 500

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31 December 2018

2007 - Advised on the largest M&A transaction in Malaysia, involving the transfer of assets worth about six billion Malaysian ringgit (USD1.6billion) and on a global acquisition by Candover Partners Ltd of the GBP320 million (USD559million) business of UCB SA - Asian In-House Handbook

2007 Asia’s Top 100 ‘Hottest’ Lawyers in Corporate/M&A (The Movers): (Azmi Mohd Ali) - Asian Legal Business

31 December 2018
31 December 2018

Leading Lawyers 2006: Azmi Mohd Ali - AsiaMoney

2006 Asia-Pacific Region’s Fastest Growing and Most Dynamic Law Firms - Asian Legal Business

31 December 2018
31 December 2018

Deal of the Year 2006: “Sale of Tahan Life Insurance Business to AXA Affin Life Insurance Berhad” - Asian-Counsel Magazine

2006 Leading Lawyers 2006: Azmi Mohd Ali AsiaMoney

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