Albar & Partners

Chea Li (Lily) Tan

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Practice Areas

Banking, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A, Islamic Finance and Projects


Joint Managing Partner. One of the founding partners. Heads the corporate/commercial and capital markets practice. Co-heads the banking & finance practice.

Notable transactions:

•MBSB Bank Berhad RM2.295 billion structured covered Sukuk Murabahah: Debt Market Deal of the Year (DOTY) (ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2019) •UMW Holdings Berhad RM2 billion perpetual Islamic notes: Musharakah DOTY (IFN DOTY Awards 2018) •MMC Port Holdings Sdn Bhd RM1.44 billion mandatory general offer and take-over of NCB Holdings Bhd: M&A DOTY (Mid-Size) (ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2017) •Tanjung Bin Energy RM800 million Sukuk Wakalah: Perpetual DOTY (IFN DOTY Awards 2017) •DRB-HICOM RM2 billion Perpetual Sukuk: Asian-MENA Counsel DOTY 2015 •Felda Global Ventures Holdings Berhad RM16.59 billion IPO: Asian-MENA Counsel DOTY 2012 and IPO DOTY (IFN Law Awards 2012).


The Malaysian Perspective of Sukuk Issuance: Asialaw & Practice


•The A-List: Malaysia’s Top 100 Lawyers: The Asia Business Law Journal •Woman Lawyer of Year 2017: ALB Malaysia Law Awards •Asialaw Elite-Practitioner: Banking & Finance and Capital Markets •Chambers Asia Band-1 Lawyer: Corporate/Commercial: Equity Capital Markets •IFLR1000 Highly Regarded Leading Lawyer: Banking, Capital Markets, Energy & Infrastructure and M&A •Legal 500 Leading-Individual: Banking & Finance, Capital Markets & Islamic Finance