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Work +60 3 2299 3888
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Fax +60 3 2287 1278
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www.rahmatlim.com

Lee Yee Ling

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Work +603 2299 3848
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Rahmat Lim & Partners

Work Department

Corporate Real Estate, Real Estate investment Trusts

Position

Yee Ling is a Partner and Head of the Firm's Corporate Real Estate Department.

Career

Yee Ling has advised and represented property developers, statutory corporations, property funds, property investors, asset managers, local and foreign real estate investment trusts, government-linked corporations, sovereign funds, and listed and private companies.

Her practice encompasses direct real estate acquisitions and divestments, sale and leaseback transactions, commercial leasing, built-to-suit sale and purchase and leasing transactions, property joint developments, and property development projects.

Yee Ling is recognised as a Notable Practitioner for real estate acquisition in IFLR1000 and as a Leading Individual in Real Estate and Construction by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific. A client noted Yee Ling to be “very efficient and prompt”. She is also recognised in Asialaw Profiles as a Leading Lawyer in Construction & Real Estate.

Languages

English, Bahasa Malaysia and Cantonese.

Education

Yee Ling graduated in 1997 with a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of London and was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1998.


Malaysia

Real estate and construction

Within: Leading individuals

Lee Yee Ling - Rahmat Lim & Partners

Within: Real estate and construction

Lee Yee Ling heads the practice at Rahmat Lim & Partners, which is very strong in corporate real estate as well as construction. Lee advised Bridge Data Centre Malaysia on its purchase of one million square feet of data centres from Permodalan Nasional. On the corporate side, Ho Wei Lih acted for Tokyu Land on its collaboration with Titijaya Land to subscribe to RM47m-worth of shares in Epoch Property. Amelia Koo and Kamilah Kasim are also singled out.

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