Mr Weng Hwee Tay > Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill
LEVEL 6, MENARA 1 DUTAMAS, SOLARIS DUTAMAS
NO. 1, JALAN DUTAMAS 1
50480 KUALA LUMPUR
Malaysia
Weng Hwee Tay photo

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Partner (Financial Services, Banking & Finance, Corporate Finance, Energy, Oil & Gas, Mergers & Acquisitions).

Career

A mergers & acquisitions practitioner, Weng Hwee handles the more complex transactional work at the firm.

Weng Hwee heads the Mergers & Acquisitions department, advising local and international clients on various high-value transactions.

He maintains a portfolio of selected commercial practice that includes airline catering and F1 Motorsports. He has also drafted template agreements for financial institutions.

Languages

English, Malay.

Memberships

Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya

Education

LLB (Hons) University of Melbourne
BCom University of Melbourne

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Banking and finance

The ‘very experienced‘ Weng Hwee Tay leads the team at Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill, which acts across the range of banking and finance matters, including syndicated loans, project and asset finance, bankruptcy and restructuring and bank branch establishment. The practice has a particular strength in transactions, primarily acting for lenders, which include international institutions such as HSBC and Standard Charted alongside domestic banks such as Maybank, CIMB and AmBank. Eu Jin Ong advised the government of Malaysia on a ¥200bn Series A samurai bond issue to qualified institutional investors.

Malaysia > Real estate and construction

The real estate and construction team at Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill offers a full-service to its real estate sector clients and combines real estate development and transactions expertise with corporate and disputes capabilities. The team is jointly led by corporate and commercial partner Weng Hwee Tay and Nitin Nadkarni who specialises in international arbitration. Other names to note include Bella Chai Yee Chu and Darshendev Singh for transactional and contentious matters respectively.

Malaysia > Islamic finance

Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill‘s Islamic finance team is a popular choice for domestic and international financial institutions and counts United Overseas Bank, RHB Islamic Bank and Mapletree Investments among its clients. Weng Hwee Tay – who has been particularly active in advising foreign funds and banks on mezzanine financings – heads up the practice which includes Megat Hizaini Hassan, who has a breadth of experience in advising lenders on project finance transactions, restructuring projects and debt issuance, as well as capital markets expert Eu Jin Ong.