Top 10 Law Firms In Cambodia You Need To Know!

Cambodia is a Southeast Asian country with a population of over 16.59 as of 2021. The country is counted among the developing company.

However, all industries and stakeholders are contributing to improving the country’s economic growth.

In today’s article, we will discuss the top 10 law firms in Cambodia for individual users as well as corporate and government institutions. So let’s get into it.

Top Law Firms In Cambodia

1.     DFDL

DFDL is a tier 1 legal consultancy firm in Cambodia and Southeast Asia. It was founded as an international standard law firm in 1994 to serve the markets of the Mekong region encompassing East and Southeast Asia. The four founders of the law firm established it in Vientiane, Lao PDR.

After one year of its operations in Lao PDR, DFDL expanded its presence and opened its second office in Phnom Penh city of Cambodia.

It took not long for the law firm to become a top-tier legal firm providing law consultancy to businesses, individuals, and governments.

DFDL has also been recognized in the Asia-Pacific region with awards like FT Innovative Lawyers of Asia-Pacific region in 2020. Besides, the company has also ranked as a top chamber in Asia-Pacific for the year 2022. 

The law firm is licensed as an investment company by the CDC(Council of Development of Cambodia) and also has registration as a private limited company with the Ministry of Commerce, Cambodia.

The consultancy services provided by DFDL include taxation, investment advisory, business consulting, and law consultation to businesses of different sectors in Cambodia.

Office

№ 30, Norodom Boulevard, 4th Floor BRED Bank Building, Sangkat Phsar Thmey 3, Khan Daun Penh (PO Box 7) 120203 Phnom Penh, Cambodia

2.     BNG Legal

BNG Legal is Cambodia’s top-tier law firm, which won The Lawyers Global Annual Legal Awards 2022 among Cambodian law firms and consultancy companies.

BNG Legal is also a Southeast Asian firm serving the markets in the region.

BNG Legal was founded in 2001 in Cambodia and currently provides services in the Cambodian region and Myanmar.

The services of BNG Legal include legal consultancy and services to local and international clients. The company has also been shortlisted as a 2023 Annual Legal Awards award.

The legal services of BNG Legal include legal services in the Cambodian market to local and international businesses.

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The company also specializes in providing legal consultancy to local businesses planning to expand in international markets.

Office

No.65B, Street 111, Sangkat Boeung Prolit, Khan 7 Makara, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

3.     Tilleke & Gibbins

(Cambodia) Ltd.

Tilleke & Gibbins(Cambodia) Ltd. is a law firm based in the Southeast Asian region. It has become a leading law consultancy company in different countries of Southeast Asia, like Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, etc.

The company has a network of over 200 lawyers & consultants who have served 7000+ business and individual clients in 7 countries of the region.

Tilleke & Gibbins(Cambodia) Ltd. is also a renowned law firm in Cambodia. It provides legal consultancy to government and commercial institutions of Cambodia.

Jay Cohe is leading the firm in commercial and IP practices. At the same time, David Mol leads the corporate consultancy.

The company’s main clients include Pfizer, China Telecom Global Limited, Red Bull, Advanced Bank of Asia Limited(ABA Bank), etc.

Tilleke & Gibbins(Cambodia) Ltd. provides legal consultancy in all sectors: manufacturing, aviation, insurance, energy, and consumer markets.

The legal practices of Tilleke & Gibbins include dispute litigation & resolution, employment-related areas, investment, mergers & acquisitions, and a lot more.

Office

16th Floor, Phnom Penh Tower, #445, Monivong Blvd, Boeung Pralit, 7 Makara Phnom Penh,

4.     R&T Sok & Heng Law Office

If we talk about tier 2 firms in Cambodia, R&T Sok & Heng Law Office comes at the top of the list. R&T Sok & Heng Law Office serves the Cambodian market but is a Rajah and Tann Asia Network member.

Rajah and Tann Asia Network provide legal and consultancy services in China, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, etc.

The independent R&T Sok & Heng Law Office member follow local legal requirements and regulations to provide law consultancy services to corporate clients.

The key practice areas of the company lie in corporate law, mergers & acquisitions,  banking & finance, and project financing in different industries.

