Khemphet Phonphakdy is an experienced and versatile associate in Tilleke and Gibbins’ corporate and commercial department in Laos. He advises international and regional investors on a wide range of matters, including banking and finance, employment, intellectual property, real estate, and regulatory affairs. He is also regularly trusted to guide clients through litigation and dispute resolution as well as anticorruption measures and workplace investigations.
With particular expertise in the Lao banking sector, Khemphet provides legal assistance with complex banking and transactional matters, such as loans and security contracts, registration and enforcement of security property, and presentation of defense pleas before the Lao People’s Courts and the Lao Economic Dispute Resolution Center. Through his extensive civil legal work, Khemphet is well acquainted with law enforcement and judicial authorities in Laos, and his clients benefit from his deep insight into the practical application of law and regulations in Laos.
Prior to joining Tilleke & Gibbins, Khemphet was an in-house legal advisor for one of the most prominent commercial banks in Laos. He holds an LLB from the National University of Laos and a joint LLM from the University of Jean Moulin Lyon 3 and the National University of Vietnam. He also holds a francophone certificate from the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie.
Khemphet is a qualified lawyer licensed by the Lao Ministry of Justice and a member of the Lao Bar Association. He is fluent in Lao, English, and French.
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