Chambers Asia Pacific (2022)

General Business Law: International Firms - Band 1

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

What the team is known for
Rajah & Tann provides a highly effective regional legal platform, with the ability to provide domestic and international law capabilities on matters in Myanmar. Often leads Myanmar matters from its Singapore office with support from its team based in Yangon. Particularly active in advising clients on M&A, banking and joint venture matters in Myanmar, as well as significant real estate and infrastructure projects. Represents an impressive array of Myanmar corporates as well as regional and global clients, including Ascent Myanmar Growth and OCBC.

A client reports that Rajah & Tann's team "is very responsive and extremely knowledgeable," as well as being "very commercial in its thinking."

An interviewee says: "They help us to weigh up our options carefully and provide a measured and balanced viewpoint."

Work highlights
Rajah & Tann advised Best Oil on franchise arrangement for its service stations across Myanmar.

Notable practitioners
Chester Toh in Singapore is highly praised by market sources for his expertise on corporate legal matters. He regularly acts on cross-border M&A and private equity investments, joint ventures and real estate development matters.