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).

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Mohd Zam Mustaman

Partner

Direct Line:
+607 267 0507

Mobile Phone:
+6012 773 2962

E-mail:
zam.mustaman@azmilaw.com

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Wan Nurul Nadia Wan Yusoff

Wan Nurul Nadia Wan Yusoff

Wan Nurul Nadia Wan Yusoff graduated from the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), where she earned a double degree in Laws (LLB) and Shariah Laws (LLBS).

Before she begins her chambering period, she successfully completed a law attachment program at Messrs Irka Rekhan & Aizuddin, where she gained valuable hands-on experience in the legal field. Her responsibilities included conducting legal research, managing and organizing case files, collaborating with senior lawyers to construct legal arguments, and drafting cause papers.

Throughout her academic journey, Ms. Nadia was actively involved in various leadership roles. She served as the Secretary for a volunteer mission to Sabah and held the position of Director of Public Relations and Marketing for the Asian Law Students’ Association IIUM Local Chapter (ALSA IIUM). She was also entrusted with the responsibility of leading the Grassroot Strategic Team for the Public Relations Office of the IIUM Student Union (IIUMSU) where she focused on engaging with IIUMSU stakeholders at the grassroots level.

Her Master is our Partner, Syed Muhammad Ridza Syed Abdullah. She is based in our JB Office.

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Wan Nurul Nadia Wan Yusoff

Trainee Solicitor

Direct Line:
+607 224 5000 

E-mail:
nadiayusoff@azmilaw.com

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Nurin Izzati Haron

Nurin Izzati Haron

Nurin Izzati Haron graduated from the University of Malaya (UM) with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons.) in 2023.

As a recent law graduate, she stands at the intersection of knowledge, passion, and a profound commitment to justice. Throughout her academic years, she immersed herself in diverse legal subjects comprised of substantial and procedural law. This comprehensive education has honed her analytical and research skills, allowing her to navigate complex legal issues with confidence.

She actively engaged in various extracurricular activities, including leadership roles in student organizations namely, Treasurer and Multimedia officer of the Law Faculty Islamic Student Association, Welfare Officer of the University of Malaya Young Leaders, Secretary of Mooting Club, and a few other leadership roles. These experiences have equipped and nurtured her with effective team management, communication, and negotiation skills which reinforced her belief in the value of a strong leadership role within the legal profession and prepared her to excel in diverse settings.

Additionally, her internship at Azmi & Associates, a prominent law firm known for its excellence, provided her with an unparalleled opportunity to work on a wide range of legal matters. She handled cases in litigation, corporate, and various other practice areas. Her passion for litigation ignited when she was given the chance to be a supervising solicitor during her internship journey. The art of crafting persuasive legal arguments and the thrill of representing clients resonates with her deeply. These experiences provided her with a holistic view of the legal profession and the ethical considerations that underpin it.

She is eager to embark on a legal career where she can leverage her skills and enthusiasm to make a meaningful impact in the legal arena, particularly in the realms of litigation and corporate law. She is also ready to venture into other aspects of law practice.

Her Master is our Partner, Puan Wan Nor Nadia W. Ramli.

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Nurin Izzati Haron

Trainee Solicitor

Direct Line:
+603 2118 5170

E-mail:
nurinharon@azmilaw.com

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Amir Fahmi Annas

Amir Fahmi Annas

Amir Fahmi Annas graduated from University Malaya with a Second Class (Upper Division) LL.B (Hons) in 2023.

As a student, he frequently participated and organised events and activities with various legal and non-legal organizations such as Ombudsman for Financial Services (OFS), Security Commission (SC), SIDREC, All Women’s Action Society (AWAM), and Selangor Freelance.

Amir spent his internship at Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM) Legal Strategy & Intellectual Property (LSIP) indulging in corporate governance assisting the team with corporate due diligence, trademark search, contract reviewing, and drafting internal policies involving IP and Competition law.

Amir is dedicated and ambitious with a strong passion for Cyber, Islamic Finance, Banking, and Corporate law. He is eager to contribute legal expertise and strategic thinking in a dynamic corporate environment. Amir possesses excellent research skills, a keen understanding of business laws, and a proven ability to work collaboratively in high-pressure situations.

His Master is our Managing Partner, Ahmad Lutfi Abdull Mutalip.

