Cambodia Lawyers and Law Firms

SokSiphana&associates (a member of ZICO Law)

ZICO Law is the first network of leading independent local law firms with a full presence in 18 cities across all 10 ASEAN member countries. Our powerhouse of over 300 lawyers enable our clients to enjoy value-added legal services by leveraging on a combination of local expertise and regional insights. ZICO Law is associated with innovative, high quality and efficient services, as evidenced by numerous awards and top-tier rankings in the legal publications, regionally and internationally for our member firms and lawyers individually.

Representing ZICO Law in Cambodia, SokSiphana&associates is one of the most prominent legal firms in Cambodia providing a full spectrum of corporate and commercial services. The firm was founded in 1998 by Dr Sok Siphana, a highly accomplished lawyer and leading corporate figure who has served in many high profile capacities in the Cambodian government and other prominent organisations.

In July 2012, SokSiphana&associates officially became a member of ZICO Law, a network of leading local law firms in ASEAN. The firm has offices in the capital city Phnom Penh, and the popular tourist hub Siem Reap.

Office contact information –

Phnom Penh:

Tel: +855 23 999 878

Maybank Tower (Level 8)
No.43, Preah Norodom Boulevard
Sangkat Phsar Thmey 3
Khan Daun Penh
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Siem Reap:

Tel: +855 63 900 068

No. 9, Street Rolus Borei Premprey,
Sangkat Kork Chork,
Siem Reap Province
SCL Law Group
Rajanakarn Building, 20th Floor,
3 South Sathorn Rd., Yannawa,
Sathorn, Bangkok 10120 Thailand
+66 2 676 6667-8

SCL Law Group formerly known as Chavalit Law Group provides a full range of legal services to serve the needs of clients. We have structured our group of law firms in such a way that general legal work, such as corporate, securities, banking and finance, corporate recovery services, expatriate services, labour, mergers and acquisitions, property, taxation, litigation, and arbitration, are handled by Siam City Law Offices (SCL); and intellectual property, information technology, and telecommunications work is handled by Chavalit & Associates (CA).

SCL Tax Consultants Limited (SCL Tax) provides a full range of Thai and international taxation, accounting, and customs services.

Our thorough understanding of Thai tax laws and practices helps our clients to achieve their business goals through the mitigation of adverse tax liabilities, which may arise within our clients’ SCL Tax Consultants Limited (SCL Tax) provides a full range of Thai and international taxation, accounting, and customs services.

SCL International Limited (SCLI) focuses on international business aspects and foreign investment.

Chavalit & Partners Limited (C&P) is our office in Hua Hin, Thailand. It specialises in providing services to expatriate individuals and companies living and operating in the south of Thailand. The office focuses on work for real estate buyers and developers, as well as providing corporate and tax advice.

SCLH Legal & Tax Consultants (Myanmar) Ltd. (SCL Myanmar) is our office in Myanmar. It is an independent firm set up by HNP Legal Ltd., SCL and Mr. James Zaw (Partner). It provides the full range of legal and tax services to local and multinational companies.

Our clients are both domestic companies and multinational corporations. We have worked with law firms in many jurisdictions for cross-border transactions.

SCL Law Offices Limited (SCL Lao) is our office in Lao PDR. In Cambodia, we are known as SCL SP&P Company Limited.

+66 2 676 6667-8
DFDL – Cambodia
№ 30, Norodom Boulevard
4th Floor BRED Bank Building
Sangkat Phsar Thmey 3
Khan Daun Penh (PO Box 7)
120203 Phnom Penh

In 1994, DFDL was built on the foundation of a unique vision: to build an integrated international standard law firm, with in-depth knowledge of the Mekong Region, while providing specialized and personalized advisory services to the international business community.

As the Mekong Region and other emerging markets continue to thrive, DFDL is uniquely positioned to secure your access to promising international growth opportunities.


Facts and Figures

DFDL People

Over 140 advisers
More than 300 staff members
40% expatriate advisers
12 regional partners
15 national partners
Numerous nationalities

International Presence

Established in 1994
Nine countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia*, Indonesia*, Myanmar, Philippines*, the Lao PDR, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam
Numerous offices in Asia
Desks in China, India, and Japan
A Practice Group in Bhutan

*DFDL collaborating firms
DFDL Expertise

Integrated international law firm providing technical excellence across our core areas of expertise;
In-depth local and cross-border experience in complex and sophisticated transactions across a wide geographical front;
A practical knowledge of local business cultures and practices; and
Our areas of expertise: Banking and Finance, Corporate and Commercial, Energy, Mining and Infrastructure, Mergers and Acquisitions, Real Estate and Construction, and Taxation.

DFDL established its headquarters in Cambodia in 1995. DFDL is licensed as an investment company by the Council for the Development of Cambodia and the Cambodian Investment Board. We are also registered as a private limited company with the Ministry of Commerce. Under these licenses and registrations, we are permitted to provide business consulting, tax and investment advisory service of an international nature.

On 1 March 2016, DFDL and Sarin & Associates joined forces and established a commercial association and cooperation in order to form a new business transactions platform to serve clients with interests in Cambodia and across the expanding ASEAN marketplace.

DFDL and Sarin & Associates have worked together for over 10 years in Cambodia. Sarin & Associates has long been recognized for its outstanding legal advice, providing advice to companies in Cambodia in several sectors, such as telecommunication, energy, retail, real estate, financial services, banking, etc.

Our clients are major international and Asian foreign investors in Cambodia, including large foreign and Asian financial institutions. We have been involved in major projects in Cambodia including electricity projects, aviation, telecommunications, infrastructure projects and large real estate projects.

DFDL – Cambodia
+855 2321 0400