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Managing Partner and Founder

FUZET FARID

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.

Recognition

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.

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Senior Associate

​THAMARAI THOMAS

Thamarai is a seasoned legal professional with a Bachelor's Degree in Law from the University of Malaya. Following her admission as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2011, she commenced her legal career with a reputable firm in Malaysia and continued her practice at the same firm for 11 years, eventually rising to the position of Senior Associate.

 

Throughout her career, Thamarai has dedicated herself to serving clients in various aspects of civil and banking litigation. Her expertise spans a wide range of legal matters, with a particular focus on general litigation.

 

With a passion for advocating on behalf of her clients, Thamarai has demonstrated proficiency in navigating complex legal landscapes and honed her skills in various areas of general litigation including corporate commercial cases involving insolvency proceedings, asset recovery, insurance law, land disputes, partnership law as well as defamation.

 

Upon joining Fuzet, Thamarai has expanded her legal expertise to include aviation, shipping, and maritime practices. She has been involved in various matters particularly in international trade law, shipping litigation, leasing and chartering transactions, ship finance, aviation finance, aviation insolvency as well as international arbitration and mediation.

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"… 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)

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