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ZUL RAFIQUE & partners (ZRp) is a Kuala Lumpur-based law firm that 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.

The firm is led by its founder and Managing Partner, Dato' Zulkifly Rafique who also spearheads the Corporate Department.

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Our vision is to provide our clientele with a solutions-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.

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Jul 24 2020 |

Announcement

Webinar on Managing Disciplinary Cases in a WFH Culture

Our Employment & Industrial Relations partner, Ms Wong Keat Ching, will speak at the webinar on “Managing Disciplinary Cases in a WFH Culture” hosted by IR Law on Wednesday, 29 July 2020 from 2.30-3.30pm.

Jul 29 2020 |

Covid-19

PRIHATIN (Extension of Targeted Loan Moratorium and Bank Assistance)

The Malaysian Government has announced a targeted extension of moratorium for loan repayments and bank assistance on 29 July 2020. This is an initiative by the Government to relieve the burden of individuals affected by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jul 21 2020 |

Announcement

MSLSSL Employment Virtual Conference 2020 COVID-19: Coping with New Realm of Realities

Our Employment & Industrial Relations partner, Ms Wong Keat Ching is one of the panel speakers to speak on the topic of “Workforce Reduction, Business Sustainability and The Way Forward”, one of six sessions at the Malaysian Society for Labour and Social Security Law (MSLSSL) Employment Virtual Conference 2020 organised by MSLSSL in partnership with the Malaysian Current Law Journal (CLJ).

Jul 07 2020 |

Articles

Article: Registration and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards in Malaysia: Which Do You Register – The Entire Award or Just The ‘Dispositive’ Portion of The Award?

In March 2020, the Federal Court in the case of Siemens Industry Software Gmbh & Co Kg (Germany) (formerly known as Innotec Gmbh) v Jacob and Toralf Consulting Sdn Bhd (formerly known as Innotec Asia Pacific Sdn Bhd) (Malaysia) & Ors [2020] MLJU 363 (the ‘Case’) decided on whether, in an application for registration and enforcement of an arbitral award under section 38 of the Arbitration Act 2005 as a judgement of the High Court of Malaya only relates to the dispositive portions of the award and not the entire award.

Jul 01 2020 |

Articles

Article: Fixed-Term Contracts and The Liability of Companies as A Group

Businesses operating as groups may no longer rely on the principle of ‘separate legal entity” as the Industrial Courts may lift the corporate veil to decide who is the true ‘employer’ in a claim. In this article, we examine the facts, issues and ruling in the case of Ahmad Zahri bin Mirza Abdul Hamid v AIMS Cyberjaya Sdn Bhd [2020] MLJU 595 which led to the Federal Court's judgement in lifting the corporate veil and determining the genuineness of a fixed-term contract.

Jun 15 2020 |

Announcement

ZUL RAFIQUE & partners successfully obtains RM10 million Award for Employer in arbitration proceeding against Architect Company

T Kuhendran and Esther Tan from ZUL RAFIQUE & Partners’ Construction Dispute Resolution Practice Group, acting for the Employer (the “Claimant”) in one arbitration proceeding, have successfully obtained an Award in favour of the Claimant in the sum of RM10 million against the Principal Consultant (the “Respondent”).

Jul 24 2020 |

Announcement

Webinar on Managing Disciplinary Cases in a WFH Culture

Our Employment & Industrial Relations partner, Ms Wong Keat Ching, will speak at the webinar on “Managing Disciplinary Cases in a WFH Culture” hosted by IR Law on Wednesday, 29 July 2020 from 2.30-3.30pm.

Jul 21 2020 |

Announcement

MSLSSL Employment Virtual Conference 2020 COVID-19: Coping with New Realm of Realities

Our Employment & Industrial Relations partner, Ms Wong Keat Ching is one of the panel speakers to speak on the topic of “Workforce Reduction, Business Sustainability and The Way Forward”, one of six sessions at the Malaysian Society for Labour and Social Security Law (MSLSSL) Employment Virtual Conference 2020 organised by MSLSSL in partnership with the Malaysian Current Law Journal (CLJ).

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