Law firm Dentons opens office in Myanmar



Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, has expanded its presence within Southeast Asia with the addition of a new office in Yangon.


A high-calibre team of seven lawyers and staff, led by Mark Livingston, Resident Partner, joined Dentons Myanmar Limited from Livingstons Legal yesterday. Dentons new Myanmar office will work closely with Dentons Rodyk, one of Singapore’s most established full-service commercial law firms.


“The economic development and democratization of Myanmar has opened up a wealth of both inbound and outbound opportunities for our clients from within Asia and around the world,” said Joe Andrew, Global Chairman of Dentons. “Myanmar is an important developing market in the heart of one of the words most exciting regions.


The provision of high quality, reliable legal services are crucial to the successful functioning of any emerging economy, and I am delighted that Dentons will now have a presence in Myanmar and can contribute to the continued economic development.”


With the addition of the Myanmar office, Dentons has more than 8,000 lawyers in over 150 offices across more than 60 countries around the world.


Source: Global New Light of Myanmar