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6TH FLOOR, PLAZA SEE HOY CHAN, JALAN RAJA CHULAN, 50200 KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA
Tel:
Work +60 3 2050 1888
Fax:
Fax +60 3 2031 8618
Email:
Web:
www.taypartners.com.my
Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia

Antitrust and competition
Antitrust and competition - ranked: tier 1

Tay & Partners

Well known in the market for its strength in competition work, the team at Tay & Partners frequently handles contentious and non-contentious work, and is experienced in defending clients against regulatory penalties. Group head Tay Beng Chai, who is also the firm's managing partner, successfully represented AirAsia before the Competition Appeal Tribunal in a case against MyCC, which had imposed a RM 10m penalty on AirAsia for alleged abuse of market dominance. Senior associate Nicole Leong is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Tay Beng Chai - Tay & Partners

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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 3

Tay & Partners

Chang Hong Yun heads the practice at Tay & Partners, which is especially strong in advising commercial and investment banks. Yip Jia Hui acted as Crédit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank's Malaysian counsel on its $65m loan to Asia Aviation Capital to finance a portfolio of 14 spare aeroplane engines.

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Capital markets
Capital markets - ranked: tier 4

Tay & Partners

Teo Wai Sum is the key contact at Tay & Partners' department; he acted as Malaysian counsel to Clearbridge Health on its proposed IPO on the Catalist board of the Singapore Exchange. Managing partner Tay Beng Chai and senior associate Terrence Edward Chong are also singled out.

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

Tay & Partners

Frequently acting for foreign companies acquiring Malaysian entities, and especially active recently in the renewables and manufacturing sectors, the team at Tay & Partners is led by managing partner Tay Beng Chai, who assisted Breadtalk Group with the sale of its Malaysian bakery business and assets to a joint venture between Breadtalk and UM Land. Teo Wai Sum frequently handles M&A: he advised Payroll Powerhouse on its purchase of Orisoft Technology. Terrence Edward Chong and Nicole Leong are especially active senior associates.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 3

Tay & Partners

Tay & Partners splits its group between two offices: Kuala Lumpur, where it handles a wide range of work from commercial litigation to construction arbitration, and Johor Bahru, where it is especially noted for its contentious banking practice. Group head Leonard Yeoh continued to assist Megasteel with a judicial review application regarding economic safeguarding measures, and represented AirAsia in a defamation case against a former MP. Cheah Soo Chuan is also singled out.

Leading individuals

Leonard Yeoh - Tay & Partners

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Tay & Partners

The 'reliable, responsive' practice at Tay & Partners delivers 'prompt' advice, mostly on trade mark matters but also on franchising and labelling. 'Knowledgeable, organised and helpful' group head Lee Lin Li advised Sky Capital on opposition proceedings against Oppo Medical's application to register the trade mark OPPO. Mudah.my, JD Sports Fashion and UEM Sunrise are also representative clients.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 2

Tay & Partners

At Tay & Partners, Leonard Yeoh advised Linde Engineering (Malaysia) on a wrongful dismissal case brought by a former managing director, and assisted Cuckoo International (MAL) and SDB Teambuild with similar matters. Other clients include Country Garden Pacific View and Voith Paper Fabrics Ipoh. Senior associate Lim May Fenn is frequently active on contentious, regulatory and advisory employment matters.

Next generation lawyers

Lim May Fenn - Tay & Partners

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

Tay & Partners

Tay Beng Chai heads the team at Tay & Partners, which is especially active on the transactional side. Key partner Chang Hong Yun acted for Selangor Dredging on its sale of Project Una in Jalan Peel, Kuala Lumpur, and advised Chuang's China Investments on its RM175m purchase of Central Plaza in Kuala Lumpur. PPB Hartabina is also a client. Hoong Wei En is a particularly active associate.

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