The FLAG is composed of multi-disciplinary and experienced attorneys and experts wishing to bring excellent service to clients. Our diverse expertise includes various industries, enterprises, non-governmental organizations, and state institutions. We are unique as we have a long experience and a deep understanding of national & international legal and business environment with high professionalism, and our team is committed to striving for clients' success.
Mr. PHAN Sin, LL.M
Partner and Attorney-At-Law
Master of Law (LL.M), TLBU, School of Law
Seoul, R. Korea, 2002.
Phone : +855 (0)15 58 46 58
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Before jumping to the legal practice profession, he outstandingly got more than 10 years of experiences in diverse areas of practices. Those includes but not limited to: (i). Serving as Legal Advisor to the Council for Land Policy and Ministry of Land Management Urban Planning and Construction, of the Kingdom of Cambodia; where he had engaged in and provided legal analysis and legal opinion as well as helped drafting policy and regulatory framework in the land sector as well as urban planning and construction sector; (ii). Involving in phase 1 of the research for Legal and Judicial Reform of the Royal Government of Cambodia, the project undertaken by Council for Legal and judicial Reform of the Council of Ministers and Ministry of Justice funded by UNDP; and (iii). Taking part in Public Administration Reform Program assisting the Council for Administrative Reform, Office of the Council of Ministers. In parallel, PHAN Sin got over 10 years of experience as part-time legal instructor at different leading law schools and at the Royal Academy for Judicial Profession of Cambodia.
Additionally, he has years of experience in providing effective and efficient legal services to both local and international clients, providing trainings, and freelance consultant for several projects.
A part of his background, Mr. Phan Sin has gained a number of oversea trainings, include (i). In 2011, Munich, Germany, a one week training and exchanging of experience land use planning, legally binding plan and spatial planning in Germany; (ii). In 2003, Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam, a two weeks visit to the “one-stop shop” model in Ho Chi Minh City which brings the Public Service closer to the people by understanding the establishment, operation, management, implementation and monitoring arrangements of one-stop-one-shop in Vietnam; (iii). In 2002, a field trip in France, Switzerland and Belgium to gain experience orientation of the structure, function, operation, management of International and Regional Organizations, i.e OECD, WTO, ILO, WIPO as well as to understand EU laws; and (iv). In 2001, he joined a legal field trip to Beijing, Republic of China to understand the Chinese Legal System. He also jointed trainings locally, in collaboration with various international bodies, GIZ, JICA, KOIKA, CIDA, FINNMAP, on various sector such as Model of Construction Management, CM, Good Governance, Rules of Law and Human Rights…etc. Besides, he have participated as a key trainer / speaker in a number of event.
Mr. SOURNG Sopheaktra, LL.M
Partner and Attorney-At-Law
Master of Law (LL.M) in 2011
Phone : +855 (0)92 79 93 55
Email : email@example.com
Before, he join with The FLAG, He gained more legal experiences from his personal law firm involved with court litigation and client counseling on legal areas related to law execution. He is in charge for providing client’s counseling, representative lawyer of client’s case at competency courts regarding civil and criminal litigation, and legal opinions to various clients in associated with banking, corporate, property & real estate, Cambodian and Foreign marriage, and family & adoption. He is a dynamic lawyer with surely responsibility due to gaining long-term experiences of his legal professional execution in legal areas, he is always provide his legal expert to the various clients with oriented result. Sopheaktra speaks Khmer and English well.
Mr. PHAN Chhiengleng, LL.M
Managing Director and Attorney-At-Law
Executive Master’s Degree of International Business Law
University of Brussels, ULB (Belgium), 2017
Phone : +855 (0)15 41 85 42 | +855 (0)99 50 58 58
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
He has been a practicing lawyer and an active member of the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) since 2017. He is an experienced lawyer in providing legal advice on commercial, banking, family and property law. He has been assisting many clients from EU, USA, Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, and other countries in term of business and investment aspects.
Before joining The FLAG, he used to work at a leading international law firm in Cambodia, in charge of legal research, translation, reviewing contract and agreement, meeting client, and other related tasks. He also used to work at the Ministry of Land Management Urban, Planning and Construction for almost 2 years. He also has been teaching and working as a legal lecturer of Business Law and Property Law at universities since 2016.
