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Tin Ohnmar Tun
Tin Ohnmar Tun started her practice by assisting a Senior Barrister in 1979. Her main work was in shipping but after completing her postgraduate at Maritime studies in the United Kingdom, she extended her services to Trademark registration, Protection and Litigation and was also responsible for Trademark registration and Cautionary Notice Publication.
She represents famous brands such as Louis Vuitton, British American Tobacco, Fraser and Neave, Ltd, Colgate Palmolive Ltd, and many more quality brands. She heads and supervises a team of Litigation Lawyers.
Tin Ohnmar Tun is a member of International Trademark Association, Inter-Pacific Bar Association, Asian International Intellectual Property and Patent Association and also a Vice President of Asean Intellectual Property Association.
She is now heads ‘The Law Chambers’ with diverse activities apart from that of a correspondent for major International Protection and Indemnity Associations, where her forte can be said as the 4Cs- ; Crew and personal claims, Collision and dock damage, Cargo liabilities and Consultation, negotiations and resolution of disputes.
She has acquired a well deserved reputation in sensitive and complex matters, notably, the release from arrest by Admiralty jurisdiction of vessels. She has also established herself as resolving disputes fairly and expeditiously, in the interest of the members of the Association as well as for that of the injured party.

Htay Aung
The first and the most senior member, considered next to Tin Ohnmar Tun, in the field of maritime correspondence. He has gained his 1st degree in Science from the Yangon University, and post graduate training in Electron Microscopy in Japan, training in repair and maintenance of Bio-medical equipments in Europe. His vast experience in the repair and maintenance of mechanical, electrical and electronic machines and his personal detail attention to the works of the attending surveyors that were being assigned by the members of P&I Associations is the main factor in moving forward the 4 Cs and for ‘The Law Chambers’ to grow from strength to strength.

Thu Ra Thaung
He is a law graduate from the Faculty of Law, Yangon University. He joined the Law Chambers as an intern in 2000 and was fortunate enough to get hands on training and case handling in Marine Insurance claims, IP investigations and legal representations.He took some time out from the office to take up seafaring as a deck cadet and later joined a construction company in the Middle East that handled port projects in Dubai. He rejoined the Law Chambers in 2009 taking over the marine claims division. His overseas experiences were brought into the office, where his skills have been tested in negotiation of claim disputes.He is well known for his experience and successes in mediating and negotiating marine related disputes and claims as well as dealing with clients requiring specific expertise.He also gives his time and personal attention to overseas clients involved in corporate work and investments.

Melvin Myint Thane

He had served in the Myanmar Navy after graduating from the DSA (Defense Services Academy) in 1968 with a Bachelor of Science degree. His Naval career consisted of staff and command duties on shore and afloat which included the MNS ‘Rattanabon’ whence he was assigned to the Ministry of Mines as OSD (Officer on Special Duty) by the CinC Navy during the governance of the SLOC (State Law and Order Restoration Council) and SPDC. (State Peace and Development Council) till 1993, retiring from the Military and Civil service with the rank of Lt. Commander and a 2nd Class ‘Si Man Htoo Chun’ award. He had attended post naval graduate training courses at USN (United States Navy) training schools. In the academic field, he has attained post graduated diplomas in Management and Development from the YIE (Yangon Institute of Economics) and Law diplomas from the YU (Yangon University). Prior to joining ‘THE LAW CHAMBERS’, in 2007, he worked as Project Coordinator for RPMM (Rothmans of Pall Mall Myanmar), which later became part of BAT (British American Tobacco) with its local joint venture partner the UMEHL, (Union of Myanmar Economic Holdings) for 10 years. His contribution in maritime affairs to ‘THE LAW CHAMBERS’ was recommended by Tin Ohnmar Tun and gained full membership, MNI (UK/London) of the Nautical Institute in 2010.

Mya Mu

He attained his Bachelor in Science degree, majoring in Physics from the Mandalay University in 1971 and PMG certificate class (II) in 1977. He recently obtained Diploma in Marine Survey ( Lloyds Maritime  Academy (UK) ). He has served as a radio officer at sea and ashore for 21 years. His experience in the shipping industry as Owners’ Protective Agent, covering management, logistics and operations expands from 1996 to 2008, a period of 12 years. He joined the P&I section of ‘THE LAW CHAMBERS’ in 2008 where his vast experienced has been an asset. He is noted for thorough and expeditious call to assignments, especially that of MV BUNGA MAS II, which struck underwater debris casting off from MIP (Myanmar Industrial Port), about half an hour overdue at ebb tide. He was in assistant to the master where divers were organized to make repairs and the class surveyor ensuring a passage of 4 days sailing to Kuala Lumpur for major repairs. His professionalism is recognized by the Nautical Institute and has accorded him full membership, MNI (UK/London).

Ne Aung

He attained his Bachelors degree in Engineering (Electrical Power), from the Rangoon Institute of Technology, Myanmar in (1996), and has been in the Video and tele broadcasting service industry for (6) years. He joined the P&I section of ‘THE LAW CHAMBERS’ in (2010.) and has shown his professionalism in the incident of MV BANGA MAS II.

Tin Hla

Tin Hla is with a degree in Science and currently pursuing additional training in commercial Studies conducted by Swiss Center for Vocational Trading. He joined Tin Ohnmar Tun and The Law Chambers 4 years ago. He supervises all medical repatriation of seamen and admission to checked and approved medical facilities. The office relies on his diligent data processing. All, enquiries on shipping crew have to go through him first, for screening.|  


NAY TUN THET is a retired Chief Officer. He joined sea service as Deck Cadet since 1972 and retired as Chief Officer in 2006. After retirement from sea service he took training courses in Korea and started to teach in house at Muti-Gate Co,LTd. (Myanmar). From October 2011, he served as part time Marine Surveyor for Pre-loading Cargoes and Damaged Cargoes on behalf of P & I Clubs/ship owners. Currently he is engaged as a Marine Consultant with this office with effect from 1st August, 2013.

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