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Naiyane Xaechao is an associate in Tilleke and Gibbins’ corporate and commercial group in Vientiane. She focuses primarily on legal matters related to foreign direct investment, data privacy and protection, aviation, consumer products, and other corporate and commercial needs.

Naiyane helps offshore companies establish their presence in Laos, obtain the necessary licenses for operations in the country, and achieve their investment objectives. In addition, she helps with amending corporate documents, registrations, and regulatory filings. Naiyane is well regarded for her advice on data privacy and protection and her provision of corporate secretarial services. She is a versatile practitioner with considerable expertise in corporate issues, material agreements, due diligence reports, and legal memos.

Naiyane graduated with a bachelor’s degree in international relations from the National University of Laos’ Faculty of Law and Political Science. She is a qualified lawyer licensed by the Lao Ministry of Justice and a member of the Lao Bar Association. She is fluent in Lao, English, and Thai.


  • Provided legal advice related to the incorporation of companies and representative offices in Laos, including preparing applications and coordinating with the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Ministry of Industry and Commerce, and other relevant governmental authorities to obtain the necessary business licenses.
  • Advised various corporate clients on data privacy and protection and cybersecurity issues, in addition to providing legal advice on data collection consent templates for marketing-related data use.
  • Provided legal advice on regulatory requirements related to importing consumer products for distribution in Laos, such as import permits, food registration, labeling rules, and potential risks arising from the inclusion of certain statements on a new packaging design.
  • Assisted in conducting due diligence for companies in the agriculture, hospitality, and other industries in Laos, which entailed drafting incorporation reports, constitutional documents, shareholding information, permit and license information, and financial analysis.
  • Assisted a foreign beverage company in a major merger and acquisition transaction by translating the joint venture agreement, the share transfer agreement, the company’s articles of association, and other essential documents, in addition to preparing necessary share-transfer documents for submission to the relevant Lao authorities.
ABOUT Naiyane







    BA, Faculty of Law and Political Science, National University of Laos


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