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Bun & Associates

General Business Law

3 ranked lawyersBand 1CambodiaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Local heavyweight with a solid track record assisting blue-chip international clients, particularly banks and overseas investors. Offers outstanding domestic law capabilities alongside international experience, and handles M&A, project finance and regulatory advice. Agro-industry, property development, insurance and financial services are core sectors of expertise, as well as employee transfer and labour compliance issues. Recently active on capital markets matters in Cambodia. Experience advising government ministries.

Strengths

Several clients applaud the team's responsiveness, one noting: "They are very agile and they will always take my calls after working hours. If I need something over the weekend, I'll get it before Monday."

Another appreciates the firm has "dedicated lawyers focused on each area of the law."

Work highlights

Assisted the Ministry of Economy and Finance with projects related to the Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Insurance Facility.

Notable practitioners

Antoine Fontaine is particularly well known for his insurance-related work. He also has experience on employment matters and pharmaceutical regulations. A client explains that "his advice is beneficial and effective."

Ing Sophealeak has particular strength in real estate matters. In addition to his legal expertise, a client commends his "excellent drive for client care and client confidence building," adding that "he has a business-friendly and cutting-edge approach to complex issues."

Bun Youdy is particularly active in banking and finance matters and M&A work, regularly advising financial institutions as clients. One client reports: "He is very articulate and very eager to assist in any way possible. He is very knowledgeable in his broad experience in the local banking industry."

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Overview

Bun & Associates is an independent law firm duly registered with the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia. An award-winning law firm in Cambodia, it provides innovative, high quality legal advice and services to domestic and international clients. Its three founding principles: commitment, professionalism and quality have persisted throughout the firm’s rapid growth and are the root of its excellent reputation. As a full-service firm, Bun & Associates advises clients in diverse areas such as banking and finance, insurance, health, corporate and M&A, tax and custom, real estate and construction, commercial contracts, energy and mining, labor and employment, telecommunication and new technology, commercial litigation, agro-business, and intellectual property. The firm also offers private client services, legal translation and certifications. The firm benefits from being Cambodian and international in its management structure, identity and approach. It takes pride in its integrated, multi-disciplinary team of legal experts with advanced legal degrees from some of the most renowned universities in Asia, Australia, Europe and the US and covering a multitude of languages. Bun & Associates have since 2017 consecutively named the Cambodia Law of the Year by AsiaLaw Asia-Pacific Legal Practice Awards and has been consistently ranked a top tier law firm by AsiaLaw, Legal 500, Chambers and Partners and IFLR 1000.



Clients

Aeon Mall

AIA (Cambodia) Life Insurance Plc

Chip Mong Group

CIMB Bank

Fullerton Financial Holdings

FWD

Groupe Prévoir

Hong Leong Bank (Cambodia) Plc

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Khmer Brewery

MEF

Milvik

Minebea

Nippon Express

Phillip Life Assurance (Cambodia) Plc

Smart Axiata

SOCFINASIA

Sony Electronics (S) Pte Ltd

Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC)

Thai Samsung Electronics

The Bank of Tokyo- Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU)

Total Cambodge

Industries

Automotive

Aviation

Banking

Construction and materials

Consumer goods and services

E-commerce

Energy

Financial Services

Fintech

Food and beverage

Government and Regulatory

Healthcare

Industrial

Insurance

Investment management

Media

Mining

Oil and gas

Real estate

Retails

Social infrastructure

Telecommunication

Tourism

Transport

General Business Law Department

Bun & Associates

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Department location

29 St. 294 Phnom Penh,

P.O. Box 2326

Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh

Cambodia

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Cambodia

General Business Law


Antoine Fontaine
Band 2
Sophealeak Ing
Band 2