Azman is the Head of the firm’s Financial Services Department. He concentrates primarily on banking and finance transactions including syndicated and structured financing, securities regulation and debt capital markets, LBO transactions, strategic investments, and restructurings. He also advises on financial and capital markets regulation.
Azman has been recognised as a Leading Individual in Banking & Finance and Corporate/M&A by Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific. In the 2015 edition, a client noted Azman to be “really seriously very good for banking and capital markets transactions”.
He was the updating editor for Woon & Hicks: The Companies Act of Malaysia – An Annotation from 2004 to 2011.
Azman graduated in law from Durham University, England in 1989, and holds an LLM in corporate and commercial law from the University of London. After being called to the Bar of England & Wales and a nine-month stint as a pupil in the chambers of R Neville Thomas QC, he joined a Malaysian law firm as a pupil in 1992. He was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1993 and joined Rahmat Lim & Partners in 2011.