Fuzet Farid is a transactional shipping and aviation lawyer based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She is a partner of the Malaysian law firm Zul Rafique & Partners and head of the shipping and aviation practice group. Fuzet has considerable experience in the transportation and offshore oil and gas sectors, representing international and local financial institutions, shipping and energy companies as well as aircraft and ship lessors. Fuzet enjoys the recognition of legal directories as a leading expert in Malaysian shipping law.
Fuzet has advised on a wide range of financing facilities and transactions for offshore vessels and installations, chemical bulk tankers as well as commercial airline and training aircraft including syndicated and structured debt financing, cross border leasing and off-balance sheet structures. Fuzet was a graduate of the University of Cambridge, Downing College in the United Kingdom and holds a Masters Degree at the University of Southampton in carriage of goods by sea, admiralty and international trade. She was admitted to the English Bar, Middle Temple Inn in July 1993, the Malaysian Bar in 1994 and the Singapore Bar in 2000. Fuzet authored the Malaysian carriage of goods by sea law summary in Prof. Tetley’s Marine Cargo Claims, 4 Ed., 2008.