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R&T Sok & Heng Law Office

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Managing Partner: Mr Heng Chhay
Number of partners: 5
Number of lawyers: 19
Languages: Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Khmer, Thai

Firm Overview:
R&T Sok & Heng Law Office is a member firm of Rajah & Tann Asia, one of the largest networks of law firms in South East Asia with more than 800 lawyers across ten jurisdictions. Being one of Cambodia’s most highly regarded full services law firms, we understand the way business is undertaken and is committed to providing commercially minded in line with cultural nuances and business norms. As a truly Asian firm, R&T Sok & Heng Law Office has been at the cutting edge of Asian law and has worked on many high-profile cases in the region over the years

Main Areas of Practice:
Banking & Finance
Capital Markets
Casino & Gaming
Commercial Litigation
Construction & Projects
General Corporate & Commercial
Employment & Benefits
Foreign Investment Approvals
Infrastructure, Energy & Resources
Insurance & Reinsurance
Intellectual Property
Mergers & Acquisitions
Real Estate & Property Development
Restructuring & Insolvency
Technology, Media & Telecommunications

Banking & Finance:
2 partners, 19 fee earners in Phnom Penh
Represented various international financial institutions in debt financing exercises to Cambodia’s leading commercial banks and microfinance institutions as well as various real estate development projects. R&T Sok & Heng Law Office also acts as a panel lawyer for various banks and financial institutions in Cambodia.
Key Clients: Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), Kasikornbank Public Company Limited, Malayan Banking Group (Maybank), Advanced Bank of Asia (ABA), National Bank of Canada, Hong Leong Bank (Cambodia) Plc., Chip Mong Commercial Bank, Sathapana Bank, AMK Microfinance Institution Plc., DEG.
Contact: Sieng Deline
Tel: +855 23 963 112
Email: [email protected]

Capital Markets:
1 partner, 19 fee earners in Phnom Penh
R&T Sok & Heng Law Office is one of the first few law firms accredited and authorized by the securities regulator to practice securities law in Cambodia, and has assisted various IPOs and public bond issuance in Cambodia. The firm has also been assisting and advising from Cambodian law perspective offshore listing and securities issuance on foreign stock exchanges including ASX, HKEX and TWSE.
Key Clients: Advanced Bank of Asia (ABA), Phnom Penh SEZ Plc., Grand Twins International, Crystal International Limited, Birmingham International Holding, Oriental Payment Group, InNature Berhad.
Contact: Tiv Sophonnora
Tel: +855 23 963 112
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate & Property Development:
2 partners, 19 fee earners in Phnom Penh
Acted for and advised clients on some of the most challenging real estate transactions in Cambodia. Transactions range from traditional property conveyancing to multi-million dollars JV real estate development and investment projects, sale-purchase transactions, mortgage sales, island concession, economic land concession and general real estate business licensing.
Key Clients: Hong Lai Huat (HLH) Group, Macau Legend Development, Beijing Properties (Holdings) Limited, Agile Group Holdings Limited, TA Corporation Ltd., HAGL Group, China Construction First Group (CCFG).
Contact: Heng Chhay
Tel: +855 23 963 112
Email: [email protected]

Mergers & Acquisitions:
2 partners, 19 fee earners in Phnom Penh
RTSH has been the go-to firm for M&A deals in Cambodia. Armed with extensive experience in all aspects of the M&A including structuring, legal and tax due diligence, project documentation, escrow arrangement and facilitation, as well as closing, coupled with wide knowledge spreading over a big variety of industries, RTSH has been recognized as the leading firm for M&A work and regularly seen on one side of the table for high-value and large scale acquisition projects locally and regionally. Key Clients: National Bank of Canada/ABA Bank, E.Sun Commercial Bank Ltd./UCB Bank, Phillip Capital Group/Hwang DBS Commercial Bank Plc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hwang DBS Securities (Cambodia) Plc., DEG and Emerging Markets Investment Advisers/Forte Insurance, Donaco International Limited/DNA Star Vegas, CVC/Prasac Microfinance.
Contact: Heng Chhay
Tel: +855 23 963 112
Email: [email protected]

General Corporate & Commercial:
1 partner, 19 fee earners in Phnom Penh
R&T Sok & Heng Law Office provides domestic and international clients with comprehensive commercial support, ranging from market-entry strategies and company incorporation to corporate secretarial services, including post-incorporation reporting requirements and on-going compliance, joint venture and market access advice.
Key Clients: DKSH, Emerging Markets Investment, Dufry Group, Amazon, Changi Airport.
Contact: Hout Sotheary
Tel: +855 23 963 112
Email: [email protected]

1 tax manager, 19 fee earners in Phnom Penh
The firm advises several leading banks on the tax implications of a conversion of retained earnings into share capital. The firm has also advised a Singaporean hotel group on the arrangement of management and incentive charges that have the most tax efficiency related to withholding tax.
Key Clients: Abbott Laboratories(S) Pte Ltd, Forte Insurance, Kinderland Educare Services Pte Ltd, Wangz Hospitality Management Company Pte Ltd, Tung Feng Construction Engineering (Cambodia), Dreamgate Holding Co Ltd, J.L.C Co Ltd, Spore Holdings Co Ltd, Interbest Partner Holdings, Cape Resources, Representative Office of Polyconcept Hong Kong, Representative Office of MCN International Pte Ltd, Khema Global Co., Ltd.
Contact: Chum Socheat
Tel: +855 23 963 112
Email: [email protected]