Heu Wen Yen

Heu Wen Yen

Heu Wen Yen graduated from University of Queensland with a LLB (Hons) Degree in 2018.

Prior to joining Azmi & Associates as a fellow Pupil, she worked as a Legal Executive in a commodities trading company and was also involved in managing corporate liability regime of the company.

She has undergone an internship with Shook Lin & Bok in the course of her Certificate of Legal Practice (CLP) program. During the tenure of the internship, she has explored mainly litigation and corporate work, where she was trained to carry out legal research tasks and drafted letters. She subsequently joined Zul Rafique & Co. as a paralegal in the Energy & Utilities Department where she gained further exposure in corporate practice particularly securitization and corporate governance.

During her tertiary studies, she volunteered in the Indooroopilly Uniting Church Clinic for Refugee and Asylum Seekers where she assisted in providing explanation on the procedure for immigration applications along with offering support with a wide range of issues including housing, destitution and education. In her final year, she was a tenancy law volunteer student in Tenants Queensland (QSTARS) offering personalised tenancy advice and advising on filing of applications to the tribunal. She is eager to explore various practice areas in the corporate field alongside taxation.

She is currently part of the Capital & Debt Markets Practice Group under the supervision of our Co-Deputy Managing Partner, Serina Abdul Samad and Partner, Moo Eng Thing.

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Heu Wen Yen

Associate

Direct Line:
+603 2118 5061 

E-mail:
heuwenyen@azmilaw.com

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Gabrielle Lim Wai Yee

Gabrielle Lim Wai Yee

Gabrielle Lim graduated from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom in 2020 with Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (Second Class Upper). She completed the Bar Training Course and was admitted to the Bar of England and Wales in 2021. She also completed her LL.M in Legal Practice (Bar) from BPP University, Bristol, UK in 2022.

While reading law, she had represented Taylor’s University Law School in the Novice Arbitration Moot Competition held by the Asian International Arbitration Centre and the Taylor’s Inaugural Moot Competition. She had also completed her internship with Messrs Adnan, Sundra and Low in 2020 where she gained exposure to banking law.

She commenced her pupillage with Messrs Azmi & Associates in April 2022. She started off in general litigation which she had assisted in various matters including professional negligence, defamation, and medical malpractice. She also assisted in a construction arbitration dispute. She then completed her remaining 6 months of pupillage with the Shipping Practice which her previous assignments include assisting in ship arrest, cargo claims, maritime arbitration claim and other non-contentious mandates such as the preparation of agreements and resolutions for corporate restructuring.

Gabrielle had also co-written on various articles that was published in the firm’s website, newsletter, and international platforms. She co-written on the following articles:

  • Circular Economy in Malaysia
  • Benefits of MSC Status Company for Foreign Investors to Malaysia in Technology
  • Civil Remedies for Economic Espionage in Malaysia
  • Carbon Trading in Malaysia
  • World Trade Organisation Remedies in Malaysia
  • Is Malaysia Becoming a More Litigious Country?
  • Total Loss Only Marine Hull Insurance.

She was called to the Malaysian Bar and admitted to the roll of Advocates and Solicitors on 10 March 2023. She is currently attached to the Shipping, Litigation & Arbitration Practice Group under the supervision of our Partner, Philip Teoh.

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Gabrielle Lim Wai Yee

Associate

Direct Line:
+603 2118 5042 

Mobile Phone:
+6016 263 7748

E-mail:
gabriellelim@azmilaw.com

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Ling Shin Ying

Ling Shin Ying

Ling Shin Ying graduated from Cardiff University in 2020 with an LL.B (Hons), class two, division one (2:1) and completed the Bar Training Course (Middle Temple) as well as LLM in 2021 from the same university.

During her degree days, she joined a pro bono scheme that was organized by Cardiff University and Hugh James, one of the biggest law firms in Cardiff.

She was an active student who participated various activities in her school days, such as being a guest speaker for school career week (2021), interviewer for The Times (2020) and mentor in Sunway A-Levels Student Council (2016). She was also active in volunteering work and was an AIESEC global volunteer.

