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Pamela Kung

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Shearn Delamore & Co

Work Department

Financial Services
Energy, Natural Resources & Green Technology
Infrastructure & Projects(co-Head)


Partner since 2011


Pamela’s practice covers a broad range of banking and debt capital market transactions including acquisition financing, project financing, structured lending, real estate financing, trade financing, Islamic financing, issuance of corporate bonds and Sukuk. She advises lenders as well as borrowers across a wide spectrum of cross-border and domestic financing matters. She also advises on corporate debt restructuring. In addition, she provides regulatory advice on exchange control regulations, banking and financial institutions regulations, finance and securities laws.


English, Malay, Chinese


  • Malaysian Bar
  • International Bar Association (IBA)


  • LL.B (Hons), University of Leicester
  • Certificate in Legal Practice
  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya


Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

Pamela Kung - Shearn Delamore & Co

Within: Banking and finance

Distinguishing itself with its superb regulatory expertise and its experience in derivatives transactions, Shearn Delamore & Co's department frequently acts on high-value, cross-border transactions. Group head Christina Kow acted for HSBC as agent on a $200m working capital loan to an undisclosed borrower. Pamela Kung is active in numerous areas, including debt restructuring as well as acquisition, project, corporate, structured and Islamic finance. Senior associate Krystle Lui is also singled out.

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Capital markets

Within: Capital markets

Noted for its excellent transactional and regulatory capabilities, Shearn Delamore & Co's department is especially active advising banks (including CIMB Investment Bank, Kenanga Investment Bank and HSBC) on debt capital markets matters. It also acts for issuers: Pamela Kung advised Tanjung Bin Energy on its RM800m issuance of sukuk. Christina Kow heads the group.

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Islamic finance

Within: Islamic finance

HSBC Bank Malaysia, AmBank (M) and S P Setia are among the clients of Shearn Delamore & Co's practice, which is led jointly by Christina Kow and the 'fantastic' Pamela Kung. Kung advised Tanjung Bin Energy, a subsidiary of Malakoff, on its RM 800m sukuk issuance for refinancing and working capital purposes, and acted for CIMB Investment Bank and Kenanga Investment Bank as principal advisers on Cahya Mata Sarawak's RM 2bn Islamic note programme.

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