U Soe Phone Myint (Mr)


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Phone: +95 01654695
OrganizationMyanmar National Human Rights Commission

Education and admission

  • LL.M., 1983
  • LL.B., 1977
  • BA (Law)., 1975


Feb 1996 – Sep 2014

  • 18 years of experience working, as a senior consultant/consultant/associate in international law firms, in the areas of various corporate matters, intellectual property, labor, energy, mining, project finance projects; Consultant in a global law firm in Bangkok, Thailand (2012- 2013) and gained experience attending meetings and seminars

Oct 1982 – Feb 1996

  • 14 years of experience working, as a legal officer/staff officer, Office of the Attorney General, gained experience conducting numerous criminal cases, giving pre-trial advices, advising Ministries and Government Departments, reviewing and advising on various commercial contracts and project documents of UN agencies and treaties, translating laws, documents and treaties, attending various local/foreign seminars and workshops

Mar 1980 – Oct 1982

  • 2 years of experience working as a Tutor, Department of Law, University of Yangon


  • Author/co-author of articles such as “The Current Status of AIDS Legislation in Myanmar, HIV Law and Law Reform in Asia and the Pacific, UNDP Regional Protect on HIV and Development, New Delhi, 1995”; “Arbitration in Myanmar, Journal of International Arbitration, Kluwer Law International, December 1997”; “Myanmar Chapter, International Food Law, Prospect Media Pty. Ltd., 2000”; “Myanmar Chapter, Employment Terms and Conditions Report – Asia Pacific, Towers Watson, Hong Kong, 2011”; “An emerging market: Cross-Border M&A, Asia-Mena Counsel, Vol.9, Issue 5, 2011”; “Myanmar: Taxation & Business and Investment, IBFD”; “Myanmar: Getting the Deal Through: Protect Finance, Law Business Research, Ltd., London”; “Trademark Rights in Myanmar (Burma), Intellectual Property Quarterly, Sweet & Maxwell, Issue 3, 2000”; “Myanmar Chapter, Product Liability in the Asia- Pacific, Prospect Media Pty. Ltd., 1999”, among others