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Skrine

Corporate/M&A

2 ranked lawyersBand 1MalaysiaAsia-Pacific 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Skrine has a leading corporate law practice in Malaysia, frequently engaged on cross-border mandates. Its experienced team of practitioners regularly handles M&A and joint ventures, as well as corporate restructuring, particularly in the oil and gas and insurance sectors. Acts for domestic corporates and GLCs, as well as international companies. Also active for both Malaysian and international private equity funds. Some of its key clients include Accenture, BP and Panasonic.

Work highlights

Skrine assisted BP with the Malaysian aspects of the USD5 billion global sale of its aromatic, acetyl and related businesses to INEOS.

Notable practitioners

Fariz Abdul Aziz is a partner at Skrine. He has a well-respected M&A law practice in Malaysia, specialising in transactions relating to oil and gas.

Janet Looi is a senior partner at Skrine and one of Kuala Lumpur's leading corporate lawyers. She is particularly adept at handling acquisitions and disposals of shareholdings, as well as corporate restructuring and regulatory matters. She handles matters in sectors such as finance and insurance.

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Overview

Skrine’s Corporate practice is long-established and especially active on high-value cross-border investments. We have been consistently ranked in Chambers Asia-Pacific, Legal 500 Asia-Pacific and International Financial Law Review 1000 (IFLR 1000) for our experience in practice areas such as mergers & acquisitions, corporate restructuring, joint ventures, projects, infrastructure and energy, real estate, and banking and finance.


 


Our Corporate practice has been commended for having “

vast experience, skills and knowledge

” (IFLR 1000) and that we “

understand the business, the client's requirements and work around them without compromising the legal position

”. Further, we have been praised for our “

good response and turnaround times

” (Chambers Asia-Pacific).



To’ Puan Janet Looi

, 

Cheng Kee Check

Phua Pao Yii and Fariz Abdul Aziz

 are established names in the corporate landscape, setting the bar for our Corporate practice.


 


Our strong expertise in mergers & acquisitions, corporate restructuring and investments facilitates comprehensive service to our clients. Our Corporate team has in-depth knowledge, experience and understanding of various industries and the applicable laws and regulations in the infrastructure and transport, oil & gas, energy and natural resources, privatisation, education, halal, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, hospitality and tourism sectors.



Members

Abdul Aziz, Fariz

Cheng, Kee Check

Gumis, Sheba

Looi, Janet L H

Oon, Hui Lin

Phua, Pao Yii

Tan, Shi Wen

Industries

Aviation

Competition

Corporate Advisory and Transactions

Education

Environment

Halal Industry

Healthcare, Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals

Hospitality and Tourism

Insurance and Reinsurance

Maritime and Shipping Advisory

Mergers & Acquisitions

Oil & Gas, and Energy

Projects and Infrastructure

Wealth Management, Trusts and Charities

Corporate/M&A

Skrine

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Location

Unit no. 50‐8‐1,

8th Floor Wisma,

UOADamansara,

50 Jalan Dungun,

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

50490

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Ranked Lawyers

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Malaysia

Corporate/M&A


Fariz Abdul Aziz
Band 4
Janet L H Looi
Band 1