Area of Practice

Banking & Finance

Capital Markets

Islamic Finance

Biography

LOH MEI MEI is the head of the Banking & Finance Practice Group. She specialises in corporate banking, syndications, structured finance, project finance, Islamic finance, debt capital market, Sukuk issuance and asset-backed securitisation, both domestic as well as cross-border financing.

Mei Mei has advised on some of the largest and most complex landmark financing transactions in Malaysia, both conventional and Islamic financing. Due to her extensive experience and in-depth knowledge, she is frequently consulted by financial institutions, corporations and regulatory authorities to advise on new innovative products and financing structures and policy guidelines which enable her to stay in the forefront of new developments.


Transaction Experience

  • Advised GOHL Capital Limited and Genting Berhad in the issuance of U.S.$1.0 billion guaranteed notes by GOHL Capital Limited in reliance on Regulation S under the United States Securities Act of 1933, guaranteed by Genting Overseas Holdings Limited and has the benefit of a keepwell deed entered into with Genting Berhad

  • Advised Maxis Broadband Sdn Bhd in its establishment of an Islamic Medium Term Notes Programme of MYR10.0 Billion. This transaction won the Asia Deal of the Year 2017 by Asia Business Law Journal

  • Advised the syndicate lenders in the MYR500.0 million syndicated commodity murabahah term financing granted to the project companies for the development of the mega beachfront project development in Desaru, Johor Malaysia


Accolades

  • Listed in IFLR1000’s Women Leaders Guide - an elite cohort of the 300 leading female transactional experts in local markets globally. Mei Mei is one of only 4 lawyers from Malaysia to be included in the Guide

  • Band 1, Individual Ranking in Banking & Finance, Chambers Asia Pacific 2018

  • Leading Lawyer in Banking & Finance, IFLR1000 2018

  • Leading Individual in Banking & Finance, Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018

  • Leading Practitioner in Banking & Finance and Capital Markets, Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2018

  • Listed in Who's Who Legal: Capital Markets 2018

  • Listed for Banking, Capital Markets, Islamic Finance and Women in Business Law in Experts Guide 2018


Loh Mei Mei maintains a strong reputation for her handling of complex conventional and Islamic financings, including debt capital market transactions. Client praise her "leadership and sense of responsibility, in addition to her technical skills." - Chambers Asia Pacific 2018

“‘The meticulous and commercially savvy’ Loh Mei Mei leads the practice at Zul Rafique & Partners.” - Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 
 

Other Partners

Personal Details

Tel:

603-6209 8244

Fax:

603-6209 8331

Email:

lmm@zulrafique.com.my

Admission:

Since 1988

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Qualifications

BSc/LLB (Hons) (Monash University)
Barrister & Solicitor (Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia)
Advocate & Solicitor (High Court of Malaya)