Ms. Hanim Hamzah
Hanim is the Regional Managing Partner of ZICO Law network and heads the Corporate M&A practice group at Roosdiono & Partners. Now based in Singapore, her 22 years of regional practice experience includes being resident in Malaysia, Japan and Indonesia where she specialised in major infrastructure project financing and M&A deals in aviation, banking, insurance, mining, oil and gas, plantations, and property. She is also well-versed in cross-border securitisation deals, structured financial products, and Islamic finance, where she has represented the interests of investors from Asia, the United States, United Kingdom and Europe in key offshore multi-currency transactions.

She has been recognised as a “Leading Lawyer” in Indonesia, in Corporate & Commercial, Cross Border, Mergers & Acquisition and Project Infrastructure Finance (Islamic Finance News 2011, 2012, 2013) as well as a “leading Lawyer by Asia Lawyer profiles in 2015, 2016, 2017 and IFLR 100 in 2017. She has written articles and essays including ‘A Giant in the Making – Recent legal and regulatory developments for Islamic banking and finance in Indonesia’ and Guide to Islamic Banking and Finance (Imperial College Press, 2010).

Hanim’s experience in Japan includes five years in corporate and banking practices at leading Japanese law firm where she also worked on various award-winning deals as recognised by Asia Law Business Journal, Asialaw and Thomson Deal Watch. Hanim is frequently invited as a speaker at global conferences and seminars relating to M&A issues, foreign direct investment and law firm management strategies. She is currently the Secretary-Treasurer of the International Bar Association Law Firm Management Committee and Immediate Vice-President of the Malaysia Chambers Jakarta. In 2018, Hanim has been recognised as one of Indonesia’s Top 100 Lawyers by Asia Business Law Journal and named as External Counsel of the Year by In-house Community Commended Counsel.