Mohammed Rakinul Hakim



Mr. Hakim is a Partner at Nexalegal with an extensive background in corporate law and M & A transactions. With a robust professional journey that spans over a decade, he has established a reputation for excellence, particularly in cross-border M&As within the ASEAN region and South Asia, showcasing his expertise in the realms of corporate law, commercial transactions, and regulatory compliance. Before Nexalegal, Mohammed Hakim served as a Corporate Associate at DLA Piper, one of  the most prestigious global law firms, where he spent five years honing his craft in Bangkok, Thailand. During his tenure, he played a pivotal role in the Global M&A team that consistently secured the top spot in the world according to the renowned magazine Mergermarket. His contributions were also recognized by Legal500 Asia, where he was named a Next Generation Lawyer in 2018 and 2019, and a Next Generation Partner in 2020. Mohammed Hakim  deep rooted expertise extends to various industries, including but not limited to Oil & Gas, Hospitality, Fintech, and Telecommunications. He has a proven track record of advising multinational corporations, including prominent entities like Air Asia, Thai Airways, and IHG, on complex regulatory and commercial issues. Moreover, his proficiency in corporate structuring has been instrumental in supporting global clients in navigating the intricacies of setting up their operations in Myanmar, Thailand, and other ASEAN countries. In addition to his corporate endeavors, Mohammed Hakim has also demonstrated a commitment to social responsibility, serving as a Pro Bono Coordinator for DLA  Asia Pacific region and offering his expertise in setting up international non-profit organizations in Myanmar and Thailand. Overall, Mohammed Hakim comprehensive skill set, profound industry knowledge, and unwavering dedication to excellence make him an invaluable asset to the legal profession and the clients he serves.