LWA provides an extensive range of legal services and is particularly well-known for its work in the inward investment, corporate and commercial, project finance, infrastructure, telecommunications, petroleum and power generation, mining, taxation and tax structuring, employment, real and intellectual property and dispute resolution fields

LWA’S fee structure is transparent, and current hourly charges for services (effective 1st August 2014) are as follows:

Lucy Wayne MBE

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AsiaLaw – Leading Lawyers 1998

“Leading lawyers … of LWA Consultants ... handle a necessarily broad practice base ...”

International Financial Law Review 1998 – A Guide to the World’s International Business Law Firms

“LWA Consultants ... [is] the largest resident Myanmar practice ... LWA Consultants is the leader here.”

The Asia Pacific Legal 500 1997/98 – The Guide to Asia’s Commercial Law Firms

“LWA Consultants Ltd ... is now the largest firm [in Myanmar].”

The Asia Pacific Legal 500 1998/99 – The Guide To Asia’s Commercial Law Firms

“LWA Consultants is…run by…Australian-qualified Alec Christie and Suzanne Smith (both formerly of Baker & McKenzie…)…[and]…includes six local Myanmar advocates among its team… LWA Consultants represents several clients in the oil and gas sector… LWA Consultants.... are active in the mining sector ... advising on mining joint ventures involving American, Australian and Canadian interests. LWA Consultants works for Hong Kong-based, US and German clients in telecommunications joint ventures .. [and] is active in the aviation sector. LWA Consultants is also advising on projects in sectors as diverse as cement production, the construction of a sugar mill, IPP projects ... and projects to develop port facilities in Yangon ...”

AsiaLaw – Profiles 1999

“Since the merger of LWA Consultants (run by Alec Christie and his wife, Suzanne Smith) and Pierce & Associates three years ago, the couple have continued to dominate the market, with close to 80% of all international work cornered by them ... LWA handles a diversity of commercial work, including BOT contracts, privatisation and hotel and tourism developments. The firm has also been active in IP, project finance, labour, energy and mining.”

The Asia Pacific Legal 500 1999/2000 – The Guide To Asia’s Commercial Law Firms

“LWA Consultants Ltd, … offers in conjunction with Myanmar lawyers… a full range of services [including] assisting with inbound investment, business structuring, joint ventures and general commercial and company maters… LWA Consultants Ltd is still involved in a significant amount of projects work.”

AsiaLaw – Profiles 2000

“In Myanmar, LWA Consultants ... dominates the market. The firm has advised on such large investments as the Yetagun and Yadana projects and the Yangon Container Port”


Asia Pacific Legal 500 - The Guide To Asia's Commercial Law Firms

Lucy Wayne & Associates ... "provides a steady stream of corporate and commercial advice to local and international clients"

Lucy Wayne & Associates ... "is respected for its banking and finance expertise"

LWA Listings: Corporate and Commercial, Infrastructure and Projects, Banking and Finance, Dispute Resolution

Lucy Wayne & Associates ... "maintains a significant volume of high-profile corporate and commercial instruction"

Lucy Wayne & Associates..."a recognised name in banking and finance circles"

Chambers Global – The World's Leading Lawyers

Ranked Firms (1) … Lucy Wayne & Associates

Lucy Wayne & Associates..."glowing market feedback relating to its heavy involvement in Vietnam’s business and legal development in the past ten years"

100/A Kabar Aye Pagoda Road, Bahan Township, Yangon, Myanmar

Tel: (95) (1) 554 468/860 4540; E-Mail: info@lwalegal.com; Website: www.lwalegal.com