Ng Jo-Leen

Ng Jo Leen

Key Practice Areas:

Jo-Leen is recommended in The Legal 500 as a next generation partner for Projects and Energy in Malaysia. Jo-Leen’s areas of practice primarily covers projects, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, foreign investments into Malaysia, corporate reorganisations and general corporate and commercial law.

She advises local and cross border clients on transactional and advisory work in a broad range of industries which include oil & gas, telecommunications, infrastructure, theme parks, hotels, education, FMCG, logistics, rail, aviation and renewable energy. Apart from her corporate and commercial portfolio, she has also been involved in project financing transactions.

  • LL.B. (Hons) – Aberystwyth University, 2008
    • Calcott Pryce Subject Prize – Top marks for European Law
  • Barrister-at-law of Lincoln’s Inn
    • Received VC International Scholarship Award from Manchester Metropolitan University, 2008
  • Bar of England and Wales (2009)
  • Malaysian Bar (2010)
  • English
  • Bahasa Malaysia
  • Recommended in The Legal 500 as a next generation partner for Projects and Energy.
Market Leading Experience
  • Advising a leading tele-communications network provider on the joint development and sharing of fibre infrastructure between the top three mobile network providers in Malaysia.
  • Advising a leading tele-communications network provider in Malaysia on high-speed broadband services with a multi-layer arrangement structure.
  • Advising on the proposed acquisition of a group of companies which develops and operates ground-mounted solar projects in Peninsular Malaysia.
  • Advising a foreign national oil company in its proposed acquisition of a foreign company holding a significant operated participating interest in a block located offshore Malaysia in the Malay Basin.
  • Advising on a large cross border rail project between Malaysia and a neighbouring country, including project structuring, procurement advisory, preparation of tender documents and project documents, and support in stakeholder management.
  • Advising on the FamilyMart franchise in Malaysia, being the second largest convenience-store chain in the world, in the entire suite its operational expansion.
  • Advising a large French multinational company on its intended acquisition of a local player in the district cooling industry.
  • Advising on corporate reorganisation exercise of the assets owned by a large corporation and its group of companies involving master development project.
  • Advising on the internal restructuring of a large corporation in formalising the internal arrangements within its group of companies.
  • Advising on the development of LEGOLAND Hotel Malaysia and management arrangements, a themed hotel at Malaysia’s first themed attraction of international acclaim, LEGOLAND Malaysia in the Iskandar Malaysia region.
  • Advising on the sale of a significant stake in Medini Iskandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd to Mitsui & Co., Ltd. by Iskandar Investment Berhad and United World Infrastructure, and the shareholding arrangement moving forward.
  • Advising on the sale of large properties in Iskandar Malaysia.
  • Advising The Royal Bank of Scotland PLC and Yapi Ve Kredi Bankasi A.Ş. in relation to the project financing of up to EUR 341 million and EUR 80 million in connection with the acquisition of Sabiha Airport in Turkey by Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad group of companies.
  • Advising a multi-national FMCG listed company involved beverage industry on legal issues concerning its business operations and licensing agreements.
  • Advising on emission reduction purchase agreements in relation to renewable energy projects.

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