Lawyer Profile

Datin Grace C. G. Yeoh - Partner - Shearn Delamore & Co

Tel: +603 2027 2869
Email: gcgyeoh@shearndelamore.com
Website: http://www.shearndelamore.com/
Address: 7th Floor, Wisma
Hamzah-Kwong Hing
No.1, Leboh Ampang
50100 Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia

Shearn Delamore & Co

Malaysia, Corporate/M&A, Energy & Project Finance

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Practice Areas

 

  • Corporate / M&A (Head) 
  • Energy, Natural Resources & Green Technology (Head)
  • Private Wealth & Family Business                                              

 

Languages

 

  • English,
  • Malay    

 

PRACTICE

 

Mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, takeovers, security dealings, corporate restructuring, joint ventures, demergers, listings, corporate exercises as well as general corporate planning work. Datin Grace Yeoh has assisted key banking players on their incorporation within the local banking industry as well as Malaysian companies investing overseas. She advises on regulatory compliance, corporate governance and inbound foreign investments in addition to private wealth and family business matters.

 

She oversees major transactions with respect to Energy, Natural Resources and Green Technology (ENRGT) projects and their related joint ventures, licensing, operation, management and other associated agreements. Her work includes assisting clients in liaising with regulatory authorities such as the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water as well as other ministries and authorities.

 

Datin Grace Yeoh currently sits on the Board of Directors of CIMB Bank Berhad and Bursa Malaysia Berhad, the listed operator of Bursa Malaysia, the Malaysian stock exchange.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • LL.B, London School of Economics
  • LL.M, University of London
  • Barrister-at-Law, Middle Temple
  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
  • CFP (Certified Financial Planner)

 

ADMISSIONS

 

  • England & Wales (1984)
  • Malaysia (1985)

 

POSITIONS HELD

 

  • CIMB BANK BERHAD - Independent Non-executive Director
  •           Member of Board Risk Committee
  • BURSA MALAYSIA BERHAD -  Independent Non-executive Director
    • Member of Risk Management Committee
    • Member of Nomination and Remuneration  Committee
    • Non-executive Director of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad
    • Non-executive Director of Bursa Malaysia Securities Clearing Sdn Bhd
  • Member of the Corporate and Commercial Committee of the Malaysian Bar Council
  • Member of the Trade in Legal Services Committee of the Malaysian Bar Council

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

  • Malaysian Bar
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Financial Planning Association of Malaysia

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

  • Malaysian and Singapore Company Law and Practice, CCH
  • Getting the Deal Through - Insolvency and Restructuring, and Global M&A
  • M&A practice guides, Chambers & Partners, 1st Edition, 2012

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

 

  • Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2014 - 2016) – a “Leading Lawyer” in Corporate / M&A
  • Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2017 – a “Market Leading Lawyer” in Corporate / M&A
  • Asialaw Profiles (2013 - 2016) - an “Asialaw Recommended Individual” in Corporate / M&A
  • Chambers Asia Pacific (2010 - 2017) - one of the “Leaders in their Field” in Corporate / M&A
  • Chambers Global (2013 - 2017) - one of the “Leaders in their Field” in Corporate / M&A
  • IFLR 1000 (2014 - 2016) - a “Leading Lawyer” in Energy: Project Development
  • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2010 - 2017) - a “Leading Individual” in Corporate / M&A