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Mei Lin Goh

Singapore, Singapore Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Shipping: International: Finance , Shipping: Finance , Shipping
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Shipping: International: Finance - Singapore

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Goh Mei Lin has well-established experience in the area of ship finance and refinancing, acting for an impressive array of multinational lenders. She is highly recommended by clients, with one reporting: "She has a vast network in the shipping community and abroad in Korea. She has been engaged in some deals with us and we have found she is great at managing clients' expectations."
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Shipping: Finance - Global Market Leaders

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Sources regard Goh Mei Lin as "an extremely effective practitioner."She has a wealth of experience advising on syndicated credit facilities from both the borrower and lender side, and is further well versed in the restructuring of credit arrangements and a variety of non-contentious contractual matters. Heading up the firm's Singapore office, she is noted for her "meticulous and practical"approach, as well as her impressive client relationship skills.
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Shipping - Singapore

Foreign Expertise in South Korea

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Goh Mei Lin has well-established experience in the area of ship finance and refinancing, acting for an impressive array of multinational lenders. She is highly recommended by clients, with one reporting: "She has a vast network in the shipping community and abroad in Korea. She has been engaged in some deals with us and we have found she is great at managing clients' expectations."
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Shipping - South Korea

Expertise Based Abroad in South Korea

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Mei Lin Goh is highly regarded by both clients and market sources and focuses her practice on handling shipping finance matters on behalf of Korean and international lenders. A client reports that she "works well under time pressure" and comes "commended for leading multilateral negotiations with multiple parties and counsels."
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Mei is a Partner in the Assets & Structured Finance Group and Head of our Singapore office.

Mei specialises in cross-border asset, project and structured finance transactions in the maritime, logistics and energy sectors. Her experience in the energy sector covers conventional power, offshore oil & gas and mining & commodities.

She advises financial institutions, export credit agencies, lessors, lessees, owners and operators and also assists clients in the maritime and offshore sectors on the establishment, expansion and restructuring of their businesses across the Asia Pacific region.

Career

Mei is widely recognised as one of Asia’s top shipping finance experts, having been named one of Lloyd’s List Top 10 maritime lawyers in 2017, as well as receiving their Asia Pacific “Individual Lawyer of the Year” award the same year. She was also named “Best in shipping” at the Euromoney Asia Women in Business Law Awards in both 2016 and 2019.

Leading legal directories including Chambers Asia Pacific and Chambers Global are effusive in their recognition of Mei. Chambers describes her as “probably the most knowledgeable lawyer of the Korean market” and that “her expertise in bankruptcy matters is a special asset”.

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Mei Lin Goh

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