Office

Vattanac Capital Office Tower, Level 17, No 66, Preah Monivong Boulevard, Sangkat Wat Phnom, Khan Duan, Penh 12202 Phnom Penh, Cambodia

5.     VDBLoi

VDBLoi is also one of the renowned law firms providing its services in Cambodia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam, etc.

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The company, currently providing services in several regions, was founded in 2001 in Cambodia by Edwin Vanderbruggen and Jean Loi.

The affiliated companies and firms of VDBLoi are providing legal consultancy services in Southeast Asian nations according to their own local laws and regulations.

The company’s services include law consultancy and legal assistance in several corporate matters and disputes. The areas of expertise of VDBLoi include the following:

  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate M&A
  • Disputes
  • Energy and Infrastructure
  • Taxation
  • Real Estate and Construction

Office

No. 33, Street 29 corner 294, Phum 4 Tonle Basak, Chamkar Mon Phnom Penh, 12301, Cambodia

6.     ECOVIS Proventus Law

ECOVIS ProventusLaw is not a local firm but provides services in different regions worldwide. The company is a well-specialized firm with several experts in legal consultation, audit, tax, and other corporate matters for business entities.

The headquarter office of ECOVIS Proventus Law is located in Vilnius, Lithuania. ECOVIS Proventus was founded in 2012 and currently provides services in 80 countries with 9300 associates and employees.

If we talk about the Cambodian market, the company was ranked in second position for The Lawyers Global awards for 2022.

The service expertise of ECOVIS ProventusLaw includes business registration in international markets, business incorporation, corporate and mergers, internal audit, financial and economic sanctions, taxation, disputes and litigations, regulatory affairs and government relations, and a lot more.

In Cambodia, ECOVIS’s independent firm member, ECOVIS VSDK & Partners, provides legal consultancy and assistance services for corporate clients from all industries.

Office

#17, Street 135 (Corner Street 500), Sangkat Phsar Derm Thkov, Khan Chamkar Morn, Phnom Penh

7.     Harvey Law Group

The next law firm on our list of top firms in Cambodia is Harvey Law Group, which is not a local firm. Instead, Harvey Law Group was founded in Montreal, Canada, in 1992 as HLG.

There are over 24 offices of the company, with the practices focused on citizenship and immigration by investment.

HLG Cambodia is also carrying forward the legacy of the company’s founder Jean Francois Harvey who evolved the company into an internationally renowned law firm.

The services provided by Harvey Law Group include helping & legal consultancy about residency and citizenship by investment.

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Office

Investment & Enterprise Exchange Square, Unit 703, 7/F, Street 106 Sangkat Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

8.     Tips & Partners Law Firm

Tips & Partners Law Firm is also a Cambodian firm that is working as an independent law consultancy company. The company was founded in 1995 and had been providing services in the Cambodian market for the last three decades.

Dr Tip Janvibol is the founder of the company, and his expertise took the company among the renowned law firms in Cambodia.

Tips and Partners Law Firm provides services in different legal areas for the country’s national and international business entities.

The company’s areas of expertise revolve around the legal representation of commercial and individuals and corporate services like property & construction, investment projects, intellectual property, commercial litigation, permits, contracts, licenses, due diligence, etc.

Office

No. 07, Street 610, Khan Toul Kork, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

9.     Sithisak Law Office

The next law firm on our list is Sithisak Law Office, another local legal consultancy firm in Cambodia. The company secured the fifth position in The Lawyers Global annual legal awards 2022.

Besides, the company is also shortlisted for the 2023 awards.

Sithisak Law Office had its headquarters in the Kingdom of Cambodia in 2010. The company has earned a good reputation as a law firm over a very short period of serving the market.

The team of lawyers have training and practice experience in North America and Europe.

The services expertise and practice areas of Sithisak Law Office include corporate & business licensing, mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, banking and finance, labor & employment, real estate, etc.

Office

Address: #68, Street 57, Sangkat Boueng Keng Kang I, Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia

10.  CSP & Associates Law Firm

Last but not least, CSP & Associates Law Firm is a local independent law firm in Cambodia that provides law consultancy and services in all areas of practice for all industries.

The company, registered with the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia, provides services to individuals as well as corporate clients.

If we talk about the areas of practice, CSP & Associates provide services around intellectual property, family, disputes, litigation and resolutions, investment, and corporate and real estate matters.