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Ariff Rozhan

Ariff Rozhan

Ariff Rozhan & Co

Tel: +603 6411 4001
Email: ariff@arc.partners

Key practice areas

General litigation and general dispute resolution; corporate, contractual and commercial disputes; arbitration; banking and financial disputes; insurance and reinsurance


Ariff is an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya and a practicing barrister-at-law in England & Wales.

Ariff has practiced law for nearly 30 years. He began his career in 1989 at an international city law firm in London. From 1991 until 2003 he practiced as a barrister in Temple, London, England, where he was instructed as counsel at various levels of the judicial system in England and Wales. He returned to Malaysia in 2004 and joined Zaid Ibrahim & Co as a partner, where he managed the firm’s dispute resolution department and was on the executive committee until he left in 2015. Ariff founded Ariff Rozhan & Co in April 2015 and is its managing partner. In November 2015, Ariff set up the Chambers of Ariff Rozhan in London, England, from where he recommenced his practice as a barrister. Ariff has also been authorized by the Bar Council of England & Wales to “conduct litigation” and is registered to accept instructions via direct access.

Ariff has experience in conducting cases in complex claims and disputes, in a wide range of fields including arbitration, corporate and commercial disputes, insurance and reinsurance, banking, administrative, insolvency, construction and contractual matters. He also has extensive experience in cases where forensic investigation is required. His clients include both local and international banks, major local and international corporations, statutory bodies and local authorities.

Ariff has been recommended by peers, as a “top litigation expert”. He has been ranked as the leading litigation and dispute resolution practitioner in Malaysia and was named as a “Local Disputes Star” and a “Dispute Resolution Star”. He is recognized as one of Malaysia’s leading lawyers.

Ariff is also a multiple recipient of the International Client Choice Award (2017 and 2018) in London (for the litigation category in Malaysia), and a winner of the Asialaw Asia-Pacific Disputes Resolution Award in Hong Kong (2017). He was also named as one of Malaysia top 100 lawyers by the Asia Business Law Journal in 2019.

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