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20TH FLOOR, AMBANK GROUP BUILDING, 55 JALAN RAJA CHULAN, 50200 KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
Tel:
Work +60 3 2031 1788
Fax:
Fax +60 3 2031 1775
Email:
Web:
www.shooklin.com.my
Shook Lin & Bok, Sin Min Yoong, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

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Sin Min Yoong

Tel:
Work +603 203 11788
Email:
Shook Lin & Bok

Work Department

Banking & Finance Litigation and Civil Litigation

Position

Sin Min is a senior partner of the firm. She heads the Banking & Finance Litigation department. She is a litigator in civil disputes, with her specialty in the area of Banking & Finance Litigation. Her experience encompasses all legal problems related to and faced by financial institutions and she acts for such institutions in claims by and against them. Sin Min regularly acts and renders advice in matters relating to private debt securities (conventional and Islamic), receiverships and insolvencies, restructuring of debts and schemes of arrangements, performance bonds, syndicated loans, Islamic financing, trade finance and forward foreign exchange transactions, financial derivatives, investment banking, bills of exchange and the various financial products of financial institutions, with the accompanying recovery of loans and enforcement of security. She has been involved in numerous legal disputes relating to land law and company law, and has defended various institutions against a variety of claims including for negligence, defamation, conspiracy, fraud, breach of trust and fiduciary duties and breach of statutory duties. She has been involved in issues relating to vesting orders, arising from various bank mergers which had taken over the years, as well as vesting of bank non-performing loans (NPLs) to non-banking institutions, including the first of such transfers of NPLs in Malaysia. She had also acted frequently for the Danaharta Group of companies, set up under the Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad Act, which was enacted to deal with the financial crisis in the late 1990s.

Career

Sin Min joined the firm in 1985 as an associate and became a partner in 1992. She has been admitted to both the Bars in Malaya and Singapore.

Languages

Sin Min’s team of lawyers, as with Shook Lin & Bok as a firm is equipped to address any queries in a multiple languages including English, Malay, Mandarin and Tamil

Member

Member of the Malaysian Bar.

Education

LL.B. (Hons) (Singapore)


Malaysia

Dispute resolution

Within: Leading individuals

Yoong Sin Min - Shook Lin & Bok

Within: Dispute resolution

Praised for its 'thorough research and sound advice', Shook Lin & Bok's 'excellent' practice is 'reliable, resourceful and highly respected by legal practitioners and the general public'. Lam Ko Luen, who heads the contentious projects team alongside Hoh Kiat Ching, 'takes every instruction seriously and delivers prompt follow-ups'; the 'experiencedYoong Sin Min, who leads the banking litigation practice jointly with Chan Kok Keong, has 'in-depth knowledge'. Lam, Nagarajah Muttiah and Romesh Abraham are the names to note for international arbitration skills.

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