Interview with: Pedro Jose F. Bernardo
PRINCIPAL CONSULTING ATTORNEY OF KELVIN CHIA YANGON LAW FIRM
Firstly, could you introduce yourself as well as explain about Kelvin Chia Yangon to our readers?
I am Pedro Jose F. Bernardo. People informally called me PJ. I’ve been in Myanmar for the last six years. Originally from Manila, Philippines. I’m practicing as a licensed lawyer in Philippines and in New York, the United States. I’ve been a lawyer since 2006 and I came into Myanmar in 2013. I’m a principal consulting attorney, one of the four partners in Kelvin Chia Yangon. Kelvin Chia Yangon is a regional legal consultancy, one of the offices of Kelvin Chia Partnership, which is an international law firm headquartered in Singapore. We have offices across Indochina. We have been in Myanmar since 1995, which makes us one of the oldest international firm in the country. We grew significantly after the market opened up in 2012.