Partner and Head of Myanmar - the firms 4th office to open in Asia.
15+ years’ experience covering corporate finance and advisory, energy, resources and infrastructure projects and financings, government transactions and advisory work.
Specialisms include privatisations and major government law reform processes, financing and development of major energy, infrastructure and corporate projects, corporate acquisitions and joint ventures.
Significant hands on experience in undertaking novel and complex advisory and transactional work in Myanmar, including one of the first secured financings of an infrastructure business and detailed legal feasibility studies in various sectors including power, financial services and product sales.
Has lived and worked in Myanmar since 2013 and is currently advising the Government of Myanmar on the reform of the Myanmar Companies Act.
Deeply engaged in legal and business reform and regulatory development including through: engagement to lead the redrafting of the Myanmar Companies Law; participation as a market expert on Investment Law and investment treaty consultations; and leading roles in the Myanmar Business Forum as well as other business working groups and chambers.
Frequent speaker and commentator on Myanmar business issues.
Australian and UK qualified emerging markets transactional lawyer.