Managing Partner and Founder
The managing partner and founder, Fuzet Farid, lends 20+ years of her experience in Malaysian legal practice to the Firm. Fuzet graduated from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, Downing College, in the Law Tripos. She was called to the Bar of England & Wales at Middle Temple Inn, the Malaysian Bar and the Singapore Bar.
She has also obtained a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Carriage of Goods By Sea, Admiralty and International Trade from the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom.
She has advised the Malaysian government in various capacities including as maritime law consultant on the National Ocean Policy, and the drafting of a new Civil Aviation Bill under the Chicago Convention on aircraft domestic registration. Fuzet is assisted by her associates.
Fuzet has been named by Asia Law & Practice as “one of the most highly acclaimed legal experts in the Asia Pacific region” 2008 & 2009 shipping, maritime & aviation, and by the Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a “leading individual in Malaysian shipping law” since 2003.
Peter Neik is a qualified Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. Peter’s area of practice covers civil and commercial litigation with an emphasis on banking and finance litigation. This includes recovery work, corporate insolvency, bankruptcy, and debt restructuring. He also has experience in handling contentious and complex matters, involving fraud, negligence, breach of fiduciary duties, shareholders’ disputes, and land disputes.
Since joining FUZET, he has widened his experience into aviation, shipping and maritime practices and has assisted in various matters, particularly focusing in aviation and ship finance, corporate shipping and international arbitration.
Peter graduated with a Bachelor of Laws, LL.B (Hons) from Cardiff University in 2015 and was called to the Bar of England & Wales at Lincoln’s Inn in 2016. He commenced his pupillage in a major Kuala Lumpur firm and continued his practice at the same firm (whereby he was subsequently promoted to Senior Associate), after being admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in September 2017.
"… The sailing of ships through the ocean for the profit of mankind… are indeed signs (of the existence of God) for people of understanding."
(Al-Quran, Surah Al Baqarah Ayat 164)