Adnan Sundra & Low (“ASL”) and Putri Norlisa Chair (“PNC”) are delighted to jointly announce the merger of both firms with effect from 1 October 2018.

This historic joining of forces under the name, “Adnan Sundra & Low”, involves the integration of PNC’s Corporate and Commercial, Mergers and Acquisitions, Projects and Infrastructure and Banking and Finance practice together with its three partners into ASL’s existing Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Civil Aviation, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Islamic Finance and Real Estate practice thereby increasing ASL’s present complement of 19 partners to 22 partners in total. In addition, the move will also see an incoming partner becoming part of management in the newly integrated Firm, and another incoming partner heading the Corporate Banking Department thereat.

The immediate consequence of the merger is the increase of the newly combined Firm’s present client offerings and enhancement of its existing skillsets across the board, which are collectively expected to further drive the Firm’s growth prospects. As such, the merger represents a very exciting development for lawyers, staff, and present as well as future clients at the combined Firm alike and upon completion, will result in ASL being represented by a combined team of more than 90 lawyers, eventually housed together in one office.

ASL, winner of the Malaysia Law Firm Of The Year Award at the Asian Legal Business Malaysia Law Awards 2016 and the IFLR Asia Awards 2014 and 2007 respectively, is an established 43-year old law firm in Malaysia. PNC is a well recognized law firm in Malaysia and was the recipient of both the “Rising Law Firm of the Year 2017” and the “Boutique Law Firm Of The Year 2018” awards at the Asian Legal Business Malaysian Law Awards. Both firms have received high rankings in Malaysia by a number of legal publications and have regularly advised on landmark transactions throughout their respective histories.

Moving forward, ASL and PNC wish to jointly confirm that there will be no disruption to legal services provided to clients by either firm in the transition period pending the effective date of the merger. In the meantime, the Partners of ASL expect to explore further merger opportunities for the firm’s continued growth and development.

For further information and clarification on the merger please contact:

ASL – rodney.dcruz@asl.com.my
PNC – partners@pnc-law.com