Kah Yan’s areas of expertise span REITS, special facilities projects, acquisitions, divestments and anchor leasing.

She has a broad range of experience in corporate real estate work in relation to the establishment of real estate investment trusts, direct and indirect acquisitions and divestments of real estate, anchor leasing, projects involving specialised facilities, real estate project financing, banking and mortgage finance,  development and sale of residential and commercial projects.

She has advised real estate investment trusts, private equity property funds, private and public companies, private trusts, multinational corporations, government agencies, government-linked corporations, statutory bodies, registered societies and developers.

Kah Yan graduated from the National University of Singapore with an LL.B. (Hons) degree and was called to the Singapore Bar in 1990 when she joined Allen & Gledhill.

Work Highlights

  • Advised a fund managed by Savills Fund Management GmbH on the S$530.8 million divestment of the property at 77 Robinson Road, Singapore to a fund managed by CLSA Capital Partners.
  • Advised on the acquisition of the Singapore properties of the initial portfolio of Frasers Hospitality Trust, the first global hotel and serviced residence trust to be listed in Singapore, for its initial public offering.
  • Advised a lessor in the lease of specialised facilities to a lessee, for provision of airframe maintenance, cabin upgrade and modification services to certain models of aircrafts.