ZUL RAFIQUE & partners (ZRp) was formed in December 1999. As a result of significant growth achieved since its inception, ZRp is now a large, broad-based commercial legal practice.
Our vision is to provide our clientele with a solution-oriented, comprehensive and integrated range of professional legal services, and in the process, we strive relentlessly to surpass our exacting standards of service. We believe that being forward-looking and dynamic is our strength and our commitment has always been to attain the highest standards in quality, client service and ethics.
Our Practice Areas We have focused our talents into specialised practice groups to maximise the depth of our expertise and experience. Whether you are looking for corporate solutions or wondering about the enforcement of marine oil pollution legislation, you will find the right people of the right calibre, right here. No matter how complicated your problems are, we aim to keep it simple.
Our Awards As a testament to our commitment to quality, our firm and some of the transactions which we were involved in have won awards and accolades:
ALB Employer of Choice 2020, 2019, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 – Asian Legal Business
Asian-mena Counsel & In-House Community Firm of the Year 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 – In-House Community
Debt Market Deal of the Year (Premium) 2018 –ALB Malaysia Law Awards – Asian Legal Business
Real Estate Law Firm of the Year 2018 – ALB Malaysia Law Awards – Asian Legal Business
Asia Deals of the Year 2017 – Asia Business Law Journal
Labour and Employment Law Firm of the Year 2017, 2015 – ALB Malaysia Law Awards – Asian Legal Business
Best Law Firm in Trade Finance 2016 – Islamic Finance News Law Awards – Islamic Finance News
African Deal of the Year 2016 – Islamic Finance News Awards – Islamic Finance News
Infrastructure & Project Finance Deal of the Year 2016 – Islamic Finance News Awards – Islamic Finance News
Malaysia Deal of the Year 2016 – Islamic Finance News Awards – Islamic Finance News
Malaysia Deal of the Year 2015 – ALB Malaysia Law Awards – Asian Legal Business
Debt Market Deal of the Year 2015 – ALB Malaysia and SE Asia Law Awards – Asian Legal Business
Cecil Abraham & Partners was founded in 2015 and is led by internationally recognised litigator and arbitrator, Tan Sri Dato’ Cecil Abraham. The firm is very much a unique boutique disputes firm based in Malaysia with a strong reputation in specialist litigation and arbitration disputes. The firm is frequently engaged in high profile and complex civil, commercial and corporate litigation disputes as well as in difficult domestic and international arbitration disputes. The firm is at the forefront of high-stakes disputes and has the distinction of being involved in numerous landmark cases. Tan Sri Dato’ Cecil Abraham is regarded as a market leading dispute resolution practitioner. Rishwant Singh, Dato’ Sunil Abraham and Aniz Ahmad Amirudin are frequently instructed given their expertise in complex disputes.
Shearn Delamore & Co. is one of the largest award-winning full service law firms in Malaysia with more than 110 lawyers and 280 support staff. It has the resources to manage complex cross-border transactions, projects and matters.
Its clients include multinationals, private equity, government agencies and private clients. It is regularly instructed by and works with international law firms. Shearn Delamore & Co.’s global reach and network include member firms of the World Law Group, the World Services Group, the Employment Law Alliance and other international organisations and multilateral agencies. In 2020, Shearn Delamore & Co. formed an alliance with Drew & Napier LLC from Singapore and Makarim & Taira S. from Indonesia to launch a blue chip regional legal network named Drew Network Asia (DNA) to serve clients who seek legal advice and representation within the ASEAN region in an integrated and collaborative manner. DNA intends to expand soon to include leading firms in other ASEAN countries.
The firm’s diverse experience and interdisciplinary collaborations enables it to provide clients with a complimentary range of skills to meet their needs. It is consistently highly ranked by Chambers & Partners, International Financial Law Review (IFLR) 1000, Legal 500 Asia Pacific and Asialaw Profiles.
Our 2020 Awards Chambers Asia Pacific 2020 Band 1 for Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Employment and Industrial Relations, Intellectual Property and Tax
IFLR 1000 2020 Top Tier Firm for Corporate/M&A
Asialaw Profiles 2020 Outstanding Firm for Real Estate industry sector and Outstanding Firm for Competition and Antitrust, Construction, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Labour and Employment and Tax practice areas
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 Top Tier Firm for Antitrust and Competition, Banking and Finance, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Labour and Employment, Real Estate and Construction and Tax
Shin Associates is passionately driven to provide comprehensive legal advisory services across national boundaries and on international platforms. The firm takes fierce pride in its lawyers’ abilities to recognise unique traits of each client and to create bespoke solutions for each client.
Ariff Rozhan & Co (ARC) is a firm established in 2015 focusing primarily on dispute resolution, led by its principal partners, Ariff Rozhan, William Lim and Christopher Arun. Partners and lawyers in ARC have all been involved in a plethora of cases for local and international clients, involving complex, novel and dynamic issues of law in Malaysia, regionally and beyond.