Rusmin Alwani


Rusmin Alwani Shukery has 25 years practising experience in legal field. Prior to founding Messrs Rusmin Ida & Taryna in 2005, she headed the Corporate Banking and Mortgage Litigation Division of her former firm, Messrs Shahrizat, Rashid & Lee (“SRL”) in Penang.

She has an extensive trial and appellate experience and has acted in contentious cases in the Subordinate Courts, High Courts, the Court of Appeal and the Federal Court of Malaysia for her institutional and/or individual clients in her area of expertise during her illustrious years of practice. Some of the cases conducted by her have been reported and published as authoritative cases in corporate and commercial litigation by the Malaysia Law Journal and the Current Law Journal.

Rusmin Alwani’s greatest success was having a claim for damages exceeding RM1.2 billion for breach of contract arising from a land dispute dismissed by the High Court. She was also subsequently successful in the appeal to the Court of Appeal. The case involved various points of law and issues relating to legal procedure, breach of contract and land law.


  • LL.B (Hons) (Malaya) – 1997
  • Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya – 1998


  • Messrs Ghazi & Lim (1997-1998) – pupillage
  • Admission to the Bar – 14th March 1998
  • Messrs Shahrizat Rashid & Lee (April 1998-August 2005) – Senior Associate
  • Messrs Rusmin Ida & Taryna (September 2005) – Senior Partner

Practice Areas:

General and Civil Litigation (contractual & tortious claims), Energy Law (theft of electricity supply), Property Law (including claims under the National Land Code 1965), Company Law, Banking and Finance Law (including hire purchase, leasing and foreclosure), Receivership and Winding-up, Bankruptcy Law, General Debt Recovery, Mediation and Corporate Advisory.

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Suite 12-04, 12th Floor, Menara KWSP, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, 10050 Penang

Office Hours

9.00 AM – 5.30 PM
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