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IT and telecoms
The ‘excellent’ Haryati Deepak’s client base includes major domestic telecoms companies and multinationals. It is currently advising Etiqa Insurance on delivering a groundbreaking paperless customer service system. Name partners Intan Haryati and Deepak Pillai are ‘lawyers with great calibre, depth and passion’.
Skrine draws on its IP and litigation practices to act for clients such as Sony Computer Entertainment, which it advised on changing the service provider for its gaming network. It also acted for DHL on a contentious matter. Charmayne Ong leads the team.
Jeff Leong, Poon & Wong maintains a strong presence on M&A deals in the telecoms sector; it was local counsel to Nokia Siemens on its $1.2bn acquisition of Motorola. Jeff Leong advises telecoms companies on contractual and personal data issues. Anne Wong is the other partner in the team.
Naqiz & Partners is acting on one of the largest IT transformation projects in South East Asia, and is highly regarded for its telecoms sector work. Notable transactions included advising Tune Box on implementing its in–flight entertainment system for AirAsia’s aircraft. Eric Chin leads the team.
Raja, Darryl & Loh is particularly strong in outsourcing and procurement matters, recently advising a multinational on purchasing a RM20m system to replace its previously manual operations. Tong Lai Ling leads the three–lawyer team.
Christopher Lee & Co attracts praise for its work ethic and sector knowledge. The highly recommended Kuok Yew Chen leads a team which recently advised a Malaysian online domain registrar on standardising its registration services, and assisted an online marketing company in relation to its collaboration with a website purchasing company.
Gan Partnership’s Tai Foong Lam is noted for his IT expertise, and has also acted for some of Malaysia’s largest telecoms companies.
Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill has acted for Telekom Malaysia on various matters, most notably on the litigation side, where it successfully defended the company in a counterclaim for conspiracy at both the High Court and the Court of Appeal.
Murad Yee Partnership has recently been advising various companies on IT contractual matters and telecoms M&A deals.
Shahrizat Rashid & Lee has advised a futures and options exchange on the contractual and licensing aspects of creating an integrated electronic trading system. Yohan Ananda Rajan and Michele Yeoh are the main contacts.
Drawing on its corporate and tax practices, Wong & Partners has advised clients such as Measat Broadcast Network and Telekom Malaysia. Adeline Wong and Brian Chia are the key contacts.
Zaid Ibrahim & Co’s Sharon Tan Suyin advises IT sector clients on regulatory, procurement and corporate matters.
Zul Rafique & Partners’ track record includes drafting some of Malaysia’s most important multimedia legislation. Darren Kor and Au Wei Lien are the main contacts.