Mr. Kyaw Sein, B.A (Law), LL.B, Chief Legal Officer

Mr. Kyaw Sein is a Chief Legal Officer and founder of Myanmar Legal Advisors Group which has been established since 1995. He graduated with B.A (Law) and LL.B from University of Yangon and subsequently joined public service in 1972. He has (40) years of experience in legal field including (35) years of service as a government law officer.

He was a Deputy Director General of the Legislative Drafting Department of the Attorney General's Office and handled, supervised and drafted more than 200 Myanmar laws at the time of his retirement from Government Body.

He is especially identified as an accredited legal advisor to the government bodies and ministries after his retirement from Government Body with regard to the legislative drafting and modification of currently enacted Laws and Regulations of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

Given his concentration in the area of legal drafting, corporate and commercial issues and both civil and criminal litigation for more than 40 years, Mr. Kyaw Sein also writes on the following books on Myanmar Laws;
  1. Civil & Criminal Practice for Lawyers (1981)
  2. Applied Law of Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (1995, Revised 1997, Revised 2003)
  3. Applied Laws of Notice (1997)
  4. The Law of Pleading and Civil Practice (1997, Revised 2012)
  5. Applied Special Criminal Laws Vol. I (1999)
  6. Applied Special Criminal Laws Vol. II (2004)
  7. Applied Special Criminal Laws Vol. III (2008)
  8. Civil Procedure Code's Amendments of 2002 & 2008 and Commentaries (2010)
Recently he was also appointed as a Member of Finance and Law Commission, Senate of the Union Assembly of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.



Mrs. Khin Mar Mar Latt, B.A (Law), LL.B, Senior Legal Advisor

Mrs. Khin Mar Mar Latt is a Senior Legal Advisor and co-founder of Myanmar Legal Advisors Group which has been established since 1995. She graduated with B.A (Law) and LL.B from University of Yangon and subsequently joined public service in 1972. She has (40) years of experience in legal field including (23) years of service as a government law officer of the Attorney General's Office.

She is a senior advisor of Myanmar Legal Advisors Group and offers legal advice and procedural support to local and foreign companies including corporate entities involved in State Projects. She takes part in prior negotiation process and prepares MOUs, MOAs, Agreements and Contracts. If there were any disagreements and conflicts in the course of these processes, she has to mediate for the amicable settlement with the parties involved. She has acted for numerous corporate clients from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia, Japan, Germany and the United States of America.

More specifically, she manages and carries out all aspects of:
  • Setting up business entities in Myanmar, including provision of legal advices on corporate secretarial compliance prior to formation and due diligence aspects of acquisition of business
  • Drafting agreements and contracts such as joint venture agreement, shareholders’ agreement, investment agreement, distributorship agreement, agency agreement and agreement for sale and purchase of businesses, properties and assets, etc...
  • Providing legal advice for commercial and financial problems between local companies, foreign companies and also between local and foreign companies
  • Providing legal advice for social and financial problems between citizens, foreigners and also between citizens and foreigners
  • Providing legal advice and rendering legal assistance for foreign entrepreneurs to invest either 100% or joint-venture with citizens or local companies
  • Providing legal advice and rendering legal assistance for establishing any kinds of service companies, such as agriculture, production, manufacturing and trading in accordance with the currently enacted laws and regulations
  • Providing legal advice and rendering legal assistance on all employment-related litigious matters, such as contracts of employment, issues related to the termination of employment and income tax matters
  • Preparing agreements for lease, sale and purchase of movable and immovable properties as well as handling of legal documents for such transactions
  • Providing legal advice and rendering legal assistance on trademark registration, intellectual property rights and intellectual property litigation
  • Providing legal opinion for general civil and criminal disputes and rendering legal service throughout litigation process



Mr. Win Hlaing, B.Sc , Corporate Partner

Mr. Win Hlaing is a Corporate Partner of Myanmar Legal Advisors Group. He graduated with B.Sc from University of Yangon and served as a Director/Assistant Registrar of the Companies Registration Office of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

He offers professional and entrepreneurial-focused legal assistance in all aspects of corporate governance including company registration, renewal, winding up and corporate secretarial services such as:

Company Constitution

  • Ensuring that the company complies with its constitution
  • Drafting and incorporating amendments in accordance with the correct procedures

Statutory Returns


Reporting the Companies Registration Office on:

  • any changes in the director(s) of a company or particulars relating to director(s)
  • changes to a director’s name or residential address
  • removal from office in accordance with the Act or constitution
  • disqualification from holding office
  • appointments/resignations/deaths/liquidation
  • annual returns
  • change of company name
  • adoption, alteration and revocation of constitution
  • issue of shares

