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Firm profile for Asia-Pacific 2021

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Managing Partner: Chew Phye Keat

Number of partners: 23

Number of associates: 46

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: 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: 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: Christopher Foo

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]


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: Christopher Foo

Email: [email protected]



Asia-Pacific

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021 FinTech 2021

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Malaysia

Competition/Antitrust
Spotlight Table
Corporate/M&A
Band 4
Dispute Resolution
Band 3
Employment & Industrial Relations
Band 3
Intellectual Property
Band 3

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Malaysia

Competition/Antitrust


Phye Keat Chew
Band 1

Dispute Resolution


Sai Yeang Ng
Band 4

Employment & Industrial Relations


Ravindra Kumar Rengasamy
Band 3

Intellectual Property


Phye Keat Chew
Band 2

Tax


Vijey Mohana Krishnan
Band 2

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Top Ranked Lawyers

Band 1
Phye Keat ChewCompetition/Antitrust
Band 2
Phye Keat ChewIntellectual Property
Lai Ling TongTechnology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)
Band 3
Ravindra Kumar RengasamyEmployment & Industrial Relations
Yvonne OngIntellectual Property
Band 4
Sai Yeang NgDispute Resolution

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Head Office

Level 26, Menara Hong Leong

No. 6, Jalan Damanlela

Bukit Damansara

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

50490

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