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SUITE 33.01, LEVEL 33, THE GARDENS NORTH TOWER, MID VALLEY CITY, LINGKARAN SYED PUTRA, 59200 KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
Tel:
Work +60 3 2299 3888
Fax:
Fax +60 3 2287 1278
Email:
Web:
www.rahmatlim.com

Soh Yin Chuin

Tel:
Work +603 2299 3977
Email:
Web:
www.rahmatlim.com
Rahmat Lim & Partners

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.


Malaysia

Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Frequently acting on high-value matters, the team at Rahmat Lim & Partners has niche strengths in fintech, structured finance and derivatives, and is very experienced in handling matters involving different currencies. Kelvin Loh acted for VTTI as borrower on a $650m loan from a group of international financiers, and advised Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Malaysia and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ on their RM1.1bn loan to MFBBCC Retail Mall. 'Thorough' managing partner Azman bin Othman Luk is 'quick to understand business angles', and 'clearly explains issues and addresses concerns'. Group head Wan Kai Chee and maritime and aviation expert Soh Yin Chuin are also recommended.

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Shipping

Within: Shipping

Rahmat Lim & Partners' department acts mostly for banks and other financial institutions on ship finance and other transactional matters. Soh Yin Chuin acted for a syndicate of foreign banks on the registration of mortgage over a vessel, and group head Azman bin Othman Luk advised several Malaysian financial institutions on a debt restructuring that involved various shipbuilding and vessel chartering companies.

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