Lilian Liew

Lilian Liew
Partner | Zaid Ibrahim & Co (a member of ZICO Law)

Lilian heads the Debt Capital Markets and Structured Finance practice at Zaid Ibrahim & Co. (a member of ZICO Law).

She has advised Malaysian and international financial institutions and project sponsors on single bank and syndicated term and multi-facility loans, banking regulations and other general banking matters.  She has extensive experience in advising, structuring, negotiating and documenting project finance transactions, Islamic finance transactions, debt and equity linked security issues, bank capital instruments, asset-backed securitisation transactions, structured notes and other structured finance transactions.  Lilian’s experience also includes advising local and international lenders on the financing of some of the largest infrastructure projects in Malaysia based on conventional and Islamic financing structures. Lilian has led many award winning capital market deals, including the world’s largest sukuk offering (as at January 2012) by Malaysia’s biggest expressway toll company, PLUS Malaysia as well as the ground-breaking Axiata Group’s multi-currency sukuk programme of USD1.5 billion

Lilian started her career in legal practice at Shook Lin & Bok in January 1992.  In 1995, Lilian joined the firm as an associate and she was made a Partner in 1998.

  • Advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree and Bachelor of Economics degree from Monash University, Australia
2017

The Future of the Sun: Outlook on Large Scale Solar Projects in Malaysia and Indonesia

Globally, the development of utility-scale solar projects is thriving. China, United States and […]
  • Leading Lawyer | Banking & Finance | Malaysia
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2016
  • Band 1| Banking & Finance | Malaysia
    Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific, 2016
  • Leading Lawyer| Banking & Finance | Malaysia
    IFLR 1000, 2016
  • Global Expert| Banking | Malaysia
    Euromoney’s Expert Guides, 2016
  • Global Expert| Women in Business Law| Malaysia
    Euromoney’s Expert Guides, 2016
  • Leading Lawyer| Structured Finance| Malaysia
    The International Who’s Who of Capital Markets Lawyers, 2013
  • English
  • Malay
Qualifications
  • Advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree and Bachelor of Economics degree from Monash University, Australia
Publications
2017

The Future of the Sun: Outlook on Large Scale Solar Projects in Malaysia and Indonesia

Globally, the development of utility-scale solar projects is thriving. China, United States and […]
Awards
  • Leading Lawyer | Banking & Finance | Malaysia
    The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2016
  • Band 1| Banking & Finance | Malaysia
    Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific, 2016
  • Leading Lawyer| Banking & Finance | Malaysia
    IFLR 1000, 2016
  • Global Expert| Banking | Malaysia
    Euromoney’s Expert Guides, 2016
  • Global Expert| Women in Business Law| Malaysia
    Euromoney’s Expert Guides, 2016
  • Leading Lawyer| Structured Finance| Malaysia
    The International Who’s Who of Capital Markets Lawyers, 2013
Languages
  • English
  • Malay