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Allen & Gledhill LLP

General Business Law

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What the team is known for

Top-tier Yangon practice featuring Myanmar, Singapore and US-qualified lawyers, maintaining an excellent reputation as international and local counsel on key Myanmar-related transactions. Offers impressive expertise in foreign direct investment, market entry and banking matters. Active for both leading Myanmar and international clients, it also handles project finance and real estate developments, while offering additional expertise in the energy and insurance sectors.

Strengths

An interviewee attests: "Allen & Gledhill has deep knowledge of the local industry and regulatory considerations, enabling them to offer keenly guided advice from a practical perspective."

Another source also highlights the team's commercial approach: "We found them to be sensitive to business requirements without compromising legal responsibilities."

Work highlights

Assisted shareholders of Yankin Kyay Oh with the MMK19.4 billion sale of a 65% stake in the company to Yoma Strategic Holdings.

Notable practitioners

Oh Hsiu-Hau has a solid reputation in the Myanmar market and is active in handling M&A and joint ventures in the insurance and energy sectors. Clients say that "he is a sharp partner with a strong legal mind and commercial sense." He recently became managing partner of the firm's newly established office in Vietnam.

Minn Naing Oo is highly regarded for his combination of local and international expertise, with experience of handling a range of M&A, joint ventures, banking and finance and projects work in Myanmar. One client observes that "he makes himself available amidst his busy schedule and, through his close working relationship with both regulators and other local institutions, he offers practical assistance with our navigation through local market processes, with consideration to local cultural and other sensitivities."

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Overview

Allen & Gledhill (Myanmar) Co., Ltd. is an associate firm of one of Singapore’s leading law firms, Allen & Gledhill LLP. Based in Yangon, our Firm is staffed by local lawyers familiar with the business environment, laws, regulations and practices of Myanmar as well as international lawyers with expertise in various areas and experienced in cross-border transactions.

Led by Minn Naing Oo, a Singapore and New York qualified lawyer fluent in the Myanmar language, with well-established connections in the Myanmar business community and experience advising clients on investing in Myanmar, we are able to offer a full range of legal services.

As part of Allen & Gledhill’s network, we are uniquely placed to leverage upon and tap on the legal expertise and experience of one of the leading and largest law firms in Asia.

Members

Naing Oo, Minn (Head of Department)

Cheong, Jacqueline

Lee, Jun Yee

Naing Win, Nyan

Oh, Hsiu-Hau

Saw Yu, Win

Industries

Banks

Education

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Government

Health Care

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Telecommunications

General Business Law

Allen & Gledhill LLP

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Location

Junction City Tower, #18-01

Bogyoke Aung San Road

Pabedan Township

Yangon

Yangon Division

Myanmar

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Myanmar

General Business Law


Hsiu-Hau Oh
Expertise based abroad in Vietnam
Minn Naing Oo
Band 1