Izzat Zamri commenced his practice at Kadir Andri & Partners in 2012. He joined Azmi & Associates as a partner in August 2023. Prior to joining Azmi & Associates, he was a partner at Tan Norizan & Associates from the year 2019 and at K K Lim from the year 2020.
Izzat’s area of practice is civil litigation and his focused area is corporate and commercial disputes. His work covers contractual and tortious claims, commercial and construction disputes as well as defamation. He has represented clients in numerous disputes involving claims of fraudulent transactions, breach of fiduciary duties, negligence and infringement of intellectual property. He has acted as counsel in complex land acquisitions disputes including land reference, judicial review and appeal, contentious banking litigation and industrial relations. He represents a wide range of clients including public listed companies, government agencies, private entities and individual clients. He has significant advocacy experience before the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the Federal Court.
Apart from court litigation, he also represents clients in mediation and adjudication under the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012. Despite being a litigator himself, he is passionate about the other means of dispute resolutions especially private mediation.
His inclination towards litigation practice started early. Back in law school, he actively participated in various moot court competitions at the national and international levels including Maritime Law Moot Court Competition (Sydney, 2010), Philip C. Jessup Moot Court Competition (2010), LAWASIA International Moot Court Competition (2010) and International Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition (2009). Izzat was among 5 Malaysian students awarded with the Bursa Malaysia Scholarship Award for the year 2007.
Now, he is frequently invited to judge moot court competitions at national and international levels including Vis East Moot (Hong Kong, 2022 to 2023) and AIAC Pre-Moot for Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (2020 to 2023). He was the Moot Director of the Thomas Philip Novice Arbitration Mooting Competition twice in 2016 and 2018.
Izzat is very passionate about the development of the law.