Loving the dry season Interview with CMHL’s General Counsel
Charlie Greene
March , 2016

Name – Robin Scott

Position – General Counsel

Nationality – British

Brief Career Background

Currently, Robin Scott is the General Counsel of CMHL, Myanmar’s leading retail group. CMHL operates over 150 retail stores across Myanmar under brands including City Mart supermarkets, Ocean hypermarkets, Seasons bakeries and cafés, City Care health & beauty stores and City Express convenience stores. Scott joined CMHL in May 2014 to establish and lead the Legal & Compliance Department for the group. Prior to joining CMHL, Scott spent his career at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, an international law firm. He undertook his legal training in London and New York before qualifying into the corporate department in London. Scott advised clients on mergers and acquisitions, including public takeovers, private equity transactions and equity capital markets deals. In December 2011, he moved to Freshfields’ Hong Kong office. Through his work on pan-Asian M&A and capital markets transactions, he began advising clients on their investments in Myanmar which ultimately led to the current position with CMHL. Scott holds an MA in law from the University of Cambridge.

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