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OUR ACCOLADES


  • While our work is rewarding, we are always delighted and honoured when respected organizations recognize our achievements. Albar & Partners and many of its lawyers are consistently ranked as being among the best in the market and at the top tiers by international legal publications and survey, such as the Asia Pacific Legal 500: Guide to Asia's Commercial Law Firms, Asian Counsel, IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, The Asian In-House Handbook - Asia’s Essential In-House Resource, Asialaw Profiles: A Guide to the World's Law Firms and Legal Markets, ALB (Asian Legal Business), Chambers Asia & Chambers Global, Islamic Finance News & Islamic Finance Asia and Thomsons Project Finance International Asia Pacific Legal Survey.

    - What others say about us -
2019

    IFLR1000, 2019


    • Top Tier Firm
      Banking & Finance and Capital Market

      Highly Regarded Leading Lawyers
      Lily Tan Chea Li - Banking, Capital Markets, Energy & Infrastructure, M&A
      Chung Swee Loong - Banking, Capital Markets, Energy & Infrastructure, Project Finance

      Rising Star
      Natalie Peh - Capital Markets, M&A, Restructuring & Insolvency
      Datin Seet Hooi Ping - Banking, M&A
      Cassandra Hogg - M&A, Restructuring & Insolvency

    AsiaLaw Profiles, 2019


    • Outstanding Firm
      Banking & Finance, Banking & Financial Services, Capital Markets

      Highly Recommended Firm
      Corporate/ M&A, Dispute Resolution, Energy, Infrastructure

      Recommended Firm
      Aviation & Shipping, Insurance, Real Estate, Restructuring & Insolvency

2018

    ALB Malaysia Law Awards, 2018


    • Projects Energy & Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year Award


    AsiaLaw Profiles, 2018


    • Outstanding Firm
      Banking & Finance & Capital Markets

      Highly Recommended Firm
      Corporate/ M&A, Energy & Natural Resources and Projects & Infrastructure


    Asialaw Leading Lawyers, 2018


    • Market-leading Lawyers
      Lily Tan Chea Li - Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate/ M&A
      Chung Swee Loong - Banking & Finance, Capital Markets

      Leading Lawyer
      Datin Seet Hooi Ping - Corporate/ M&A


    The Legal 500, 2018


    • Top Tier Firm
      Banking & Finance, Capital Markets and Islamic Finance

      Leading Individual
      Datuk N. Chandran - Dispute Resolution
      Lily Tan Chea Li - Banking & Finance, Capital Market & Islamic Finance
      Chung Swee Loong - Banking & Finance, Islamic Finance


    Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2018


    • Top Ranked Firm
      Banking & Finance, Debt Capital Markets and Equity Capital Markets

      Leading Individual Lawyer
      Lily Tan Chea Li - Spotlight Table for Corporate/ Commercial: Equity Capital Markets 2018
      Chung Swee Loong - Band 1 Lawyer for Banking & Finance 2018


    IFLR1000, 2018


    • Top Tier Firm
      Banking & Finance and Capital Markets

      Highly Regarded Leading Lawyers
      Lily Tan Chea Li - Banking, Capital Markets, Energy & Infrastructure, M&A
      Chung Swee Loong - Banking, Capital Markets, Energy & Infrastructure, Project Finance

      Rising Star
      Natalie Peh - Capital Markets, M&A, Restructuring & Insolvency
      Datin Seet Hooi Ping - Banking, M&A
      Cassandra Hogg - M&A, Restructuring & Insolvency
2017

    ALB Malaysia Law Awards, 2017


    • Equity Market Deal of the Year
      IPO of Ordinary Shares in Serba Dinamik Holdings

      M&A Deal of the Year
      MMC Port Holdings' MGO and Takeover of NCB Holdings

      Managing Partner of the Year
      Datuk Syed Zaid Albar

      Woman Lawyer of the Year
      Lily Tan Chea Li

    AsiaLaw Profiles, 2017


    Outstanding Firm
    Banking & Finance and Capital Markets

    Highly Recommended Firm
    Corporate/ M&A, Energy & Natural Resources, Projects & Infrastructure

