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Ariff Rozhan & Co Advocates & Solicitors


Ariff Rozhan & Co (ARC) is a firm established in 2015 focusing primarily on dispute resolution, led by its principal partners, Ariff Rozhan, William Lim and Christopher Arun.

ARC’s principal partners were all former partners in Malaysia’s largest law firm where Ariff was also a member of the Executive Committee and head of its Dispute Resolution and Arbitration practice, whilst Ezane Chong was a partner in the Dispute Resolution practice of another one of Malaysia’s largest and most established law firms.


Partners and lawyers in ARC have all been involved in a plethora of cases for local and international clients, involving complex, novel and dynamic issues of law. These cases showcase the width and breadth of their experience, as well as demonstrating the depth and strength of their expertise.

Our Partners were also amongst the first Malaysian lawyers exposed to unchartered and novel issues in Securities Law, Banking and Finance, disputes in relation to Offshore Regulations and revocation of Offshore Trust Licenses, conducting Forensic Litigation Due Diligence exercises for local and international clients, and conducting, as lead Counsel, cross-border disputes in the UK Courts and international commercial arbitrations involving multiple jurisdictional issues.

ARC is also ranked highly and recommended by many legal publications such as the Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Chambers & Partners, Asialaw Profiles and Benchmark Litigation.

ARC’s Managing Partner, Ariff, has also been recommended by peers as a “Top Litigation Expert” and was ranked as a Leading Litigation and Dispute Resolution practitioner in all of the legal publications Ariff also won the award for “Disputes Star for Malaysia” at the Asialaw Asia Pacific Disputes Resolution Award in Hong Kong in 2017 and has been consecutively named as one of Malaysia top 100 Lawyers by the Asia Business Law Journal in in recent years. Both Ezane and Ariff are also recipients of the International Client Choice Awards (2015, 2017 and 2018) for Malaysia.

“The main strength of the firm is the skill and enthusiasm of the senior partner Ariff Rozhan. The main areas of strength are commercial litigation as well as matrimonial.”

Read what people say about ARC, its Partners and Lawyers and the work that we do here

“The lawyers are intelligent but also very pragmatic and commercially minded in providing advice. The team always strives to deliver value to the client and does so effectively and efficiently.”

“A partner led boutique that delivers a highly specialised service”

“The team at ARC are incredibly strong. They are very commercial in their approach to dispute resolution, and they have a wealth of experience spanning many jurisdictions and different areas. The team are incredibly well liked by clients and highly respected for their advice”

“Attentive to clients’ needs. Detail and meticulousness in their work delivered.”

“The law firm was extremely professional, highly efficient, highly ethical, and has very well trained and professional lawyers. It is a law firm of good repute in Malaysia.”

“The firm prepares the legal opinion and answers our issues in the clearest and easiest way.”

“The firm is good at handling complex disputes and dealing with clients.”