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 > Banking and finance

Rahmat Lim & Partners‘ banking and finance offering is directed by experienced capital markets practitioner Wan Kai Chee. In broad terms, the firm advises (in both domestic and international capacities), on matters such as unsecured bilateral loans through to the most complex syndicated transactions. More specifically, areas covered include: licensing, securities, futures, asset management and commodity trading. Notably, it has dedicated fintech, regulatory and Islamic finance teams that impart advice on equity crowdfunding, capacity/netting and ijarah, istisna’, mudharabah, murabahah and musharakah principles. Recommended lawyers:  Azman bin Othman Luk, Kelvin Loh and Soh Yin Chuin.

Malaysia > Shipping

Rahmat Lim & Partners‘ shipping practice undertakes work on sale, registration and de-registration of vessels. On the contentious side, litigators deal with the repossession of vessels and arbitration relating to casualties. Daphne Koo is a specialist on admiralty and maritime law while Chong Boon Leong appears in the Singaporean and Malaysian courts on international arbitration matters. Soh Yin Chuin focuses on maritime matters, advising lenders and trusts.