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Kuala Lumpur-based law firm Skrine has hired barrister Louise Azmi as a partner. She was most recently running her own independent practice.

 

Azmi advises on commercial, construction, oil and gas, and general civil litigations. She also represents clients before various arbitration institutions, including the Asian International Arbitration Centre and Thailand International Arbitration Center. Azmi is on the Reserve Panel of Arbitrators at Singapore International Arbitration Centre and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators.

Azmi started her career in London in 2004 at Broadway House Chambers, before relocating to Kuala Lumpur in 2016 to join the Malaysian Bar. She is a door tenant at 2 King’s Bench Walk, London.

Skrine currently has 49 partners. According to the 2023 ALB Top 50, it is Malaysia’s second-largest law firm by headcount.

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