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Asia-Pacific Guide
Firm Profile

Christopher & Lee Ong - Member of Rajah & Tann Asia Network

Firm Profile

Kuala Lumpur

  • Profile
  • Level 22, Axiata Tower
  • No. 9, Jalan Stesen Sentral 5
  • Kuala Lumpur Sentral
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Malaysia
  • 50470

Firm profile submitted by Christopher & Lee Ong - Member of Rajah & Tann Asia Network

Managing Partner: Lee Eng Beng SC
Number of partners in regional network: 200+
Number of other lawyers in regional network: 600+
Languages: Burmese, English, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Khmer, Laotian, Malay, Malayalam, Mandarin, Punjabi, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Urdu, Vietnamese, various Chinese dialects


Rajah & Tann Singapore is one of the largest full-service law firms in Singapore and South East Asia. The firm has been at the leading edge of law in Asia, having worked on many of the biggest and highest profile matters in the region. Rajah & Tann Singapore is a member firm of Rajah & Tann Asia. Launched in 2014, it is one of the largest regional networks that brings together leading law firms and over 600 lawyers in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam; with each offering the highest standards of service to locally based clients while collectively having the capability to handle the most complex regional and cross border transactions and to provide excellent legal counsel seamlessly across the region. The firm’s geographical reach also includes Singapore based regional desks focusing on Japan and South Asia. Furthermore, as the Singapore member firm of the Lex Mundi Network, the firm is able to offer clients access to legal support in over 100 countries around the globe.


■ Appeals & Issues
■ Banking & Finance
■ Capital Markets
■ Commercial Litigation
■ Competition & Antitrust & Trade
■ Construction & Projects
■ Corporate Real Estate
■ Employment & Benefits
■ Energy & Resources
■ Entertainment & Media
■ Family, Probate & Trusts
■ Financial Institutions
■ Foreign Investment Approvals
■ Fraud, Asset Recovery & Investigations
■ Funds and Investment Management
■ Gaming
■ General Corporate Commercial
■ Hospitality
■ Insurance & Reinsurance
■ Integrated Regulatory
■ Intellectual Property
■ International Arbitration
■ Islamic Finance
■ Medical Law
■ Mergers & Acquisitions
■ Private Client
■ Project Finance
■ Restructuring & Insolvency
■ Shipping & International Trade
■ Sports
■ Tax
■ Technology, Media & Telecommunications
■ White Collar Crime

International Work:
The firm understands the legal, cultural and business environment in Asia. Its leading practices are highly attuned to market developments and the firm has strong expertise to advise on all aspects of a transaction or matter. The firm’s cross border expertise is augmented by Rajah & Tann Asia, where the firm works closely with member firms to deliver complete solutions to complex multi-jurisdictional deals. Rajah & Tann Singapore has the largest litigation practice in Singapore and South East Asia with outstanding expertise in dispute resolution and it is the only Singapore law firm with the capability to seamlessly support multijurisdictional dispute resolution, as lawyers in the network are qualified to practise local law and appear in local courts in the region.

As a reflection of the pursuit for excellence, the firm has clinched several awards; Rajah & Tann Singapore was named “Most Innovative Law Firm in ASEAN” award at Financial Times (FT) Asia Pacific Innovative Lawyer Awards 2016 and “Singapore National Law Firm of the Year” award at Chambers Asia Pacific Awards in 2013, 2015 and 2017 (the only firm in Singapore to have won this title thrice).

Clients:
The firm’s clients come from diverse industries and include MNCs, major real estate developers, local and foreign banks and financial institutions, Singapore government-linked companies, government agencies and professional organisations. The firm also frequently act for global software companies, venture capital funds, construction giants, accounting firms and listed corporations.

Branches

  • R&T Sok & Heng Law Office*, ,
  • Vattanac Capital Office Tower, Level 17, No. 66 ,
  • Preah Monivong Boulevard, Sangkat Wat Phnom Khan ,
  • Daun Penh,
  • Phnom Penh,
  • Cambodia
  • 12202
  • Tel +855 23 963 112/113
  • Fax +855 23 963 116
  • Unit 1905-1906,
  • Shui On Plaza,
  • 333 Huai Hai Middle Road,
  • Shanghai,
  • China
  • 200021 PRC
  • Tel +86 21 6120 8818
  • Fax +86 21 6120 8820
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Assegaf Hamzah & Partners*, Menara Rajawali,
  • 16th Floor, Jalan DR. Ide Anak Agung Gde Agung,
  • Lot # 5.1, Kawasan Mega Kuningan, 12950,
  • Jakarta,
  • Java
  • Indonesia
  • Tel +62 21 2555 7800
  • Fax +62 21 2555 7800
  • House Number 046/2,
  • Unit 4,
  • ThadLuang Road,
  • Saysettha District,
  • Vientiane Capital
  • Laos
  • Tel +856 21 454 239
  • Fax +856 21 285 261
  • Level 22, Axiata Tower,
  • No. 9, Jalan Stesen Sentral 5,
  • Kuala Lumpur Sentral,
  • Kuala Lumpur,
  • Malaysia
  • 50470
  • Tel +603 2273 1919
  • Fax +603 2273 8310
  • Rajah & Tann NK Legal Myanmar Co Ltd,
  • Office Myanmar Centre Tower 1, Floor 07, Unit 08,
  • 192 Kaba Aye Pagoda Road,
  • Bahan Towenship,
  • Yangon,
  • Yangon Division
  • Myanmar
  • Tel +95 9 73040763
  • Fax +95 1 9665537
  • 973 President Tower, 12th Floor,
  • Units 12A - 12F, Ploenchit Road, Lumpi,
  • Pathumwan,
  • Bangkok,
  • Thailand
  • 10330
  • Tel +66 2656 1991
  • Fax +66 2656 0833
  • Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers*, Saigon Centre,
  • Level 13, Unit 2&3, 65 Le Loi Boulevard, ,
  • District 1,
  • Ho Chi Minh City,
  • Vietnam
  • Tel +84 8 3821 2382
  • Fax +84 8 3520 8206
  • Lotte Center Hanoi, East Tower, Level 30,
  • Unit 3003, 54 Lieu Giai Street,
  • Ba Dinh Dist,
  • Hanoi,
  • Ha Noi
  • Vietnam
  • Tel +84 4 3267 6127
  • Fax +84 4 3267 6128
  • Email : [email protected]
  • Assegaf Hamzah & Partners,
  • Partners,Pakuwon Center, Superblok Tunjungan,
  • City, Lantai 11, Unit 08, Jalan Embong Malang No.,
  • 1,3,5,
  • Surabaya,
  • Java
  • Indonesia
  • 60261
  • Tel 62 31 51164550
  • Fax 62 31 51164560
  • Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez &,
  • Protacio (C&G Law), 30/F 88 Corporate Center,
  • Sedeño cor. Valero Streets Salcedo Village,
  • Makati City,
  • Metro Manila
  • Philippines
  • 1227
  • Tel +632 894 0377
  • Fax 632 552 1978