IFLR 1000 (2019) 

Financial and corporate – Tier 2
Project development – Tier 3

Leading Lawyer:
Chester Toh (Highly regarded) - Banking

Rajah & Tann is active in both project development and financial and corporate work. Most of the deals the firm advises for are cross-border.

The firm is specialised in Myanmar regulations and has advised for companies such as Forever Group on entering the Myanmar market. An interesting deal the firm advised for involved a local firm, Dagon International, buying out the investments of a foreign firm, Marubeni Corporation. The firm has also engaged in several development deals such as the development of low-income housing and infrastructure projects with the Yangon Regional Government and Yangon Metropolitan Development Co.

Key clients include Dagon International, Yangon Regional Government, and Yangon Metropolitan Development Co.

Client feedback
"R&T operates best for us in terms of timing, cost and advice." - Investment funds, Banking and finance

"Very responsive. Quick turnaround of documents. Give sound advice and recommendations based on their past experience with various issues. Good balance between legal and commercial considerations." - Project development, M&A

Chester Toh
"Good availability and turnaround time."