Our firm commenced practice as Messrs. Azim, Ong & Krishnan on the 1st of January, 1985. The founding partners were Encik Zainal Azim, Mr. Ong Boo Kok and Mr. Vijayaram Krishnan. Mr. Ong Boo Kok, Mr. Vijayaram Krishnan and Encik Zainal Azim have since retired as partners of the firm. On the 1st of July, 1990 Tunku Farik Ismail was made a partner. Mr. Wong Hok Mun was made a partner on the 1st of January, 1992. Mr. Edmund Liew was made a partner on the 1st of January 1996. Mr. B. Balakumar was made a partner on the 1st of January, 1998. In June 1999, our firm changed its name to Messrs. Azim, Tunku Farik & Wong. Mr. T Tharumarajah was made partner on the 1st of January, 2001 whilst Mr. Anantharajah Shanmugam was made a partner on the 1st of January, 2006. Mr. Wong Wai Leong was admitted as a partner on January 1, 2011 and Ms Chithra Jeganathan and Ms Tan Sixin were both admitted as partners on 1st January 2013. Ms. Elaine Koh was made a partner of the Firm on January 1, 2016. Ms Yeo Lee Peng, Mr. Teh Kiang Boon and Mr. Amos Siew Yih Jhien were admitted as partners on January 1, 2021


As a dynamic legal practice, our firm now has about forty lawyers specialising in providing legal services and advice related to insurance, banking, conveyancing, corporate and securities, intellectual property, and other commercial transactions. Our goal is to provide our clients with tailored and effective legal solutions that meet their unique needs and objectives.


Our firm is frequently ranked by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific. An annual publication, the Legal 500 Asia Pacific provides unbiased commentary and insights into the legal marketplaces for 25 Asia Pacific jurisdictions. The Legal 500 is known to carry out extensive research in each jurisdiction, canvassing law firms and contacting a large number of clients for feedback on the lawyers they instruct. Our firm has appeared as the recommended firm in Malaysia for litigation and dispute resolution practice by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific for 2019, 2020 and 2022. The publication has also listed our Senior Partner, Tunku Farik bin Tunku Ismail as “Litigation Star”. Besides being listed as a “Litigation Star”, Tunku Farik has also been named “Notable Practitioner” for his work with regards to insurance related disputes.

Asialaw Profiles - The Definitive Guide to Asia-Pacific's Leading Domestic and Regional Law Firms has named us "Notable Dispute Resolution Firm" for 2019 and Recognised Dispute Resolution Firm for 2020 and 2022.

More recently, in May 2023, our firm has been named an Impact Case Award Winner by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Award 2023 for our involvement in the competition matter of “Persatuan Insurans Am Malaysia v MyCC”. Our Tunku Farik, Mr Edmund Liew, Ms Tan Sixin and Ms Yap Mei Foong represented 4 insurers in successfully contesting the Malaysia Competition Commission (MYCC)’s decision.

Our firm has also been ranked by Chambers Asia-Pacific as:

Our firm has also invested in a comprehensive law library with online access to Malaysian and International cases and legislative updates in order to assist lawyers to keep abreast with current laws and trends

Since 1985, our deliberate effort to build a specialist team of litigators and competent back up staff has paid off as we continue to be the preferred law firm for insurance, commercial and corporate advisory matters.

Notarial services are also available through our Notary Public.