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Rahmat Lim & Partners

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Chairman and Senior Partner: Lim Teong Sit
Managing Partner: Azman bin Othman Luk
Number of partners: 25
Number of other lawyers worldwide: 87
Languages: English, Malay, Mandarin

Firm Overview:
An associate firm of Allen & Gledhill LLP, Singapore, Rahmat Lim & Partners is an award-winning, full-service law firm with in-depth Malaysian and international experience.

Associate Offices:
Allen & Gledhill in Singapore and Myanmar.

Main Areas of Practice:

Highly experienced in handling high-value and complex international disputes in multiple jurisdictions.

Banking & Finance:
Advises on the full spectrum of domestic and cross-border financing transactions, including asset financing, structured financing, acquisition and leveraged financing, project financing, Islamic financing, and debt restructuring transactions in Malaysia and the region.

Capital Markets:
Advises on debt and equity-linked offerings of securities, real estate investment trusts, IPOs, retail structured notes offerings, asset backed securitisation, medium term note and repackaging programmes, subordinated debt instruments, global depository receipts and sukuk.

Competition & Antitrust:
Advises on various aspects of competition law, including the conduct of competition economic analyses since the enactment of the Competition Act 2010.

Corporate & Commercial:
Regularly handles a comprehensive range of corporate and commercial matters across a wide spectrum of domestic and cross-border transactions including advising on general corporate and regulatory matters, corporate reorganisations and restructurings, as well as all areas of law relevant to establishing a business presence and operating a business in Malaysia.

Corporate Real Estate:
Advises on the full range of real estate and real estate-related matters including property acquisitions and divestments, property developments and joint ventures, commercial leasings, built-to-suit property transactions and associated legal due diligence exercises.

Employment & Industrial Relations:
Advises on all aspects of employment law and industrial relations including contracts of employment, employment and professional visit passes, union recognition and collective agreements, disciplinary action, termination of employment and redundancy, and voluntary separation schemes.

Energy, Infrastructure & Projects:
Provides advice throughout the whole project life-cycle, from project inception, land development, construction and commissioning, financing (including project financing on a limited recourse basis), to the supply chain infrastructure and plant operations and maintenance.

Financial Regulatory:
Advises financial institutions and corporations including banks, securities dealers and futures brokers on the full spectrum of financial services laws and regulations.

Active in all areas of the FinTech ecosystem including advising on, among others, equity crowdfunding platforms, P2P platforms and online payment systems.

Intellectual Property & Technology (IP):

Offers a full and wide range of contentious and non-contentious IP-related services and advises on a broad spectrum of enforcement, management and transactional issues. Advises on patent, trade marks, copyright, design, domain names; IP enforcement, litigation, arbitration, mediation; licensing and franchising as well as IP portfolio management, due diligence and collaterisation.

Investment Funds:
Advises on structuring, establishment and marketing of offshore and onshore retail and private investment funds investing in a spectrum of asset classes, establishment and licensing of fund management companies and industry-related regulatory compliance issues.

Advises across a broad spectrum of contentious work, including banking, enforcement of security, corporate disputes, minority oppression and shareholder disputes, contentious insolvency and restructuring, probate and administration, administrative law, insurance, professional negligence, property, securities and trusts.

Maritime & Aviation:
Experience in large-scale, cutting edge and complex contentious and non-contentious transactions.

Mergers & Acquisitions:
Advises both public and private organisations and financial institutions on a broad range of transactions, including local and regional joint ventures, share and business acquisitions and disposals, corporate re-organisations, privatisations and mergers, leveraged buyouts, schemes of reconstruction and amalgamation, capital restructuring, inward and outward investments and private equity investments.

Personal Data Protection:
Advises a wide range of clients in various industries on all aspects of personal data protection.