Chambers Asia Pacific (2022)

General Business Law - Band 1
Ranked Lawyers:
Heng Chhay - General Business Law (Band 2)
Sieng Deline - General Business Law (Up and Coming)
Sophonnora Tiv - General Business Law (Band 2)

What the team is known for
Working with the wider Rajah & Tann network, R&T Sok & Heng regularly advises an 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, as well as e-commerce and data protection issues. Acts for a broad mix of Asian and global clients as well as domestic Cambodian corporations.

One client says: "R&T Sok Heng has the depth and the breath of corporate expertise and experience to deliver cutting-edge legal solutions to help develop winning strategies to navigate through the most complex legal issues. Their internal processes are systematic, methodical and more importantly consistently high on delivery, which gives rise to excellent customer care."

Another client notes that the firm offers "reasonable billing rates for quality service" and "the lawyers are of very high quality and willing to listen to client concerns."

Work highlights
R&T Sok & Heng Law Office advised Soma Group Company on its joint venture with CP Group.

Notable practitioners
Heng Chhay covers a range of legal areas including commercial, real estate and finance. He also advises e-commerce companies on data privacy and other compliance matters.

Sieng Deline is a seasoned banking and finance lawyer with past experience as in-house counsel. He is regularly mandated by lenders and borrowers to handle financing and refinancing matters and praised by interviewees for the "good calibre" of his advice.

Tiv Sophonnora is experienced in a range of areas including finance, commercial and investment-related issues. One client says: "We are particularly impressed by his forthrightness, making plain his expert legal views so that customers can make clear, informed choices, his clarity of thought and his approach to problem solving."