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Stephenson Harwood LLP

General Business Law

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What the team is known for

Stephenson Harwood has a leading regional legal practice advising on Myanmar matters primarily from its Singapore office. Assists many international clients with inbound investment and market entry, including on incorporation, compliance and leasing issues, as well as representing Myanmar corporates. Especially advises on transactions in the telecommunications and real estate sectors, as well as insurance, healthcare, e-commerce and media.

Strengths

One source says: "We have worked with Stephenson Harwood in Myanmar and would recommend their service."

Notable practitioners

Helen Rhind-Hufnagel is based in Singapore and advises international and local clients on M&A, restructuring and other corporate matters, whilst also providing regulatory compliance training to companies.

Tom Platts in Singapore is well known for his Myanmar focus. He advises international and local clients on major investments in the country, including in the TMT, healthcare, insurance and finance sectors.

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Overview

We have one of the most active, well-connected and up-to-date Myanmar legal practices available. We are seen by many in the region as the "go-to" international firm for Myanmar-related investment work. Members of our market-leading Myanmar practice have a deep understanding of effecting deals in Myanmar. 

We have advised on a number of high-profile international transactions in Myanmar, and have a solid understanding of the issues that an investor in Myanmar is likely to face. We have a genuine strength and depth of experience of working on Myanmar-related matters, with experience spanning a wide variety of sectors including infrastructure, energy & resources, power, mining, oil & gas, real estate, telecoms, financial services, agriculture, automotive, aviation, and consumer goods. 

We have extensive experience of working with the authorities in Myanmar, including Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC), the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA), the Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) and key ministries, dealing with highly-regulated transactions across various states and regions of Myanmar covering a wide breadth of industries.


General Business Law

Stephenson Harwood LLP

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Location

Unit 06-05A, Level-06

Junction City Tower

Corner of Bogyoke Aung San Road and 27th Street

Pabedan Township

Yangon

Yangon Division

Myanmar

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Myanmar

General Business Law


Helen Rhind-Hufnagel
Expertise based abroad in Singapore
Tom Platts
Expertise based abroad in Singapore