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Asia-Pacific 2022
Malaysia Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)
Band 2

1 Ranked Lawyers


Provided by Raja, Darryl & Loh

The TMT Practice Group services clients who require specialist advice in matters related to technology, telecommunications, and digital services. 

Much of the work involves drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts and arrangements relating to the supply of technology systems and services, turnkey projects, cloud (SaaS and IaaS) agreements, outsourcing, maintenance and support services, service level agreements, software development and licensing, software distribution, encryption and network security.

With the emergence of the digital economy, the team has been advising on contracts in a digital environment, social networking sites, on-line content review and compliance, internet payment systems, e-procurement and regulatory and licensing requirements. Recent developments include advising on artificial intelligence, blockchain technology, streaming platforms and non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

In addition, this Practice Group advises on compliance with personal data protection laws, often conducting audits to ensure such compliance.

The TMT Practice Group has been highly ranked by major publications besides Chambers & Partners.  In addition, the head of the Practice Group, Tong Lai Ling, has been consistently recognised as a leading individual by such publications.

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Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT) - Malaysia
Band 2
What the team is known for

Raja, Darryl & Loh's respected TMT department has strong expertise in the IT sector, including outsourcing and software licensing. Also well versed in regulatory requirements pertaining to e-commerce, online applications, telecommunications and personal data protection. Acts for a wide range of Malaysian and foreign clients from the TMT space, as well as companies in the pharmaceutical sector.


A client comments: "Raja, Darryl & Loh is knowledgeable, efficient, prompt in its responses and understands the IT industry very well."

"They display the utmost professionalism and deliver the best customer service," appreciates another source.

Work highlights

Raja, Darryl & Loh advised a pharmaceutical company on the development of mobile applications for diabetic and cancer cases in Malaysia.

Notable practitioners

Tong Lai Ling has a notable presence in Malaysia's TMT legal market, with particular strength working on software licensing and regulatory compliance across the technology and telecommunications sectors. A source says: "Lai Ling is very knowledgeable on IT contracts and personal data law, providing practical solutions or recommendations."

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