The Legal 500 - Asia Pacific (2019)

Corporate and M&A - Tier 1
Projects - Tier 3

Leading Lawyer:
Chester Toh - Corporate and M&A

Corporate and M&A
Rajah & Tann NK Legal Myanmar Company Limited's team 'responds very quickly and strikes a good balance between business and law’. It handled a substantial number of deals across a range of sectors, including agriculture, banking and micro-finance, and property development. BASF, Ericsson, Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola and Visa International count among its key clients. Singled out are managing partner U Nyein Kyaw, Myanmar practice head Chester Toh, who ‘is very knowledgeable and finds a good balance between protecting his clients and closing deals’ and senior associate Arloy Chan, who is 'able to give solid advice with an in-depth analysis and strategy’. Toh advised Myanmar Winery & Distillery on the $742m sale of 5% of its 30% interest in Myanmar Distillery Company .

Projects
Rajah & Tann NK Legal Myanmar Company Limited provides advice on foreign investment matters as well as energy, infrastructure and property projects. Singled out are Chester Toh, who ‘gives excellent legal advice’, and Shemane Chan, who regularly handles large-scale construction projects.