Legal Awards 2022

With a vision to become a well-renowned Malaysian law firm, backed by passionate and wellversed practitioners – and dedicated to providing its clientele with exceptional legal services – Adnan Rahim & Co is leading the way amongst its peers. We find out more from the firm’s more than capable Legal Manager, Encik Mohd Shahril Adnan, in the wake of him being recognised for his dedication and devotion in the APAC Legal Awards 2022. Established by Dato’ Haji Adnan bin Abd Rahim in April 2002, Adnan Rahim & Co (Adnan Rahim) has grown into one of the fastest growing legal firms in the region. With a dedicated team of wellversed partners, associates and support staff that have built the foundation for it to become a sound and versatile legal service establishment, the practice is thriving. Headquartered in Kota Damansara, Selangor, Malaysia, and with its main branch located in Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, Adnan Rahim has over the years have built strong expertise in legal matters, from corporate and commercial, to litigation, to conveyancing. The company is not selective in providing legal services, instead welcoming any entities and individuals from different sectors to seek its legal advice and services and as such assists various clients from various industries and backgrounds, such as construction, automotive, telecommunication, manufacturing, oil and gas, IT, food and beverages and many more. Amongst Adnan Rahim’s prestigious clientele are some big names, such as Maybank, RHB Bank, Bank Islam, Ingress Auto Sdn. Bhd, PPFB Sdn Bhd Group of Companies, Joy Design Studio Sdn Bhd, SMS Group of Companies, Go Auto Group of Companies, Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd, Menteri Besar Selangor (Incorporated), nevertheless the frm also offers counsel to smaller companies particularly to SMEs. Encik Mohd Shahril bin Adnan is Legal Manager at the frm and has commenced his journey in becoming a qualifed advocate and solicitor by undergoing his pupillage at Adnan Rahim & Co., of which he was successfully admitted to the Bar in 2014. He was then retained as a practising advocate and solicitor at the frm, and further entrusted with the responsibility of managing the frm’s headquarters in Kota Damansara. He has since become the prime mover and managing associate at the frm. “Over the past few years, I have grown and groomed the corporate department of Adnan Rahim & Co. and have since then turned the headquarters in Kota Damansara to be known as the frm that specialises in corporate and commercial matters,” Encik Shahril explains. “I am honoured to have had the opportunity to be able to be involved in making crucial business transactions and decisions for my clients, as well as able to gain more experience and knowledge in various kind of business transactions, which have lead me to be part of the decision-making of the client for its businesses.” Encik Shahril is well versed in matters pertaining to Corporate and Commercial Transactions, Contractual and Commercial Disputes, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Debt, Restructuring and Takeover Exercise, Corporate Governance, Corporate Construction, Corporate Restructuring, Telecommunication Infrastructure, Corporate Litigation, Civil Litigation, Criminal Litigation, Conveyancing and Project Management. With his exceptional skills and capabilities, Adnan Rahim has won over and retained several big corporation as clients and has also grown to become one of the fast-developing frms in Malaysia. “People will always seek us for advice especially pertaining to the running, operation and management of their business, particularly towards legal related issues and due to this it allows me to gain more knowledge in business, tackle new challenges, master new business transactions and learn new commercial arrangements which in the end allows me to be more insightful in the business world. Furthermore, this allows the client to trust and give me the opportunity to help and to assist them in protecting and growing their business at the same time.” With the view of providing legal services to the respective clients which are exceptional in quality, speed, efficiency as well as integrity, the frm places great importance in its ability to provide continuity service and to develop familiarity with the frm’s clients’ expectations in relation to the manner of undertaking and performing such legal services. With the aim of safeguarding the best interest of its clients and to match the requirement that best suit the client’s needs in ensuring efficiency and economical legal solutions, Adnan Rahim is committed to the pursuit accomplishment of excellent legal services and it strives to enhance and provide the level of personal, innovative and integrated legal services that is expected of all of its clients. “We believe that the success and growth of our clients are also our success and growth,” elaborates Encik The company is not selective in providing legal services, instead welcoming any entities and individuals from different sectors to seek its legal advice and services and as such assists various clients from various industries and backgrounds Leading Legal Mind in Commercial Transactions (Malaysia): Encik Mohd Shahril Adnan