Lai Kooi Thong

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Lai Kooi Thong

Senior Consultant

Lai Kooi Thong is a Senior Consultant in the Banking and Finance Practice Group based at our Phnom Penh office. He graduated from the University of Reading, United Kingdom with an LL.B (Honours) and has been called to both the English Bar and the Malaysian Bar.

Prior to joining DFDL, he was a Partner at a top-tier law firm in Malaysia. His experience includes advising governments and government agencies, commercial and development financial institutions, bond/Sukuk holders, trustees and issuers/borrowers across a variety of industries in financing and lending matters such as bilateral and syndicated facilities, bond/Sukuk issues, trade facilities and derivatives. He is experienced in Islamic finance and has worked on transactions based on various forms of Shariah structures.

Kooi Thong speaks English, Malay, and Mandarin Chinese.