Erdenedalai Odkhuu

Erdenedalai Odkhuu

Associated Partner, Ulaanbaatar

Email erdenedalai@melvilledalai.com

Phone +976 7012 8913

Fax +976 7012 8901

LanguagesEnglish, Mongolian

Practice groupCorporate

Mongolian associated partner Erdenedalai provides strategic legal advice, practicing mainly in the evolving and highly-demanding sectors of telecommunications, energy and renewable energy, infrastructure, petroleum, and finance. Before practicing at law, he worked as chief counsel of a foreign-invested financial holding company, as a consultant to the International Finance Corporation, and a project manager of the award-winning project in financial sector jointly implemented by the Government of Mongolia and the World Bank, and a legal adviser to the Ministry of Finance of Mongolia.

He advises clients on negotiation, competition and regulatory, mergers and acquisitions, financing and security, restructuring, licensing and compliance, with particular emphasis on issues that may arise in Mongolia. After many years practicing not only law, but also undertaking various other duties such as project management, public administration, board directorship and in-house legal duties in Mongolia, Erdenedalai understands not only legal challenges, but also political, economic and business-related risks. 

As such, he provides strategic as well as legal advice. Erdenedalai has been involved in many high-profile, largest and ground-breaking deals in Mongolia. Erdenedalai was educated in Mongolia, Japan and the United Kingdom, and is admitted as a lawyer and advocate in Mongolia. He speaks Mongolian and English.

Education and admissions

Education

BA in International Law, National University of Mongolia

Master of Laws, Warwick University

Representative experience

Assisting the Government of Mongolia with its strategic project to build a hydro power plant in the amount of US$ 827m.

Advising on several ongoing infrastructure projects in Mongolia.

Advising a telecommunication group of companies in relation to their internal restructuring.

Acting for leading Mongolian mobile telecommunications provider, on various regulatory, corporate and commercial matters related to its business in Mongolia.

Advising companies on various regulatory, administrative and competition law matters.

Latest thinking and events

Publications

The Petroleum Regime - Mongolia

Hogan Lovells Publications

Hogan Lovells Mining Newsletter - November 2014

Sponsorships and Speaking Engagements

Invest Mongolia 2014 Conference

Hogan Lovells Publications

Mongolia's 100 day plan: Legal developments

Hogan Lovells Publications

Mongolia revises its legal framework for the petroleum sector

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