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Lina Chua


Practice Area:

Corporate Real Estate

LLB (Hons), National University of Singapore
Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore

T +65 6232 0256

Lina is a Partner with the Corporate Real Estate Practice in Rajah & Tann LLP.

Her area of practice includes corporate and retail real estate acquisitions and divestments, financing, and acting for landlords and for tenants in leasing matters.

In addition to her private practice experience, Lina has worked for several years in the legal department of Singapore's public housing authority.

Notable deals and transactions
  • Acting for government agencies in leasing matters.
  • Acted for lessees of government agencies in acquisition and registration of leases.
  • Acted for purchasers/lessees of JTC industrial properties, including those with specialised development by third party facility providers.
  • Acted for landlords and tenants in residential, commercial and industrial leases.
  • Acted for licensor and licensees in preparation and review of occupational licences.
  • Advised on COVID-related matters, including on rental rebates, termination of sale and purchase agreements, forfeiture of deposits.
  • Due diligence for buildings and sites
  • Corporate acquisition, financing and divestment of buildings
  • Retail purchase, financing, re-financing and sale of properties
  • Acted for developers in sale of residential units
  • Sale of Sentosa hotel to one of Singapore's largest real estate groups
Memberships / Directorships
  • External Examiner, Part A Land Law, Singapore Institute of Legal Education
  • Member, Conveyancing Practice Committee, Law Society of Singapore
  • Member, Professional Development Committee, Council for Estate Agencies
  • Pitfalls to take note of before entering into commercial leases, Business Times (SGSME Digest), July 2018
  • Refinancing of HDB Flats, Singapore Law Gazette November 2003
  • HDB Flats – Resale and Transfer, Singapore Law Gazette September 2000