Tom Platts

Tom Platts

T: +65 6622 9641 M: +65 8233 3245 Email Tom | Vcard Office: Jakarta, Singapore


Stephenson Harwood has a market-leading Myanmar practice with a genuine strength and depth of experience of working on Myanmar-related matters. Our Myanmar practice is well-positioned to provide foreign and local clients with the commercially focused legal services that they require.
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Our team has advised on investments, market-entries and commercial arrangements for numerous multi-national and domestic clients active in Myanmar.

Our experience spans a wide variety of sectors including agriculture, automotive, aviation, consumer goods, energy and natural resources, financial services, mining, oil and gas, power, real estate and telecoms.

Through our work we have developed strong relations with various regulatory bodies and an extensive network of business contacts in Yangon and Naypyitaw, including the Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

We are the Honorary Legal Adviser to the Myanmar Federation of Mining.

"They have broad and deep knowledge of the issues in Myanmar."
Chambers Asia Pacific 2015

Myanmar Investments International Limited

Advised Myanmar Investments International Limited on its consortium investment into Apollo Towers.

Myanmar Red Dot Network

Advised Myanmar Red Dot Network on a range of commercial activities and services linked to its mobile transaction platform, including mobile phone top up and bill payments.


Advised Digicel on regulatory aspects of its high-profile US$125 million disposal of Myanmar Towers Company.


Advised Aggreko on certain commercial arrangements connected to various temporary power projects in Myanmar. 

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Advised Krispy Kreme Doughnuts on the establishment of its franchise business in Myanmar.

Campana Group

Advised on all of the regulatory aspects and fundraising steps for Campana Group, a well-known regional broadband sub-sea capacity provider.


Advised Orica on the distribution of commercial explosives in Myanmar through its local partner.

Golden Myanmar Airlines

Advised on an aircraft financing for Golden Myanmar Airlines.

Norstar Shipping

Advised Norstar Shipping on its market entry into Myanmar and ongoing operations, including employment issues connected to its crewing business.


Advised a US based global bank on a Myanmar law governed bid bond, in connection with the government of Myanmar's telecommunications tender.

Transportation services group

Advised a transportation services group on its market entry and local agency arrangements in Myanmar.
Tom Platts

Tom Platts Partner

T: +65 6622 9641
M: +65 8233 3245 Email Tom | Vcard Office: Jakarta, Singapore

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