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Ben Hickson

T: +95 1 925 3746 M: +95 92 5063 8046 Email Ben | Vcard Office: Yangon

Ben Hickson Senior associate

Contact details

Ben Hickson

Ben Hickson
Senior associate

T: +95 1 925 3746 M: +95 92 5063 8046 Email Ben | Vcard Office: Yangon

Ben is a corporate lawyer based in Stephenson Harwood’s Myanmar office. He advises on diverse and substantial market entry projects and is experienced in navigating the investment regulatory framework, having advised on a range of high profile joint ventures, including in the real estate and telecommunications sectors.
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Ben is a New Zealand qualified commercial lawyer, having lived and worked in Myanmar for over three years.  Prior to coming to Myanmar, he worked at a leading Auckland law firm where he focused on real estate and property development work.

Since his arrival to Myanmar, Ben has advised on high profile joint venture projects including assisting leading hotel chains, property developers, tower companies and other high profile clients in structuring, permitting and establishing operations in Myanmar.

Ben helps clients navigate the practical complexities and cultural sensitivities which come with investment into Myanmar, while bringing a commercially astute and pragmatic approach to the provision of legal advice to clients.

Ben is an Executive Committee Member and Treasurer of the New Zealand Myanmar Chamber of Commerce and sits on the judges panel for the Myanmar Property Awards.

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