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Asia-Pacific Guide 2023
Cambodia General Business Law
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Band 2

2 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Tilleke & Gibbins

Since the firm’s establishment 1890, Tilleke & Gibbins has been recognized as a leading full-service firm in Southeast Asia, trusted by a diverse range of local and multinational companies to advise on market entry and operations in frontier
and emerging jurisdictions around the region.

 
Under the leadership of partner and director, Jay Cohen, the firm’s office in Phnom Penh office has grown into one of the strongest legal outfits in Cambodia. The firm’s 16-person team on the ground in Phnom Penh comprises a mix of local and foreign legal advisors, and other business professionals, to provide our clients with well-rounded legal,business, and cultural advice to help them achieve their objectives in the jurisdiction.

Tilleke & Gibbins’ multidisciplinary team in Cambodia handles a particularly strong caseload of corporate and commercial work focused predominantly on market entry, M&As and joint ventures, employment, corporate services, and regulatory matters for highly regulated industries—especially energy, financial services, infrastructure, life sciences, technology, and telecommunications. Beyond corporate and commercial work, the firm also boasts a market-leading IP practice. Our IP practice seamlessly compliments our strategic market entry advice and sets the firm apart as a premium one-stop shop for all legal and IP needs in Cambodia.


Chambers Review

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General Business Law - Cambodia
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Band 2
What the team is known for

As a regional law firm with a Cambodian office, Tilleke & Gibbins is especially well placed to advise on IP matters. The firm is regularly engaged by clients on market entry in Cambodia, assisting with employment, corporate and real estate issues. The team has significant expertise in data protection and M&A work. Tilleke & Gibbins advises clients from a range of sectors, including the technology, manufacturing and retail industries. Its team is experienced in banking and finance matters, advising a range of lenders and borrowers.

Work Highlights

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  • Tilleke & Gibbins advised HThai Company on the expansion of the H&M brand and retail stores into the Cambodian market.

Notable Practitioners

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Jay Cohen
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Jay Cohen
Head of General Business Law
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Band 2

Jay Cohen is active on technology industry-related matters, including investment, tax and regulatory issues. He has experience acting for international financial institutions.

"Jay Cohen is a very sophisticated US corporate lawyer who has great knowledge of Cambodian laws. He provides easy to understand and practical solutions to complex legal matters."

"Jay is proactive and very responsive to comments and revisions. He understands the nature of the business and provides many helpful suggestions for the contract."

David Mol
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David Mol
Associates to watch

David Mol is an associate at Tilleke & Gibbins in Cambodia who advises on a range of regulatory, transactional and employment matters for clients.

"David is exceptional in our dealings with him. His commercial and legal awareness allowed us to deal with issues swiftly as they arose."

"David is very responsive and easy to work with."

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Jay Cohen
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Jay Cohen
Head of General Business Law
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David Mol
David Mol
Associates to watch

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Jay Cohen

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