Tilleke & Gibbins

Myanmar

IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Regional firm Tilleke & Gibbins’ Yangon office opened in 2013 and houses 12 attorneys under the leadership of director Yuwadee Theanngarm. Tilleke & Gibbins is a solid regional player with offices in jurisdictions including Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.

 

Focusses / specialisms

The firm has a well-established financial and corporate practice and is also active in the project development space.

Sectors of activity include banking and financial services, fintech, energy, insurance, manufacturing, tourism, technology, media and telecommunications.

 

Key clients

Clients include KBZ Group, Anthem Asia Myanmar, and Piyawasa.

 

Research period review: 30th edition (2019/2020)

During the research period, the firm was primarily active in the corporate and M&A space, taking on matters related to market entry, regulatory compliance, joint ventures, entity establishment and acquisitions.

Staffing changes saw the addition of Ross Taylor as counsel from SCM Legal, while counsel Timothy Wales retired from legal practice.

 

Client feedback: 30th edition (2019/2020)

Financial and corporate

“Exceptionally response above all other firms with great access to partners and clear and commercial advice.”