Corporate Liability & Risk Management
IDZA HAJAR AHMAD IDZAM is a Partner in the Litigation, Intellectual Property and Corporate Liability & Risk Management practice groups respectively. She obtained her Bachelor of Laws Degree from Universiti Teknologi Mara and was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2007. Idza is also an accredited mediator with the Malaysian International Mediation Centre (MIMC).
Idza's main area of practice is corporate and commercial litigation and arbitration. She has been involved in some of the most complex shareholder, boardroom, and corporate insolvency and restructuring disputes in the country. Idza has appeared in the lower courts, High Court, and Appellate Courts of Malaysia and has been involved in a number of landmark decisions on novel principles of law in Malaysia.
Idza specialises in the very niche area of conducting pre-litigation assessment and management exercises and the conduct of litigation forensic exercises which involves:- (i) managing potential disputes before they occur; (ii) assessing and managing risks associated with potential disputes and litigation; and (iii) conducting litigation forensic exercises to determine pitfalls, merits and thereafter crafting strategies for potential disputes.
Idza also actively participates in leadership programmes for young lawyers and law students and often appears as a judge for various mooting competitions nationwide.
Idza is a Recommended Lawyer in the Legal 500 2023 Asia Pacific for Dispute Resolution and was named Future Star by Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022. Idza was also named as Outstanding Lawyer 2020 for Client Service Excellence by Asialaw for Dispute Resolution, where Idza has the distinction of being the only practitioner in Dispute Resolution ranked in Malaysia. Idza has been described by clients in the Asialaw Profiles 2020 for Outstanding Firm as “Always available any time of the day to assist my team with our legal issues. Smart and hardworking. Won lots of cases”.