Corporate and M&A
Practice area/industry focus: Mergers & acquisitions, Private equity/Venture capital, General corporate
Career highlights: Dato’ Azmi Mohd Ali holds LL.B (Hons.) from the University of Malaya (1984) and LLM in US & Global Business Law from the Suffolk University, Boston, U.S.A (2011). He has also attended a short program on Enterprise Innovation at Cambridge University Business School.
As the founder and Senior Partner of Azmi & Associates (with over 80 lawyers) since 2000, he has represented various companies in cross-border transactions involving companies from overseas. Prior to founding Azmi & Associates, he worked with Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) as an in-house counsel for over 6 years.
He is an experienced and is one of the leading corporate lawyers in Malaysia with expertise in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, cross-border transactions, project finance, privatisation, energy, oil and gas and foreign investments.
He sits on the Board of Directors of various organizations including S P Setia Berhad, Institute of Corporate Directors Malaysia (CLG), Worldwide Holdings Berhad, PNB Commercial Sdn Berhad, Terralex (the world's second largest law Independent Network) and is a member of Bursa Malaysia Appeals Committee. He is also a director of Putra Business School.
He has also served as a non-executive director for listed companies such as Sime Darby Berhad, Chemical Company of Malaysia Berhad, CCM Duopharma Biotech Berhad and had also served as a member of Financial Reporting Foundation.
Asialaw Distinguished Practitioner 2021 in Corporate and M&A