Duane Morris Official Statement On Myanmar

Duane Morris & Selvam LLP issued the following statement in response to the on-going political uncertainty impacting Myanmar.

Duane Morris & Selvam is the joint law venture of international law firm Duane Morris LLP and Singapore-based Selvam LLC, with headquarters in Singapore.

Duane Morris & Selvam serves clients throughout Asia, as well as companies based in the Americas and Europe that are conducting business in Asia and Asian entities and individuals doing business in the Americas and the United Kingdom.

“We continue to carefully monitor the on-going situation throughout the country,” said Leon Yee, Chairman for Duane Morris & Selvam.

That said, we believe in the long-term future for the country and its economy, as well as for Duane Morris with our strong roots there. At this time, maintaining the on-going safety of our team and clients, and concern for the people of Myanmar, remains of our utmost priority.”

Throughout the turmoil of the past weeks, our active and comprehensive counsel to clients in Myanmar and across Asia has remained firm and steadfast.”

We will always be here for our clients. The relationships our lawyers have established with business leaders in the region, as well as the operational and legal resources available to clients as a local office within Duane Morris’ robust global network, has positioned us well for continued seamless delivery of substantive legal counsel,” Mr. Yee continued.

Duane Morris & Selvam Overview

By way of its global platform and extensive range of legal services, the firm helps companies conduct business in and out of Asia, the USA, Latin America, the UK and beyond.

In addition to the excellent skills of its lawyers, clients benefit from the cultural fluency and key relationships that the law firm has developed over many years of practising law throughout the region.

The law firm has a presence in the key markets of Southeast Asia, including Singapore, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, as well as offices in Shanghai and Yangon. Supporting these regional offices, the firm operates a series of country desks for India, Indonesia, Korea and Japan, as well as an alliance in Sri Lanka. It is regularly ranked  by Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 and IFLR1000.

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