Mr Chan Kwan Hoe > Zul Rafique & Partners > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Zul Rafique & Partners

Work Department

Banking & Finance, Islamic Finance and Capital Markets


Chan Kwan Hoe is a partner in the Banking & Finance practice group.

Kwan Hoe’s main area of practice is corporate banking, syndications, project financing and capital markets financing. His work covers conventional financing as well as financing under Shariah principles. He has advised on the issuance of bonds and sukuk by local and foreign issuers in Malaysia and the issuance of asset-backed securities involving the securitisation of property and receivables in Malaysia.


Kwan Hoe was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2003.


English, Bahasa Malaysia


Malaysian Bar


Kwan Hoe holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree from the University of Sheffields and a Masters in Law (LLM) from the University College London. He is also a Barrister-at-Law of Lincoln’s Inn.

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Banking and finance

The team at Zul Rafique & Partners offers regulatory and transactional advice to domestic and international financial institutions, acting on both the lending and borrowing side in project financing and syndicated lending matters. The practice is led by the ‘excellent‘ Loh Mei Mei, advising clients such as Standard Chartered, HSBC, and Bank of China Malaysia. Mei and Celine Rangithan advised Maybank and CIMB on a complex project financing deal involving four different companies, with a total of around RM1.17bn in funds provided. Kung Suan ImAshela Ramaya, and Chan Kwan Hoe are all active in the practice.

Malaysia > Islamic finance

With experience handling a range of domestic and cross-border transactions, Zul Rafique & Partners‘ banking and finance practice group advises on a wide range of structures involving various Shariah principles. Practice head Loh Mei Mei – who has recently been particularly active in advising Islamic banks on project finance transactions – Kung Suan Im, Ashela Ramaya, Chan Kwan Hoe and Celine Rangithan, all have broad practices and experience in transactions in the bank lending space and debt capital markets.

Malaysia > Capital markets

Zul Rafique & Partners‘ banking and finance practice has been particularly active of late in debt capital markets space and has been frequently instructed by domestic and international financial institutions to advise on regulatory and transactional elements of transactions. The group also has experience advising corporates on equity and debt capital market offerings. Loh Mei Mei is well regarded for her debt capital markets and project finance experience; she advised Genting Malaysia and its subsidiary, GENM Capital, on Genting Malaysia’s medium-term notes programme. Ashela Ramaya and Chan Kwan Hoe are other names to note for debt capital markets transactions, while Jerry Ong is highlighted for his expertise in equity mandates.