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Raja, Darryl & Loh

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Managing Partner: Chew Phye Keat
Number of partners: 24
Number of associates: 55
Languages: English, Malay, Mandarin

Firm Overview:
Established in 1964, Raja, Darryl & Loh (RDL) is one of the largest full-service commercial firms in Malaysia, advising on a wide spectrum of matters. The diversity of practice areas means that clients can regard the firm as a one-stop centre for legal advice and representation. Links with foreign professional firms enable RDL to provide its clients with seamless international professional assistance.

Main Areas of Practice:
Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution
Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Corporate & Commercial
Construction & Infrastructure
Dispute Resolution
Employment & Industrial Relations
Foreign Investment
Insolvency & Restructuring
Intellectual Property
Medical & Healthcare
Mergers & Acquisitions
Personal Data Protection & Privacy
Technology, Multimedia & Telecommunications
Unit Trusts & Investment Funds
Wills, Probate & Administration

RDL represents airlines and lessors in the sale/ purchase, lease/financing and securitisation of aircraft.
Key Contact: Chong Kok Seng
Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
Experienced in routine as well as complex banking matters, RDL also advises financial technology clients.
Key Contact: Joyce Teh
Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets:
RDL handles IPOs in Malaysia and abroad.
Key Contact: Tai Chu Wei
Email: [email protected]

Partner Chew Phye Keat is one of Malaysia’s leaders in Competition law. The firm’s work includes conducting audits, advising on compliance and assisting with exemption applications.
Key Contact: Chew Phye Keat
Email: [email protected]

Construction & Infrastructure:
Led by partners who are Fellows of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Practice Group has a solid reputation in complex and high value construction/infrastructure disputes and in contract drafting/negotiation.
Key Contact: Choon Hon Leng
Email: [email protected]

Corporate & Commercial:
Mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, sales/purchases of property, shares and businesses, joint ventures, foreign investments and regulatory issues are part of the firm’s work.
Key Contact: Chew Phye Keat
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
Widely known for its dispute resolution practice, RDL covers the A-Z of litigation/arbitration other than in criminal law.
Key Contact: Ng Sai Yeang
Email: [email protected]

Employment & Industrial Relations:
RDL represents clients on wrongful dismissals, retrenchment, mutual separation agreements, employee handbooks and the like.
Key Contact: Ravindra Kumar Rengasamy
Email: [email protected]

Technology, Multimedia & Telecommunications:
Much of the firm’s work involves drafting and negotiating contracts relating to IT systems and services, e-commerce, telecommunications and emerging technologies such as AI and IoT.
Key Contact: Tong Lai Ling
Email: [email protected]

Insolvency & Restructuring:
The firm advises on corporate recovery, debt/ corporate restructuring, and capital reductions.
Key Contact: Mark La Brooy
Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property:
As one of the most established in Malaysia, RDL’s IP practice group helps clients to protect and commercialise their IP.
Key Contact: Yvonne Ong
Email: [email protected]

RDL provides advice and representation in defamation cases, reputation management and privacy protection.
Key Contact: Raja Eileen Soraya
Email: [email protected]

Medical & Healthcare:
Highly regarded for its expertise and experience in representing practitioners and hospitals, the firm also advises hospitals and pharmaceutical companies on corporate/commercial law issues.
Key Contact: Raja Eileen Soraya
Email: [email protected]

Personal Data Protection & Privacy:
Compliance programs are conducted on an intensive and expansive basis.
Key Contact: Tong Lai Ling
Email: [email protected]

RDL has an enviable reputation for comprehensive tax advice and representation.
Key Contact: Vijey M Krishnan
Email: [email protected]

Unit Trusts & Investment Funds:
RDL is considered as the pioneer and leader in this field.
Key Contact: Christopher Foo
Email: [email protected]

Aside from routine conveyancing and other property transactions, the firm is able to advise on complex multi-faceted transactions such as the acquisition of industrial facilities by multi-nationals and compulsory acquisitions by the Government.
Key Contact: Chong Mei Mei
Email: [email protected]

The firm’s work involves policy drafting, structuring of new insurance products, regulatory advice as well as litigation.
Key Contact: Christopher Foo
Email: [email protected]