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​Managing Partner


+95 925 037 2238



Mr. Bob Tseng is the Managing Partner of Thanlwin Legal, the Co-Chair of Legal Committee, AmCham Myanmar, and the board member of the Board of Trustees, Parami University. He is qualified in both China and Taiwan.  


In Myanmar, Mr. Tseng combines and draws on his international practice experience to offer legal services and counsel in joint venture, investments, mergers and acquisitions, banking, infrastructure and construction, among others.  Mr. Tseng provides ongoing consultancy to the local conglomerates, MNCs, and government bodies.


Mr. Tseng’s legal career spans through various countries in the Asia-Pacific Region and the Greater China Area. He has amassed vast experience across multiple jurisdictions, including Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taipei, Singapore, and Yangon.  


Representative Experience

Represented the Myanmar government for the tendering, development and operation of a special economic zone; led the establishment of 2 industrial parks


Assisted a tenderer for the Yangon Central Railway Station Project in relation to investment structuring and review of Request for Proposal and Concession Agreement; Advised on the investment on the upgrade of the Burma Road (Mandalay – Muse Highway)


Spearheaded the market entry of over 15 international banks into Myanmar, including 3 out of 4 foreign branches which received preliminary approvals from the Central Bank of Myanmar in April 2020, and managed inter-bank loans and finance projects where the major Myanmar banks and local enterprises are parties


Advised on forming a joint venture between the largest securities company in Taiwan and a Myanmar firm to conduct securities business; led an acquisition of a securities company; guided insurance, microfinance, and leasing companies into Myanmar


Initiated capacity buildings with of Central Bank of Myanmar, the Myanmar Investment Commission, and the other governmental authorities

Advisor to the Chamber of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs (COYLE)



Interviewed by FT, BBC, Myanmar Times, Caixin, Hong Kong DW News, Business Weekly on Myanmar matters

Speaker, BRI and Global Economy amidst the COIVD-19 Pandemic, International Finance Forum, 2020


Invited by the World Bank to score on “Ease of Doing Business in Myanmar” projects


Speaker, BRI and Legal Services, Shanghai Law Society & International Chamber of Commerce, 2019


Lecturer, Banking in ASEAN, the Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance, 2017

Moderator, 14th World Chinese Entrepreneurs Convention, lecture of the Myanmar Investment Forum featuring the Minister from the Ministry of Planning and Finance (MOPF), commissioners of the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC), and leaders of local business, 2017


Arbitrator, Hainan Arbitration Commission 


Arbitrator, Chinese Arbitration Association, Taipei


LL.M., Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law


LL.M. & LL.B., National Taiwan University College of Law


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