IFLR 1000 (2017)
Banking and finance – Tier 3
Capital markets – Tier 3
Energy - Tier 1
Infrastructure - Tier 1
Mergers and acquisitions – Tier 4
Oil and Gas – Tier 1
Shemane Chan, Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee & Ong is part of Singapore’s big four law firm Rajah and Tann’s Asia network, which enabled the firm to reach out regionally to offices in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
In corporate work, the firm has been active advising international private equity clients like Ausgroup, Cairns India, Navis Capital, Quilvest, Creador and Maybank Private Equity, as well as a number of publicly listed corporate clients in corporate transactions. Last year, the firm acted as lead counsel for the purchaser in the acquisition of the business of Star Vegas Casino and the financing related to the matter.
Despite the confidential nature of all of its work in banking and finance, the firm continued to advise domestic and international banks, financial institutions, funds and corporates on a wide range of corporate banking, debt capital markets, Islamic banking, project finance and structured finance matters.
As a member firm of the Rajah & Tann Asia network, Christopher & Lee Ong enjoys a presence in and beyond Malaysia.
Key projects include advising the Energy Commission of Malaysia on the procurement of new power generation capacities to meet the forecast power demands in between 2015 to 2019; advising solar power provider Sun Edison on several project development agreements; and acting for Getsol on the building and operation of a solar plant.
The firm also acted for state owned public transport company Prasarana Malaysia Berhad on the development of the Light Rail Transit line 3 (LRT3) Project.