She was called to the Malaysian Bar and admitted to the roll of Advocates and Solicitors on 24 February 2023. She is currently part of the Senior Partner’s Office.

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Ling Shin Ying

Associate

Direct Line:
+603 2118 5170 

E-mail:
lingshinying@azmilaw.com

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Marina Tiwol

Marina Tiwol

Marina Tiwol graduated from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) with a Second Class (Upper Division) LL.B (Hons) in 2021.

She was attached to Mahkamah Tinggi Shah Alam in January 2020 as a legal intern, in which she was exposed to managing the relevant cause papers and documents filed by litigants as well as having the opportunities in closely observing civil and criminal hearings and trials conducted by the Registrars and Judges. During her final year, she completed the 10 sessions of “Anatomy of Advanced Civil Practice Protocol & Advocacy”, a special 30 hours course conducted by YM Dato’ Raja Ahmad Mohzanuddin Shah. This course had developed her interest in civil litigation.

Aside from academic activities, she was actively involved with the International Law Club in UiTM, being the secretary and was also given the opportunity to organise several events that trained her to work with people from different backgrounds and industries. She had also represented her Faculty in several mooting competitions such as LawAsia International Mooting Competition (2020) and Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition (2018).

She was called to the Malaysian Bar and admitted to the roll of Advocates and Solicitors in April 2023. She is currently part of our Litigation & Arbitration Practice Group 6 under the supervision of our Partner, Mohd Wafiy Azman.

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Marina Tiwol

Associate

Direct Line:
+603 2118 5036 

E-mail:
marina.tiwol@azmilaw.com

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Hazwani Kamaluddin

Hazwani Kamaluddin

Hazwani Kamaluddin graduated from University of Malaya with LL.B (Hons) in 2021.

She was called to the Malaysian Bar on 3rd February 2023.

As a home-grown talent, she started off her legal career as a trainee solicitor at Azmi & Associates and was dedicated to Projects Practice Group under the supervision of our Encik Zuhaidi Mohd Shahari and Encik Mohd Sallahudin Abdullah. She is currently a Legal Associate specializing in land-related matters including but not limited to real estate transactions, conveyancing, projects and infrastructure, and construction.

She has been exposed by our Partners in advising various clients namely Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad, Permodalan Nasional Berhad, Kumpulan Wang Simpanan Pekerja, Perbadanan Nasional Berhad, Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan), Sime Darby Property Berhad, Koperasi Co-opbank Pertama Malaysia and Gamuda Berhad.

Some of Hazwani’s notable assignments are:

• Acting as the main legal counsel for three national institutions in a strategic investment collaboration for a sale and leaseback transaction of a high-tech industrial asset in Kulim Hi-Tech Park, Kedah for a total investment value of RM2 billion.

• Acting for the national airport operator for various land dealings including but not limited to the renewal of lease and tenancy for all 39 airports across Malaysia.

• Acting for a co-operative bank in land acquisition of a 14-storey office building known as Menara Naza located in Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur for a total worth of RM50 million.

• Acting for a company owned by the Minister of Finance Incorporated (MOF Inc.) in a land disposal via a private treaty contract to the dispose a charged land in Melaka.

• Advising for a state-GLC of Selangor for an audit review and due diligence exercise in relation to the sand and tin mining operation with its subsidiaries company.

• Advising one of the largest Malaysian infrastructure engineering and infrastructure companies for a due diligence exercise to establish a joint venture company with other stakeholders in developing a hydroelectric power plant located in Tenom, Sabah.

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Hazwani Kamaluddin

Associate

Direct Line:
+603 2118 5064

E-mail:
hazwani@azmilaw.com

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Alfred Tan Hsiong Vei

Alfred Tan Hsiong Vei

Alfred Tan graduated from University of Leeds with a LL.B (Hons.) and was accredited with his Certificate in Legal Practice in 2021.

