Goh Chai Ling

Goh Chai Ling

Key Practice Areas:

Chai Ling’s area of practice is primarily in banking and finance, debt capital markets and Islamic finance.

Her experience includes advising financial institutions and corporations on a wide range of conventional and Islamic banking and finance transactions including securities borrowing and lending, syndicated and bilateral financing, corporate bonds and Sukuk, asset backed securitisation transactions, convertible securities issuances, perpetual securities issuances, project financing transactions, ESG bonds and Sukuk issuances and debt restructurings.

Having acted as transaction counsel in local and cross-border debt capital market issuances involving multi-currency Regulation S issuances and complex structures, Chai Ling has played a major role in advising on pioneering and award-winning Malaysian Islamic capital markets transactions such as ASEAN Green SRI Sukuk and SRI Sukuk. She has also advised on M&A transactions, which include the drafting and negotiation of agreements for the acquisition of oceangoing drilling platform fabrication yards between large public-listed and government-owned entities.

  • LL.B. (Hons) – University of Tasmania, Australia
  • Certificate in Legal Practice

  • Malaysian Bar (2009)

  • English
  • Bahasa Malaysia

  • Asian Legal Business’s Malaysia Rising Star 2020

  • Advising the lead arranger in relation to the establishment of an Islamic medium term note programme of RM1.0 billion in nominal value by The Holstein Milk Company Sdn Bhd.
  • Advising the lead arranger in relation to the establishment of an Islamic medium term note programme of RM1.0 billion in nominal value by Mah Sing Group Berhad.
  • Advising the lead arranger in relation to the establishment of an ASEAN Green SRI Sukuk programme of RM200.0 million in nominal value by Pasukhas Green Assets Sdn Bhd.
  • Advising the lead arranger in connection with the establishment of an ASEAN Green MTN facility of RM415.0 million in nominal value by Segi Astana Sdn Bhd, a special purpose vehicle jointly established by WCT Land Sdn Bhd and Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad.
  • Advising the lead arranger in connection with the establishment of a medium term note programme of RM500.0 million in nominal value by EcoWorld Capital Assets Berhad.
  • Advising the lead arranger in connection with the establishment of an SRI Sukuk programme of RM225.0 million in nominal value by Tadau Energy Sdn Bhd.
  • Advising the lead arrangers in relation to the issuance of unrated perpetual Sukuk Musharakah of up to RM1.5 billion by Malaysia Airlines Berhad.
  • Advising the lead arrangers in connection with the establishment of a medium term note programme of RM8.0 billion in nominal value by Pavilion REIT Bond Capital Berhad, a company wholly-owned by AmTrustee Berhad (as trustee for Pavilion Real Estate Investment Trust (Pavilion REIT)).
  • Advising the lead arrangers in connection with the establishment of a medium term note programme of RM5.0 billion in nominal value by GENM Capital Berhad and irrevocably and unconditionally guaranteed by Genting Malaysia Berhad.
  • Advising the lead arrangers in connection with the establishment of a Sukuk programme of up to RM500.0 million in aggregate nominal value by Midciti Sukuk Berhad, a wholly-owned subsidiary of KLCC Real Estate Investment Trust (KLCC REIT).
  • Advising the lead arrangers in connection with the establishment of a Sukuk programme of up to USD1.5 billion in nominal value by Axiata SPV 2 Berhad and this transaction consequently was awarded the Cross Border Deal of the year by the IFN.
  • Advising the lead arrangers in relation to the establishment of a Sukuk programme of up to RM5.0 billion in nominal value by Celcom Transmission (M) Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Celcom Axiata Berhad.
  • Advising Hong Leong Bank Berhad in connection with the establishment of a multi-currency Euro medium term note programme of up to USD1.5 billion in nominal value pursuant to Regulation S of the United States Securities Act 1933.

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