Lih Chuan



Corporate, Capital Markets, M&A


Prior to joining GLT Law, Lih Chuan was a senior associate in the corporate & commercial department of a Singapore legal firm, ZICO Insights Law LLC (a member of ZICO Law network) where he assisted on a wide variety of corporate and commercial matters, with a focus on matters relating to initial public offerings, mergers & acquisitions, funds and corporate finance. 

Lih Chuan’s experience includes assisting with corporate exercises undertaken by public listed companies in Singapore, Malaysia and various cross-border corporate transactions. He was also seconded to Teleport (a subsidiary of AirAsia dealing with logistics) during his tenure in ZICO, which led him to gain first-hand insight and opportunities to solve legal and operational issues on the field.


  • Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
  • Barrister-at-Law, Honourable Society of Middle Temple, United Kingdom
  • LLB (Hons), University of Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • Corporate and Private Acquisitions and Disposals
  • Corporate Restructurings, Mergers and Demergers
  • Corporate Joint Ventures
  • Corporate, Financial Services and Securities Law Advisory
  • Private Fund-Raising Exercises
  • Fund Investments
  • Fintech, Technology and Blockchain Advisory
  • Acted for a fund for several transactions for the subscriptions of redeemable convertible note (RCN) in Malaysia with aggregate nominal values of up to RM120 million, RM100 million and RM200 million respectively
  • Acted for a fund for the subscription of RCN in Thailand with aggregate nominal value of up to Thai Baht 1 billion 
  • Acted for a fund for the subscription of redeemable convertible preference shares with an aggregate principal amount of up to RM60 million in a Malaysian listed company 
  • Advised a company listed on the Catalist board, the sponsor-supervised board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (SGX-ST) on the acquisition of a commercial property in Malaysia for a consideration of RM63 million
  • Advised a company listed on the Catalist board on the trading resumption proposal and a financing of SGD33 million
  • Advised a private limited company on the launching of tokens on several cryptocurrency trading platforms
  • Advised a Malaysia engineering company on the listing on the Catalist board of the SGX-ST
  • Advised an engineering services public listed company in Malaysia on the acquisition of 60% of a rail solutions company for a consideration of RM43.5 million
  • Advised a company listed on the Catalist board of the SGX-ST on a convertible loan of SGD2.7 million and private placement exercise
  • Advised a Singapore private company on a loan of SGD13.08 million
  • Conducted compliance review and preparation of compliance calendar for a leading international energy and infrastructure conglomerate for its entity in Singapore

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