    Asialaw Leading Lawyers, 2017


    Market-leading Lawyers
    Lily Tan Chea Li - Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A
    Chung Swee Loong - Banking & Finance, Capital Markets

    Leading Lawyer
    Datin Seet Hooi Ping - Corporate/M&A

    Asian-mena Counsel In-House Community Firms of the Year 2017


      Firm of the Year, Malaysia, 2017 for Banking & Finance



    The Legal 500, 2017


    Top Tier Firm
    Banking & Finance, Capital Markets and Islamic Finance Firm

    Leading Individual
    Datuk N. Chandran - Dispute Resolution
    Lily Tan Chea Li - Banking & Finance, Capital Market & Islamic Finance
    Chung Swee Loong - Banking & Finance, Islamic Finance


    IFLR1000, 2017


    Top Tier Firm
    Banking & Finance and Capital Markets

    Leading Lawyer
    Lily Tan Chea Li, Chung Swee Loong : Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A, Energy
    & Infrastructure and Project Finance


    Islamic Finance News Awards: IFN Deals of the Year 2017


    Perpetual Deal of the Year Award
    Unrated Perpetual Sukuk Wakalah up to RM800 million established by Tanjung Bin Energy Sdn Bhd

    Commodity Murabahah/ Tawarruq Deal of the Year Award
    Sukuk Programme of up to RM2 billion for Senior and Subordinated Sukuk Murabahah established
    by Danajamin Nasional  Berhad


    Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2017


    Top Ranked Firm
    Banking & Finance, Debt Capital Markets and Equity Capital Markets

    Leading Individual Lawyer
    Lily Tan Chea Li - Spotlight Table for Corporate/ Commercial: Equity Capital Markets 2017
    Chung Swee Loong - Band 1 Lawyer for Banking & Finance 2017
2016

    ALB Malaysia Law Awards, 2016


    • Dealmaker of the Year
      Datuk Syed Zaid Albar

      Energy, Project & Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year

    AsiaLaw Profiles, 2016


    Outstanding Firm
    Banking & Finance

    Highly Recommended Firm
    Capital Markets, Corporate/ M&A, Dispute Resolution & Energy & Natural Resources

    Leading Lawyers
    Lily Tan Chea Li - Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Construction & Real Estate
    Chung Swee Loong - Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Projects Finance

    The Legal 500, 2016


    Top Tier Firm
    Banking & Finance, Capital Markets and Islamic Finance

    Leading Individuals
    Datuk N. Chandran - Dispute Resolution
    Lily Tan Chea Li - Banking & Finance
    Chung Swee Loong - Banking & Finance


    IFLR1000, 2016


    Top Tier Firm
    Banking & Finance and Capital Markets

    Leading Lawyer
    Lily Tan Chea Li, Chung Swee Loong : Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A, Energy
    & Infrastructure and Project Finance


    Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2016


    Top Ranked Firm
    Banking & Finance, Debt Capital Markets and Equity Capital Markets

    Leading Individual Lawyer
    Lily Tan Chea Li - Spotlight Table for Corporate/ Commercial: Equity Capital Markets 2016
    Chung Swee Loong - Band 1 Lawyer for Banking & Finance 2016
2015

    The Asian Lawyer Emerging Markets Awards, 2015


    • Initial Public Offering of the Year
      Malakoff Berhad IPO

      Islamic Finance Deal of the Year
      DRB-HICOM Berhad (RM2 Billion Perpetual Sukuk)

      Islamic Finance Lawyer of the Year
      Datuk Syed Zaid Albar


    ALB Malaysia Law Awards, 2015


    Managing Partner of the Year
    Datuk Syed Zaid Albar

    Dealmaker of the Year
    Datuk Syed Zaid Albar

    Malaysia Law Firm of the Year 2015

    Islamic Finance Law Firm of the Year 2015

    SCL Malaysia Award for Energy, Projects & Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year 2015

