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Zul Rafique & Partners

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Managing Partner: Dato’ Zulkifly Rafique
Number of partners: 33
Number of lawyers: 59
Number of consultants: 3
Languages:   English, Malay, Mandarin and other local Chinese, Indian dialects

Firm Overview:
ZUL RAFIQUE & partners is a Kuala Lumpur-based law firm formed in December 1999. As a result of significant growth achieved since its inception, it is now a large, broad-based commercial legal practice.

Main Areas of Practice:
Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Communications & Multimedia
Construction Dispute Resolution
Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions
Corporate Real Estate
Employment & Industrial Relations
Energy & Utilities
Infrastructure & Construction
Intellectual Property
Litigation
Oil & Gas
Projects & Corporate Advisory

Banking & Finance:
ZUL RAFIQUE & partners’ award-winning banking and finance practice group comprises a dedicated team of lawyers with extensive experience and expertise in domestic and international financing transactions covering both conventional and Islamic. They also play an important part in the development of the financing and debt capital market.
Key Contact: Loh Mei Mei
Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets:
ZUL RAFIQUE & partners provides comprehensive advice on the law and practice associated with capital-raising exercises. The capital markets practice group has represented issuers, principal advisers, underwriters and trustees on a full range of capital markets transactions in various industries such as insurance, banks and financial institutions, telecommunications, oil and gas, manufacturing, healthcare, real estate and education.
Key Contact: Jerry Ong
Email: [email protected]

Communications & Multimedia:
The practice group advises on communications and multimedia matters, information and communications technology matters, e-commerce, corporate commercial matters, data protection, privacy laws and competition laws.
Key Contact: Darren Kor Yit Meng
Email: [email protected]

Construction & Dispute Resolution:
The practice group oversees arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution methods involving commercial, non-commercial and construction or engineering disputes. Lawyers advise and represent sophisticated commercial entities and high net-worth individuals on issues that may arise during the currency of the project in order to avoid claims, disputes and arbitration.
Key Contact: T. Kuhendran
Email: [email protected]

Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions:
The practice group assists clients to mitigate risks by identifying and advising potential issues affecting a transaction and proposing practical solutions to address those issues to enable clients to achieve their commercial goals.
Key Contact: Jerry Ong
Email: [email protected]

Corporate Real Estate:
The practice group has extensive experience in handling and advising on land related transactions for the corporate clientele.
Key Contact: Tang Ai Leen
Email: [email protected]

Employment & Industrial Relations:
The practice group offers specialised services on a broad range of employer-employee issues including terms and conditions of service; employee handbooks and manuals; collective agreements and trade disputes; disciplinary actions and dismissals; voluntary separation schemes; retrenchment and issues surrounding corporate restructuring of businesses.
Key Contact: P Jayasingam
Email: [email protected]

Energy & Utilities:
This practice group serves industry sectors such as the electricity, water and public works. Lawyers are dedicated to keeping abreast with the current legislative and regulatory framework as well as the core legal issues related to each industry.
Key Contact: Lukman Sheriff Alias
Email: [email protected]

Infrastructure & Construction:
The practice group has built a solid reputation on a strong legal foundation and extensive industry experience. The team has substantial experience in providing legal advice in the infrastructure and construction industry, with projects ranging from residential, commercial developments to multi-billion ringgit oil terminal and industrial facilities.
Key Contact: Tunku Alizan RM Alias
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
The practice group handles all aspects of intellectual property law relating to trademarks and service marks, geographical indications, copyright, trade secrets, and confidential information. This practice group covers registration, advisory, litigation, commercial transactions and IP audits.
Key Contact: Darren Kor Yit Meng
Email: [email protected]

Litigation:
The firm represents clients in the full spectrum of civil, commercial and corporate dispute claims. This practice group also specialises in a number of areas of law including securities and derivative actions, product liability, public and administrative law, media and defamation, insurance and coverage disputes, debt recovery, bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring (including disputes involving Islamic Loan Agreements), shareholder disputes, land and tenancy disputes, environmental law and planning law.
Key Contacts: P Jayasingam, Idza Hajar
Emails: [email protected], [email protected]

Oil & Gas:
The practice group provides a broad range of legal services to serve the needs of oil and gas companies, contractors, service companies, financial institutions, insurance companies and governmental bodies.
Key Contact: Solpiee Hj Sahmat
Email: [email protected]

Projects & Corporate Advisory:
The practice group provides expert advice on a wide range of project and corporate matters including regulatory strategy, licensing requirements, concession agreements, drafting of project documentation and tender reviews, and other projects or construction-related legal documentation.
Key Contact: Khairuzzaman Muhammad
Email: [email protected]

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