Dayang Roziekah Ussin graduated with a First Class Bachelor of Law LL.B (Hons) from the National University of Malaysia (UKM) in 2017.
She was the recipient of the prestigious Vice Chancellor Award of UKM 2017, Faculty of Law Alumni Award 2017, Anugerah Tokoh Siswa Sukarelawan UKM 2014 and a finalist of Anugerah Tokoh Siswa Kebangsaan 2014. All these were attributed to her consistent academic achievement in securing the Dean’s List Award whilst being a student leader in various legal and non-legal projects and programs throughout her university years.
Upon graduation, she joined the Firm as a pupil in which she was extensively exposed to both litigation and corporate practice areas, having assisted in numerous litigation matters and several corporate exercises. Dayang was called to the Malaysian Bar and admitted to the roll of Advocates and Solicitors on 3rd of August 2018. Thereafter, she has been assisting and heavily involved in a broad range of civil and general litigation matters including contractual and tort claims, tax matters, land disputes, estate and administration, and debt recovery.
On 1st of April 2021, she was promoted as Senior Associate 2 before being promoted to Senior Associate 1 on 1st of April 2023.
Some of Dayang’s notable assignments to date include the following:
• Securing a judgment in the sum of RM76 million and resisting a counterclaim of RM40 million in favour of a statutory body in a claim for breach of contract against a developer;
• Representing a wholly-owned subsidiary of a statutory body from the High Court up to the Federal Court level in a successful application for the counterparty to deposit a sum of RM30 million into Court pending the final disposal of the court suit.
• Setting aside an additional assessment of income tax and penalty amounting to RM8 million in favour of one of the subsidiaries of a Malaysian business conglomerate in a three level appeal process from the Special Commissioners of Income Tax up to the Court of Appeal;
• Successfully representing a company in an appeal before the Special Commissioner of Income Tax against an additional assessment of income tax in the sum of RM850,000.00.
Dayang is part of our Litigation & Arbitration Practice Group (3) under the supervision of the Partner, Abu Daud Abd Rahim.