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The Legal 500 is the definitive guide to the legal profession and each year its researchers undertake stringent research into the industry. The independent guide recommends law firms for their expertise by ranking them in tiers and also highlights any outstanding legal professionals.
In the 2016 edition, Azmi & Associates has received commendations when it clinched a higher position in this yearâ€™s ranking. The 2016 edition of the Legal 500 ranks Azmi & Associates as outstanding in the following practice areas: Islamic Finance, Banking, Capital Markets, Corporate, Merger & Acquisition, Labour & Employment and Shipping as well as recommending two other practice areas namely Dispute Resolution, Projects & Energy, with 53 associates and 15 partners across the firm.
Our Senior Partner who is also the leading individual for Corporate, Mergers & Acquisition, Datoâ€™ Azmi Mohd Ali believes that, the firmâ€™s impressive achievements 2016 has certainly created a positive impetus for the firm to drive forward as the firm has set its sights to further place itself in a better position among the top 10 largest law firms in Malaysia.
Our Islamic Finance and Banking departments which was recognized with second tier rankings is led by the managing partner Mr. Ahmad Lutfi Abdull Mutalip and Ms. Farhah Hayati Mamat. The firm advises banks on the grant of highâ€“value Islamic facilities, drafts hire purchase Islamicâ€“standard loan financing documents and also acts for a broad range of domestic and international clients in a variety of transactions.
Together in second tier rankings, Real Estate & Construction department led by Mr. Zuhaidi Mohd Shahari advised clients on synergetic collaborations and various major types of construction-development transaction throughout Malaysia in year 2016. Meanwhile, the work of Labour and Employment, Corporate, Mergers & Acquisition and Shipping team was recognized with a third tier ranking.
Azmi & Associates will strive to ensure that the firm will strengthen its position as a leading corporate law firm in Malaysia.