Mr Lim Teong Sit > Rahmat Lim & Partners > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Rahmat Lim & Partners
SUITE 33.01, LEVEL 33, THE GARDENS NORTH TOWER
MID VALLEY CITY, LINGKARAN SYED PUTRA
59200 KUALA LUMPUR
Malaysia

Work Department

Banking & Finance, Corporate & Commercial, Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity

Position

Teong Sit is the Chairman and Senior Partner of the Firm. He is also a Partner of Allen & Gledhill LLP, Singapore.

Career

Teong Sit’s areas of practice encompass mergers and acquisitions and capital markets in Malaysia. His expertise also includes Islamic finance, structured finance and project finance. In his 30 years of practice, Teong Sit has acted as lead counsel in connection with many major corporate and financing transactions in Malaysia.

Prior to joining Allen & Gledhill LLP, Singapore Teong Sit was a Partner for more than 20 years in a leading Malaysian law firm where he headed the Financial Services practice group.

In 2010, Teong Sit was instrumental in the establishment of Rahmat Lim & Partners, an associate firm of Allen & Gledhill LLP, Singapore and has led Rahmat Lim & Partners, first as Managing Partner for the first six years and since then as Chairman and Senior Partner.

Teong Sit has written on various areas of corporate law including the Malaysian aspects of capital market transactions in International Investment Law, an MLR and Butterworth’s publication. Teong Sit has also edited a number of volumes of Malaysian Precedents & Forms published by Malayan Law Journal Sdn. Bhd.

Teong Sit is noted for his expertise in corporate/M&A work in leading legal publications such as IFLR1000, Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific.

Languages

English and Bahasa Malaysia.

Memberships

He is a member of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association.

Education

Teong Sit graduated with an LLB (Hons) degree from the  National University of Singapore. He was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1984 and the Singaporean Bar in 2007.

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Corporate and M&A

Rahmat Lim & Partners is involved in numerous, high-value M&A transactions, both in Malaysia and across the region. The practice advises financial institutions, in addition to both public and private organisations, on a broad range of deals, including local and regional joint ventures, share and business acquisitions and disposals. The team is also well-versed in corporate reorganisations, privatisations, leveraged buy-outs and capital restructurings. Practice head Moy Pui Yee is active across a range of industries including financial services, energy and power, while Lim Teong Sit has expertise in Islamic finance and Chen Lee Won handles joint ventures and general commercial contracts. Ho Wei Lih, whose ‘professionalism and tenacity is second to none’, is another key member of the team.