Chee Wai is Co-Head of the Financial Services Department and separately, Co-Head of Allen & Gledhill’s regional Energy, Infrastructure & Projects Practice, and Co-Head of the Firm’s Banking & Finance Practice.

Chee Wai has broad and deep experience in domestic and international financing. His general banking and finance practice includes acting for lenders and major corporates on domestic and cross-border syndicated loans, structured and acquisition financing and debt restructuring.

He also regularly acts for banks and sponsors on limited recourse project financing in various sectors and has acted in many of the Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) and other infrastructure projects in Singapore and in the region.

Chee Wai is noted for his Banking & Finance and Projects & Energy expertise in international legal directories such as Chambers Global, Chambers Asia-PacificThe Legal 500 Asia Pacific and IFLR1000. Chambers Asia-Pacific notes that Chee Wai “has a leading name in the market, and is singled out for the experience he can bring to bear on complex transactions” and has been mentioned by a source for his “responsiveness and can count on his experience to come up with sound advice consistently” and is acknowledged by interviewees as a “very senior” and “very experienced” practitioner. In IFLR1000, Chee Wai is recognised as a Market Leader and client feedback includes “We appreciate his responsiveness, and we can always count on his experience to come up with sound advice consistently based on what we need to achieve.”

Chee Wai is a member of the Banking Law Committee of the International Bar Association.

Work Highlights

  • Acted for DBS, Maybank, Mizuho and BTMU on the S$653 million loan facility for the project financing of the TuasOne Waste-to-Energy plant.
  • Acted for the lenders in a S$5 billion loan to finance the development of two major commercial developments at Beach Road and Marina South
  • Acted for the lenders in the S$9.3 billion financing facilities to TCC Assets to finance the public takeover of Frasers and Neave.