AHMAD MU’AZ MOHD NAWAWI

w_muazMu’az started his career in legal practice after graduating with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) and completed his Diploma in Shariah Legal Practice (DSLP) from University Teknologi MARA (UiTM). Later in October 2012 he was admitted and enrolled as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya and is a member of the Malaysia Association of Syarie Lawyer (PGSM) since 2011. In 2017 he was among the few to complete the full “Corporate Lawyers Training Series – 6 Key Aspects of Compliance” organised by Bar Council Malaysia.

Currently he is a member of Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governors (MICG), Muslim Business Network Association of Malaysia (MUBIN) and is the founding President of Malaysia Young Shariah Scholars Association (MySSA). He is also appointed as a Council Member for International Ummah Waqf (L) Foundation (IUWF) and a member for the Malaysian Malay Chamber of Commerce, Putrajaya (DPMM Putrajaya) Legal & Discipline Committee.

His first legal exposure was in the Shariah Courts handling shariah litigation cases from family dispute resolution, Faraid matters to the Islamic Wealth Management portfolio on Hibah Amanah. Having experience in the corporate sector since 2007 and being eloquent in the Arabic language, he was involved in numerous in-house business advisory and corporate-commercial exercises for a number of foreign investors from the middle east locally and abroad. He had assisted the incorporation of numerous Non Profit Organizations (NPOs) in Malaysia and was appointed as a non-executive director and legal adviser to some of these establishments advising on its compliance and governance.

His expertise was also sought after in the establishment of a number of Waqf foundations in Labuan and he made his mark in one of the first public Islamic Foundation incorporated under the law of this unique mid-shore territory. He was also involved in the 2017 Risk Assessment on AMLCFT for Non Profit Organizatios conducted by FIED, Bank Negara Malaysia where he had given his expert opinion on the matter.

Besides managing the overall administration of the Firm, he also heads the Corporate Secretarial Practice Group

Contact No.: +6019 574 1985
Email: muaz@mahalaw.com.my

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