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IBA Global Showcase

25 Oct - 29 Oct 2021

Online, England

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Hanim Hamzah

Biography

Hanim Hamzah is the Regional Managing Partner of ZICO Law, the first law firm network with presence across ASEAN with 18 offices in all 10 countries. She also heads the Corporate M&A practice group at ZICO Law Indonesia’s Roosdiono & Partners law firm. Based in Singapore, her 25+ years of regional practice experience includes being resident in Malaysia, Japan, and Indonesia where she specialises in major infrastructure project financing and M&A deals in aviation, banking, insurance, mining, oil and gas, plantations, and property. Hanim is top ranked, consistently recognized as Distinguished Lawyer or Leading Lawyer across multiple practice areas in major legal directories and publications. She has authored cited articles in thought leadership in the legal profession and is currently Co-Chair of the International Bar Association’s Law Firm Management Committee, and Senior Fellow at the CIMB Asean Research Institute (CARI). Hanim was selected by the Singapore Academy of Law, as part of an expert think-tank to prepare a white paper on skills needed by legal professionals in the future. In 2019, Hanim co-founded the ASEAN Legal Tech Initiative, bringing together legal and technology experts in South-East Asia. As a leader, Hanim champions diversity and inclusion, mental health, well-being, and safety in the legal profession. She sits on the Board of Trustees of the Mindful Business Charter UK Charity and is a Board Member of the Workplace Pride not for profit foundation dedicated to improving the lives of LGBTIQ+ people in workplaces worldwide. Hanim was also named Top Ten Pioneers of New Legal Thinking in the Financial Times Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards 2018. Hanim is also a marathoner and sings in a jazz quartet. For more information, please visit: https://www.zicolaw.com/people/hanim-hamzah/

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