Ms Hui Lu Yap > Abdullah Chan & Co > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Abdullah Chan & Co
31ST FLOOR, UBN TOWER
10 JALAN P RAMLEE
50250 KUALA LUMPUR
Malaysia
Hui Lu Yap photo

Work Department

Corporate M&A; Real Estate

Position

Partner. Fields of expertise: Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Securities Laws and Regulations, Cross-border and Project Financing, Banking and Corporate finance, Foreign Investments, Real property development projects, and Trusts.

Career

Hui Lu has been in practice for 18 years and has extensive experience in corporate and financing transactions, from mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities law and regulations, cross-border and project financing, banking and corporate finance and foreign investments, to real property and development projects. Hui Lu is identified as a Recommended Lawyer in the fields of Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions and Real Estate and Construction in the 2014 edition of The Asia Pacific Legal 500 – The Guide to Asia’s Law Firms. Additionally, she is named as a Recommended Individual in Asialaw Profiles 2014 edition and as a Leading Lawyer by Asialaw Leading Lawyers in its 2014 edition. Hui Lu graduated from the University of Bristol, England in 1993, and holds an LLM in corporate and commercial law from King’s College London. After being called to the Bar of England & Wales, she returned to Malaysia and was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1997. She became a partner of a leading KL law firm in June 2008.

Languages

English, Malay, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien

Memberships

Advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya, 1997

Education

LLB, University of Bristol, England LLM. King’s College London

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Corporate and M&A

Vincent Chan, Hui Lu Yap, Shelina Razaly Wahi and Gopal Sundaram steer the corporate and M&A team at Abdullah Chan & Co. A key highlight for the firm is its role in advising YHL Holdings on its group restructuring (a case featuring Bernas and related subsidiaries). In broader terms, the team handles fundamental sector issues such as capital markets and foreign direct investments. Notably, it also has a developing reputation in the  aviation and aerospace industries.