ZICO Law is the first network of leading independent local law firms with a full presence in 18 cities across all 10 ASEAN member countries.
Over 300 lawyers enable our clients to experience value-added legal services by leveraging on a combination of local expertise and regional insights.
We are present in Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.
We are the main legal network in ASEAN, working with large companies in the public and private sectors, multinational companies, and small and medium enterprises. ZICO Law is related to innovative, high-quality, and efficient services. Our client-centric approach has garnered us awards and accolades from some of the top legal publications and organizations including Chambers, Legal 500, and IFLR.
1987 - Zaid Ibrahim & Co. was established on 1st June 1987 and consisted of one lawyer and two staff housed in an office above a bicycle repair shop in Kampung Pandan, Kuala Lumpur. The firm’s first project was to work on Malaysia’s landmark North-South Expressway Project.
1989 - Zaid Ibrahim & Co. opened its first branch office in Kota Bharu.
1991 - Zaid Ibrahim & Co. opened its second and third branch offices in Penang and Johor Bahru respectively, becoming the first law firm in Malaysia to have branches across Peninsular Malaysia.
1998 - Zaid Ibrahim & Co. joined Andersen Legal, which provided us the perspective of a multidisciplinary platform (MDP).
2001 - Zaid Ibrahim & Co. becomes the first law firm in Malaysia to have over 100 lawyers.
2003 - Zaid Ibrahim & Co established its first offshore law practice and office outside Malaysia in Singapore, and this marked the start of our expansion into ASEAN. Gala & Tomik Advocates was established in Kuching, Sarawak.
2005 - We expanded to Indonesia with Roosdiono & Partners, a well-regarded law firm based in Jakarta and established in 1999.
2006 - Expansion into Thailand with the establishment of ZICOlaw (Thailand) Ltd in the nation’s capital city of Bangkok.
2009 - Established ZICO Law (Laos) Sole Co Ltd (formerly known as Vientiane Law Co., Ltd.).
2011 - Expansion into Vietnam with the establishment of ZICO Law (Vietnam) Ltd based in Ho Chi Minh City. The formation of the ZICO legal network enables us to consolidate our business in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam, and provide legal services focused on ASEAN under a unified brand.
2012 - Founded in 1998, SokSiphana & Associates, a well-known Cambodian law firm headquartered in Phnom Penh, joined the ZICO Law network. ZICO Law (Myanmar)the limited company was established.
2014 - ZICO Law (Laos) Sole Co Ltd joined the ZICO Law network. We also expanded our coverage in Vietnam by opening a second office in Hanoi.
2015 - ZICO Insights Law LLC, a Singapore law firm, was established in Singapore.
2017 - Bruneian law firm Rozaiman Abdul Rahman joined the ZICO Law Network. This along with the establishment of Insights Philippines Legal Advisors makes the ZICO Law network the first legal network with a presence in all 10 ASEAN member countries.
2018 - Rozaiman Abdul Rahman is rebranded as ZICO R.A.R.
Our Cambodian member firm, SokSiphana&associates opened its second office in Siem Reap.