Report and Accounts

  • Coordinating the publication and distribution of the company’s annual report, accounts and interim statement
  • Preparing directors’ report

Share Registration

  • Maintaining the company’s register of members
  • Assisting with transfers and other matters affecting shareholdings
  • Attending to the queries and requests from shareholders

Corporate Governance

  • Reviewing developments in corporate governance
  • Advising and assisting the directors with respect to their duties and responsibilities and compliance with their personal obligations under company law



Mrs. Phyo Thandar Kyaw @ Rachel, LL.B, LL.M, Legal Advisor

Rachel is a Legal Advisor of the Myanmar Legal Advisors Group. She graduated from the Faculty of Law of Dagon University of Myanmar with Honours Degree and commenced her legal career with Myanmar Legal Advisors Group in 2004. She was admitted as a Higher Grade Pleader of the Divisional Court of Myanmar in 2005. Thereafter she obtained LL.M (Commercial Law) degree of the University of Yangon in 2006.
 
From January 2007 to July 2008, she joined the corporate department of Haridass Ho & Partners of Singapore where she assisted the partners in drafting of various corporate agreements.
 
She now deals with diversity of works including
  • Setting up business entities
  • Drafting agreements and contracts
  • Providing legal advice for social, commercial and financial problems
  • Rendering legal assistance for foreign entrepreneurs
  • Providing legal advice and rendering legal assistance on all employment-related litigious matters
  • Preparing agreements for lease, sale and purchase of movable and immovable properties as well as handling of legal documents for such transactions
  • Providing legal advice and rendering legal assistance on trademark registration and intellectual property rights



Mr. Myo Nyunt Win, H.G.P, LL.B, D.B.L, D.M.L, Litigation Partner

Mr. Myo Nyunt Win is a Litigation Partner of Myanmar Legal Advisors Group. He is a litigator with more than (20) years of experience including (5) years of experience as a government law officer. He handled diverse areas of litigation practice including commercial cases, tort cases, employment and labour disputes, intellectual property litigation, corporate litigation, criminal cases, family and matrimonial disputes in Supreme Court of the Union,  Regional and State High Courts, District Courts, Township Courts and Special Courts. In his litigation practice, he effectively acts for a wide range of clients, both citizens and foreigners.



Mr. Aye Lwin, LL.B, Litigation Partner

Mr. Aye Lwin is a Litigation Partner of Myanmar Legal Advisors Group. He graduated with LL.B from the University of Yangon in 1987. He served as a government law officer for more than (15) years and successfully handled numerous general civil and criminal proceedings. He is experienced in divorce and ancillary matrimonial cases as well as in adoption and probate matters and also in criminal proceedings where he handled diverse matters from criminal breach of trust to charges of misuse of drugs and murder offenses.

He deals with business agreements and contract managements. In addition to the usual sale and purchase of properties, he handles disputes between vendors and purchasers, strata title disputes, landlord and tenant claims, trespass, nuisance and easements and disputes in respect of the development of residential or commercial property.



Ms. May Zin Oo, LL.B, LL.M, Legal Assistant

May Zin Oo is a Legal Assistant of Myanmar Legal Advisors Group. She graduated with a LL.B from the Dagon University in 2004 and obtained her LL.M degree from the same institution in 2006. She was admitted as a Higher Grade Pleader of the Divisional Court of Myanmar and joined Myanmar Legal Advisors Group in 2005. 

She renders general legal assistance to Chief Legal Officer and Senior Legal Advisor. She especially deals with lease, sale and purchase of real estate (both residential and commercial) under supervision of Senior Legal Advisor. She also assists the Litigation Partners in general litigation processes.



Ms. Naw Thazin Myint, LL.B, Legal Assistant

Naw Thazin Myint is a Legal Assistant of Myanmar Legal Advisors Group. She graduated with a LL.B from the
University of Yangon. She renders general legal assistance to Chief Legal Officer, Senior Legal Advisor, Corporate and Litigation Partners with  legal drafting, litigation, registration of document and real estate matters.



Ms. Win Thida, B.A, Legal Secretary

Win Thida is a Legal Secretary of Myanmar Legal Advisors Group. She graduated with B.A from the University of Yangon.  She serves as a Legal Secretary for the Chief Legal Officer and Senior Legal Advisor and renders general assistance in legal drafting, litigation, registration of document, preparation of legal agreements and real estate matters.