Sochanmalisphoung Vannavuth is an advisor in Tilleke & Gibbins’ Phnom Penh office. She assists and advises both domestic and foreign clients on various corporate and commercial matters, including corporate affairs licensing, commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, franchising, employment, intellectual property, and real estate.
Sochanmalisphoung provides clear, commercially relevant advice that takes into account the client’s specific business needs of a business and provides businesses with clear advice so that a decision can be made based on the advice. She is an experienced drafter of applicable contracts and legal instruments, especially in commercial, corporate, banking, labor and employment, real estate, intellectual property, corporate governance, and related transactional areas. She is also well positioned to advise on tax-related issues, having passed the General Department of Taxation’s tax agent exam.
Reviewing commercial agreements—including lease agreements, loan agreements, sale and purchase agreements, escrow agreements, and other commercial agreements—is another of Sochanmalisphoung’s specialties. She ensures that legal and other contractual documents are effectively drafted, reviewed, interpreted, vetted, and in compliance with relevant legal requirements.
Sochanmalisphoung earned her LLB from the Royal University of Law and Economics, a BA in English from the University of Cambodia, and dual master’s degrees in global politics from Ateneo De Manila University (Philippines) and law & settlement of disputes from the United Nations Mandated University for Peace (Costa Rica).
Sochanmalisphoung is a trademark agent recognized by the Ministry of Commerce.
Advised many clients on the process of incorporating a company in Cambodia, and frequently assisted registering clients’ companies successfully with the Ministry of Commerce and the General Department of Taxation.
MA, United Nations Mandated University for Peace
MA, Ateneo De Manila University
Diploma in Commercial Law, CamEd Business School
LLB, Royal University of Law and Economics
BA, University of Cambodia
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