Helmi Hamzah

Helmi Hamzah

Senior Partner (Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group)

Contacts

helmi@hsk.com.my
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Qualifications

  • L.L.B. (Hons) International Islamic University, 2001
  • CICA International Islamic University, 2002
  • Admitted as advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya on 22.3.2002

Areas of Practice

  • Civil, Corporate & Commercial Litigation
  • Islamic Law

Experience

Helmi joined the firm on 1 April 2004 after doing his pupillage and working as an Associate at Messrs Zaid Ibrahim & Co. He was made a Partner of the firm in 2008. He was subsequently appointed a Senior Partner and Head of the Civil Litigation, Retail and Syariah Practice Groups.

Relevant Engagements

Among the Court cases handled by Helmi are:

Federal Court

  • Kosma Palm Oil Mill Sdn Bhd v Koperasi Serbausaha Makmur Berhad [2003] 1 MLRA 536
  • Lembaga Minyak Sawit Malaysia v Arunamari Plantations Sdn Bhd & 5 Ors & Another Appeal [2015] 5 MLRA 1
  • Daud Bin Arshad & 3 Ors v FELCRA Berhad [08(f)-464-10/2017 (J)]-Order 33 rule 2 Rules of Courts 2012

Court of Appeal

  • Tenaga Nasional Berhad v Kamarstone Sdn Bhd [2013] MLRAU 341
  • Kurdamai Construction and Engineering Sdn Bhd v Innoseven Sdn Bhd & Ors [2015] 1 MLRA 405
  • Syed Azman Syed Ahmad Nawawi v Dato’ Seri Hj Ahmad Said [2015] 5 MLRA 206
  • GPQ Sdn Bhd v Constant View Sdn Bhd [2017] 4 MLRA 483

High Court

  • Malaysia Building Society Berhad v Modern Crest Sdn Bhd & 2 Ors [2006] MLRH 185
  • Sovereign Earth Sdn Bhd v Malaysia Maritime & Dredging Corporation Sdn Bhd [2008] 3 MLRH 30
  • Malaysia Building Society Berhad v Yoke Hoh Sdn Bhd [2008] 5 MLRH 374
  • DRB-HICOM Berhad v Jurutera Perunding GEA (M) Sdn Bhd [2010] 6 MLRH 540
  • Furnishing Fashions Sdn Bhd v Soon Seng Company Sdn Bhd & Ors [2010] 6 MLRH 555
  • Matang intergrated Sdn Bhd v Usahama SPNB-LTAT Sdn Bhd [2010] 13 MLRH 241
  • Idaman Usahamas Sdn Bhd v Blackstone Eight Sdn Bhd [2012] 1 LNS 1203
  • Gagasan Steel Sdn Bhd & Anor v Teenage Cable Industries Sdn Bhd [2013] MLRHU 772
  • Kerajaan Negeri Terengganu & Lain-Lain v Syed Azman Syed Ahmad Nawawi & Lain-Lain [2014] 5 MLRH 130
  • Pelantar Agresif Malaysia Sdn Bhd v Projek Lebuhraya Usahasama Berhad & Satu Lagi [2014] MLRHU 95
  • Bukit Baru Villa Sdn Bhd v Malaysia Building Society Berhad [2016] 1 MLRH 291
  • Prima Avenue And DPC (Block G,H,1) Management Corporation V. Puncak Kencana Sdn Bhd [2016] 1 LNS 1592
  • Daud Arshad & 3 ORS v Felcra Berhad [2016] MLRHU 1
  • Shining Crest & Ors v Onn Kien Hoe & Anor [2017] MLRHU 698
  • Bukit Baru Villa Sdn Bhd v Malaysia Building Society Berhad [2017] 1 MLRH 1
  • Shining Crest Sdn Bhd v Malaysia Building Society Berhad [2018] MRHU 1

Helmi has handled claims of more than RM1 billion each. Together with Ahmad Hamdan (another Senior Partner of the firm), he successfully resolved the dispute which led to the revival of the largest abandoned housing project in Malaysia.

Helmi Hamzah also represented Y.A.B Menteri Besar Terengganu, the State Government of Terengganu, local authorities, statutory bodies, government owned companies, and government linked companies, companies registered with Labuan Financial Services Authorities, public universities, public listed companies and private institutions. He has also appeared in the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak at Labuan. Helmi is currently handling several waqf disputes.

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