Chambers Asia Pacific (2016 Edition)

The rankings and editorials released by Chambers Asia Pacific are highlighted below. 

Rajah & Tann NK Legal (Myanmar)

General Business Law: Myanmar (Band 3)

General Business Law: International Firms – Myanmar (Band 3)

 

Ranked lawyer: Chester Toh (Band 3)

What the team is known for 

Highly effective regional platform able to provide domestic and international law capabilities from its Yangon and Singapore offices. Particularly active in advising the consumer products sector on market entry and local franchising issues.

Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients) 
"Very knowledgeable and responsive, and brought a business-minded approach."

"They're fantastic - they have a commitment to building a presence in the region."

Work highlights 

Assisted Japanese drinks business Asahi Group on establishing a local presence through the client's joint venture with Loi Hein Company.

Advised OCBC on acquiring a foreign bank licence to offer products and services in Myanmar - one of only nine international banks to achieve this. 

Notable practitioners  

Clients endorse Chester Toh for his attentiveness and business savvy. One interviewee reported that "his knowledge of the regulations is excellent!" He harnesses this expertise to assist major corporates in market entry, listing Coca-Cola, Yum! Brands and OCBC among his recent clientele.

Significant clients 

PwC, Ball Corporation, Visa, Procter & Gamble.