Head of Department of Banking & Finance

Kuala Lumpur

+603 6209 8244

Market leader

Women Leaders

Bahasa Malaysia

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Practice areas:

Capital markets : Debt

Industry sectors:

Financial services

Mei Mei heads the Banking & Finance Practice Group and has advised on some of the largest and most complex landmark financing transactions in Malaysia. She is recognised as a leading practitioner and for her strong commercial acumen. She has extensive experience in financing transactions including Islamic finance, project financing, Sukuk and debt capital market transactions.

ZUL RAFIQUE & partners recognises the challenges and commitment of our female staff outside of the office as they usually assume the role of main caregiver of their family. Our policies therefore include giving flexibility in working patterns and career choices and providing practical support.

  • 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;
  • Advised MEASAT Broadcast Network Systems Sdn Bhd in its maiden establishment of a Medium Term Notes Programme of MYR3.0 billion;
  • Advised Island Hospital Sdn Bhd in the MYR450.0 million credit facilities for the refinancing of existing debt, acquisition of real property, development of a hospital and general corporate purposes. Assisted the client to navigate through the strict financial assistance rules in Malaysia.

  • Supreme Court of Victoria as Barrister & Solicitor (1986)
  • High Court of Malaysia as Advocate & Solicitor (1988)

  • Banking Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce Malaysia

  • Monash University Australia (BSc) (1983), Monash University Australia (LLB) (1985)