Partner

Raymond leads the Firm’s Competition & Antitrust and Personal Data Protection practices.

His practice focus is on antitrust matters involving the Malaysia Competition Commission and other sectoral regulators. These include advising clients on cartel cases and abuse of dominance, and the structuring of M&A, joint-venture and other similar alliances.

He also advises clients extensively on personal data protection and has led various projects that involve exploring and charting business processes of clients.

This includes advising on cross border data transfers and crafting procedures for in respect of the management of personal data.

Raymond has been consistently ranked in the top tiers by various publications and has been recognised as a leading individual by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and by Chambers Asia-Pacific, which noted his "very sound knowledge” and "easy-to-understand and practical" advice. He has also been recommended by Global Competition Review 100 for antitrust work.

Raymond holds a double degree in commerce (majoring in economics) and law.

Work Highlights

  • Advised on abuse of dominance cases including investigations in the e-hailing sector and the first dominance appeal to the Competition Appeal Tribunal (e-government services).
  • Advised on cartel investigations including the financial services and transportation sectors.
  • Advised on individual exemption (automative) and block exemption (shipping) applications to the Malaysia Competition Commission including the permissible information sharing between association members.

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