Aye Thuzar Hlaing

Attorney-at-Law
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Practices

Office

Languages

Burmese, English

Education

Diploma in International Relations, Yangon University

Diploma in Business Law, Yangon University

LLB, Dagon University, Myanmar

Aye Thuzar Hlaing is an attorney-at-law in Tilleke & Gibbins’ Myanmar office, practicing primarily in the firm’s corporate and commercial group. She is responsible for corporate formations, negotiations, and compliance, as well as legal research, company secretarial services, and litigation. She is well-versed in Myanmar’s common laws, especially in regard to foreign investments, and maintains strong working relationships with local government authorities.

Aye Thuzar has been practicing law since 2009, having worked at local and international firms, and as in-house counsel at one of Myanmar’s largest banks prior to joining Tilleke & Gibbins. She is licensed as a Higher Grade Pleader in Myanmar.

  • Assisted in the incorporation of several wholly foreign-owned companies, particularly in the food and beverage and service sectors.

  • Advised a client on procedures for a foreign company to increase its authorized share capital and facilitated meetings with Myanmar Investment Commission officers.

  • Submitted a letter on behalf of a client to the Director-General of the Ministry of Commerce to obtain clarification on what construction materials foreign joint venture companies are permitted to trade in Myanmar, resulting in the ministry announcing Notification 85/2016 with a harmonized system code for construction materials that may be traded by foreign joint ventures, as well as contributing to greater legal certainty in our client's business operations.

  • Conducted legal research on the Myanmar Companies Act and prepared a legal memo for liquidation of a client's branch office in Myanmar.

  • Advised a client on ship registration in accordance with relevant local laws and regulations.

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March 10, 2017

Tilleke & Gibbins Earns Nominations for Tax Firm of the Year in Myanmar and Thailand in Asia Tax Awards 2017

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December 30, 2016

PLC Doing Business in … Global Guide 2017 – Myanmar Chapter

Members of Tilleke & Gibbins’ Yangon office have contributed the Myanmar chapter to Practical Law’s Doing Business in … Global Guide. In the chapter, Yuwadee Thean-ngarm, director of the firm’s...

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