Mr Azman bin Othman Luk > Rahmat Lim & Partners > Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia > Lawyer Profile

Rahmat Lim & Partners
SUITE 33.01, LEVEL 33, THE GARDENS NORTH TOWER
MID VALLEY CITY, LINGKARAN SYED PUTRA
59200 KUALA LUMPUR
Malaysia
Azman bin Othman Luk photo

Work Department

Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Regulatory & Compliance, Restructuring & Insolvency, Islamic Finance, Maritime & Aviation

Position

Azman is the Managing Partner of Rahmat Lim & Partners and Co-Head of the Firm’s Financial Services Department.

Career

He concentrates primarily on banking and finance transactions including syndicated and structured financing, securities regulation and debt capital markets, LBO transactions, strategic investments, and restructurings. He also advises on financial and capital markets regulation.

Azman is consistently recognised as a Leading Individual in Banking & Finance and Capital Markets by Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific and as a Leading Lawyer in Banking & Finance and Capital Markets in the IFLR 1000. He has in various editions of Chambers Asia-Pacific been endorsed by peers and clients as being “very focused and client-friendly“, and “really seriously very good for banking and capital market transactions“, as well as being noted for the fluent structuring of Shariah-compliant transactions.

After being called to the Bar of England & Wales, Azman undertook a nine-month stint as a pupil in the chambers of R Neville Thomas QC. He was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1993 and joined Rahmat Lim & Partners in 2011.

Languages

English and Bahasa Malaysia.

Memberships

Member, Inter-Pacific Bar Association

Education

Azman graduated in law from Durham University, England in 1989, and holds an LL.M. in corporate and commercial law from the University of London.

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Banking and finance

(Leading individuals)

Azman bin Othman LukRahmat Lim & Partners

The practice at Rahmat Lim & Partners has great expertise in high-value domestic and cross-border finance matters, particularly debt restructuring, syndicated lending and loan facilities, as well as maintaining a dedicated fintech practice. Wan Kai Chee leads the team, which acts for domestic and international banks and investment funds including RHB, Malayan Banking, and CIMB. ‘Thorough’ managing partner Azman bin Othman Luk and Soh Yin Chuin advised Malayan, Maybank Islamic, and RHB on the MYR1.84bn debt restructuring of Nam Cheong Group, a complex matter requiring both restructuring existing and establishing new financing provisions.

Malaysia > Antitrust and competition

Rahmat Lim & Partners‘ regulatory and compliance team has expertise across a range of competition and antitrust matters, including antitrust complaints and investigations, exception applications and compliance advice. Its impressive client roster includes key names across a range of industries including technology, insurance and automotive. Azman bin Othman Luk, who has particular banking and finance sector expertise, heads up the regulatory practice. Raymond Yong left the team.