Dato’ Andri had served in the Judicial and Legal Service as Federal Counsel from 1990 until June 1994. He thereafter joined private practice with Abdul Kadir Kassim and is a founder partner of the firm Kadir, Andri & Partners.
Whilst in the Judicial and Legal Service, he has represented the Government of Malaysia in Court at all levels including in the Supreme Court such as the celebrated judicial review Hajjah Halimatussaadiah case, Election Courts in election petitions, medical negligence and land acquisition matters. In private practice, albeit on selected occasions, he has appeared in Court on commercial and corporate matters in particular those relating to mergers and acquisitions. Dato’ Andri was also part of the litigation team that had successfully defended the recent litigation relating to claim to the throne of the Sultan Terengganu that reached the Federal Court.
He currently heads the banking and finance team. Dato’ Andri was a member of the Law Revision Committee on Islamic Banking and Finance of Bank Negara Malaysia including the sub- committee on Review of Contracts Act and the sub-committees of the Islamic capital market working group of the Securities Commission. Both committees relate to reviewing aspects of laws and regulations to facilitate and advance Islamic banking and finance laws. He has served on Investigating Tribunals constituted under the Legal Profession Act 1976 and is currently a member of the Disciplinary Panel thereunder. He was a member of the Board of Studies for the post graduate degree of Master of Science in Islamic Banking and Finance and member of the Board of Studies for the post graduate degree of Master of Science in Islamic Capital market at International Islamic University Malaysia. He is a registered adjudicator and registered on the Islamic banking and finance of arbitrators at the Asian International Arbitration Centre.
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