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Baker McKenzie Yangon


Myanmar

Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 2

Baker McKenzie Yangon

Baker McKenzie Yangon is ‘always up to date on new developments and delivers very good response times’. Ross Taylor (who is praised for his ‘understanding of the structure of the client’s business’) advises American and Singaporean businesses on acquisitions in Myanmar. The practice’s other work relates to financial regulation, joint ventures and sanctions. Ola Nicolai Borge and senior associate U Than Maung joined the firm from Grant Thornton and Kelvin Chia Yangon Ltd respectively, while Chris Hughes is now at Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP.

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Projects (including energy)
Projects (including energy) - ranked: tier 2

Baker McKenzie Yangon

Baker McKenzie Yangon’s experience spans project finance as well as infrastructure developments. In an example of the latter, Ross Taylor is advising a construction company on work relating to the Dawei Special Economic Zone, and acts for international clients in telecoms and energy matters. Singapore-based James Huang acts for Irrawaddy Green Towers.

Leading individuals

U Than Maung - Baker McKenzie Yangon

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