Mr. Kyi Chan Nyein is a Myanmar qualified lawyer who provides advice in both Japanese and the Myanmar language to mainly Japanese companies that are considering expanding or which have already expanded their businesses into Myanmar.

He specializes in mergers & acquisitions including legal due diligence, drafting, and executing and negotiating joint-venture and share transfer agreements; labor & employment matters including dispute resolution between employers and employees, and redundancy arrangements, etc.; the acquisition of various licenses for various business sectors; negotiations with Myanmar government authorities for various projects; and general legal research relating to Myanmar. He also has a wide range of experience advising on matters relating to telecommunications, logistics, construction, finance and dispute resolution.

Mr. Kyi Chan Nyein has a broad network in Myanmar including with government authorities, through his involvement in various law-reform projects, research on Myanmar’s legal system, and his long-term experience in Myanmar.

He is the recipient of several awards including Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2017 (Rising Star), Asialaw Profiles 2018 (Recommended Individuals), and Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022 (Associates to Watch).

Recent activities


Chambers Global 2022: Top rankings for Nishimura & Asahi



Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022: Top rankings for Nishimura & Asahi



Update on the Situation in Myanmar (on February 2, 2021)



Waseda University Graduate School of Law, Public International Law (LL.M.)
Waseda University (LL.B.)
Center for Japanese Language Waseda University (Japanese Language Advanced Course)
University of Taunggyi (LL.B.)

Professional experience

2021 -
Member of Myanmar Association of Insolvency Practitioners Inc.
2021 -
Member of Bar Council of Myanmar
2018 -
Member of the International Bar Association
2018 -
Member of Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry
2017 -
Member of Myanmar Automobile Manufacturers and Distributors Association
2015 -
Member of Yangon Bar Association
2014 -
Yangon Office
Higher Grade Pleader of Myanmar (re-registered)
2006 - 2007
LEARNERS English & Japanese Centre (Myanmar)
2005 - 2006
Myat Kaung & Partners Law Firm (Myanmar)

Major Cases

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