JLPW Legal Services (Myanmar) Co. Ltd.

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effective solutions in emerging markets.

JLPW Legal Services (Myanmar) Co. Ltd. is committed to provide dedicated personalized services for our clients to help their businesses/undertakings grow and thrive in Myanmar and around the Asean region. Our team consists of a number of multi-lingual professionals who serve as the primary contact point between our clients and our other practice groups. We understand good business culture and corporate environment very well, and we are also familiar with the business and regulatory environment in Myanmar and in most parts of the Asean region.

The team’s fluency in English together with support from Jeff Leong, Poon & Wong on other major Asian languages including Mandarin, Bahasa Malaysia and Japanese, gives us the advantage to communicate effectively with our international clientele to address the various issues or challenges they may encounter in the course of doing business in Myanmar and the region. With their accumulated experience and knowledge in corporate and commercial transactions, the team is able to provide reliable legal advice, productive business insights and effective investment solutions to meet the various needs of our clients.

JLPW Legal Services (Myanmar) Co. Ltd. is able to provide professional legal services such as advising on corporate and commercial transactions, joint ventures, company incorporation, secretarial services and foreign direct investments.

Our lawyers in Yangon have had substantial experience both in the government and private sector advising on foreign investment and doing business in Myanmar, with special expertise in mining, resources, energy, agriculture and forestry. Highly trained and favourably adept to local demands, our team includes a former Director of the Office of the Attorney General of Myanmar.

Our senior Myanmar advocate has authored eight legal books, including “General Index of Myanmar Laws” in English and Burmese, “Basic Facts about Business Law”, and “The Art of Legislative Drafting” in Burmese. He has also written many articles, in English and Burmese, on various legal subjects for magazines, journals and newspapers. He is also serving as a member of the Financial and Legal Affairs Commission of the National Assembly of Myanmar. He drafts and submits legislations to the Myanmar parliament, participates in drafting meetings and renders legal advice to the parliamentary committees and commission.

Our office in Yangon is fully supported by Jeff Leong, Poon & Wong and its Partners who are seasoned and experienced lawyers with experience in the region and well versed with the needs of businesses through booms, busts and economic recovery. The Partners are also experienced in advising foreign investors, multinational companies, foreign law firms, SMEs and industrial conglomerates, public listed companies, government linked companies, commercial, investment and Islamic banks, stockbroking companies, insurance and reinsurance companies etc. on complex business transactions and dispute resolution. In cross border deals, our English, Chinese, Bahasa Malaysia and Japanese language capabilities facilitate clear and open communication. Several of our Partners are called to the Bar of multiple jurisdictions and have worked on transactions in many jurisdictions.