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Asia-Pacific Guide 2023
Myanmar General Business Law
Band 4

0 Ranked Lawyers


Provided by Tilleke & Gibbins

Tilleke & Gibbins is a leading law firm in Southeast Asia with over a century of experience practicing in the region. Our office in Yangon, Myanmar, was opened in September 2013 and comprises practitioners well-versed in the overlapping fields of science, technology, and law, who are focused on helping investors share in Myanmar’s immense potential. Our local team is supported by more than 150 lawyers and consultants spread across five other countries.

Prior to the opening of our Yangon office, Tilleke & Gibbins was already handling legal matters in Myanmar covering a broad spectrum of practice areas. We currently act for a wide range of international companies in a full range of corporate and commercial, and intellectual property matters.

Our Yangon office assists investors in every aspect of conducting business in Myanmar, including corporation formation, permit/license applications, property, labor and employment, and regulatory advice. We also protect and help commercialize clients’ intellectual property assets by assisting with risk assessment, registration, enforcement, litigation, franchising, portfolio management, and more.

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General Business Law - Myanmar
Band 4
What the team is known for

Tilleke & Gibbins is an established law firm in Yangon, regularly drawing on the firm's wider South-East Asian regional presence. It is highly regarded for IP expertise, including trade mark infringement and anti-counterfeiting, and advises global and regional clients on corporate, franchising, tax and employment law, as well as disputes relating to Myanmar. The team assists companies from a wide range of industries, including energy, technology, telecommunications, banking and life sciences.

Notable practitioners

Yuwadee Thean-ngarm is a key contact for Tilleke & Gibbins' Myanmar practice.


Provided by Tilleke & Gibbins

Derrick Khoo

Yuwadee Thean-ngarm

Head of Department