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D3-3-8 SOLARIS DUTAMAS, NO 1 JALAN DUTAMAS 1, 50480 KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
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https://www.zulrafique.com.my

Malaysia

Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 1

Zul Rafique & Partners

The meticulous and commercially savvyLoh Mei Mei leads the practice at Zul Rafique & Partners. The firm advised Genting Group and its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary GOHL Capital on a $1bn issuance of notes, guaranteed by the latter. Kung Suan Im, Ashela Ramaya, Chan Kwan Hoe and Celine Rangithan are also noted.

Leading individuals

Loh Mei Mei - Zul Rafique & Partners

Next generation lawyers

Iris Koh Siau Wei - Zul Rafique & Partners

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 1

Zul Rafique & Partners

Loh Mei Mei leads Zul Rafique & Partners’ capital markets practice. The group has advised Maxis Broadband on its issuance of an Islamic MTN, pursuant to an unrated Islamic MTN programme with an aggregate value of MR10bn. It also acted for Affin Bank on the issuance of an MTN by way of an Islamic sukuk programme valued at up to MR110m. Kung Suan Im, Ashela Ramaya and Chan Kwan Hoe are all noted.

Leading individuals

Loh Mei Mei - Zul Rafique & Partners

Next generation lawyers

Iris Koh Siau Wei - Zul Rafique & Partners

Renee Fong Siew Ern - Zul Rafique & Partners

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Zul Rafique & Partners

The ‘excellent and responsive’ team at Zul Rafique & Partners provides ‘accurate and appropriate advice’. The ‘impressiveJerry Ong is advising Matrix Reservoir’s shareholders on the proposed sale of a 51% controlling interest to Ahmad Zaki Resources for the sum of MR55m. The firm also advised Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited (BOCHK) on its acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Bank of China Malaysia from Bank of China Limited (BOCL) in an MR2.02bn operation.

Leading individuals

Jerry Ong - Zul Rafique & Partners

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Zul Rafique & Partners

Zul Rafique & Partners’ Kuhendran Thanapalasingam successfully led the advice to Petronas Dagangan before the High Court in a dispute initiated by Golden Clay relating to liquefied petroleum gas supply.

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Islamic finance
Islamic finance - ranked: tier 1

Zul Rafique & Partners

Under the leadership of Loh Mei Mei, Zul Rafique & Partners is commended for its ‘technical expertise paired with a great sense of responsibility from partners when supervising the team’. Loh and Ashela Ramaya advised Maxis Broadband on the issuance of Islamic MTNs, with an aggregate value of MR10bn, based on the Shariah principle of Mubarahah; CIMB Bank was the programme arranger. Assistance was also provided to Maybank, as the facility agent, regarding a syndicated murabahah term financing facility made to Yinson Production (West Africa) for $780m.

Leading individuals

Loh Mei Mei - Zul Rafique & Partners

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 1

Zul Rafique & Partners

A leading firm in employment matters, Zul Rafique & Partners’ receives praise for its ‘competent advice’. The practice successfully represented the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra in an appeal before the High Court in a case against a high-ranking employee on grounds of poor performance. Wong Keat Ching, Jacinta Johnson, Thavaselvi Pararajasingam and head of team P Jayasingam are all recommended.

Leading individuals

P Jayasingam - Zul Rafique & Partners

Wong Keat Ching - Zul Rafique & Partners

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 3

Zul Rafique & Partners

Zul Rafique & Partners acted for Genting and Suasana Cergas syndicated credit facilities worth $215m to part finance Genting Group’s equity investment in Resort World Las Vegas, which will construct and develop a resort project in Las Vegas; head of practice Loh Mei Mei led the advice.

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 2

Zul Rafique & Partners

Zul Rafique & Partners has made its mark for its prompt, knowledgeable and reliable advice. Under the leadership of the ‘meticulous and tenaciousTang Ai Leen, the team acted for Royal Group on its acquisition of Double Tree by Hilton for the sum of RM388m.

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Malaysia

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  • EVIDENCE / CYBER LAW

    PRESUMPTION OF GUILT – REMEDY OR JEOPARDY? Netizens in Malaysia now share a common fear and feeling of uneasiness following the swift passing of the Evidence (Amendment) (No.2) Bill 2012 in May 2012, which amends the Evidence Act 1950.
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