Azhar has a diverse international background, with experience living and/or working in Oman, Austria, the United Kingdom, Japan, and Malaysia. He was called to the Bar of England and Wales and has a wealth of experience in the legal profession, with a particular focus on corporate, banking and capital markets.
Prior to joining SAlegal, Azhar worked in the banking and project finance practice group of the Kuala Lumpur office of a prominent international law firm – Baker & McKenzie – gaining experience in major project financing and debt capital market transactions.
Azhar also worked as in-house legal counsel for the Malaysian stock exchange, during which time he was involved in drafting regulations for securities and derivatives trading, listing requirements for IPOs, and developing alternative capital market fund raising platforms.
Azhar provides expertise to clients on a range of legal matters, including banking, capital markets, company laws, contracts, corporate governance, corporate restructuring, employment, foreign investment, formation of companies, listing requirements for IPOs, mergers & acquisitions, shareholder disputes and regulation of public listed companies and general regulatory compliance issues.
Azhar has been involving in, amongst others, the following matters:
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