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Skrine

Skrine is one of the largest full-service law firms in Malaysia with a depth of experience in a range of legal matters acquired through its more than 54 years of practice. The firm is currently led by 41 partners with over 100 lawyers across the Corporate, Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property Divisions.

Skrine is the exclusive Malaysian member of Lex Mundi, a network of leading independent law firms in over 160 jurisdictions around the world and the Pacific Rim Advisory Council, a network of 30 top tier independent member law firms.

Area of Services
  • Islamic Banking and Documentation
  • Islamic Finance and Takaful in all their aspects
  • Islamic Securities (including Islamic Capital Market Instruments and Sukuk Issuance)
Awards/Accolades/Achievements
Awards
  • Malaysia Law Firm of the Year - Asian Legal Business 2017
  • Malaysian Debt Market Deal of the Year [Mid-Size] - Asian Legal Business 2016
  • Malaysia Law Firm of the Year in 2015 - Chambers Asia Pacific
  • International Who’s Who Malaysian Firm of the Year - Who’s Who Legal 2008 - 2011, 2013 - 2017
Achievements
  • Band 1 Firm for Project, Infrastructure & Energy, Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property - Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific 2016 - 2018
  • Band 1 for Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, IT & Telecoms, Real Estate & Construction and Banking & Finance - Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2016 - 2018
  • Band 1 Firm for Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions, Energy Infrastructure and Oil & Gas - IFLR 1000 2014 & 2017
  • Acted as Malaysian Counsel on behalf of a triumvirate of institutional “Lenders” for Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Germany
  • Acted as Malaysian Counsel for an international independent oil and gas exploration and production company in an increase of an existing USD2.5 billion revolving base facilities to USD4 billion. A prior group of 25 lenders on a USD2.5 billion secured loan and letter of credit facility for the client, based on oil and gas assets in France, Indonesia, Norway and The Netherlands.
  • Acted as Malaysian Counsel for an international independent oil and gas exploration and production company, in relation to a seven-year senior secured revolving credit facility of up to USD5 billion, with an initial committed amount of USD4.3 billion
  • Acted for the lenders, Maybank Islamic Berhad and RHB Islamic Bank Berhad to structure a syndicated facility agreement worth RM1.084 billion. Tanjung Pinang Development Sdn Bhd require the facility to be used to part-finance the reclamation and infrastructure works of the Seri Tanjung Pinang Phase 2 (STP2) project in Penang
  • Acted as Malaysian Counsel to the lenders in relation to a syndicated term loan facility in an aggregate principal amount of up to USD450 million to a publicly-traded provider of shallow-water drilling and marine services to the oil and natural gas exploration and production industry globally
  • Acted as Malaysian counsel for an international bank (the Security Agent) in financing the Retirement Fund Incorporated’s (KWAP) acquisition of several properties in London pursuant to a GBP246 million term loan facilities
Contact details
Skrine
Unit no. 50-8-1, 8th floor
Wisma UOA Damansara
50 Jalan Dungun
Damansara Heights
50490 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
www.skrine.com

Dato’ Philip Chan Hon Keong
T +603 2081 3999 Ext. 728
E pc@skrine.com

Oommen Koshy
T +603 2081 3999 Ext. 766
E koshy@skrine.com