The Legal 500 - Asia Pacific (2021)
Corporate and M&A - Tier 2
Projects - Tier 3
Corporate and M&A
Rajah & Tann Myanmar Company Limited works primarily on landmark M&A projects, equity, financing, and inbound and outbound deals to and from Myanmar. The team is active in government-related work and primarily provides advice to Japanese investors in Myanmar interested in real estate projects, public railways, banking, agriculture, and real estate. Practice co-head Chester Toh focuses on complex licensing and regulatory work, regulatory risk assessment regarding cross-border investments into Myanmar. Practice co-head Min Thein covers matters spanning from banking and infrastructure to real estate. Founding senior partner U Nyein Kyaw departed in 2019.
Rajah & Tann Myanmar Company Limited has been active in landmark high-value rail, energy, and public housing projects in Myanmar, including a recent first-of-its-kind PPP low-cost housing component in Yuzana. Myanmar practice director Chester Toh is an expert in regulatory risk assessment for cross-border direct investments, while ex-Supreme Court Justice Min Thein assists international clients on Burmese investment. Shemane Chan is also highly regarded for her advice on procurement platforms in sectors such as energy, aviation, and transportation. In 2019, senior partner Nyein Kyaw departed the practice.