Charltons Legal Consulting (Charltons Myanmar) is the Myanmar arm of Charltons Solicitors Hong Kong, an award-winning boutique corporate finance law firm which provides cutting edge legal advice to international clients. Charltons’ lawyers have enjoyed long held personal and professional relationships with local Myanmar law firms, business leaders and international companies investing in Myanmar.
Charltons advises on the legal aspects of investing in Myanmar. The laws and procedures regulating investing in Myanmar were overhauled with the introduction of the 2012 Foreign Investment Law and the 2013 Investment Rules. The new investment regime has resulted in increased interest and optimism from the global business community.
The Myanmar legal system is complex and based on a combination of statutes and regulations with their origins in different periods of Myanmar’s history and include colonial period laws (pre 1948), parliamentary laws, revolutionary Council laws, People’s Assembly laws, State Law and Order Restoration Council / State Peace and Development Council laws.