Mr Soh Yin Chuin > 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, Maritime & Aviation

Position

Yin Chuin is a Partner in the Firm’s Financial Services Department.

Career

Yin Chuin’s principal area of practice is Maritime & Aviation. He concentrates on banking and asset finance transactions, with a particular focus in the maritime and offshore sectors. He is dual-qualified in both Singapore and Malaysia, and regularly advises lenders, bondholders, equity investors, trusts, owners and lessees in lending, leasing and debt restructuring matters involving vessels, offshore assets, aircraft and equipment.

Chambers Global noted that Yin Chuin “continues to develop a reputation as an adviser on complex matters concerning shipping-related leasing and loan transactions”. In Chambers Asia-Pacific, Yin Chuin was ranked as an Up and Coming Lawyer, and noted as having “a growing reputation in the market” and cited by clients as “very experienced and committed”. Yin Chuin was also recommended for his expertise in ship financing by The Legal 500 Asia.

He joined Allen & Gledhill LLP, Singapore as an Associate after completing his pupillage in 2004. In 2009, he was seconded to the London office of Linklaters LLP. Yin Chuin was called to the Malaysian Bar and joined Rahmat Lim & Partners in 2015.

Languages

English and Bahasa Malaysia.

Education

Yin Chuin was awarded the NUS-ASEAN Undergraduate Scholarship to the National University of Singapore, where he completed his LL.B. (Hons) degree in 2003. He was admitted to the Singaporean Bar in 2004 and the Malaysian Bar in 2015.

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Shipping

(Leading individuals)

Soh Yin Chuin Rahmat Lim & Partners

The team at Rahmat Lim & Partners is jointly led by head of litigation Jack Yow and co-head of maritime Soh Yin Chuin, who is praised as a ‘leader in the field’. The shipping offering is one of the largest in Malaysia. Many of the team’s matters are of high-value and often cross-border in nature, consistently involving cases of the sale, registration and de-registration of vessels and mortgages, transfers of flag, secured and unsecured vessel lending and leasing, M&A and repossession, as well as restructuring and insolvency. A recent work highlight includes the practice’s action as financial adviser to Rimorchiatori Mediterranei on its acquisition of Keppel Smit Towage and Maju Maritime.