Malaysian law firm Skrine has hired Islamic finance lawyers Hafidah Aman Hashim (L) and Sharifah Shafika Alsagoff as partners in Kuala Lumpur from Mohamed Ridza & Co.

Shafika, who will head the firm’s Islamic investments and capital markets practice, has more than 25 years of experience advising on retail and corporate Islamic finance, project bonds, restructurings, real estate and regulatory issues.

Hafidah, who also counsels on real estate and corporate advisory, predominantly focuses her practice on Islamic finance and capital markets and Shariah financing.

Following the hires of Shafika and Hafidah, the firm now has 45 partners.


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