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

Level 8, Wisma UOA Damansara

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)
  • Adjunct Lecturer for Universiti Teknologi Petronas


  • 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 > Shipping

Skrine’s shipping practice is jointly led by Siva Kumar Kanagasabai who handles contentious matters and enforcement of ship mortgages under conventional and Islamic facilities; and Fariz Abdul Aziz who advises on the full range of non-contentious matters from ship registration to structuring. The team has seen an increase in cases involving the use of securities against cargo and vessels, and matters arising from the insolvency of shipping and oil trading businesses.

Malaysia > Corporate and M&A

(Leading individuals)

Fariz Abdul AzizSkrine

To’ Puan Janet Looi leads Skrine‘s corporate division, which frequently handles high-value domestic and cross-border transactions including joint ventures, acquisitions, takeovers and inbound direct investment. Fariz Abdul Aziz  brings expertise in corporate restructurings, as well as sector experience in the oil and gas, renewables, manufacturing and financial services industries. Consultant Theresa Chong  specialises in advising multinational clients looking to invest into Malaysia and cross-border loans against Malaysian assets. Other key areas of work for the firm include compliance advice, corporate liability provisions, corporate governance and regulatory work.

Malaysia > Projects and energy

(Leading individuals)

Fariz Abdul AzizSkrine

Skrine advises on matters across the energy spectrum, including renewable energy as well as upstream and downstream oil and gas, petrochemicals, energy management, electricity and gas transmission. Fariz Abdul Aziz heads the oil and gas practice and focuses on transactional and corporate matters. Richard Khoo Boo Hin has extensive experience in large scale projects, particularly in the power and infrastructure sectors, across the entire project life cycle.