The Euromoney Myanmar Global Investment Forum

Albert T Chandler

International Legal Consultant

Myanmar Legal Services


Al Chandler is the founder of Chandler & Thong-ek Law Offices Ltd, which was established in Bangkok, Thailand, since 1974. In 1995, Al Chandler co-founded a Myanmar law practice, currently under the name Myanmar Legal Services Limited (MLSL). He has advised on projects in Myanmar, and is currently with MLSL. Al specialises in business law, energy law, international transactions, project financing and investment projects. His energy sector experience includes giving legal advice to nine gas-fired power projects in Thailand, six Lao PDR hydroelectric power project financings, and two coal-fired power projects in Thailand. He acted as petroleum law and policy adviser to the Government of Nepal under the World Bank from 1982 to 2007. Al holds a BS degree in mining engineering from University of California at Berkeley, and an LLB degree from Harvard Law School. He is a member of the Bars of the District of Columbia, the State of California and the US Supreme Court, the International Bar Association (Section on Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law (SEERIL)), the Society of Mining Engineers of AIME and the Society of Petroleum Engineers of AIME, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Engineering Institute of Thailand (Thai Engineers License – Mining), Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN), and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.


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Tue 13 - Wed 14 Sep 2016

Myanmar International Convention Centre 2, Nay Pyi Taw