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At Adnan Sharida & Associates, justice is not an abstract term. It’s something we create everyday for our clients

Adnan Seman @ Abdullah

ADNAN SEMAN @ ABDULLAH is an Advocate & Solicitors of the High Court of Malaya, admitted on 9th February 2002. He is the principal partner of the firm and completed his LLB at International Islamic University Malaysia. He also holds a Master in Management from UniRazak. A former university debater, football and chess player, he is very much involved in the football league and tournaments. He represented Malaysian Lawyers Football Team in the annual Malaysia and Singapore Bar and Bench games since 2001 until 2014, Asia Football Cup for Lawyers at Bangkok, Thailand 2007 and at Hanoi, Vietnam 2017 and World Football Cup for Laywers at Antalya Turkey 2006 and at Rovinj, Croatia 2012. He is also a chess champion in the first edition of Dato’ Mahadev Shankar Chess Competition, a national closed chess tournament for Lawyers in 2004. He started his career as a lawyer in Messrs Hisham Sobri & Kadir and was exposed to a wide spectrum of civil litigation matters mostly in the area of Corporate & Banking Litigation, Receivership and General Litigation. He was also exposed to corporate documentation and advisory works.In the year of 2004, he established the firm, Messrs Adnan Seman & Associates which was then changed to the name of Messrs Adnan Sharida & Associates at the end of 2009. He is an energetic lawyer whereby apart from his involvement in the Bar Council programs he was also a committee member of Muslim Lawyers Association or “Persatuan Peguam-Peguam Muslim Malaysia (PPMM)” for three terms, from 2007 until 2012. He is often been invited to be Panelist in Radio and Television Programme.

His main areas of practice are construction and commercial disputes, defamation cases, contentious land matters, intellectual properties cases, banking litigation and other general litigation cases. He won numbers of cases on construction disputes, among others a RM19 million judgment entered against a government owned local university in favour of a class A Contractor, a legal action by Civil & Structure consultant against Government of Malaysia and successfully defended a Mechanical & Electrical company against RM2.1 million claim by a subcontractor. He is known as a prominent young lawyer with vast experience in handling high profile cases which include acting for an actress, Wardina Saffiya in the legal suit against Mydin Hypermarket in 2006.

Mr. Adnan specializes in Defamation, Construction Disputes, Intellectual Properties Cases, Commercial Disputes, Contentious Land Matters and other civil cases. He has experiences handling high profile cases which are among others, the civil suit by actress Wardina Saffiya against Mydin Hypermarket, the civil suit by the owner of Tudung Mama’s brand against the famous boutique Tudung Fareeda and the vicarious liability suit involving top singer Amy Search’s Restaurant Cheng Ho.

Mejar Jeneral (B) Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom in the defamation suit against Yang Berhormat Shamsul Iskandar Mat Akin, a member of Parliament and another suit against Akmal Nasrullah, the director of NOW, successfully defended Tan Sri Sabbaruddin Chik in the RM1.1 Billion defamation suit by Deepak Jaikishan, defended Dato Ibrahim Ali in the defamation suit filed by the Chief Minister of Penang, Mr Lim Guan Eng and successfully won the appeal recently and represented Dato Ibrahim Ali in the Court of Appeal who was commit by the High to imprisonment and fine over an article criticizing the Judge hearing the case of Dato Seri Anwar Ibrahim against Utusan Malaysia and the Court of Appeal reversed the High Court;s decision, defamation suit for Afjets Sdn Bhd against four members of the famous rock band, Search and other well known cases reported in the news. He also represented his clients in mediation and arbitration and has just recently completed an arbitration hearing in Singapore Arbitration Centre over a commercial and construction disputes between a Malaysian developer and an Indonesian Government linked company amounting to RM30 Million. He was also appointed as counsel to represent a Malaysian company that produced the most famous 3D animated characters “Upin & Ipin” in Badan Arbitrase National Indonesia (BANI) and successfully resolved the dispute to a settlement.

