Syed Afiq Syed Albakri is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution and Financial Crimes & Asset Recovery Practice Group of Messrs Zharif Nizamuddin. He completed his pupillage at Messrs Sidek Teoh Wong & Dennis. Upon being admitted to the the Malaysian Bar in 2019, he continued his practice at Messrs Ariff & Co.
During his early years in practice, Syed Afiq advised various banks in the disbursement of loan facilities and the occasional disputed cases, and attended to the documentation and negotiation in relation to maritime matters such as the sale and purchase of vessels, charter party agreements and performed due diligence for the acquisition of a jack-up drilling rig.
He also attended to banking litigation proceedings in bulk for disputed and undisputed cases, and he oversaw the execution proceedings including bankruptcy and winding up proceedings, together with foreclosure proceedings at both the High Court and Land Office.
He also has experience handling various matters in relation to major maritime disputes involving intervening in vessel arrest proceedings and minor maritime disputes involving unpaid charter hire and return of vessel equipment. As for general litigation matters, the cases which he has resolved includes defamation, employment, debt recovery, roadside infrastructure accidents, settlement negotiation and mediation.
Syed Afiq graduated from Universiti Teknologi MARA in 2018, where he was an active member and the founder of the International Law Club UiTM.
Advocate & Solicitor in the High Court of Malaya, 2019
Bachelor of Laws (Honours), 2018
Universiti Teknologi Mara (UITM)