Area of Practice

Banking & Finance

Capital Markets

Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions


DATO’ ZULKIFLY RAFIQUE is the Managing Partner and also the Head of the Corporate and Banking Departments. He founded Zul Rafique & Partners in 1999, and it is under his navigation that the firm has grown and developed by leaps and bounds.

Dato’ Zulkifly is a graduate from the University of London, a Barrister-at-Law of Lincoln’s Inn and an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. He began his career in the Judicial and Legal Services as a Magistrate in 1978. Several years later he commenced legal practice as a commercial and criminal litigator. He subsequently ventured into corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions which became his niche areas.

His involvement in major listings, privatisation projects and other corporate and commercial transactions in Malaysian corporate history has earned him Leading Individual and Leading Lawyer accolades by several notable business and finance publications. Dato’ Zulkifly was also named as Regional Managing Partner of the Year by Asian Legal Business at the ALB South East Asia Law Awards 2017. In 2023, Dato’ Zulkifly was named Managing Partner of the Year at the ALB Malaysia Law Awards.


Personal Details


603-6209 8221


Since 1980



LLB (Hons) University of London
Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln's Inn)
Advocate & Solicitor (High Court of Malaya)