Mr Fariz Abdul Aziz > Skrine > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Level 8, Wisma UOA Damansara
Fariz Abdul Aziz photo

Work Department

  • Oil & Gas, and Energy
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Maritime and Shipping Advisory
  • Projects Infrastructure




Fariz is a corporate transactional partner, focusing on domestic and cross border mergers & acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures, privatisations, foreign investment, private equity investments and advisory services. Key industries which Fariz is active in include oil & gas, petrochemicals, power, shipping and insurance.
He regularly represents leading foreign multinationals on their inward bound transactions, divestments as well as domestic operations. Fariz also advises Malaysian entities on their outward investment.
Fariz previously served as a Facilitator for the Prime Minister’s Department’s Performance Management & Delivery Unit’s (PEMANDU) Corridors & Cities Lab, covering the Manufacturing and Oil, Gas & Petrochemical Entry Point Projects in the East Coast Economic Region.


English and Malay


  • Member, Honourable Society of Lincolns Inn
  • Member, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN)


  • Advocate and Solicitor, High Court of Malaya (2008)
  • Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn) (2007)
  • LL.B (Hons), King’s College London (2006) 

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Projects and energy

(Leading individuals)

Fariz Abdul AzizSkrine

Skrine has experience across a range of infrastructure and energy sector instructions, and, with a ‘real insight‘ into the oil and gas sector, it has particular expertise in upstream oil and gas transactions, as well as high-value construction disputes. Ivan Loo and Ashok Kumar Mahadev Ranai jointly head the construction and engineering team, while the ‘terrific‘ Fariz Abdul Aziz leads the oil and gas group, and Richard Khoo Boo Hin heads the energy and infrastructure practice.

Malaysia > Shipping

Skrine has a strong shipping and maritime sector practice, with experience across a range of transactional, contractual and contentious matters. The group benefits from being able to leverage its full-service offering in shipping matters; corporate partner Fariz Abdul Aziz has experience in ship registrations and sales, while Tan Shi Wen advises on ship financing. Siva Kumar Kanagasabai heads up the team and focuses on contentious maritime matters.

Malaysia > Corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Fariz Abdul AzizSkrine

Skrine is frequently instructed on cross-border transactions by both international clients and Malaysian corporates and is particularly known for its expertise in insurance sector M&A and energy industry transactions. Practice head Theresa Chong has expertise spanning a range of corporate advisory, M&A, real estate and banking and finance transactions, while Fariz Abdul Aziz focuses on transactions in the oil and gas sector, Chew Soon Quay has particular insurance sector expertise, and Sheba Gumis is noted for work in the hospitality, healthcare and education sectors. Another name to note is Janet Looi, who handles a range of M&A, corporate governance, and regulatory matters.