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14TH FLOOR, MENARA KECK SENG, 203 JALAN BUKIT BINTANG, 55100 KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
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Work +60 3 2118 5000
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Fax +60 3 2118 5111
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Web:
www.azmilaw.com

Malaysia

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Azmi & Associates

Azmi & Associates’ practice is led by Ahmad Lutfi Abdull Mutalip and includes Noreeta Mohd Nor, Farhah Hayati Mamat and Ahmad Syahir Yahya. The firm acts for a broad range of domestic and international clients in a variety of transactions.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 4

Azmi & Associates

Highlights for Azmi & Associates’ team included advising clients on share issuances and the private placement of bonds. Serina Abdul Samad is the key name.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Azmi & Associates

Azmi & Associates’ team advised the shareholders of a food and beverage company on the sale of a 40% shareholding to a Japanese buyer, and assisted Bemis Company with the $79m acquisition of SteriPack’s shares and assets. Senior partner Azmi Mohd Ali is highly regarded.

Leading individuals

Azmi Mohd Ali - Azmi & Associates

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Dispute resolution
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Azmi & Associates

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Islamic finance
Islamic finance - ranked: tier 2

Azmi & Associates

Key figures at Azmi & Associates include managing partner Ahmad Lutfi Abdull Mutalip and Farhah Hayati Mamat. The firm advised banks on the grant of high–value Islamic facilities, and also drafted hire purchase Islamic–standard loan financing documents for SME Bank.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 3

Azmi & Associates

Senior associate Melinda Marie D’Angelus heads Azmi & Associates’ employment practice, which represents employees and employers in disputes, and provides advisory services.

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Projects and energy
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Azmi & Associates

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Azmi & Associates

At Azmi & Associates, Zuhaidi Mohd Shahari advised UEM Sunrise on its collaboration with Mulpha International for the proposed development of 38 pieces of land.

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Shipping
Shipping - ranked: tier 3

Azmi & Associates

Philip Teoh’s team at Azmi & Associates handles a broad range of non–contentious matters. On the contentious side, Teoh defended Syarikat Borcos Shipping against a $1m ship management case and represented Westports Malaysia in a negligence claim brought by an insurance company.

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Malaysia

Offices in Kuala Lumpur

Legal Developments by:
Azmi & Associates

  • Malaysian Corporations Making Headway in the Global M&A Scene

    Malaysian companies continue to make waves internationally by acquiring large companies abroad. Leveraging on the European debt crisis and the weak dollar, these companies have boldly made their mark on a global scale with impressive deals. Cross-border acquisitions are increasing trend in the Asian economic hot spots, with companies in China and India spearheading it. The consistently strong uptrend in foreign acquisitions and the increasing success of the same by China and India for the past few years has spurred growing interests of Southeast Asian companies to extend their reach to other continents.
    - Azmi & Associates

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