Anthony Woolley

Anthony Woolley

Counsel, Ulaanbaatar

Email anthony.woolley@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +976 7012 8904

Fax +976 7012 8901

LanguagesEnglish, Japanese

Practice groupCorporate

'Anthony Woolley is widely recognised as a 'very capable lawyer' who is highly 'knowledgeable abouthe business climate in Mongolia''

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015

Counsel Anthony Woolley has been based in Mongolia since March 2012. He advises both international and domestic clients on acquisitions, financing, real estate, incorporation, insolvency, liquidations, and restructuring, licensing, and compliance, with particular emphasis on issues that may arise in Mongolia. Anthony is recognized by leading directories for his knowledge of the Mongolian market and his practical approach.

After many years practicing in Mongolia, and a short period spent in Iraq, Anthony is experienced in working in "frontier" locations, and understands the challenges of doing business in such climates. He has been involved in some of the largest and "first of their kind" deals to have taken place in Mongolia.

Anthony trained and qualified at a well-known international firm in London and is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales. He speaks English and Japanese.

Awards and recognitions

2017-2018

General Business Law - Associate to Watch
Chambers Asia-Pacific

Education and admissions

Memberships

Law Society of England and Wales

Representative experience

Assisting General Electric with its equity investment in the U.S.$122m Salkhit wind farm project.

Acting for several international financial institutions in extending credit to Mongolian companies in exchange for security over Mongolia-based assets.

Acting for a European property developer in its joint venture with a Mongolian bank developing new office headquarters.

Registering and incorporating local subsidiaries of international companies setting up businesses in Mongolia, as well as related advice on conducting business in Mongolia.

Advising a global multinational supplement supplier on various matters relating to the import and distribution of its products in Mongolia.

Acting for an international outdoor advertising company in its joint venture advertising project with the Ulaanbaatar city government and TDB Media.

Acting for several international financial institutions in extending credit to Mongolian companies in exchange for security over Mongolia-based assets.

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

Advising several Japanese pharmaceutical and cosmetics houses on trademark infringements.

Acting for an international mining services company in relation to the construction and development of its new service centre in the Khanbogd region of Mongolia.

Latest thinking and events

Publications

The Petroleum Regime - Mongolia

Hogan Lovells Publications

Mongolia introduces Law on Glass Accounts

Hogan Lovells Publications

An Overview of the Law of Mongolia on Investment Funds

Hogan Lovells Publications

Mongolia's 100 day plan: Legal developments

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