Joyce Teh Yen Yen

Partner – Corporate & Commercial
+603-2632 9882 |

Joyce commenced legal practice in another large firm in Kuala Lumpur, where she handled a litigation portfolio involving primarily banking and securities disputes. She joined Raja, Darryl & Loh in 2001 and became a partner in 2006. In practice since 1999, Joyce supports local and international clients from various industries in a multitude of corporate and commercial endeavours including:

  • Companies Law Advisory
  • Mergers and Acquisitions, Divestments, Joint Ventures, Corporate and Business (employees, assets) Restructuring and Takeovers
  • Securities Dealings and Offerings, Equity Investments and Equity Option Schemes
  • Foreign Investments
  • Corporate Governance
  • Regulatory Compliance Advisory and Legal Audit
  • Commercial Transactions (including e- commerce)
  • Banking & Finance
  • Foreign Exchange Control

Joyce is particularly active in cross-border transactions and mergers and acquisitions and has been involved in leading the end-to-end support for these transactions, from due diligence, regulatory advisory, structuring to negotiation of the transactional documents. She has acted in the acquisition and/or disposal of businesses, assets and shares, and mergers and restructuring of group companies, across a broad spectrum of industries including but not limited to manufacturing, distribution (from wholesale to direct retail), healthcare and pharmaceutical, aviation services and maintenance, oil and gas, hotel and hospitality, logistics, courier services, farming and agriculture, food, education, travel and tourism. The cross-border mergers and acquisitions which Joyce and her team have supported originate from a diverse list of countries (including the US, UK, various countries in Europe, South East Asia and Asia and Australia and New Zealand).

Particular mention should be made of the fact that Joyce and her team have extensive experience in advising clients on the legal aspects of the rapidly developing healthcare and pharmaceutical industry, from regulatory advisory to documentation in regard to the management and operations of healthcare facilities; the practice of medicine and dentistry, the practice of tele-medicine and tele-nursing; the launch of medical, health and/or wellness applications (Apps) or by other new technological means; the sale of medical devices and the business of aesthetics and cosmetic procedure facilities, to name some examples.

Joyce has been listed as a Notable Practitioner and a Recommended Lawyer in Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.
Extracted from the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2022 and 2023 editions:

  • ‘Joyce Teh is my go-to for corporate and commercial work. She is responsive, very competent, gives clear advice, and is reasonable on pricing. She also always makes herself personally available.’
  • ‘Joyce Teh is very dynamic with quality work. Responsive and her approach to fees is long term.’


  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons) (University of Leicester, England)


  • Barrister (called by the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn)
  • Called to the Bar of England and Wales: 29th August 1998
  • Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya
  • Admitted to the Malaysian Bar: 30th September 1999

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