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Teoh Su Yin


Practice Area:

Shipping & International Trade

LLB (Hons), National University of Singapore
LLM, National University of Singapore
Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Singapore (non-practising)
Solicitor, England & Wales (non-practising)

T +65 6232 0603

Su Yin was called to the Singapore bar in 1996 and started her career as a civil litigation lawyer. In subsequent years, her main practice areas were corporate and finance law and she eventually specialised in non-contentious banking work. She spent a short stint in-house as head of a foreign bank's legal and compliance unit.

She advised financial institutions, government-linked companies, statutory boards, corporations and individuals on a wide variety of banking transactions before focussing on advisory work, cross-border general banking and trade finance matters and, most recently, professional support services.


Su Yin's transactional experience includes acting as counsel to:

  • a member of a syndicate of lenders in relation to facilities totaling US$1.5 billion to the government of a South East Asian country;
  • the lenders in relation to a US$29.56 million bill discounting facility involving the lease purchase of helicopters by agencies of the government of a South East Asian country;
  • the lenders in relation to a US$50 million structured bilateral term loan facility to P.T. Pamapersada Nusantara, Indonesia;
  • a Chinese bank in relation to a US$100 million uncommitted trade finance facility to a group of companies headquartered in Switzerland;
  • the lenders in relation to a EUR 40 million syndicated uncommitted trade finance facility to Singapore-incorporated and foreign borrowers;
  • various local and foreign banks in relation to receivables purchase transactions and general banking transactions involving obligors in various jurisdictions; and
  • various foreign banks on matters relating to SWIFT’s Trade Services Utility and Bank Payment Obligations and ESS-Databridge™.
Memberships / Directorships
  • Member, Singapore Academy of Law
  • Member, Law Society of England & Wales
  • Member, Law Society of Singapore