Aye Thuzar Hlaing is a senior associate in Tilleke & Gibbins’ Myanmar office. Practicing primarily in the firm’s corporate and commercial group, she assists her clients on a range of corporate and commercial matters, including investment licensing and company establishment.
She has extensive experience dealing with the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration as well as the Myanmar Investment Commission, and has developed a deep familiarity with the working procedures and requirements of these bodies. Through her experience acting for clients in matters related to various regulatory authorities, Aye has also gained insight into the workings of many regulatory bodies in Myanmar, including the country’s Food and Drug Administration, the Plant Protection Division, the Plant Variety Protection Section, the Department of Agricultural Research, the Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department, the Posts and Telecommunications Department, the Central Bank of Myanmar, and the Department of Trade. Because of her deep practical understanding of regulatory regimes in Myanmar, she is frequently sought for her advice on regulatory affairs such as licensing, regulatory compliance, wholesale/retail registration and import/export matters.
Aye previously worked at a leading commercial bank and the Myanmar office of a prominent international law firm, where she gained experience in a broad range of corporate and commercial law. She graduated with an LLB from the University of Dagon, and she holds diplomas in business law, international relations, and intellectual property law from the University of Yangon. She is a member of the Bar Council of Myanmar.
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