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Akmal specializes in private M&A, private equity, joint ventures and commercial transactions.


Akmal Saufi is the current managing partner of ASCO Law. 

As managing partner, he overseas various approach to the legal firm's performance, business objective alignment, human capital engagement & development, financial strategy, and digitalisation of value delivery.

On the legal service front the firm continues to grow with existing practice area strengthen and new practice areas added to bring value to the firm's existing client base and future clienteles. ASCO Law has also pioneered in hiring cross professional talents beyond legal background to further add value to its services and insights for respective clientele.

The firm revenue channels grows under his stewardship from its physical location in Iskandar Malaysia Region in Johor to Lembah Klang with its office in Kuala Lumpur. 

ASCO Law has now also further embark on the digilisation of its legal services to further outreach market segment beyond traditional markets.

Akmal Saufi also heads the corporate unit in the ASCO Law under the Conveyancing Corporate Commercial Department. Akmal handles corporate commercial transactions namely ventures, legal compliance consultancy, consumer commercial transactions and goverment & government linked company oriented transactions. 

Akmal is deeply involved in legal services related to the utilities & projects, water, development industry, biotechnology and agriculture industry.

Practice Areas

  • Technology, Media & Data

  • Consumer

  • Agribusiness

  • Government & Public Sector

  • Startups

  • Real Estate


  • Corporate

  • Commercial

  • Merger & Acquisition

  • Project, Construction & Engineering

  • Technology, Media & Data

  • Startups

  • Real Estate & Development

  • Water Industry

  • Utilities


Akmal completed his pupillage at Khairul A. & Co in Kuala Lumpur and was retained as an associate in the firm after being admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 2013. He then joined Zaid Ibrahim & Co (ZICOlaw) where he gained vast exposure on corporate and commercial dealings, locally and abroad. In 2014, Akmal Saufi founded ASCO Law.

Akmal is the current Managing Partner of ASCO Law.

Education & Qualifications

  • Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya (2013)

  • Bachelor of Law (Honours) from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) (2012)

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