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Raja, Darryl & Loh

Asia-Pacific 2023
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Managing Partner: Chew Phye Keat

Number of Partners: 25

Number of Associates: 49

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

Aviation

Banking & Finance

Capital Markets

Corporate & Commercial

Competition

Construction & Infrastructure

Dispute Resolution

Employment & Industrial Relations

Energy

FinTech & E-Commerce

Foreign Investment

Insolvency & Restructuring

Insurance

Intellectual Property

Land

Media

Medical & Healthcare

Mergers & Acquisitions

Personal Data Protection & Privacy

Tax

Technology, Multimedia & Telecommunications

Unit Trusts & Investment Funds

Wills, Probate & Administration


Aviation: 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.

Key Contact: Chong Kok Seng

Email: [email protected]


Capital Markets: RDL handles IPOs in Malaysia and abroad.

Key Contact: Tai Chu Wei

Email: [email protected]


Competition: 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: Hor Shirley

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: Joyce Teh

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]


FinTech & E-Commerce: The firm advises clients in digitally-driven businesses on a whole array of fintech/e-commerce platforms, systems and instruments.

Key Contact: Chong Mei Mei

Email: [email protected]


Insolvency & Restructuring: RDL is experienced in advising on corporate recovery, debt/corporate restructuring, schemes of arrangement and judicial management.

Key Contact: Mark La Brooy

Email: [email protected]


Insurance: The firm’s work involves policy drafting, structuring of new insurance products, regulatory advice as well as litigation.

Key Contact: Tai Chu Wei

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]


Islamic Finance: The firm is experienced in advising financial institutions on multiple aspects of Islamic finance (including litigation concerning Islamic Finance), regulatory compliance, Islamic capital markets and Takaful.

Key Contact: Dr Syed Adam Alhabshi

Email: [email protected]


Land: 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]


Media: 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]


Tax: RDL has an enviable reputation for comprehensive tax advice and representation.

Key Contact: Vijey M Krishnan

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]


Unit Trusts & Investment Funds: RDL is considered as the pioneer and leader in this field.

Key Contact: Chong Kok Seng

Email: [email protected]

Ranked Offices

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Malaysia - Head office

Raja, Darryl & Loh rankings

Asia-Pacific Guide 2023
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Malaysia
Banking & Finance
1 Department
Department
Banking & Finance
4
Banking & Finance
4
Band 4
Competition/Antitrust
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Competition/Antitrust
Competition/Antitrust
Spotlight
Lawyers
Phye Keat Chew
1
Phye Keat Chew
1
Band 1
Corporate/M&A
1 Department
Department
Corporate/M&A
4
Corporate/M&A
4
Band 4
Dispute Resolution
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Dispute Resolution
3
Dispute Resolution
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Sai Yeang Ng
4
Sai Yeang Ng
Head of Dispute Resolution
4
Band 4
Dispute Resolution: Construction
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
3
Hon Leng Choon
3
Band 3
Employment & Industrial Relations
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Employment & Industrial Relations
3
Employment & Industrial Relations
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Ravindra Kumar Rengasamy
3
Ravindra Kumar Rengasamy
Head of Employment & Industrial Relations
3
Band 3
Intellectual Property
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Intellectual Property
3
Intellectual Property
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Yvonne Ong
3
Yvonne Ong
Head of Intellectual Property
3
Band 3
Tax
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Tax
2
Tax
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Vijey Mohana Krishnan
2
Vijey Mohana Krishnan
Head of Tax
2
Band 2
Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)
2
Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Lai Ling Tong
2
Lai Ling Tong
Head of Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)
2
Band 2