We are delighted to announce that ZUL RAFIQUE & partners has been ranked as an Outstanding firm by Asialaw Profiles 2020 in various practice areas.

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Industry Sectors

Banking and financial services



Real Estate
Highly Recommended

Technology and telecommunications

Practice Areas

Banking and finance  
Capital Markets
Labour and employment

Corporate and M&A
Dispute Resolution

Leading lawyers

Senior statesman
Wilfred Abraham

Elite practitioner
Jayasingam Poopalasingam
Loh Mei Mei

Distinguished practitioner
Jerry Ong
Wong Keat Ching

Notable practitioner
Thavaselvi Pararajasingam


Zul Rafique & Partners is highly ranked in banking and finance, capital markets, construction and labour and employment. Celine Rangithan and Jayasingam Poopalasingam are key partners for banking and finance and labour and employment respectively.


Banking and finance
Acted for CIMB Investment Bank, CIMB Islamic Bank, Maybank Islamic, and Maybank Investment Bank in a deal involving financing to four separate companies in relation to the development costs of beachfront development totalling RM1.2 billion.

Capital markets
Acted for Maybank Investment Bank as principal adviser and lead arranger in relation to an Islamic MTN programme of up to RM1 billion pursuant to the Shariah principle established by Uzma Integrasi Padu, a wholly owned subsidiary of Uzma.

Labour and employment
Acted for Sime Darby Global Services Centre against an unfair dismissal claim and judicial review application brought against the company by an ex-employee.


Banking and finance
“The team has proven to be able to balance the requirement for technically sound advice whilst being practical and able to provide a timely and commercialised solution. Their ability to negotiate and timely completion of documentation is second to none.”

Corporate and M&A
“Strategic thinkers and problem solvers in relation to various cross border issues we've had to grapple with in our deal. As always, extremely prompt in delivery of their end product and never more than a phone call away from sound legal advice.”

Labour and employment
“The firm has a very dynamic and capable IR team. It has provided professional, sound and swift legal advice services over the years.”

“Prompt, accessible, very dedicated and very comprehensive.”

Idza Hajar Ahmad Idzam
“Always available any time of the day to assist my team with our legal issues. Smart and hardworking. Won lots of cases.”

Mei Mei Loh
“Very efficient service, innovative solutions provided at all times. She is second to none!”

Jerry Ong
“Extremely responsive lawyer with a sound grasp of not only the legal issues but the commercial issues that arise in a transaction. Ever willing to go the extra mile to secure the best possible outcome in negotiations for clients.”

Thavaselvi Pararajasingam
“She is a skillful lawyer and a strong orator in court.”