    Malaysia Deal of the Year
    Sapura Kencana Loan Facility

    Debt Market Deal of the Year
    Sapura Kencana Loan Facility

    Equity Market Deal of the Year
    Privatisation and Delisting of Al-Hadharah Boustead REIT and Boustead Plantation IPO

    AsiaLaw Leading Lawyer, 2015


    Leading Lawyers
    Lily Tan Chea Li – Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Contruction & Real Estate
    Chung Swee Loong – Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Project Finance




    Asian-MENA Counsel Deals of the Year 2015


    Deal of the Year
    Subordinated perpetual sukuk under the Shariah principle of Musharakah established by DRB-HICOM
    Berhad



    Asian-MENA Counsel – In-House Community Firms of the Year, 2015


    Firm of the Year, Malaysia, 2015 for Banking & Finance




    Chambers Asia Pacific, 2015


    Top Tier Firm  
    Banking & Finance, Debt Capital Markets and Equity Capital Markets

    Leading Individual Lawyers
    Lily Tan Chea Li – Band 1 Lawyer for Banking & Finance 2015
    Chung Swee Loong – Band 1 Lawyer for Banking & Finance 2015


    Islamic Finance News Awards: IFN Deals of the Year 2015


    Equitly & IPO Deal of the Year
    Malakoff Corporation IPO


    The Legal 500, 2015


    Top Tier Firm
    Banking & Finance, Capital Markets and Islamic Finance

    Leading Individuals
    Datuk N. Chandran - Dispute Resolution
    Lily Tan Chea Li - Banking & Finance
    Chung Swee Loong - Banking & Finance

    IFLR1000, 2015


    Top Tier Firm
    Banking & Finance and Capital Markets

    Leading Lawyer
    Lily Tan Chea Li, Chung Swee Loong : Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A,
    Energy & Infrastructure and Project Finance
2014

    Asia Women in Business Law Awards, 2014


    • Country Award for Malaysia

      Best National Mentoring Programme Award (Malaysia)

    ALB Malaysia Law Awards, 2014



    Managing Partner of the Year
    Datuk Syed Zaid Albar

    Dealmaker of the Year
    Datuk Syed Zaid Albar

    Malaysia Law Firm of the Year
    Projects, Energy & Infrastructure Law Firm of the Year


    International Hedge Fund Awards, 2014


    Structured Finance Law Firm of the Year, Malaysia

    AsiaLaw Profiles, 2014


    Highly Recommended Firm
    Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Construction & Real Estate, Corporate/ M&A, Dispute Resolution
    and Energy & Natural Resources

    Leading Lawyers
    Datuk N. Chandran – Dispute Resolution
    V. Vijaykumar - Dispute Resolution
    Lily Tan Chea Li – Capital Markets, Corporate/ M&A
    Chung Swee Loong – Banking & Finance



    The Legal 500, 2014


    Top Tier Firm
    Banking & Finance, Capital Markets and Islamic Finance

    Leading Individuals
    Datuk N. Chandran - Dispute Resolution
    Lily Tan Chea Li - Banking & Finance
    Chung Swee Loong - Banking & Finance


    Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2014


    Top Ranked Firm
    Banking & Finance, Debt Capital Markets and Equity Capital Markets

    Band 1 Lawyer
    Lily Tan Chea Li - Equity Capital Markets
    Chung Swee Loong - Banking & Finance

    IFLR1000, 2014


    Top Tier Firm
    Banking & Finance and Capital Markets

    Leading Lawyer
    Lily Tan Chea Li - Banking & Finance, Corporate/ M&A
    Chung Swee Loong - Banking & Finance, Capital Markets

2013

    ALB SE Asia Law Awards, 2013


    • Equity Market Deal of the Year
      - Felda IPO

    AsiaLaw Leading Lawyer, 2013


    Leading Lawyers
    Datuk Syed Zaid Albar – Islamic Finance
    Lily Tan Chea Li – Banking & Finance, General Corporate
    Chung Swee Loong – Banking & Finance, Capital Markets & Islamic Finance

