Baker McKenzie

Dispute Resolution Department

Malaysia
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What the team is known for Handles a wide range of litigation and arbitration mandates for a varied domestic and international clientele. Its areas of expertise include IP, employment and Islamic finance disputes, as well as shipping, construction and engineering cases. Handles litigation at various levels, including the High Court and Court of Appeal. Able to leverage the firm's global network to provide a cross-border service offering.

Strengths A source indicates that they are "very responsive with very quick turnaround, and there is a sense of professionalism in the way our matters are being handled."

"They are commercial and take to concepts very quickly," observes another interviewee.

Work highlights Represented Vale Malaysia Minerals in various administrative law proceedings against the State of Perak, relating to its development and operation of a maritime terminal and iron ore distribution centre.

Notable practitioners


Mohamad Arief Emran Arifin
is praised by a source for his "sharp, analytical and commercial thinking." He has a varied practice incorporating corporate and contractual disputes, as well as representing clients in tax disputes and civil cases.