Mr Soh Yin Chuin > 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

Work Department

Banking & Finance, Maritime & Aviation

Position

Yin Chuin is a Partner in the Firm’s Financial Services Department.

Career

Yin Chuin’s principal area of practice is Maritime & Aviation. He concentrates on banking and asset finance transactions, with a particular focus in the maritime and offshore sectors. He is dual-qualified in both Singapore and Malaysia, and regularly advises lenders, bondholders, equity investors, trusts, owners and lessees in lending, leasing and debt restructuring matters involving vessels, offshore assets, aircraft and equipment.

Chambers Global noted that Yin Chuin “continues to develop a reputation as an adviser on complex matters concerning shipping-related leasing and loan transactions”. In Chambers Asia-Pacific, Yin Chuin was ranked as an Up and Coming Lawyer, and noted as having “a growing reputation in the market” and cited by clients as “very experienced and committed”. Yin Chuin was also recommended for his expertise in ship financing by The Legal 500 Asia.

He joined Allen & Gledhill LLP, Singapore as an Associate after completing his pupillage in 2004. In 2009, he was seconded to the London office of Linklaters LLP. Yin Chuin was called to the Malaysian Bar and joined Rahmat Lim & Partners in 2015.

Languages

English and Bahasa Malaysia.

Education

Yin Chuin was awarded the NUS-ASEAN Undergraduate Scholarship to the National University of Singapore, where he completed his LL.B. (Hons) degree in 2003. He was admitted to the Singaporean Bar in 2004 and the Malaysian Bar in 2015.

Lawyer Rankings

Malaysia > Banking and finance

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 > Shipping

The maritime practice at Rahmat Lim & Partners assists both local and international clients with corporate, commercial and contentious matters. The group works closely with the firm’s banking team in restructuring and financing transactions. Soh Yin Chuin and Daphne Koo are key names to note for finance mandates and litigation, respectively.