He was attached to the real estate department of Adnan Sundra & Low as an attachment student during his university days. During his tenure as an attachment student there, he has explored mainly on conveyancing and research work. Furthermore, in 2021, he also completed an internship with Quality Oracle Sdn Bhd, a firm that specializes in Intellectual Property matters. Throughout his internship with the firm, he was given the opportunity to gain a holistic understanding with regards to the various types of Intellectual Property matters.

He was active student participating in various events organized by the law faculty during his time at the university. He is an active pro bono volunteer and was involved with several pro bono events. An example of his pro bono participations is Streetlaw Homeless at Groundswell Homeless Center in London in which he was responsible for giving a speech (under the supervision of a legal practitioner) and provided advice to homeless people on their rights as a homeless person in the UK. Besides that, he also has a passion for public speaking and writing and used to be Vice President of Public Relations of Toastmasters International (HELP University chapter) and the secretary for ALSA (HELP University Chapter).

Some of Alfred’s assignments in Azmi & Associates are as follows:

• Conducted legal due diligence and assisted with the advisory of the proposed sale and leaseback of an industrial asset in Kulim for a consideration of RM2 billion.

• Conducted legal due diligence and assisted in the drafting of a Shareholder’s Agreement, Share Sale and Purchase Agreement and a Share Swap Agreement in relation to a public listed infrastructure company’s proposed majority stake participation in a hydropower dam project in Tenom, Sabah.

• Assisted with the advisory on the structure for a 100% acquisition of a target company by a public listed company for a value of RM258 million which involves the incorporation of a joint-venture company and a special purpose vehicle, the drafting of term sheets and transactional documents, a legal due diligence, and the preparation of a legal due diligence report.

• Assisted in a sale of a piece of land in Kelan Kechil Estate, Kulai, Johor worth RM398 million for PNB Development Sdn Berhad.

• Assisted in the sale of two plots of land which forms part of the Malaysian Vision Valley with a value of approximately RM900 million for Kumpulan Sime Darby Berhad.

• Drafted, negotiated and finalised a Management Services Agreement on behalf of UMW Development Sdn Bhd in relation to the UMW High Value Manufacturing Park in Serendah, Selangor.

• Assisted in the sale of a piece of land in Hicom Pegoh Park, Melaka at the value of RM45 million for Hicom Indungan Sdn Bhd.

• Assisted in providing legal retainer services for an international renewable energy company based in Hong Kong;

• Assisted with the preparation and drafting of the Sale and Purchase Agreement in relation to the acquisition of a 150-acre land in Sungai Petani for the development of an international racing circuit for Motor GP.

• Assisted with the drawdown of RM10 million Tawarruq Financing Facility for a public listed company;

• Handled the drawdown of RM17 million Tawarruq Financing Facility for a public listed company;

• Handled the drawdown of RM3.5 million Tawarruq Financing Facility for a public listed company;

• Co-wrote an article titled: Personal Data Protection Act 2010: Does it apply to Government Agencies?

• Co-wrote an article titled: Legal Aspects of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) in Malaysia

• Co-wrote an article titled: Duties of Directors under Practice Note 17 of the Main Market Listing Requirements

• Co-wrote an article titled: Nature and Trends of In-Bound Investment in Penang.

• Assisted a real estate investment holding company in drafting and reviewing the Tenancy Agreements for three (3) shopping centres in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor;

Alfred is currently attached to the Project Practice Group under the supervision of Zuhaidi Mohd Shahari.

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Alfred Tan Hsiong Vei

Associate

Direct Line:
+603 2118 5034

E-mail:
alfred.tan@azmilaw.com

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Muhammad Syazwan Suliman

Muhammad Syazwan Suliman

Muhammad Syazwan Suliman graduated from University of Malaya with a LL.B (Hons) and joined the Firm in March 2020.

Syazwan advises on mergers & acquisition, corporate commercial, conveyancing and corporate finance and he is part of Mergers & Acquisitions / Corporate Practice Group.

Some of the notable assignments that Syazwan was part of include:

• Advised a foreign client in relation to its proposed subscription of shares in an international courier service company.

• Advised a foreign client in relation to its proposed subscription of shares in a company that provides engineering service to semiconductor based company.

