Firm Profile > VDB Loi > Vientiane, Laos


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VDB Loi has developed particular strengths in power and infrastructure project financing and development, and international banking and finance transactions. The team has relationships with prominent international law firm, through which it is often involved in high-value cross-border financing transactions. Yangon-based Edwin Vanderbruggen focuses on project development and regulatory matters, as well as international taxation, and oversees the Lao team. Senior counsel Sornpheth Douangdy leads the the general commercial practice in the Lao office. Leveraging a strong general corporate practice and a market-leading Lao tax expert, Daodeuane Duangdara, the firm is also an attractive choice for international and regional corporates seeking to enter the Lao market, or expand their operations therein.

Other key lawyers:

Key clients

Banque Pour Le Commerce Exterieur Lao Public

Maruhan Japan Bank

KB Kolao Leasing Co., Ltd.

Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V.

ISUZU Motors Asia Ltd

Petroleum Trading Lao Public Company

Creed Group

Founded in 2012 by Edwin Vanderbruggen and Jean Loi in Cambodia, VDB Loi has grown into an extensive network of leading law and advisory member firms and affiliated companies. Comprising 10 partners and over 100 lawyers and advisers across Southeast Asia, VDB Loi has a foothold in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam, as well as representatives in Singapore and Japan.

The firms that operate using the VDB Loi trade name are separate and distinct legal entities that are all registered and licensed to provide tax, accounting, and legal services in their respective jurisdictions.

VDB Loi’s core expertise includes foreign investment, energy and infrastructure, M&A, real estate, taxation, and finance. We are renowned for our award-winning deals in TMT, energy and infrastructure, manufacturing, and consumer goods in all of the jurisdictions we are present in and we pride ourselves in advising various industry-sector heavyweights.

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