Chambers Asia Pacific (2017 Edition)

The rankings and editorials on Rajah & Tann NK Legal released by the Chambers Asia Pacific are highlighted below. 

General Business Law (Band 2)
Ranked Lawyer - Chester Toh (Band 2)

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. Also has experience handling banking, project finance and joint venture matters in the region. 

Strengths

Clients comments:

"We presented them with a very specific set of issues, and they were really focused and responsive."

"We consider them to be such a nice find for us; reliable, locally aware counsel tuned to Western concerns."

Significant clients

Ireka Engineering & Construction, Mega International Commercial Bank, PetroVietnam Technical Services Corporation, Tung Feng Construction, Xindadong Textiles.

Work highlights 

Counselled Fraser & Neave on the local law aspects of its USD560 million disposal of a 55% shareholding in Myanmar Brewery to Kirin Holdings.

Notable practitioners
Myanmar co-head Chester Toh is "commercially savvy and also technically sophisticated," according to a client. He led the team advising HG Metal Manufacturing on its subsidiary's USD24.9 million proposed purchase of shares in Min Dharma Steel Structures, as well as a proposed joint venture between the two entities.