Sanchir Sukhtumur has over 16 years of experience in practicing law in both public and private sectors. 

Started his career as an in-house counsel at the Trade and Development Bank of Mongolia, one of the largest commercial banks in Mongolia. During his tenure of 6 years at TDBM, he worked as a lawyer, a compliance officer and special asset lawyer and has experience working on bank related internal legal matters /banking activities, client and shareholder relation/, fighting against anti-money laundering and terrorism financing matters /reporting and monitoring/ as well as repayment of non-performing loans/court litigation and execution of court resolution/. 

Then he shifted his career into mining sector and worked at Oyu Tolgoi LLC, a subsidiary of Rio Tinto, as an in-house counsel for 3 years. He was in charge of Health, Safety and Environment, Open-Pit, Underground, Open-Pit, Concentrator and Infrastructure related legal matters. 

In 2015, he became public officer and started working at the Judicial General Council of Mongolia as a Senior officer and Head of the Judicial Administration Department at JGC. He managed administrations of all levels of courts and monitored their day-to-day activities, judicial IT, archives and case flow management, among others.  

Since late 2019, Sanchir is working as a Partner at DB & GTS LLP and leading the litigation practice.  

Sanchir is admitted to practice law in Mongolia. He is a member of Mongolian Bar Association and Mongolian Advocates Association.

Sanchir speaks Mongolian and English.

Education and Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Law, School of Law of the National University of Mongolia

English language school at California State University, USA. 

Experience and Expertise 

Litigation & Arbitration 

Mining 

Infrastructure

Banking and Finance 

Labor