Dr Hizri holds both Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Master of Laws degrees from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). He was awarded the “Tan Sri Abdul Kadir Yusof Gold Medal” and “Wadah Niaga Award” for his outstanding academic achievements during the undergraduate and postgraduate studies.

In year 2006, he began his pupilage at Messrs Mohamed Ismail & Co under the tutelage of the late Adjunct Professor Dato’ Mohamed Ismail Mohamed Shariff. Commencing his legal career in May 2007, Hizri had a stellar career as a lawyer. In April 2015, he started his own practice under the name of Messrs Akram Hizri & Azad (subsequently changed to Akram Hizri Azad & Azmir).

Hizri has extensive experience in commercial dispute resolution and has represented various banks and financial institutions, corporations, GLCs, statutory bodies and individuals in a wide range of legal matters. He also appeared as counsel for other law firms at all tiers of the Malaysian courts. In terms of corporate work, Hizri has drafted numerous commercial-based documentations as well as being appointed as a consultant in regulatory impact analysis (RIA) to conduct study and propose legislative amendments to the relevant laws.

Apart from legal practice, Hizri has strong passion in legal education. He is engaged as part time law lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia to teach final year subjects such as civil advocacy, administration of estates and insolvency practice. he also conducts training and workshop for the Bar Council and State Bar Committee in the area of Islamic finance litigation. He is also a member of the islamic Finance Committee (IFC), Bar Council.

  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours), LL.B (Hons), National University of Malaysia (UKM) – 2006
  • Executive Diploma in Islamic Law (Islamic Banking), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) – 2009
  • Master of Laws, LL.M, National University of Malaysia (UKM) – 2016
  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya – 11th May 2007
  • Senior Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals (CIIF) – 2016
  • Associate Member, Insolvency Practitioners of Malaysia (IPAM) – 2016
  1. CIMB Bank Berhad v. Gan Teow Hooi _ Ors [2010] MLJU 1179
  2. CIMB Bank Berhad v. Gan Teow Hooi _ Ors [2010] 1 LNS 961
  3. Perbadanan Kemajuan Pertanian Selangor v Megafores Nursery Sdn Bhd _ Ors [2010] MLJU 1572
  4. Datuk Dr Awang Adek Bin Hussin v The Edge Communication [2011] MLJU 1379
  5. Mega Forest Plantation Management v. Perbadanan Kemajuan Pertanian Selangor [2011] 1 LNS 1788
  6. Perbadanan Kemajuan Pertanian Selangor v. Megafores Nursery Sdn Bhd _ Ors [2011] 8 CLJ 484
  7. Re Wong Meng Chow Ex-Parte_ RHB Bank Berhad [2011] 1 LNS 1591
  8. RHB Bank (M) Berhad v Timer Steel-Tab (M) Sdn Bhd _ Ors [2011] MLJU 1131
  9. RHB Bank Berhad v WLP Industrial Solution (M), Wong Siew Wah, Lui Yoong Lai _ Yap Nyuk Chin [2011] MLJU 478
  10. Wong Meng Chow v RHB Bank Berhad [2011] MLJU 1215
  11. Datuk Dr Awang Adek Hussin v. The Edge Communications Sdn Bhd _ Yang Lain [2012] 10 CLJ 340
  12. RHB Bank Berhad v Mawaddah Books Sdn Bhd [2012] MLJU 597
  13. CIMB Bank Bhd v. Gan Teow Hooi _ Ors [2012] 9 CLJ 1003
  14. CIMB Bank Bhd v Gan Teow Hooi _ Ors [2013] 1 MLJ 267
  15. Mega Forest Plantation Management Sdn Bhd v. Perbadanan Kemajuan Pertanian Negeri Sselangor [2014] 1 LNS 753
  16. Noraini Binti Abu Bakar v Amislamic Bank Bhd (Oh Siew Kuen, Third Party) [2015] MLJU 2214
  17. Citranet Sdn Bhd v Kuwait Finance House (M) Bhd [2016] 12 MLJ 397
  18. Citranet Sdn Bhd v Kuwait Finance House (Malaysia) Berhad [2016] MLJU 703
  19. Citranet Sdn Bhd v. Kuwait Finance House (Malaysia) Berhad [2016] 1 LNS 908
  20. Progressive Ocean Sdn Bhd v Northern Corridor Implement [2016] MLJU 304
  21. Progressive Ocean Sdn Bhd v Northern Corridor Implement [2016] MLJU 815
  22. Progressive Ocean Sdn Bhd v. Northern Corridor Implementation Authority [2016] 1 LNS 629
  23. Maybank Islamic Berhad v. Leow Eng Teng _ Anor [2018] 1 LNS 2160
  24. Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad v. Azlan Raofuddin Nuruddin [2019] 5 LNS 27
  25. Zul Ali _ ORS v. Lembaga Lebuhraya Malaysia _ ANOR [2019] 1 LNS 585
  26. Lembaga Pembiayaan Perumahan Sektor Awam v. Rozi Noor [2020] 1 LNS(O) 16
  27. Rozi bin Noor v Mat Zin bin Mat _ Ors [2020] MLJU 877
  28. Rozi Noor v. Mat Zin Mat _ Ors [2020] 1 LNS 705
  29. Universiti Sains Malaysia v. Ahmad Zafir Abdul Wahab _ Yang Lain [2020] 5 LNS 17
  30. Azira bt Mohd Ab Ghani v. Muhammad Zuhdi bin Mohamad Nor _ Ors [2021] MLJU 1904
  31. Mega Forest Plantation Management Sdn Bhd v Pengarah Perhutanan Negeri Selangor _ Ors [2021] 4 MLJ 323
  32. Mega Forest Plantation Management Sdn Bhd v. [2021] 7 CLJ 561
  33. Mohd Ridhuan Zakaria @ Ismail v. Lembaga Pembiayaan Perumahan Sektor Awam _ Ors [2021] 1 LNS 1451
  34. Osman bin Zakariah v Tenaga Nasional Bhd _ Ors [2021] MLJU 1918
  35. Re Mohd Saiful Azuar bin Md Isa ex parte Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia [2021] MLJU 1225
  36. Re Mohd Saiful Azuar Md Isa_ Ex Parte Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Bhd [2021] 8 CLJ 785