Firm Profile > DFDL > Phnom Penh, Cambodia

DFDL
NO 30, NORODOM BOULEVARD, 4TH FLOOR
BRED BANK BUILDING, SANGKAT PHSAR THMEY 3
KHAN DAUN PENH, PHNOM PENH
Cambodia

Leading firms Tier 1

Operating out of Phnom Penh, the team at DFDL frequently leads on a wide range of matters for international clients investing in Cambodia, but also advises as local counsel on matters such as structuring foreign direct investments and advising investment banks and underwriters on capital markets transactions involving natural energy. Senior partner Guillaume Massin advises on matters such as corporate and commercial transactions, while senior partner Chris Robinson is an expert in M&A, private equity, and capital markets. New practice co-heads Chuan How Tan and Charles Amar joined in August and January 2019, respectively; senior consultants Nearirath Srengh and Lai Kooi Thong also joined in January and June 2019, respectively.

Key clients

ANZ

Bank of China

Belt Road Capital Management

Bred Bank

China Road and Bridge Corporation

KB Kookmin Bank

Bitsui

PTT

Royal De Heus

Smart Axiata Co

China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation

Naga3 Company

Carlsberg

The firm: DFDL established a permanent office in Phnom Penh in January 1995, as the first officially authorized foreign investment advisory and tax firm in Cambodia. DFDL is licensed as an investment company by the Council for the Development of Cambodia and the Cambodian Investment Board. We are also registered as a private limited company with the Ministry of Commerce. Under these licenses and registrations, we are permitted to provide business consulting and investment and tax advisory services of an international nature.

On 1 March 2016, DFDL and Sarin & Associates joined forces and established a commercial association and cooperation in order to form a new business transactions platform to serve clients with interests in Cambodia and across the expanding ASEAN marketplace.

Areas of practice: DFDL and Sarin & Associates have successfully worked together for over ten years in Cambodia. Sarin & Associates has long been recognized as a provider of outstanding legal advice, providing advice to companies in Cambodia in numerous sectors such as telecommunications, energy, retail, real estate, financial services, and banking.

Our clients are a mixture of major international and Asian foreign investors in Cambodia including large foreign and Asian financial institutions. We have been involved in major projects in Cambodia including electricity projects, aviation, telecommunications, infrastructure projects, and large real estate projects.

Department Name Email Telephone
Banking & Finance
Corporate & Commercial
Energy, Mining & Infrastructure
Mergers & Acquisition
Real Estate
Employment
Taxation
Photo Name Position Profile
 Guillaume Massin  photo Guillaume Massin Partner, Cambodia & tHAILAND Managing DirectoR, head of regional real estate practice
 Chris Robinson  photo Chris Robinson Partner, Cambodia Deputy Managing Director & HEAD OF REGIONAL M&a