Angela LIM is a Partner in the Corporate Real Estate Practice.

Her main practice areas are in commercial, industrial and residential property and property-related corporate transactions and investment work, real estate disposals, acquisitions, real estate investment trusts, tenders and government land sales, property development, property regulatory and advisory work, leasing, real estate financing, syndication, securitisation, commercial contracts and joint ventures.

Angela graduated from the National University of Singapore and holds a Master of Laws from the University of London. She is admitted to the Singapore Bar and to the Roll of Solicitors of England & Wales.

Significant transactions that Angela has been involved in include advising / acting for the following:

  • Lendlease Vault Holdings Pte. Ltd.  as one of the unitholders of a joint venture trust known as "Certis & Lendlease Property Trust", in the acquisition from Certis Cisco Security Pte. Ltd.  of the property at 20 Jalan Afifi, Singapore 409179 including the buildings erected thereon known as "Certis Cisco Centre", for the sum of approximately S$150 million for redevelopment and acted for  "Certis & Lendlease Property Trust" in the financing of the acquisition.
  • The REIT managers of AIMS APAC REIT in the S$129.6 million acquisition of a master tenanted logistics warehouse at 7 Bulim Street in the Jurong West Logistics Cluster within the Jurong Innovation District. There were various bespoke provisions required to deal with the parties’ commercial requirements and liaison with JTC to seek amendments to lease terms.
  • Singapore Island Country Club in the memorandum of agreement and accompanying licencing and facility sharing arrangements relating to the takeover of Sime golf course at the Bukit Location of Singapore Island Country Club by Keppel Club. Keppel Club will operate the new hybrid members-public facility at Sime golf course until 31 December 2030.
  • A club of lenders in a S$1.2 billion “green loan” granted to Frasers Property Aquamarine Trustee Pte. Ltd. (in its capacity as trustee-manager of Aquamarine Star Trust) for the refinancing of Frasers Tower, a premium Grade-A energy-efficient office tower with its own park and podium roof gardens, located at the gateway to Singapore central business district. The loan is the first syndicated green loan under the Green Loan Principles in Singapore and South East Asia.
  • The purchasers in the acquisition and financing of strata units by way of (a) the acquisition of the entire issued and paid up share capital of Angullia Development Pte. Ltd.‎ ("ADPL"), which involved, among others, the obtaining of a clearance certificate for ADPL from the Land Dealings Approval Unit of the Singapore Land Authority, and (b) the senior debt and junior debt refinancing exercise of ADPL.
  • Mapletree Commercial Trust Management Ltd., as manager of Mapletree Commercial Trust ("MCT"), in relation to (i) the acquisition of the office and business park components of Mapletree Business City (Phase 1) from its sponsor, Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd, for S$1.78 billion, and (ii) the equity fund raising undertaken by MCT, which involved the issue of up to 795 million new units in MCT to raise gross proceeds of approximately S$989.6 million.

Related Practices

  • Corporate Real Estate

Angela is recognised for her work in Corporate Real Estate by Chambers Asia-Pacific – Asia-Pacific's Leading Lawyers for Business.