Trowers & Hamlins LLP > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Firm Profile

Trowers & Hamlins LLP
Level 45, Menara Maxis
Kuala Lumpur City Centre
50088 Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia > Foreign firms Tier 2

Trowers & Hamlins LLP‘s Malaysia group is led by managing partner Nick Edmondes, who handles corporate and project finance mandates. Partner Elias Moubarak focuses on conventional and Islamic finance structures, a core specialty of the firm, and partner Tom Reynolds’ work covers corporate transactions and cross-border commercial contracts. This is a multidisciplinary practice which supports Malaysian and non-Malaysian clients execute international investments, M&A and financing transactions across a range of sectors including real estate, private equity, hospitality, oil and gas, energy and infrastructure, utilising either conventional or Shari’ah compliant structures and financing.

Other key lawyers:


‘I’ve been dealing with Elias Mubarak, Partner at Trowers and Hamlin (Malaysia office) and he is super helpful. He is always available for a chat and takes long calls – to discuss our legal problems and issues related to structures – without charging us a fee.’

Key clients

Permodalan Nasional Berhad

Mizuho Bank Ltd, Labuan branch

Mizuho Bank (Malaysia) Berhad

Lembaga Tabung Haji, the Malaysian hajj pilgrim’s fund

Nakheel Oman Development Company SAOC

Maisarah Islamic Banking Services, Bank Dhofar

Thara Global Business LLC

GFH Financial Group BSC

Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation

First Energy Bank BSC(c)

Work highlights

  • Advised PNB and certain members of its group on the £348,250,000 refinancing of PNB’s significant commercial real estate investments in Central London.
  • Advised Malaysian pilgrimage fund, Lembaga Tabung Haji, and certain of its group companies, in relation to a £108,000,000 Murabaha financing by Standard Chartered Bank, London branch.
  • Advised Mizuho Bank (Malaysia) Berhad on a US$100,000,000 Murabaha structured revolving trade financing made available to the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation.