Amin has advised clients and stakeholders on energy and infrastructure projects for close to twenty years. He is a subject matter expert on legal and strategic issues surrounding electricity, oil and gas, coal and also renewable energy. Amin has also been active in the drafting and negotiation of engineering and construction contracts and concession agreements for expressways, rail transport and water treatment.
Amin is familiar with legislative reform having assisted in the drafting of the Malaysian Renewable Energy Act 2011 and its subsidiary legislation and also Malaysia’s recent attempt to enact an energy efficiency statute.
Beyond Malaysia, Amin has advised on power generation projects in Myanmar, Cambodia and Kazakhstan. Amin was also a country representative in negotiations for ASEAN’s regional power grid.
Amin Abdul Majid was a Tenaga Nasional Foundation scholar and served in the national electricity utility as head of the legal unit of the Planning Division prior to joining Zaid Ibrahim & Co in 2011. He was also a litigation lawyer in a medium-sized firm before his stint in Tenaga Nasional Berhad.
- Advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya (2001)
- Certificate in Legal Practice, Legal Profession Qualifying Board
- Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), University of London
- Master of Jurisprudence in Energy Law from the College of Law, Tulsa University, U.S.A.
- Distinguished Practitioner | Infrastructure
- Leading Individual | Projects & Energy
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