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DFDL awarded Myanmar Law Firm of the Year 2013

DFDL awarded Myanmar Law Firm of the Year 2013

Our firm was honored with the first National Law Firm Award for Myanmar at the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Asia Awards ceremony on 28 February 2013, in Hong Kong. It is the first time this Award for Myanmar has been presented.

IFLR’s National Law Firm awards are given to the firm with the best track record in 2012 giving legal advice on the most innovative international finance deals in the respective countries. This includes debt, equity and equity-linked deals, securitization and structured finance, M&A, private equity, project finance and restructurings. The IFLR Asia Awards has existed for more than 15 years and is a highly reputable award.

DFDL has been servicing investors in Myanmar for nearly 20 years. This award shows that the DFDL’s team, their continuous efforts on the ground, our leading position and reputation in Myanmar are recognized.

“We are very happy to have received this award. It reflects the quality of the work, our consistently excellent client service and our commitment. This award will help with brand recognition in Myanmar and all over the Southeast Asian region and will open doors for our clients and us.” Jim Finch, Partner, Myanmar Managing Director.


This award confirms DFDL as a trusted legal and tax advisory firm in the jurisdictions where our firm operates. Our presence in Yangon for nearly 20 years and our local talented teams have permitted DFDL to successfully meet the rising needs of our clients in Myanmar and to deal with the increased level of interest from the international business community for the country. We dedicate this award to our teams and clients, and we thank them for their trust.” Martin Desautels, DFDL’s Managing Partner.

DFDL in Myanmar

Ranked Tier 1 for Corporate & Finance in 2013 (IFLR) 

Ranked Tier 1 for General Business Law in 2010, 2011, 2012 (Chambers Asia)  

“This leading firm advises on a wide range of issues, making it a popular choice with foreign companies looking to invest in Myanmar” (Chambers Asia 2012)

“This firm advises a large base of foreign clients on a wide range of issues, including corporate and commercial matters, tax, IP and employment law”…Sources say: “They provide an invaluable international perspective to foreign companies operating in the country.” (Chambers Asia 2011)


Alexander Lynch
CEO; Head of Marketing & Business Development