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ENGELIN TEH PRACTICE LLC

Joan Chua Linda_Ong_bio
Senior Consultant

With extensive experience in Banking & Finance, Corporate Finance, Real Estate & Conveyancing, Corporate and Commercial and Leases (Commercial & Industrial)

Building_&_Construction_LongDID: 6411 5805
joanchua@etplaw.com

EXPERTISE:

Real Estate & Conveyancing
Corporate Banking & Commercial
Banking & Finance

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Joan Chua is a Senior Consultant in the Law Practice.  She has extensive experience in real estate and conveyancing, corporate and commercial law, banking, landlord and tenant and general solicitors’ work which include the following:-

  • Acting for banks, financial institutions and borrowers on land-related financing, project development finance, trade financing, equipment financing, term and revolving credit facilities, loans to small and medium sized enterprises, consumer finance transactions
  • Advising clients on corporate matters, shareholders’ rights, directors’ duties, provisions in the Companies Act relating to disposal of property and assets, loans to directors, financial assistance for acquisition of shares, reduction of share capital, acquisitions and disposal of shares in private companies, joint venture arrangements (including joint ventures involving property development), shareholders’ agreements, franchise agreements, distribution and agency agreements and other commercial contracts
  • Advising clients in the sale and purchase (whether by private treaty, auction or tender) of commercial, industrial and residential properties (including URA, JTC and HDB lands and premises)
  • Advising clients, developers and financial institutions on enbloc sale, purchase and financing of developments, termination of existing strata subdivision and winding up of management corporation
  • Advising developers on development of industrial, commercial and residential projects for sale, Housing Developers Rules, Project Account Rules, Sale of Commercial Properties Rules, amalgamation and subdivision of lands, separate certificates of title/strata title application
  • Advising banks and financial institutions on mortgagee sale of properties
  • Advising clients in the acquisition of hotels and leisure developments (including marina clubs)
  • Advising buyers, sellers and banks/finance companies on sale and purchase, financing and refinancing of HDB flats
  • Advising landlords and tenants on leases of commercial, industrial and residential buildings and units

 Some of the projects handled by Joan previously include:-

  • Acted for developers in the sale of residential units in developers’ projects - Callidora Ville, East Coast Residences, Villa La Vue,  Bellezza @ Katong, Suites Twenty Two
  • Acted in the purchase and subsequent sale of hotel building (formerly known as Changi Hotel)
  • Acted in enbloc sale of New Gardens
  • Acted in enbloc purchase of Peony Mansion, Goodwill Mansion and Ultra Mansion
  • Acted in the sale of HDB industrial premises in Kung Chong Road/Chang Charn Road for S$22.3 million
  • Acted in purchase and financing of buildings known as EtonHouse, The Office Chamber, Joo Chiat Hotel, buildings at 18 to 34 Belilos Lane, Singapore approved for use as hotel
  • Acted in purchase and financing of lands developed as “Value Hotel Balestier”, “Valuer Hotel Thomson”, “Value Hotel Nice” and “Hotel 81 Osaka”, “V Hotel-Lavender”, “V Hotel-Bencoolen”
  • Acted in leasing of commercial units and licensing of advertising panels, ATMs, event space, pushcarts in shopping malls of V Hotel and PoMo and industrial building known as Lam Soon Industrial Building
  • Acted for landlords in drafting of Master Lease Agreements
  • Acted for Forward Land Pte Ltd in its purchase by tender of URA land at Victoria St/Jalan Sultan – S$331,336,000
  • Acted in acquisition of shares in a company that owns a commercial building known as PoMo – acquisition cost – S$336,000.000
  • Acted in several transactions relating to acquisition/sale of private companies.

 Current Matters include:-

  • Acting for developers in the sale of residential development known as EiS RESIDENCES (total: 16 units)
  • Acting for developers in the sale of residential development known as 6 DERBYSHIRE (total: 168 units);

Joan graduated with an Honours degree in law from University of London and was called to the English Bar as a Barrister in 1991.  She was subsequently called to the Singapore bar in June 1992.  She is also a Commissioner for Oaths.

 


EXPERTISE

Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Family & Matrimonial
Building & Construction
Criminal Litigation
Insolvency
Real Estate & Conveyancing
Corporate Banking & Commercial
Mergers & Acquisitions
Banking & Finance
Employment & Immigration
Intellectual Property
Insurance
Probate & Succession
In-House Consultancy