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Loong Caesar

Loong Caesar, LL.M

is a senior corporate and commercial practitioner with extensive experience in all areas of corporate and commercial law including mergers and acquisitions, investment funds, capital markets, securities, listings, public offerings, corporate banking, structured finance, power and corporate restructuring. He handles senior counsel work in corporate and commercial disputes and is on the panel of arbitrators of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration.

He was educated at Raffles Institution, Singapore, the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and Caius College, Cambridge University. He was admitted as a Barrister of the Middle Temple, London in 1983 and as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1985. In 1994, he was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore.

Caesar’s legal career started in general litigation with Skrine & Co where he worked under the late James Puthucheary but moved on to become a corporate lawyer working under the late John Skrine handling major corporate restructurings, cross border investments, schemes of arrangement, privatisations and structured debt instruments. He was involved in Malaysia’s first convertible bond, Malaysia’s first privatised infrastructure project and Malaysia’s first Eurobond. He subsequently helped standardise private debt securities documentation and pioneered power purchase agreements for Malaysia’s independent power production industry. He worked extensively on projects in South Africa where Malaysian companies were gaining a foothold in the late 1990s, but returned after the Asian Financial Crisis to work on the recapitalisation of Malaysian banks and securities firms as well as Malaysia’s largest corporate debt restructuring. In 1993, he co-founded the firm of Hishammuddin Loong (subsequently renamed Lee Hishammuddin) before starting Raslan Loong, a predecessor of RLSE.

He is a serving Board member of Mulpha International Berhad, a listed company, the National Bank of Abu Dhabi Malaysia Berhad, a fully licensed foreign bank, and the Malaysia Australia Business Council. He is a former board member of the EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Pacific Basin Economic Council (PBEC), the Kuala Lumpur Business Club and the Worldwide Fund for Nature (WWF), Malaysia.

Contact Details
Main Office (Mont Kiara)
Tel: +603 6205 2775/ 2778
Fax: +603 6205 2771
Email: caesar.loong@rlse.law