Mr. Ahmad Lutfi Abdull Mutalip

Mr. Ahmad Lutfi  Abdull Mutalip


Azmi & Associates

14th Floor, Menara Keck Seng
203 Jalan Bukit Bintang
Kuala Lumpur 55100

Phone 603 2118 5002
Fax 603 2118 5000
E-mail Contact Ahmad Lutfi Abdull Mutalip
Website Mr. Ahmad Lutfi Abdull Mutalip - Partner, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Lawyer's Profile

Ahmad Lutfi is the Managing Partner and Head of Global Financial Services and Islamic Banking at Azmi & Associates. He is an Islamic finance specialist advising clients on Islamic finance, equity and debt securities based on Shariah law, namely on the concept of the Murabahah, Mudharabah, Musharakah, Tawarruq, Ijarah, Istisna’, Wakalah, Bay Sarf, Kafalah and Rahnu. His capabilities include the areas of Sukuk, syndication and structured finance. He also has significant expertise in Islamic product development, venture capital and private equity funding. Lutfi also practices conventional financing which include syndicated and cross-border financing, and structured and project financing. His corporate finance expertise covers mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity transactions, joint ventures and corporate debt restructuring. He advises on project financing, notably build-operate-transfer/build-operate-own projects, for energy and power related projects.

Languages English and Bahasa Malaysia

Joined the Law Firm in 2000

Lawyer's Areas of Practice


Professional Experience

Lutfi then became one of the founding partners of Azmi & Associates and now heads a team of 15 lawyers who specialise in financial services and Islamic banking. Lutfi is responsible for the development of the Financial Services Practice Group and the Mergers, Acquisitions and New Ventures Practice Group. Asialaw Leading Lawyers, a publication of Asia Law & Practice in its 2013 and 2012 publications respectively has identified Lutfi as one of the leading lawyers in Islamic finance. Islamic Finance news in its publication, Leading Lawyers for 2009, 2010 and 2011 has identified Lutfi as one of the leading lawyers nominated in the category of Islamic Banking and Finance. Most recently, Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2015 has nominated him in the category of Banking and Finance


Ahmad Lutfi graduated from the International Islamic University Malaysia with an LL.B (Hons.) in 1995. Lutfi has also obtained his professional qualification from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) and graduated from the Institute in February 1996.

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