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Raja, Darryl & Loh, Kok Seng Chong, Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

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Kok Seng Chong

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Raja, Darryl & Loh

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Corporate & Commercial


Partner; Aviation, Banking & Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions


Kok Seng is the firm’s specialist in aviation law, acting for major airlines, aircraft lessors and banks/collateral agents/security trustees in advising on local laws in relation to the sale and purchase, lease and/or financing and securitisation of aircraft. 

At the same time, Kok Seng also handles mergers and acquisitions, foreign investments and cross-border financing transactions. 

Kok Seng has been ranked as a Leading Lawyer in Corporate/M&A by AsiaLaw Profiles in its 2014, 2017 and 2018 publications, being praised in a leading legal publication as having a “great command of legal issues in Malaysia and great client service”.

He authored the Malaysian chapter in the 2nd – 6th editions (2014 - 2018) of The Aviation Law Review which is published by Law Business Research Ltd.



English; Bahasa Malaysia; Mandarin (spoken only); Cantonese (spoken only).


Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya.


LL. B (Hons) (Lon) [2001]; Certificate in Legal Practice [2002].


Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

Raja, Darryl & Loh is experienced in conventional and Islamic finance, and has niche strengths in fintech and aviation finance, where Chong Mei Mei and Chong Kok Seng are the respective specialists. The team also handles insolvency work: practice head Ng Sai Yeang acted for United Overseas Bank (M) in bankruptcy proceedings against debtor company Intraline Resources. Other clients include Malayan Banking, Aeon Credit Malaysia and Axiata Digital.

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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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  • Call for AML Regulation for Cryptocurrencies

    Ever since the creation of Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies have been applauded and welcomed for constituting an innovative method of payment without any recourse to financial institutions and their entailing bureaucracy.  While honest individuals rejoiced at cryptocurrencies’ legitimate benefits; ranging from an increased degree of privacy and confidentiality to less transactional costs, cybercriminals saluted the decentralised networks and perceived anonymity behind cryptocurrencies for presenting them with the perfect crypto cleansing opportunity to launder money in an unprecedented and largely unregulated sector in the financial industry.
  • Office for Competition Issues its First Commitments Decision

    The Office for Competition has adopted what appears to be its first commitments decision, in a case where it raised concerns about exclusivity agreements lasting for five years or more.
  • The Financial Services Act 2012

    (Part 1 of 4) By Gopal Sundaram
  • The Islamic Financial Services Bill 2012

    (Part 1 of 4) By Gopal Sundaram Jan 2013
  • 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.
  • Malaysian Corporations Making Headway in the Global M&A Scene

    Malaysian companies continue to make waves internationally by acquiring large companies abroad. Leveraging on the European debt crisis and the weak dollar, these companies have boldly made their mark on a global scale with impressive deals. Cross-border acquisitions are increasing trend in the Asian economic hot spots, with companies in China and India spearheading it. The consistently strong uptrend in foreign acquisitions and the increasing success of the same by China and India for the past few years has spurred growing interests of Southeast Asian companies to extend their reach to other continents.
  • Adjudication in Malaysia – the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012

    The Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act of Malaysia received royal assent and became law on 18th June 2012.

    PRESUMPTION OF GUILT – REMEDY OR JEOPARDY? Netizens in Malaysia now share a common fear and feeling of uneasiness following the swift passing of the Evidence (Amendment) (No.2) Bill 2012 in May 2012, which amends the Evidence Act 1950.
  • FGVH's IPO - Second Largest in the World after Facebook

    Malaysia’s Felda Global Ventures Holdings Berhad (“FGVH”) is a global agricultural and agri-commodities company, with operations in ten countries across the globe. According to Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Sdn Bhd, FGVH is the third largest oil palm plantation operator in the world based on planted hectarage in 2011. FGVH currently operates 343,521 hectares of oil palm plantation estates in Malaysia that produced 5.2 million metric tonne of fresh oil palm fruit bunches in 2011.
  • Competition...Friend or Foe?

    The announcement of the Malaysia Airlines (MAS)-AirAsia collaboration on 9 August 2011 was questioned by many quarters.