Chambers Asia Pacific (2021)

General Business Law: International Firms - Band 1

Ranked Lawyers:
Chester Toh - General Business Law: International Firms (Band 1)

What the team is known for 
Highly effective regional platform able to provide domestic and international law capabilities. Often leads Myanmar matters from its Singapore office with support from its team based in Yangon. Particularly active in advising clients on market entry, banking, insurance and joint venture matters in Myanmar. Also handles significant real estate and infrastructure projects, including PPPs. Represents an impressive array of Myanmar corporates as well as regional and global clients.

One client notes the team's "local expertise," adding that the team has "experience of how to do deals in Myanmar and the regulatory environment."

An interviewee comments: "The team is very knowledgeable and up to date on significant changes in the law. What I like most is that they can explain with clarity exactly how a certain change impacts our company and business."

Work highlights
Advised Power and Best Oil Company on a USD127 million investment into the company by SK Energy.

Notable practitioners
Singapore-based Chester Toh is highly praised by market sources for his expertise on corporate matters. He regularly acts on cross-border M&A and private equity investments, market entry and project development matters.