ZICOlaw Announces Regional Managing Partner Appointment.
Legal News & Analysis – Asia Pacific - ASEAN
19 January, 2016
ZICOlaw has announced the promotion of senior partner Ms. Hanim Hamzah to Regional Managing Partner of ZICOlaw network, effective, 1 January 2016.
Ms Hanim has 18 years of regional practice experience in Malaysia, Japan and Indonesia, specialising in major infrastructure, project financing and M&A. Since 2005, she has been Resident Partner and Senior Foreign Counsel in Indonesia at Roosdiono & Partners, member law firm of ZICOlaw.
Working closely with Mr. Chew Seng Kok, Chairman, ZICOlaw, Ms Hanim will now also be responsible for continuing the strategic development and management of the network, which has its regional hub in Singapore, and member law firms and related service providers in fifteen ASEAN cities, including Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Johor Bahru, Kota Bharu, Kuching, Kota Kinabalu, Labuan, Jakarta, Bangkok, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Phnom Penh, Vientiane and Yangon.
Mr Chew Seng Kok said: “This appointment is an essential part of the strategy to continue the success of the ZICOlaw network by further extending and improving support offered to our clients in ASEAN. Hanim is very well respected by her clients and no stranger to the network and its members. I am confident that her extensive background and leadership will provide innovative management to the team.”
Ms Hanim Hamzah stated “I look forward to my new role as Regional Managing Partner of the ZICOlaw network and to our goal of continued success for our clients’ businesses, and by extension our own as the premier ASEAN-based network of legal and related services in the ASEAN region.”
ZICOlaw is structured as a network of independent member firms comprising a total of over 70 partners and directors and over 300 lawyers. As industry leaders, the member firms and associated legal services providers have consistently won recognition from clients and awards for excellence in a wide range of industries.