    The Legal 500, 2013


    Top Tier Firm
    Banking & Finance and Islamic Finance

    Leading Individual
    Datuk Syed Zaid Albar - Banking & Finance
    Datuk N. Chandran - Dispute Resolution


    Asia Women in Business Law Awards, 2013


    Best National Firm, Malaysia

    Corporate INTL Legal Awards, 2013


    Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year

    Corporate Finance Law Firm of the Year

    Finance Monthly Law Awards, 2013


    Banking Law Firm of the Year

    IFLR1000, 2013


    Top Tier Firm
    Banking & Project Finance and Capital Markets

    Leading Lawyers
    Lily Tan Chea Li and Chung Swee Loong - Banking & Finance, Capital Markets and Merger & Acquisition

    Islamic Finance News Awards: IFN Deals of the Year 2013


    Perpetual Deal of the Year

    Musharakah Deal of the Year
    The SP Setia RM700 million Sukuk Musharakah
2012

    The Legal 500, 2012


    • Top Tier Firm
      Banking & Finance and Islamic Finance

      Leading Individual
      Datuk Syed Zaid Albar - Banking & Finance
      Datuk N. Chandran - Dispute Resolution


    AsiaLaw Leading Lawyer, 2012


    Leading Lawyers
    Datuk Syed Zaid Albar - Islamic Finance
    Chung Swee Loong – Banking, Capital Markets & Islamic Finance

    Asian-MENA Counsel, Deals of the Year 2012


    Deal of the Year
    IHH Healthcare IPO
    Felda Global Ventures Holdings Berhad (FGVH) IPO


    Asia Women in Business Law Awards, 2012


    Country Award, Malaysia

    Corporate INTL Global Awards 2012


    Malaysia Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year

    Malaysia Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year

    IFLR1000, 2012


    Top Tier Firm
    Banking & Project Finance, Capital Markets

    Leading Lawyers
    Lily Tan Chea Li - Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate / M&A
    Chung Swee Loong - Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Islamic Finance

    Islamic Finance News Awards: IFN Deals of the Year 2012


    Leading Lawyers
    Datuk Syed Zaid Albar - Structured Finance
    Lily Tan Chea Li - M&A
    Chung Swee Loong - M&A
    Natalie Peh - Real Estate & Property

    IPO Deal of the Year
    Felda Global Ventures USD 3.4 billion IPO

    IFR Asia Awards, 2012


    Malaysia Capital Markets Deal of the Year
    IHH Healthcare’s RM 6.73 billion IPO

    PFI Awards, 2012


    Asia Pacific Project Bond of the Year Award
    Tanjung Bin Energy Deal
2011

    The Legal 500, 2011


    Top Tier Firm
    Banking & Finance, Islamic Finance, Project & Energy, Shipping

    Leading Individuals
    Datuk Syed Zaid Albar - Banking & Finance
    Datuk N. Chandran – Dispute Resolution

    Islamic Finance News Awards: IFN Deals of the Year 2011


    Tawarruq Deal of the Year Award
    PT TH Indo Plantations USD$183 Million Commodity Murabahah

    Corporate INTL Global Awards, 2011


    Malaysia Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year

    ALB SE Asia Law Awards, 2011


    Malaysia Deal Firm of the Year

    Chambers Asia Pacific, 2011


    Top Tier Firm
    Banking & Finance, Capital Markets

    Leading Individual Lawyer
    Chung Swee Loong – Band 1 Lawyer for Banking & Finance, Islamic Finance 2011

    IFLR Asian Awards, 2011


    Malaysia National Law Firm of the Year

    IFLR1000, 2011


    Top Tier Firm
    Banking & Project Finance, Capital Markets

    Leading Lawyers
    Lily Tan Chea Li - Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate / M&A
    Chung Swee Loong - Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Islamic Finance