• Advised Russian party on the transfer of its property in Malaysia.

• Advised on investment of a government fund into a company for small and medium enterprises purposes.

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Muhammad Syazwan Suliman

Associate

Direct Line:
+603 2118 5076

Mobile Phone:
+6017 264 2994

E-mail:
syazwan@azmilaw.com

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Fatin Hazwani Mohd Hakimi

Fatin Hazwani Mohd Hakimi

Fatin Hazwani Mohd Hakimi graduated from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) with a First Class LL.B (Hons) in 2021.

In addition to her academic activities, she was also involved with the Law Entrepreneurship Club (LEC) at UITM. This involvement provided her with opportunities to organize various events, allowing her to work with people from different backgrounds and industries.  Furthermore, she represented her Faculty in several sports events, such as volleyball and marathons. Additionally, she actively participated in Gamejaya, a club for traditional Malay music instruments, where she trained school students to play Gamelan.

She had undergone her pupillage at Azmi & Associates under the tutelage of Puan Suhara Binti Mohamad Sidik. She was shortly attached to the Financial Services Department. During her pupillage, she gains exposures to corporate & commercial and mergers & acquisitions works under the direct supervision of our Senior Partner, Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali.

She was called to the Malaysian Bar in August 2022.

She is now a Legal Associate and a part of our Private Equity and Venture Capital Practice Group under the supervision of our Partner, Hassan Shah.

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Fatin Hazwani Mohd Hakimi

Associate

Direct Line:
+603 2118 5043

E-mail:
fatin.hazwani@azmilaw.com

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Fatin Syaheera Mohd Zuki

Fatin Syaheera Mohd Zuki

Fatin Syaheera Mohd Zuki graduated from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) with LLB (Hons) Upper Second Class in 2020.

Previously, she was a Judicial Clerk in the Research Unit, Chief Registrar’s Office Federal Court Malaysia from October 2020 until May 2021. During her service as a Judicial Clerk, she assisted the apex court judges in legal research and drafting preliminary opinion for public interest cases. She also worked together with the Research Unit in legal research and opinion drafting as well as other administrative works.

She was an active student participating in various events organized by UiTM and others such as being the committee member in the Conveyancing for Dummies Seminar in 2018, Novice Arbitration Mooting Competition (NAMCO) in 2017, and the UiTM Mock Trial: Genesis in 2016.

She has passion in Administrative and Constitutional Law. She has been seconded to Prudenz Corporatehouse, a corporate secretarial services company.

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Fatin Syaheera Mohd Zuki

Associate

Direct Line:
+603 2110 5888

Mobile Phone:
+6017 322 4621

E-mail:
fatinsyaheera@azmilaw.com

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Tengku Nazmi Tengku Anuar

Tengku Nazmi Tengku Anuar

Tengku Nazmi Tengku Anuar graduated from the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) with a LL.B (Hons) in 2020 with an LLB Hons degree Class 2 (Upper).

He has previously worked as a Part-Time Research Assistant for Professor Ida Madieha Bt. Abdul Ghani Azmi from 2019 to 2020 where he assisted in research primarily on intellectual property and international trade. Furthermore, he also assisted in the preparation of research proposals and conference presentations on topics related to trademark and patent issues. Beyond that, he also undertook an internship with RamRais & Partners (now known as Ram Caroline Sha & Syah) in 2019 where he was exposed to litigation and conveyancing work and assisted in the drafting and preparation of court documents.

In his university days, he was primarily active in the IIUM student-run law journal, Law Majalla, in which he was part of the revival committee in 2018 and subsequently served as its Editor-in-Chief in 2019. During this time, he assisted students in editing their journal submissions and subsequently ensuring that they were up to the high standards of an academic journal while also helping to organize the running of the journal.

Tengku Nazmi joined the Firm in January 2021 and is currently part of Litigation & Arbitration practice group under the supervision of our partner, Natalia Izra Dato’ Nasaruddin.

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Tengku Nazmi Tengku Anuar

Associate

Direct Line:
+603 2118 5083

E-mail:
tengku.nazmi@azmilaw.com

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