Berwin Leighton Paisner to close Myanmar office less than two and half years since launch

Myanmar head Chris Hughes to leave firm with team of lawyers following strategic review

Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is closing its office in Myanmar following a strategic review.

The firm has had a base in the country since late 2015, when it hired Baker McKenzie’s former Yangon office managing partner Chris Hughes to lead the launch.

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