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18TH FLOOR, WISMA SIME DARBY, JALAN RAJA LAUT, 50350 KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
Tel:
Work +60 3 2694 9999
Fax:
Fax +60 3 2698 4759
Email:
Web:
www.rajadarrylloh.com

Malaysia

Banking and finance
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Raja, Darryl & Loh

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 3

Raja, Darryl & Loh

Raja, Darryl & Loh’s practice is led by Christopher Foo and Tai Chu Wei. The former advised Franklin Templeton GSC Asset Management on establishing a sukuk fund, while the latter assisted Tien Wah Press Holdings with its plan to raise RM48.25m through a rights issuance.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Raja, Darryl & Loh

Highlights for Raja, Darryl & Loh’s team included assisting Accenture with the various Malaysian aspects of its acquisition of Schlumberger Business Consulting, and advising Yeo Hiap Seng on establishing a joint venture with China Huiyan Juice Group. Other clients include ExxonMobil, Microsoft, Marriott and Western Union. Practice head Chew Phye Keat, Tai Chu Wei, Chong Kok Seng and Joyce Teh are the main contacts.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 1

Raja, Darryl & Loh

Lawyers at the ‘fantasticRaja, Darryl & Loh are ‘very approachable and have good communication skills’. Highlights for practice head Darryl Goon and Raja Eileen Soraya included successfully applying for a judicial review against the suspension of articles imposed against The Edge Communications pertaining to the 1MDB scandal. Maidzuara Mohammed successfully represented a doctor in a medical negligence case in the Court of Appeal. Ng Sai Yeang and Rajasekaran Murugaiah are also highly recommended, and Chang Wei Mun and Choon Hon Leng are known for their arbitration expertise.

Leading individuals

Darryl Goon - Raja, Darryl & Loh

Raja Eileen Soraya - Raja, Darryl & Loh

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Raja, Darryl & Loh

Raja, Darryl & Loh’s practice is led by Chew Phye Keat, who focuses on commercial matters, and Yvonne Ong, who handles prosecution. The pair assisted Vitally Marketing with the protection of its brands and designs, while Ong also acted for AP Cosmetics in invalidation proceedings before the High Court. Other clients include Microsoft, Hewlett–Packard and Gap.

Leading individuals

Chew Phye Keat - Raja, Darryl & Loh

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 2

Raja, Darryl & Loh

Raja, Darryl & Loh’s workload includes handling retrenchment matters, voluntary settlement schemes, immigration issues, unfair dismissal cases and judicial review applications for high–profile Malaysian and international clients. Ravindra Kumar Rengasamy heads the practice.

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Projects and energy
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Raja, Darryl & Loh

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 1

Raja, Darryl & Loh

Highlights for Raja, Darryl & Loh’s real estate department included advising a bank on the redevelopment of its Kuala Lumpur headquarters and assisting CCM Duopharma Biotech with its proposal to construct a RM141m plant and warehouse in Selangor. Chang Wei Mun heads the team, which includes Choon Hon Leng.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 2

Raja, Darryl & Loh

Raja, Darryl & Loh’s practice is led by the ‘meticulous, responsive and practicalTong Lai Ling, who advised Maybank on its agreement with Sage Software for a digital banking collaboration. Data protection and e–commerce are also areas of expertise.

Leading individuals

Tong Lai Ling - Raja, Darryl & Loh

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 2

Raja, Darryl & Loh

Raja, Darryl & Loh successfully represented Hicom–Honda Manufacturing in a precedent–setting High Court case involving capital allowance and reinvestment allowance, and advised healthcare provider Pantai Group on industry–specific GST and income tax issues. Vijey Krishnan heads the practice.

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Legal Developments by:
Raja, Darryl & Loh

  • Amendments to the Employment Act 1955

    The Employment (Amendment) Act 2012 received royal assent and became law on 30th January 2012. It has now come into operation since 1st April 2012.
    - Raja, Darryl & Loh

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