Corporate Liability & Risk Management
IDZA HAJAR AHMAD IDZAM is a partner in the Litigation practice group. 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's main area of practice is corporate and commercial litigation and arbitration and have 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 have 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 2019 Asia Pacific for Dispute Resolution. Idza has also been named Future Star by Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific 2019 and 2020.
Idza has appeared and assisted Senior Counsel in the lower courts, High Court and Appellate Courts of Malaysia and frequently renders opinions to various corporations and organisations both locally and abroad in the areas of law above. Idza is also active in the efforts to improve the quality of law students and younger members of the Bar, and often serves as judge to various national and international moot competitions every year.