Ms Saithong Rattana > Tilleke & Gibbins (Laos) > Vientiane, Laos > Lawyer Profile

Tilleke & Gibbins (Laos)
NO. 302/1B, 3RD fLOOR, VIENG VANG TOWER
NIT 15 BOULICHAN ROAD, DONGPALAN THONG VILLAGE, SISATTANAK DISTRICT
VIENTIANE
Laos

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial Department

Position

Associate
Practice Areas: Energy, Compliance and Investigations, Corporate/M&A, Intellectual Property

Career

Saithong Rattana is an associate in Tilleke & Gibbins’ Vientiane office. She has experience in a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, such as company registration, legal due diligence, and agreement preparation, as well as advising on foreign investment, property, immigration, and government relations. She also assists clients with the full range of intellectual property matters, including trademark registration, renewals, and more. Based on her legal expertise, Saithong is ranked as a leading lawyer in Laos by IFLR 1000.

Prior to joining Tilleke & Gibbins, Saithong worked at an international law firm, where she assisted both domestic and international clients with different aspects of doing business in Laos. She is also familiar with the regulatory framework of the energy sector in Laos, having previously authored research papers on foreign investments in Lao hydropower and legal risk management in hydropower project contracting.

Saithong has participated in several regional forums on economic and trade development, with the aim of fostering business cooperation among investors in the region. She holds a lawyer’s license issued by the Lao Ministry of Justice.

Languages

Lao, English, Thai

Education

MPM, Yunnan University of Finance and Economics

BA, Sanaphay English College

BA, National University of Laos

Lawyer Rankings

Laos > Leading firms

Tilleke & Gibbins (Laos) acts for a litany of blue-chip multinational corporations with both established and emerging operations in the local Lao market, most notably in relation to large-scale energy and infrastructure projects, and in highly regulated industries such as TMT. Dino Santaniello is noted for his focus on patents, trade marks, privacy and data protection – underscoring the firm’s market-leading reputation for IP work. Bangkok-based Santhapat Periera regularly handles a range of Lao mandates, including recent finance and renewable energy matters. Saithong Rattana is a key contact for IP enforcement rights, counterfeiting, and labour law issues.