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Shook Lin & Bok

Banking & Finance

1 ranked lawyersBand 3MalaysiaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Experienced department, particularly assisting lenders with conventional and Islamic loan facilities, as well as DCM. Especially well equipped to handle restructuring mandates, regularly advising leading domestic clients on real estate and infrastructure-related finance. Also handles acquisition finance transactions. Additionally mandated by financial institutions to advise on banking transactions involving Malaysia.

Notable practitioners

Jalalullail Othman is a market leader in the Islamic finance space, as well as regularly advising on conventional financing matters. A commentator describes his Shari'a financing expertise as "not just transactional, but also strategic and specialised."

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Malaysia

Banking & Finance: Islamic Finance


Jalalullail Othman
Band 1