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Kelvin Chia Yangon Ltd.

General Business Law

2 ranked lawyersBand 2MyanmarGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Widely endorsed practice with an impressive history in Myanmar. Offers a broad corporate practice with noteworthy experience establishing joint ventures and project developments related to real estate and land issues. Acts for a roster of Myanmar and regional corporations and investment vehicles. Handles matters in sectors such as manufacturing, insurance, retail, telecommunications, agriculture and finance.

Work highlights

Advised Ayala on its USD237.5 million acquisition of separate 20% equity interests in Yoma Strategic Holdings and First Myanmar Investment respectively.

Notable practitioners

Pedro Jose Bernardo is well regarded in the market for his local knowledge across a range of matters. He advises on cross-border M&A, telecommunications, real estate and financing mandates.

Cheah Swee Gim has a long history of advising on Myanmar law, with impressive expertise in M&A, real estate and banking. One market source comments: "She is knowledgeable on local law and we think highly of her."

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Myanmar

General Business Law


Pedro Jose Bernardo
Band 4
Swee Gim Cheah
Band 1