Charltons Myanmar Law / Legal Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)





Charltons Myanmar

Legal Services Pazuntaung Township, Yangon


In 2012 we expanded our practice by opening up a branch office in Yangon.  Myanmar is undergoing transformational change.  Our Yangon office supports local business leaders and international investors pursuing opportunities in Myanmar.


Charltons works in cooperation with highly regarded local lawyers to offer clients an extensive suite of legal services. Our goal is to combine international best practice with local knowledge to help our clients formulate and put in place the local strategies that best match their business needs and goals. Lawyers from our Hong Kong office travel to Myanmar on a regular basis. We also offer secondment positions to Myanmar lawyers seeking to gain valuable practice experience in Hong Kong or the PRC.


The Charltons team in Myanmar advise on a wide range of general corporate matters including but not limited to the establishment of operations (together with all relevant applications to government departments and agencies), on-going fillings, company secretarial services, the establishment of joint ventures, local due diligence, offshore investment structures, share subscriptions in local companies (together with the establishment of trust arrangements where applicable) and investment in the natural resources sector.


Charltons’ practice covers a wide range of corporate transactions including corporate finance, restructurings, capital markets, securities, funds and M&A. We invite applications for the following position:


Lawyer- Legal Services


Work Experience                    Minimum 3 to 5 years

Education                                   Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)

Location                                      Yangon, Myanmar

Employment Type                  Full Time

Working Day                             Monday to Friday

Working Hours                        9 am to 5 pm

Industry                                      Legal Services

Job Function                              Legal/ Professional Services > Legal & Compliance

                                         Legal/ Professional Services > Others

Publish on                                  09/25/2019





-        Develop, implement, maintain, and monitor the compliance activities of the company

-        Create compliance policies and procedures

-        Ensure that each department of the company follows all applicable laws and regulations to prevent  violations of legal guidelines and internal policies

-        Ensure that each department of the company follows all applicable laws and regulations to prevent violations of legal guidelines and internal policies

-        Ensure the company fills out and submits all its legal paperwork

-        Identify hidden risks or non-conformity issues

-        Perform research on new and existing laws, regulations and government practices to            mitigate risk and ensure compliance

-        Perform research on regulatory and permitting requirements for the business and assist                               sectors to apply for permits

-        Draft correspondence, documents and/or presentations; including drafting of contracts,     letters, advice, legal opinions, and other legal instruments

-        Translate all related legal documents when required


The Ideal Candidate


-        Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), a valid state Advocate License

-        Preferably Myanmar

-        Fluent in English

-        Myanmar law qualified lawyer at least 3 to 5 years relevant post qualification experience

-        Able to work independently and have good legal drafting, negotiation, presentation, analysis kills

-        Able to work under pressure and multi-tasking

-        Proficiency in Microsoft Office (MS Excel and MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint in particular)

-        Comfort with a fast-paced environment

-        Excellent communication and interpersonal skills when interacting with attorneys, staff and clients

-        Professional appearance and manner

-        Proactive, mature, detail-oriented

-        Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions



We offer interesting work and excellent prospects. To apply in strict confidence please send a full CV to the Office Manager, Charltons Myanmar 161, 50th Street (Upper), Pazuntaung Township, Yangon, Myanmar 11161 Email:

All applications will be treated in strict confidence.



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