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Amir Fahmi Annas

Trainee Solicitor

Direct Line:
+603 2118 5170

E-mail:
amirfahmi@azmilaw.com

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Muhammad Aqil Ahmed Azim

Muhammad Aqil Ahmed Azim

Muhammad Aqil Ahmed Azim graduate from Universiti Teknologi MARA with a Second Class (Upper Division) LL.B (Hons) in 2023.

In 2021, he completed his internship at Rithauddeen & Aziz, a legal firm in Kota Bharu, Kelantan. Throughout the course of the internship, he was mainly exposed to a variety of conveyancing work. He was trained to prepare the necessary documents for transfers and loans as well as to facilitate the smooth transfer of ownership.

During his varsity day, he was an active student. He was part of the UiTM Law Faculty Sports Club where he was involved in various sports and events in UiTM and in other law schools as well. Further, he is active in volunteer work for the development of local students back in his hometown, Kota Bharu.

His Master is our Co-Deputy Managing Partner, Zuhaidi Mohd Shahari. He has passion in Corporate and Commercial Law.

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Muhammad Aqil Ahmed Azim

Trainee Solicitor

Direct Line:
+603 2118 5170

E-mail:
aqilazim@azmilaw.com

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Wong Yan Zhang

Sarita Menon Mohan

Wong Yan Zhang is an alumni of University of Malaya (UM), where he obtained his LL.B Hons in Second Class (Upper) in 2022.

He commenced his pupillage in Messrs. Christopher & Lee Ong and he was called to the bar and admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor in 2023.

Prior to joining Messrs. Azmi & Associates, Yan Zhang has served as a paralegal in Messrs. Kuruvilla, Yeoh and Benjamin and as a legal intern in Messrs. J. Lee & Associates, Messrs. Raj, Ong & Yudistra, and last but not least at the Federal Court where he was attached to the Research Division of the Chief Justice Office.

He is currently part of the Litigation & Arbitration practice group under the supervision of our Partner, Natalia Izra Dato’ Nasaruddin.

His main practice areas are general civil litigation. To this date, he has accumulated hands-on experience in disputes relating to amongst others the following areas: corporate and/or shareholder disputes, commercial and/or contractual disputes, land disputes, debt recovery and public interest litigation.

He is currently serving the National Young Lawyers and Pupils Committee of the Malaysian Bar for the term 2023/2024.

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Wong Yan Zhang

Associate

Direct Line:
+603 2118 5077

Mobile Phone:
+6019 955 8837

E-mail:
wongyanzhang@azmilaw.com

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Natasha Jayasinghe

Natasha Jayasinghe

Natasha Jayasinghe graduated from the University of Liverpool with a LL.B (Hons) in 2017. She then went on to pursue the Bar Professional Training Course and LL.M Master of Laws in the area of Family Law at the City, University of London where she was later called to the Bar at the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn.

Having returned to Malaysia, she pursued the Professional Diploma in International Arbitration where she later joined The Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators as a member.

Having been called to the Bar, she underwent pupillage at Raslan Loong, Shen & Eow in August 2022, where she was exposed to Corporate M&A, Will and Trust, as well as Corporate Litigation, under the tutelage of Loong Caesar. Throughout her pupillage, she was involved in several due diligence exercise, cross-border restructuring of companies, drafting of Agreements, corporate commercial advisory matters, and the drafting of pleadings where she had good exposure to litigation proceedings. She was admitted to the High Court of Malaya in June 2023.

Natasha is now part of the Litigation and Arbitration Practice Group under the supervision of the Partner, Melinda Marie D’Angelus.

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Natasha Jayasinghe

Associate

Direct Line:
+603 2118 5048

Mobile Phone:
+6012 399 2905

E-mail:
natasha@azmilaw.com

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Pushpa Nair

Pushpa Nair

Pushpa Nair is a seasoned professional with a wealth of experience in these dynamic sectors, and their expertise will be instrumental in guiding our Firm and clients through the intricacies of ESG compliance, technology trends, media strategies, telecommunications advancements, and corporate governance.

Pushpa brings a wealth of experience and academic excellence to her role, having graduated with First Class Honors in LLB from Universiti Malaya in 1985. She furthered her legal education by earning a Master’s degree in law from the prestigious University of Cambridge. Her commitment to continuous learning is evident through her Post Graduate Diploma in Competition Law and Economics for Competition Law from King’s College London.

Pushpa is dedicated to staying at the forefront of industry trends, as reflected in her ongoing certification pursuit in ESG Reporting with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and her completion of a Certificate in The Circular Economy and Sustainability Strategies from the Cambridge University Judge Business School.

