Adnan Sundra & Low


Level 25, Menara Etiqa
No. 3, Jalan Bangsar Utama 1
59000 Kuala Lumpur

+(60)3 2279 3288

+(60)3 2279 3288

Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Deepak Sadasivan

Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 90 (inc.14 partners)

ADNAN SUNDRA & LOW was established in August 1975 and has operated under its present name since 1982. The firm has been consistently ranked as a premier law firm in Malaysia with a reputation for delivering quality and effective legal services and solutions and commitment to achieving our clients’ commercial objectives.

In 2018, the firm merged with two other boutique/specialist law firms, adding 16 lawyers to the firm.

Our capabilities span multiple practice areas, and our core competencies include banking and finance, capital markets, civil aviation, corporate and commercial, projects energy & infrastructure, dispute resolution, Islamic finance and real estate. 

We have a traditionally strong track record in advising on finance and corporate matters and are experienced in negotiating, structuring and documenting complex and innovative financial and corporate structures, both Islamic and conventional, for local, offshore and foreign clients.  

We regularly advise lenders and borrowers on all aspects of debt, structured finance, including securitisations and regulatory capital instruments and have advised on many market-leading capital markets transactions, such as the first stapled securities issuance in Malaysia and the world's first Islamic exchangeable bonds issuance.

Our recent achievements include the following:

  • Malaysian Law Firm Of The Year - IFLR Asia Awards 2014
  • Malaysian Law Firm Of The Year - ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2016 and 2020 
  • Islamic Finance Law Firm Of The Year - ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Banking and Financial Services Law Firm of the Year - ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020
  • ESG, Green, SRI Law Firm of the Year - Islamic Finance News (IFN) Law Awards 2018 and 2019
  • Malaysia Corporate & M&A Firm of The Year - Asian-Mena Counsel Awards 2018
  • Malaysia Project Finance Law Firm of The Year - The Asset Triple A Asia Infrastructure Awards 2019
  • Malaysia Most Innovative Law Firm - IFLR Asia Pacific Awards 2020
  • In-House Community 2019 - Malaysia Capital Markets Firm of the Year; Malaysia Corporate and M&A Firm of the Year; Malaysia Projects & Project Financing Firm of the Year