Chambers Asia Pacific (2020)
General Business Law - Band 2
Ranked Lawyers: Heng Chhay (Band 2), Sophonnora Tiv (Band 3)
What the team is known for
Impressive Cambodian team working with the wider Rajah & Tann network, regularly advising international clientele on domestic law. Retains a strong market reputation for work on cross-border transactions, including project finance and joint ventures, as well as banking and real estate matters. Its Phnom Penh office additionally handles dispute resolution. Also offers significant knowledge of Cambodian securities law and franchising. Acts for a broad mix of Asian and global clients as well as domestic Cambodian corporations.
Advised Oriental Payment Group on the Cambodian law aspects of its IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Heng Chhay advises on general corporate, M&A and real estate matters, as well as disputes. Market sources describe him as a "very dedicated lawyer who puts his all into work."
Tiv Sophonnora is well known for handling capital markets deals, while he also assists foreign clients with regulatory, insurance and market entry issues in Cambodia. A source says he is "a very bright and talented lawyer with a super work ethic."