Pushpa’s remarkable career trajectory began when she was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1986. She has contributed to various sectors, starting with legal practice at Messrs Zain & Co. Following her early legal career, Pushpa made an impact in academia by teaching at the Faculty of Law, Universiti Malaya. She then transitioned to the corporate world, notably as the first Legal Adviser for Fraser & Neave (M) Sdn Bhd and contributed to the establishment of Maxis and Astro within the Usaha Tegas group.

Her commitment to shaping the telecommunications industry was evident in her role as the first Legal Adviser at the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) in 1999, where she participated in critical World Trade Organization negotiations. Pushpa later embarked on an international assignment, serving as Director of Licensing at the Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRA) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), where she played a pivotal role in drafting Licensing Regulations and shaping the UAE’s telecommunications landscape.

Upon her return to Malaysia, Pushpa continued to make substantial contributions as an independent consultant in legal and regulatory matters. Concurrently, she pursued her studies in Competition Law at King’s College, London. In 2015, she accepted the role of Director, Regulatory Affairs at Ooredoo Myanmar Limited, a prominent telecom licensee in Myanmar, before eventually returning to Malaysia.

Pushpa’s unique perspective, acquired by her experiences both as a regulator and an operator, led to her appointment as a member of the MCMC in September 2018 where she served for more 2 years, further attesting to her expertise and influence in the field.

Pushpa Nair joined Azmi & Associates in October 2021 as Senior Associate 1/Director with an extensive experience encompassing Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”), Technology, Media & Telecommunication (“TMT”), and Commercial.

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Pushpa Nair

Senior Associate 1/Director

Direct Line:
+603 2118 5000

Mobile Phone:
+6012 238 0880

E-mail:
pushpanair@azmilaw.com

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Nurliyana Ahmad Zaini

Nurliyana Ahmad Zaini

Nurliyana Ahmad Zaini was called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in July 2023, marking the beginning of her legal career.

Nurliyana completed her Bar Training Course at the University of Law, Birmingham where she honed her skills in Legal Research, Opinion Writing, Drafting, Client Conferences, Civil and Criminal Advocacy. She graduated from University of Leicester with LL.B, where she delved into subjects such as Commercial Law, Company Law, International Commercial Arbitration, Internet Law, Intellectual Property and Equity & Trust. She had also participated in Mooting, Negotiation and Client Interviewing competitions.

Throughout her academic career, she excelled in debating, earning the title of Best Speaker in a number of debating competitions. Furthermore, she has assumed leadership positions in various academic and extracurricular societies. Nurliyana has displayed a deep commitment to international affairs by actively engaging in several international Model United Nation conferences, where she had also been awarded as the Distinguished Delegate. Her dedication to community service is evident through her involvement in Amnesty International campaigns too where she was involved in The Museum Without Home and Rise for Rohingya campaigns.

Her Master is our Partner, Sallahudin Abdullah.

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Nurliyana Ahmad Zaini

Trainee Solicitor

Direct Line:
+603 2118 5170

E-mail:
nurliyana@azmilaw.com

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Jasmine Ngu Tzeh Zhen

Jasmine Ngu Tzeh Zhen

Jasmine Ngu Tzeh Zhen graduated from Cardiff University with a First Class LL.B (Hons) in 2021. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales (Middle Temple) after completing the Barrister Training Course at BPP University, Manchester in 2023.

Prior to commencing her pupillage at Azmi & Associates, she gained valuable legal experience through internships at different firms. During her tenure as a law intern in Shearn Delamore & Co, she was exposed to matters related to Employment Law and Immigration Law. She gained experience in  legal research, drafting legal opinion, as well as drafting both witness statements and warning letters. Furthermore, her internship at Kadir, Wong & Lin Advocates exposed her to conveyancing work. She was tasked with preparing documents for land transfers, from the initial stages to final file closures. She also responded to clients’ enquiries face-to-face, via email communications, and over phone calls.

During her undergraduate studies, she was involved in the Cardiff University Innocence Project, which aimed to help people who claimed to have been wrongfully convicted of a crime. She also actively participated in workshops organized by Middle Temple to enhance her practical skills and knowledge of the law. 

Her Master is our Partner, Encik Mohd Sallahudin Abdullah.

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Jasmine Ngu Tzeh Zhen

Trainee Solicitor

Direct Line:
+603 2118 5170

E-mail:
jasminengu@azmilaw.com

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