10 Mar 2022

Rajah & Tann’s deal named Deal of the Year 2021 by India Business Law Journal

Rajah & Tann has been recognised in India Business Law Journal’s Deals of the Year 2021 report for the Firm’s involvement in India’s ITNL International divestment of 49% minority stake in Chongqing Yuhe Expressway.

Abdul Jabbar, Head of the Corporate and Transactional Group at Rajah & Tann and Partner of its South Asia Desk, said: “We are pleased that our work has been endorsed by India Business Law Journal. We look forward to applying our commercial and legal experience, as well as local knowledge of the region’s businesses, to assist our clients on their transactional requirements in the year ahead.”

Led by Jabbar, the winning deal has been featured as one of the standout transactions in 2021 due to its significance, novelty and complexity, as well as the precedent it has established. This recognition is testament to Rajah & Tann’s notable expertise and in-depth local knowledge of South Asia and India.

The annual report features landmark India-related deals that have closed, or had a significant development, between 1 December 2020 and 30 November 2021. Following intensive research and consultation, deals and cases are shortlisted subjectively based on transactional data, submissions received from Indian and international law firms, as well as interviews with India-focused legal and corporate professionals.

More information on Rajah & Tann’s South Asia Desk can be found here.

About Rajah & Tann Asia – https://www.rajahtannasia.com

Rajah & Tann Asia brings together leading law firms in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand the Philippines 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 network’s geographical reach also includes Singapore-based regional desks focusing on Brunei, Japan and South Asia. With over 800 fee earners, all working together towards one shared goal, we are lawyers who know Asia and who give our clients home advantage.