Yulchon opens in Myanmar

Yulchon has opened its doors in Yangon to capitalise on an increasing amount of investment from Korean companies into Myanmar. Partners Eric Eungyong Yang and Yong Geun Bae, who are based in Seoul and Hanoi respectively, are heading the office alongside two foreign attorneys and an external consultant who are based in Yangon. The office […]

BLP launches Myanmar partnership and Asia network

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has become the latest firm to move into Myanmar through a tie-up with local firm Legal Network Consultants (LNC). The Yangon-based firm is headed by Khin Mar Aye and the relationship is part of BLP’s newly-launched Asia network, which it will use to join up with other local firms across the […]

Japan’s Mori Hamada & Matsumoto to launch in Myanmar

Japanese ’big four’ firm Mori Hamada & Matsumoto is in the process of opening an office in Yangon, the largest city of Myanmar. It is Mori Hamada & Matsumoto’s latest expansion in South East Asia following its 2012 launch in Singapore. The Yangon office will be initially staffed by partner Takeshi Mukawa, who is co-representative […]