Built on a strong local foundation, Tilleke & Gibbins’ office in Phnom Penh office has grown into one of the strongest legal outfits on the ground in Cambodia. The firm’s 16-person team 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.
Under the leadership of partner Jay Cohen, a practitioner with over 15 years of experience in Asia, the firm’s Phnom Penh office handles a full range of corporate and commercial, intellectual property, and regulatory services to a wide range of clients. On the commercial side this includes market entry for multinationals, commercial transactions (M&As, JVs, and business partnerships), labor and employment, and key regulatory matters for highly regulated industries—especially banking and finance, technology, telecommunications, media, e-commerce, energy, consumer goods, and life sciences (e.g., pharmaceuticals and medical devices). Beyond this corporate and commercial work, the firm also boasts a market-leading intellectual property (IP) practice, which clients often see as a key differentiator between our firm and other corporate and commercial firms in the country. Our IP practice seamlessly compliments our strategic market entry advice and sets the firm apart as a premium one-stop shop for all legal needs in Cambodia.