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    Ainul Azam & Co's Lawyers

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    Ainul Azam & Co's Lawyers

Atan Mustaffa Yussof Ahmad


Partner

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Conferred with an LL.B 2nd Class (Hons) degree by the University of Bristol, UK and an MBA degree by the University of Exeter, UK. Associate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development, UK. HRDF Certified Trainer.

Read in the chambers of Messrs. Nordin Torji & Yussof Ahmad. Admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in February 1995.

Practised as a Legal Assistant at Messrs. Nordin Torji & Yussof Ahmad until July 1997.

Served in Business Development and Legal roles in KUB (M) Bhd and Digicert Sdn Bhd between July 1997 and May 1999.

Took sabbatical leave between May 1999 to December 2000 to read for an MBA degree at the University of Exeter, UK. Served as Sales Manager in VerticalNet (UK) Ltd, London between January 2001 to June 2001. In July 2001 established Prism Intercultural Consulting, a training consultancy firm in Portsmouth, UK and worked as a training consultant till returning home to Malaysia in December, 2003.

Joined Messrs. Ainul Azam & Co. as Partner since 1 January 2004.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  1. Corporate Litigation. Applications under section 176 of the Companies Act 1965, minority oppression disputes under section 181 of the Companies Act 1965, action against directors under section 304 of the Companies Act 1965 and winding up on just and equitable ground.
  2. General Litigation. Wide spectrum of civil litigation areas, including all matters pertaining to contract and commercial disputes, tort law (including defamation, trespass, abuse of process), real estate disputes, landlord and tenant disputes, trusts law, wills, probate and succession matters, non-banking debt recovery actions and commercial crime defence. Also includes applications for injunctive relief (including prohibitory, mandatory or Mareva orders).
  3. Employment and Industrial Relations. Unfair dismissal disputes and collective agreement disputes in the Industrial Court, High Court (Judicial Review applications) and the Court of Appeal. Advice on the preparation, convening and conduct of domestic inquiries, dismissals and termination of employment, retrenchments and reorganisations, matters before and after mergers, outsourcing of departmental functions and the drafting and vetting of employment contracts as well as all matters relating to the transfer, secondment, suspension and retirement of employees.
  4. Banking Litigation. Recovery for retail and commercial loans (Islamic and Conventional), foreclosure and other related actions for panel banks. Also other non-recovery banking related disputes including negligence suit against banks and claims relating to employees’ breach of fidelity.
  5. Computer and Information Technology. Litigation arising from IT disputes – systems integration, software installation, internet services.