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About 2021-11-23T03:17:22+00:00

The political, economic and social impacts of recent events in Myanmar present significant challenges to foreign and local business. Some investment initiatives have been put on hold and some companies have closed or exited. Many other companies are constrained in their operations and are considering their options for continuing their business. However, many of the fundamental factors that have made Myanmar an attractive investment destination remain in place. While those factors may be somewhat less accessible in the short term, there is still strong potential for Myanmar to reward patient investors over the medium to long term.

Mission Legal (formerly known as “Livingstons Legal”) is an independent corporate legal practice with an exclusive focus on the Myanmar legal landscape. We are a pioneer in Myanmar of the virtual and consultant model approaches to legal services that have been disrupting and reforming the legal industry in other jurisdictions for several years. Drawing on a pool of experienced foreign and local lawyers based in Myanmar and around the region – with subject matter and/or jurisdictional expertise – we assign the appropriate resources for your matter or create specialist teams with the right mix of skills and experience to support the execution of your major project. Our flexible approach to resourcing allows us to provide market-leading technical capabilities with efficient and cost-effective services delivery.

While virtual in our services delivery model, our team retains a core presence on the ground in Myanmar – directly monitoring the business environment and risks and dealing with the day-to-day practicalities of regulatory compliance matters. Whether you are looking to enter, expand, maintain or close/exit, we can advise you on your options and support your execution.

We offer a broad service commercial capability across industries, with our core areas comprising: Corporate & Commercial; Natural Resources; Corporate Finance & Capital Markets; Projects & Energy; and Telecoms, Media, Technology & IP.

We understand the commercial drivers of your business and bring a valuable commercial and practical perspective on providing legal services.

We differentiate ourselves by the market-leading flexibility of our delivery model our deep understanding of the local business environment, and our international professionalism and integrity.

We believe that Mission Legal offers a unique breadth and depth of expertise and experience amongst independent law firms in Myanmar.

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