Allen & Gledhill (Myanmar) Co., Ltd > Yangon, Myanmar > Firm Profile

Allen & Gledhill (Myanmar) Co., Ltd
SUITE 8, LEVEL 14 JUNCTION CITY TOWER
BOGYOKE AUNG SAN ROAD
PABEDAN TOWNSHIP, YANGON
Myanmar

Myanmar > Corporate and M&A Tier 1

Praised as ‘knowledgeable and approachable’, Allen & Gledhill (Myanmar) Co., Ltd’s corporate and M&A practice advises international investors on acquisitions, debt financings and joint ventures in Myanmar. Singapore and New York qualified managing partner Minn Naing Oo jointly leads the team alongside Vietnam-based Oh Hsiu-Hau, who focuses on share purchases by foreign investors, joint ventures and acquisitions, in addition to cross-border transactions in the Southeast Asia region. The office in Ho Chi Minh City is also home to Jacqueline Cheong, who handles private equity matters, with key involvements in the fintech space. Lee Jun Yee, who advises on financial and capital markets regulation, is another key member of the team.

Practice head(s):

Minn Naing Oo; Oh Hsiu-Hau; Jacqueline Cheong; Lee Jun Yee

Testimonials

‘Depth and breadth of the intricacies of the local legal environment.’

‘Knowledgeable and approachable and able to propose solutions to unique issues.’

Work highlights

  • Assisted Win Myint Mo Industries Co., Ltd and EAP Global Mining Co. on the acquisition of a 51% stake in Myanmar Metals Limited and advised its joint venture with a new participant in respect of the project.
  • Advised Amata Holding Public Company Limited on its listing on the Yangon Stock Exchange.
  • Acted as transaction counsel for The New Yangon Development Co., Ltd. on the development of the New Yangon City.

Myanmar > Projects Tier 1

Allen & Gledhill (Myanmar) Co., Ltd handles large-scale, cross-border infrastructure and energy projects, involving contractual, financial structuring, risk mitigation and regulatory aspects. Balancing his time between the firm’s offices in Singapore and Myanmar, Minn Naing Oo advises international and domestic development companies on procurement models for urban infrastructure projects, regulatory mandates and EPC contracts. Project finance expert Lee Jun Yee operates from the firm’s office in Yangon, while corporate partner Oh Hsiu-Hau, who splits his time between Vietnam as managing partner and Myanmar as director, is another key member of the team.

Practice head(s):

Minn Naing Oo

Other key lawyers:

Testimonials

‘Uniquely knowledgeable about the intricacies of local legal environment.’

‘Minn Niang Oo is an extremely seasoned and qualified lawyer, who is an absolute asset where Myanmar legal expertise is concerned.’

‘Multi-faceted, multi-skilled, diverse team with broad range of expertise and the only full-service firm one would need for the Myanmar market. A&G Myanmar has been our go-to firm for the past 7 years and counting.’

Work highlights

  • Advising The New Yangon Development Co., Ltd. (“NYDC”), as transaction counsel, on the development of the New Yangon City in the western Yangon region of Myanmar.
  • Assisting on the development of a liquefied petroleum gas receiving, tanking, storage and bottling facility in Kyauk Tan Township Thilawa, Myanmar.

Vietnam > Corporate and M&A

Allen & Gledhill (Vietnam) was established in October 2020 as part of the firm’s wider initiative to expand into Southeast Asia. The M&A team are especially strong in handling transactions regarding energy projects, in addition to advising clients on joint ventures, reorganisations and investments. Managing partner Hsiu-Hau Oh leads the team, and Tran Thi Phuong Thao and Phan Vinh Nhan are also notable names.

Practice head(s):

Hsiu-Hau Oh

Testimonials

‘Efficient transaction execution and management. Cost efficient and excellent technical skills and knowledge of market practice.’

‘Oh Hsiu-Hau at Allen and Gledhill is very hands-on and experienced. He provides timely and commercial advice with excellent knowledge on international and local market practices.’

Work highlights

  • Advised Ngoc Nghia Industry Service Trading Joint Stock Company and its founding shareholders, as well as Tempel Four Limited in the sale of their entire shares to Indorama Netherlands B.V.
  • Advised Sembcorp Utilities on its collaboration with BCG Energy for the development of renewable projects in Vietnam.
  • Advised SPI Energy Investments Pte Ltd on its joint venture with BCG Energy to invest in rooftop solar and other renewable energy projects in Vietnam.

Allen & Gledhill (Myanmar) Co., Ltd., located in Yangon, is a fully licensed law firm which provides Myanmar legal advice and issues Myanmar legal opinions. The Firm’s Myanmar and foreign qualified lawyers, supported by the Allen & Gledhill network which includes regional offices in Singapore and Vietnam, our associate firm in Malaysia, Rahmat Lim & Partners, and our network firm in Indonesia, Soemadipradja & Taher, combine sound local knowledge with best international practices to provide value added advice and unparalleled service to its clients.

Allen & Gledhill (Myanmar) is led by Minn Naing Oo, a Singapore and New York qualified lawyer fluent in the Myanmar language. Minn has well-established connections in the Myanmar business community and experience advising both foreign investors and local businesses on their projects in Myanmar.

Operational since early 2014, Allen & Gledhill (Myanmar) has gained an excellent reputation for advising local conglomerates and organisations as well as international clients across diversified industry sectors including financial services, energy and infrastructure, oil and gas, telecommunications, real estate, hospitality, food and beverage, and agriculture.

Main contacts
Minn Naing Oo (Managing Director)
Oh Hsiu-Hau (Director)
Lee Jun Yee (Director)

DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Banking & Finance; Capital Markets; Competition & Antitrust; Corporate & Commercial; Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions; Corporate Real Estate; Energy, Infrastructure & Projects; International Arbitration, Intellectual Property Minn Naing Oominn.naingoo@allenandgledhill.com+95 1 925 3719
Corporate & Commercial; Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions; Corporate Real Estate Oh Hsiu-Hauoh.hsiuhau@allenandgledhill.com+65 6890 7637
Banking & Finance; Energy, Infrastructure & Projects Lee Jun Yeelee.junyee@allenandgledhill.com+95 1 925 3717 / 3718
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Jun Yee Lee photoMr Jun Yee LeeDirector
Naing Oo Minn photoMr Naing Oo MinnManaging Director of Allen & Gledhill (Myanmar) and Partner of Allen &…
U Nyan Naing Win photoMr U Nyan Naing WinSenior Adviser
Hsiu-Hau Oh photoMr Hsiu-Hau OhManaging Partner of Allen & Gledhill (Vietnam), Partner of Allen & Gledhill…
Saw Yu Win photoDr Saw Yu WinSenior Adviser
Number of lawyers in regional network : 650+
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One of South-East Asia’s leading and largest law firms, Allen & Gledhill seeks to be a responsible corporate citizen and do good to effect positive changes in the ASEAN community. The firm collaborates closely with its clients, employees and the wider community in its CSR activities and initiatives. As part of its commitment to continue using its resources and capabilities to benefit the wider community, the firm and the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law jointly established the A&G-NUS Criminal Legal Aid Scheme (CLAS) Pro Bono Internship Programme in 2016. The programme is the first formal partnership between a law firm and the NUS Law Faculty focusing on pro bono work.