Azlinda is a consulting partner in the corporate team.
She specialises in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and equity capital markets (ECM) transactions and has broad experience in complex, cross border multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions. Azlinda principally acts for Asian clients in relation to their global direct and co-investments. Her current clients includes Asian Sovereign Wealth and Proprietary Funds, government linked entities, Asian UHNWs and Family Offices. Azlinda is a barrister with Gray's Inn and currently holds a CF30 with UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
In 2019, Azlinda is ranked in Legal 500: M&A for Smaller Deals up to £50M due to her active role in M&A space acting for Asian UHNW (Forbes List) individuals and families, and SWFs in relation to their investments into commercial real estate and other assets in the UK, Europe and USA. She works closely with clients' family offices in terms of the sourcing for investments and joint venture partners as well as structuring of their investments holdings and vehicles.
Previously, Legal 500 (2012), (2014), (2015), (2016) and (2017) ranked Azlinda under 'Flotations: small & midcap' category for her "strong connections in Southeast Asia " and quoted her as "highly regarded" within that category. Chambers Global (2017) quoted Azlinda as highlighted by sources for her strength in handling multi-jurisdictional work. Clients enthused that "her in-depth understanding, diligence and dedication really impressed us.” Chambers Global (2012), (2013), (2014), (2015) and (2016) ranked Azlinda both as a Malaysian 'Expert Based Abroad' within the field of 'Banking & Finance: Capital Markets' and as a UK 'Foreign Expert' within the field of 'Capital Market: Equity'. In 2015 Azlinda won the ‘Multi-Jurisdictional Lawyer of the Year' 2015 M&A Award, 'Best Asia Focus Corporate Lawyer 2015' for Acquisition International and 'Deal Maker of The Year Award 2015' for Finance Monthly. In 2014, Azlinda was included in UK's The Lawyer Hot 100 List and shortlisted in The Lawyer Awards 2014 for Client Partner of the Year Category. She was also named in the annual Thomson Reuters Super Lawyer List 2014 and 2015."