Duane Morris & Selvam (Myanmar)
Total number of professionals: 20 in Yangon; 800 (390 partners) globally
Principal office: Philadelphia
Other office: Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Muscat, Shanghai, Singapore, Taipei, Yangon
Banking & finance; capital markets; commercial real estate; dispute resolution; energy & natural resources; fintech & blockchain technology; general business law; intellectual property; international arbitration; investment funds; licensing / market entry; mergers & acquisitions; private client; private equity & venture capital; projects & infrastructure; technology, media & telecommunications.
Duane Morris & Selvam (Myanmar) Limited is the Yangon-based entity of Duane Morris & Selvam LLP, a Singapore-based strategic joint venture law firm, consisting of Philadelphia-based Duane Morris LLP and Singapore-based Selvam LLC.
Duane Morris & Selvam (Myanmar) provides on-the-ground, high-quality counsel to foreign and domestic businesses seeking to seize opportunities while minimizing the inherent risks in the dynamic, emerging market of Myanmar. The firm’s lawyers have built strong relationships in Myanmar with various Union government ministries and departments and have worked closely with the Attorney General’s Office for more than a decade. The retired Attorney General of Myanmar is our Senior mentor Emeritus and consultant, able providing advice and guidance on the most efficient and effective course to take to achieve our clients’ business goals.
Headquartered in Yangon, Myanmar, we are able to offer both local and global legal support. Our network of 29 offices and more than 800 lawyers globally enables us to act as effectively for multinational businesses seeking market entry in Myanmar as we do for local businesses seeking to globalise and regionalise their structures. We provide a full suite of legal services for companies seeking inbound and outbound opportunities across a wide range of industry sectors. Our lawyers in Myanmar (both local and international lawyers) are well-suited to assist in a full suite of practice areas, and focus on foreign direct investment, power projects, infrastructure, real estate and employment.