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Adnan, Sundra & Low

Banking & Finance

6 ranked lawyersBand 1MalaysiaAsia-Pacific 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Adnan, Sundra & Low has an outstanding banking and finance law practice in Malaysia, highly reputed for its DCM offering and Islamic finance expertise. Particularly experienced in advising issuers and arrangers on complex sukuk matters. Regularly represents leading financial institutions in murabaha, musharaka and other Shari'a-compliant transactions, including green bonds. Also well versed in conventional financing transactions. Often involved in project finance and DCM transactions relating to the energy and infrastructure sectors. Some of its key clients include Maybank Investment Bank, Merrill Lynch and HSBC.

Work highlights

Adnan, Sundra and Low acted for Maybank Investment Bank on the establishment of a MYR10 billion Islamic MTN programme structured under the Shari'a principle of wakala bil-istithmar.

Adnan, Sundra & Low acted as counsel to AmBank Islamic on a revolving credit facility of up to MYR75 million to Ho Hup Construction, as well as an Islamic banking facility of up to MYR100 million to Bukit Jalil Development. It also advised AmBank on banking facilities of up to MYR157 million to Intact Corporate Approach.

Notable practitioners

Adrian Chee is a partner at Adnan, Sundra & Low. He is a leading practitioner in Kuala Lumpur with particular strength in DCM and Islamic finance work, often advising on high-yield bonds and sukuk programmes.

Deepak Sadasivan is the managing partner at Adnan, Sundra & Low. He is a pre-eminent banking and finance lawyer in Kuala Lumpur, with market-leading expertise in Islamic finance and DCM matters.

Edward Ng is a partner at Adnan, Sundra & Low in Malaysia. He has a notable practice acting on project finance and Islamic finance mandates, including in relation to DCM issuances. He is highly adept at handling multi-jurisdictional matters.

Jennifer Lee Tze-Hui is a partner at Adnan, Sundra & Low. She is an up-and-coming lawyer in Kuala Lumpur's banking and finance market, regularly advising on DCM matters. She often acts for leading Malaysian banks on Islamic and conventional financing. Market sources respect her, noting that they "see her often in complex deals."

Gan Kok Ling is a partner at Adnan, Sundra & Low. She has a robust practice advising on DCM matters in Malaysia, as well as loan facilities. She has particular sectoral expertise in the real estate and energy spaces.

Jerry Tiew (Tiew Wei Hsiang) is a partner at Adnan, Sundra & Low. He has an active practice in the banking and DCM spaces, acting for Malaysian and global financial institutions. He has experience working on perpetual bonds and sukuk.

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Malaysia

Banking & Finance


Adrian Chee
Band 1
Deepak Sadasivan
Band 1
Edward Ng
Band 3
Jennifer Lee Tze-Hui
Up and Coming
Kok Ling Gan
Band 3
Wei Hsiang (Jerry) Tiew
Up and Coming