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Yee Ling heads the Corporate Real Estate Department and has advised and represented property developers, statutory corporations, property funds, property investors, asset managers, local and foreign real estate investment trusts, government-linked corporations, sovereign funds, and listed and private companies.

Her practice encompasses direct real estate acquisitions and divestments, sale and leaseback transactions, commercial leasing, built-to-suit sale and purchase and leasing transactions, property joint developments, and property development projects.

Yee Ling is recognised as a Leading Individual in Real Estate and Construction by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and as a Notable Practitioner for real estate acquisition in IFLR1000. A client noted Yee Ling to be "very efficient and prompt". She is also recognised in Asialaw Profiles as a Leading Lawyer in Construction & Real Estate.

Work Highlights

  • Advised Temasek Holdings on the acquisition of leases over lands in Iskandar Malaysia in Johor by a joint venture company established by Temasek Holdings and Khazanah Nasional for a mixed development.
  • Advised Lend Lease on a joint venture arrangement with TRX City Sdn. Bhd. to purchase parcels of land and subsequently develop the 'Lifestyle Quarter' within the proposed international financial district known as 'Tun Razak Exchange'.
  • Advised the Trustee of the IGB Real Estate Investment Trust on the acquisition of Mid Valley Megamall and The Gardens Mall, being the initial investment portfolio of IGB Real Estate Investment Trust, and the offer for sale and listing of the IGB Real Estate Investment Trust on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities.

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