Datuk Syed Zaid was identified as a “Leading Individual Lawyer” in the area of Banking & Finance in Malaysia. In the Islamic Finance sphere, he was recommended by the Euromoney Expert Guides (2010 & 2012), besides being nominated as one of the most highly recommended Asia-Pacific-focused lawyers in the practice area of Islamic Finance by Asialaw for four (4) consecutive years (2010 - 2013 Asialaw Leading Lawyers Survey). He also featured as a “Leading Islamic Structured Finance Lawyer” in the 2012 Islamic Finance News Leading Lawyers Survey. At the ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2014 and 2015, Datuk Syed Zaid was recognised as “Managing Partner of the Year” and “Deal Maker of the Year” for two (2) successive years. Datuk Syed Zaid previously served as a panel member of the Law Review Committee for Islamic banking with the central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia. Currently, he contributes his experience in corporate governance by sitting on the Appeals Committee of the Malaysian stock exchange, Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad. Besides his professional duties, Datuk Syed Zaid sits on the Board and audit committees as an Independent Director of two (2) public listed companies, one of which is a government-linked company. He is also the Secretary of the Perdana Leadership Foundation and a Director of Motorsports Association of Malaysia.
SYED ZAID BIN SYED JAFFAR ALBAR is an appointed public notary and appointment period is effective till 11.03.2018.