Duane Morris & Selvam


No 10 Bo Yar Zar Street
Yankin Township, Yangon

+951 233 9522

+951 233 9522

Key contacts:

Managing Director: Krishna Ramachandra
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Quick facts:

Number of lawyers: 750
Offices (Globally): 28
Languages: Bahasa Indonesia, Burmese, Cantonese, English, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Mandarin, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese

Duane Morris & Selvam (Myanmar) provides on-the-ground high quality legal advice to foreign and domestic companies investing in the dynamic emerging market of Myanmar. The firm has a long track record of advising in Myanmar and has built strong relationships with the various Union Government Ministries. Our office in Yangon is staffed by a mix of foreign and local lawyers, who have the experience, legal and cultural knowledge to help clients achieve their business goals.

Banking and Finance, Project Finance, Corporate Real Estate:
Leon Yee

Capital Markets and Offerings:
Jamie Benson

Krishna Ramachandra

Corporate Commercial/M&A:
Krishna Ramachandra

Arfat Selvam

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advised First Myanmar Investment Co., Ltd. on the historic first listing on the Yangon Stock Exchange;
  • Advised on the sale of NCell (the market-leading Nepalese telecommunication operator) by TeliaSonera to Axiata, at an enterprise value of US$1.37 billion;
  • Advised on a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Ministry of Electric Power of Myanmar to invest in and develop a 225 MW gas-fired power plant in Myingyan, central Myanmar. The $300 million power plant, financed under a Build-Operate-Transfer structure, will be the largest gas-fired power plant in Myanmar.

  • Banking
  • Construction 
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Government 
  • Healthcare
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Transport
  • Utilities