Directors: Kelvin Chia, Cheah Swee Gim
Partners: Pedro Jose Fausto Bernardo, Lyra Miragrace Flores-Bisnar, Khin Leinmar Ban Aye
Number of partners: 5
Number of lawyers: 16
Number of paralegals and researchers: 10
Languages: English, Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Myanmar
Kelvin Chia Yangon Ltd (KCY) is an international legal consultancy that has been in active operation in Myanmar since 1995. KCY is a part of the network of Kelvin Chia Partnership (KCP), a commercial law firm headquartered in Singapore.
KCY is the largest and oldest international legal consultancy in Myanmar today. Its team is led by senior transactional lawyers with international-level expertise, and direct hands-on knowledge of local regulations and practices. KCY has a strong team of foreign qualified lawyers, and capable Myanmar qualified lawyers with an in-depth understanding of Myanmar laws.
KCY’s team has accumulated considerable experience through the many projects that it has taken to successful conclusion. KCY assists foreign investors in their investment and business activities in Myanmar and are also the firm of choice for many local businesses. KCY has distinguished itself for its exceptional understanding of the Myanmar regulatory framework and business practices.
KCY is client-focused and solution-driven and are passionate about its work. KCY is committed to helping its clients achieve their commercial objectives.
Main Areas of Practice:
■ Foreign Investments
■ Incorporation and Company Maintenance
■ General Corporate and Commercial
■ Due Diligence
■ Mergers and Acquisitions
■ Joint Ventures and Production Sharing Agreements
■ Investment Funds
■ Energy/ Oil and Gas
■ Natural Resources/Mining
■ Banking Regulatory
■ Corporate and Project Financing
■ Real Estate
■ Technology, Media and Telecommunications
■ Licensing and Permits
■ Labour and Employment
■ International Arbitration
■ Intellectual Property
■ Special Economic Zones