Skrine’s Banking and Finance practice comprise a large team of lawyers, including 8 lawyers with more than 20 years of experience each. Ranked in the Chambers Asia-Pacific, Legal 500 Asia-Pacific and the International Financial Law Review 1000 (IFLR 1000), the Banking and Finance practice has been recognised for acting for a “broad range of lenders on high–value ringgit–, dollar– and pound–denominated syndicated term loan facilities” (Legal 500 Asia-Pacific). " Skrine’s Banking & Finance practice is well-structured and is quick to adapt to technology. Banking & Finance work are often voluminous so a timely update in a manner which is scalable and easy to consume is important for finance companies. The team is eager to collaborate with our in-house legal team in utilising a real-time online update system we have introduced to them to update all the legal suits within their care. They also bill reasonably and for the service they have provided us, it is good value for money" (Legal 500). “Dedicated, responsible and efficient.”, “Experienced and skilled.”, “Professional, knowledgeable, efficient, and high quality of work.” and “Fast and efficient. Provide valuable legal advice” (asialaw Profiles 2022/2023).
The Skrine team has breadth of knowledge, experience and understanding of Islamic Finance, Conventional Banking, Fintech as well as general commercial transactions. The team supports both international as well as local financial institutions in a broad spectrum of matters ranging from issues and transactions concerning the financial institutions themselves to assisting the financial institutions on issues and transactions with their customers. We also represent clients in diverse and complex matters in all aspects of financial transactions, assisting them in the structuring, the financing and drafting of the relevant loan or other financing documentation. In the sphere of Fintech, we work closely with Skrine's Information Technology team.
Our Banking and Finance disputes team represents financial institutions in complex and cross-border financial disputes, internal investigations, assets tracing, enforcement of securities, debt recovery, debt restructuring and insolvency. We handle cases requiring coordination with external and foreign counsel, close forensic examination of voluminous evidence, mastery of expert evidence and legal acumen to address ground-breaking and novel areas of the law.
Learn more about our dispute capabilities at the Banking and Litigation practice page.