Communications & Multimedia
Corporate Liability & Risk Management
Legal Forensic Investigation & Compliance
FARAH MOHAMED SAID is a Partner in the Communications & Multimedia, Corporate Liability & Risk Management, and Legal Forensic Investigation & Compliance practice groups. She is a Barrister-at-Law of Gray’s Inn and holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from University College London. She was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1998.
Farah principally advises on corporate and commercial advisory matters and has extensive experience advising on corporate transactions within the background of the Malaysian legal and regulatory framework in general, and corporate laws in particular. Her expertise spans a broad range of economic sectors including telecommunications, healthcare, oil & gas, energy & utilities, manufacturing, tourism, education, and agriculture.
Farah’s experience further encompasses construction and infrastructure laws, having considerably advised in the review, drafting, and negotiations of project documentation across various industries. She is also familiar with the energy sector and has been involved in projects relating to the design, construction, commissioning, operations, and maintenance of coal-fired power plants in Malaysia and Indonesia, gas district cooling plants as well as various solar photovoltaic generating facilities across Malaysia. Her experience in the Communications & Multimedia practice group includes advising on e-commerce and data protection laws as well as the drafting of Information and Communications Technology related contracts.
More recently Farah has advised and assisted various clients on corporate risk management assignments, in particular with respect to corporate liability under Malaysian anti-bribery and corruption laws. Her expertise in this area includes conducting awareness sessions to staff and management, undertaking risk assessment and gap analysis exercises, as well as drafting and advising on anti-bribery and corruption policies and procedures.
Farah was also attached to the derivatives arm of Bursa Malaysia Berhad for three years as an in-house legal advisor.