10 Apr MDS & Associates LLP and KhanLex Advocates LLP have announced today the merger of their two law firms (Apr 2014)
The merger substantially expands the two firms’ services by creating the largest multi-service law firm in Mongolia. Upon completion of the merger, the merged law firm of MDS & KhanLex LLP will be able to offer clients a broader range of services – finance, regulatory, corporate, commercial and dispute resolution. This legal expertise will now be available to cover the key sectors of the Mongolian economy – energy, infrastructure, finance and natural resources.
KhanLex Partner B.Enkhbat stated, “We are very excited about this merger. It greatly extends and complements the scope of our core services of financial regulation, capital markets, project financing and corporate transactions. We are grateful to our clients for their support as we continue to grow”.
MDS &Associates Partner Maizorig said “This is an exciting day for us. We worked hard to get to know each other well. The increased scale of the merged firm will offer broader opportunities for further development and specialization of our lawyers and staff”
The combined firm will have 8 partners and 5 associates making it one of the largest multi-service firms in Mongolia.
About MDS & Associates
MDS & Associates LLP has been founded in 2011 by three partners with experience in various companies and industries as well as in government services. Since its establishment, the law firm has been engaged in landmark projects in Mongolia, including the New Railway Project and the proposed IPO of Erdenes Tavan Tolgoi. The mission of the firm is to assist both local businesses as well international investors entering the Mongolian market by blending international legal industry knowledge with local expertise.
About KhanLex Advocates
KhanLex Advocates LLP law firm has been serving international clients on the Mongolian law related to foreign investment, natural resources and finance, with a primary focus on transactional matters and regulatory issues. The firm has been established in 2011 by three Mongolian partners with significant government and private sector experiences. The clients of the firm include government agencies, state-owned local companies, and foreign/international institutions.