Our Mr. Adnan also specializes in construction disputes. He acted for Capital Highway Builder Sdn Bhd against Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) where the High Court has allowed the claim of RM19,000,000.00 and three panel of the Court of Appeal’s judges unanimously dismissed USIM’s appeal. Other multimillion lawsuits won by him are JNA Ikhtisas Sdn Bhd against Government of Malaysia worth RM 2.4 Million and successfully defended Ecobuilders Sdn Bhd from RM2.1 Million’s claim by EZ Engineering Work Sdn Bhd.

At Adnan Sharida & Associates, justice is not an abstract term. It’s something we create everyday for our clients

Adnan Seman @ Abdullah
Sharida Binti Abdul Rahaman

SHARIDA BINTI ABDUL RAHAMAN is one of the partners of the firm. She completed her legal studies at International Islamic University Malaysia. Upon completion of the requisite pupilage at Messrs Nik Saghir & Partners, she was then admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor in December 2000. Our partner started her career as a Legal Assistant in Messrs Abdul Aziz & Associates and at her early stage of practice she was responsible for handling general litigation in the said Firm.

In 2005, she was attached to the Conveyancing and Banking Department of the firm. She generally attends preparation of agreements, security documentations for conventional. 

Her career took the next step when she joined Messrs Adnan Seman & Associates in the year 2008 and was in charge of the conveyancing department relating to preparations of Sale and Purchase Agreements, Sub-Contractor Agreements, Loan Documentations, Contract Agreements etc. The said firm subsequently changed its name and style to Messrs Adnan Sharida & Associates on 15th October 2009 when she was promoted as a partner of the Firm. Her current main areas of practice are conveyancing, housing and corporate loans and also corporate works.

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Sharida Binti Abdul Rahaman
Nasrul Hadi Bin Mat Saad

NASRUL HADI BIN MAT SAAD, holds an LLB. (Hons) from International Islamic University Malaysia whereby he graduated with honours in Bachelor of Law. After reading in the chambers of Mr. Mohamed Razif bin Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Yeop, he was then admitted as an Advocates and Solicitors of the High Court of Malaya on 14th April 2007. He started his career as Legal Assistant in Messrs. Abdul Aziz & Associates and exposed to various litigation cases inter alia, a wide spectrum of civil litigation matters covering mostly Banking litigation as well as Contract disputes. He was also exposed on various criminal trials.

He later joined Messrs. Adnan Seman & Associates. In this firm he was given opportunities to conduct numbers of full trials of general litigation matters and also assisting partners in advising clients with regard to legal position and changes of law. He joined Messrs. Syamsir Nasrul Khalil & Shahidan as a partner from September 2010 until Mac 2012. On 1.04.2012 he join the firm as a partner and his current primary areas of practice are Tort, Commercial and Contractual Dispute, General Bank Collection, Debt Collection, Application For Injunction and Mandatory Order, Company Winding Up and Insolvency, Trust Probate and Administrative Dispute, Industrial Tribunal and Professional Negligent.

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Nasrul Hadi Bin Mat Saad
Izyan Anis Bte Musanif​

IZYAN ANIS BTE MUSANIF read law in the International Islamic University Malaysia whereby she graduated with honors in Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Law (Syariah). She underwent pupilage with Messrs Adnan Sharida & Associates in the Chamber of Mr Adnan Bin Seman @ Abdullah and was called to the Malaysian Bar on 11th January, 2013. She was exposed to various areas of Laws, Corporate, General Litigation and General Conveyancing .

Upon completion of her pupilage, she was retained in the same firm as Legal Assistant and attached to Conveyancing Department where she assists the Principal Partner of the firm in Conveyancing matters involving Transfer, Sale and Purchase Agreement, Loan Security Documentation, Tenancy Agreement, documentations for housing developments project , Corporate Agreement and various real estate matters. Since 14th June, 2013 she was
promoted as a partner of the firm .

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Nur Farahna Fateen Binti Mohd Fadzil​​

NUR FARAHNA FATEEN BINTI MOHD FADZIL has graduated from Universiti Teknologi Mara (Uitm) with LL.B (Hons) in 2015 and completed her pupillage in Messrs Naicker and Associates. She was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of Court of Malaya on 22nd November 2016. She was subsequently joined Messrs. Adnan Sharida & Associates in April 2017 as an associate in Litigation department assisting the partners on general litigation matters.

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Nur Farahna Fateen Binti Mohd Fadzil​