Ammal is a Senior Associate in the Yangon office. She has eight years’ experience practising as lawyer and in-house counsel in a range of matters including corporate and commercial, banking and financial services, mergers and acquisitions, re-structuring exercises, intellectual property, and consumer protection in the finance and aviation industries.
Ammal’s experience includes advising on the second largest initial public offering (IPO) in the world in 2012, involved in the first landmark case on sukuk in Malaysia, involved in the negotiation or agreements and sukuk issuance for a power plant project in Malaysia, experience in securities lending transaction and derivative transaction in the international market such as Global Master Repurchase Agreement (GMRA), International Swap Derivatives Agreement (ISDA) and aircraft financing.
Ammal started as a Trainee Associate at ZICO Law in 2010 and became an associate under the Debt Capital Market Group at Messrs. Azmi & Associates. She joined an investment bank as an in-house legal counsel and later joined the aviation industry as legal counsel for AirAsia Berhad.
In 2017, she joined Hong Leong Bank Berhad to focus on financial consumer protection and became the key personnel for Hong Leong Financial Group on matters relating to Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (“PDPA”), General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and secrecy provisions under the Financial Services Act 2013.
She joined ZICO Law again on 15 January 2019.
- LLB (Hons), National University of Malaysia
- Advocate and Solicitor, High Court of Malaya