Practice Areas

Our Practice Areas

As corporate and commercial law specialists, our experience in these practice areas makes the difference between just knowing and truly understanding the needs of our clients:

Banking and Finance
  • Corporate banking
  • Conventional and Shariah compliant financing
Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Share sales, business & asset sales and acquisitions
Insolvency and Restructuring
  • Corporate insolvencies
  • Workouts and debt restructuring
  • Schemes of arrangement, compromise & amalgamation
  • Capital reduction exercises
  • Receiverships
Real Estate
  • Corporate real estate
  • Property development
Capital Markets
  • Debt and equity capital markets
  • IPOs
  • Private placements
  • Rights issues
Private Equity
  • Fund formation
  • Onshore funds and Labuan funds
  • Conventional funds and Shariah compliant funds
  • Investments and divestments by funds
  • Advising funds, investors and investee companies


Chua See Hua has received the following commendations:

Chambers Asia

Chambers Asia is a recent sister publication of Chamber Global, an independent guide that identifies major practitioners in international legal practice. The guide is compiled after interviews with clients and extensive research. In its 2008 guide, Chambers Asia quoted:

“Partner, Chua See Hua is praised as an effective negotiator, especially ‘when there are numerous interests to reconcile”.

“...[clients] value her for always responding as soon as she can” when commending Chua See Hua's previous law firm as a leading law firm for Corporate / M&A work.

Asia Pacific Legal 500

The Asia Pacific Legal 500 is another guide to Asia’s law firms and in its 2007/2008 edition, for the area of Banking and Finance. Chua See Hua was one of the partners praised for her level of service for Capital Markets and M&A work.

“...[clients] are extremely happy with level of service – the firm is very efficient and very quick to understand matters involved”.

During Chua See Hua’s time with the former law firm leading the restructuring and insolvency practice, the firm received numerous commendations in this area of practice from the following publications:

International Financial Law Review 1000

International Financial Law Review 1000 a publication which focuses exclusively on the leading law firms for corporate finance around the world, said in its 2004 review said:

“...[the firm] is recommended for its advice on insolvency proceedings and difficult restructurings”.

Asian Counsel

The Asian-Counsel, the sister publication of Asian In-House Handbook , is a magazine for in-house lawyers. Chua See Hua’s Corporate Recovery & Insolvency Team was awarded the Asian-Counsel Firm of the Year Award 2007 for Restructuring work.

PLC Which Lawyer

The PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook is a guide and directory for in-house counsel to instruct lawyers globally. In its 12th edition in 2007, Chua See Hua’s former firm was commended for its Restructuring and Insolvency work.

Legal 500 Asia Pacific

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific is a guide to Asia’s law firms and in its 2016 edition, Chua Associates has been recommended in three (3) areas:

  • Banking and finance
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Real estate and construction