He obtained his Executive Master’s Degree of International Business Law, from the Free University of Brussels, ULB (Belgium) and the Royal University of Law and Economics, RULE (Cambodia), and obtained his Bachelor’s Degree of Law from the Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE), Cambodia.
In addition, he attended various national and international training programs on business, investment law and other areas of laws, these include (i). Commercial Arbitration Training Course; (ii). Method of Writing and Scrutinizing and Award Training Course; (iii). IBA Law Firm Management Conference: Growth Prospects for Law Firms in Asia; (iv). Series of weekly training course on Fair Trial Rights; (v). Academy Training Course on Fair Trial Rights Academy; (vi). Seminar on Enhancing National Youth Policy: Incorporating Internationalization of Youth and Professionalizing Youth Work; (vii). ASEAN Youth Leadership Program.
Ms. PAO Sreytoch is practicing lawyer. She got her Bachelor Degree of law, LL.B, in 2014 and in the same year she also obtained another Bachelor Degree of International Relation in from Royal University of Law and Economic, RULE. She is to finish her Master Degree program, specialize in Private Law at the same University, RULE. She got trained as practicing lawyer at Lawyer Training Center, LTC, situated at the Royal Academy for Judicial Profession. Before joining legal profession, she had experienced in working with public institutions, Ministry of Mine and Energy, as a training officer at the office of legal dispute for two years. She is active and enthusiastic young lawyer with strong background and committments to growth as she have proven by attending a number of and various training, seminars and conferences; and amongst those – in 2013, she attended the conference on ASEAN Integration Enterprise in Brunei Darussalam. He could be reached at email@example.com
Mr. LENG Sokheng, Lawyer, The FLAG. He is an active lawyer and member of the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC), Cambodia. He obtained his Master’s Degree of Private Law from the Royal University of law and Economics in 2017, and received his Bachelor’s Degree of Law from the Royal University of Law and Economics in 2014. Before joining The FLAG, he used to serve as a legal Assistant and Legal Advisor at Lux CHD Law Firm, in term of assisting many clients to providing legal advice opinion including on litigation, civil, criminal case and corporation. He could be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. UON Lang, Lawyer of The FLAG. Obtained Bachelor's of law (LL.B) in 2015 and almost gratuate Master's degree in private law (LL.M) from Build Bright University. He got train as practicing lawyer at Lawyer Training Center, LTC, situated at the Royal Academy for Judical Profession.
Prior jumping into the legal profession carrer, he has exposed himself to a number of work experience and volunteer services, these includes; (i). Taking part in the program called "Youth Participation in Democracy and Union of Youth Federation of Cambodia" (ii). about the health and how to protect virus or bacteria in the rural area and serving as a nurse at Kuntha Bopha Hospital (Siem Reap) from the year 2009 to 2017. For his academic background, Mr. Oun Lang has participated in a number of training course, including those courses in different sectors, such as in Financial Accounting, in Budget Management, Triage and First-Aid and different legal trainings. He could be reached at email@example.com
Mr. KHIM Seaklong, Attorney-at-Law of the FLAG and active member of the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC). He graduated his bachelor degree of law from the Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE) and bachelor degree of English Language from the National University of Management (NUM). In addition, He has completely graduated master degree of Private Law from RULE. Before, he joins with the FLAG, he gained legal experiences related with immovable property and movable property security transactions related to pawn shop operation and doing legal research and writing from his academic and gained more legal trainings/workshops from BAKC and he also worked as a member of Annual General Meeting Committee of Board of Director Member and Election for President of the BAKC and as a lawyer assistant to involve with the competency courts for proceeding the litigations on behalf of the lawyer. Currently, he is practice on court litigations including criminal and civil cases with the competency court. He could be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs. CHAY Sarom, Lawyer of The FLAG. She is currently an active member lawyer of the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC). She earned her master degree in law and bachelor degree in law from the Royal University of Law and Economic. She earned her associate degree in English Interpretation from Royal University of Phnom Penh. In addition, She has joined with national and international seminar and training related with intellectual property law and practice for many years.
Beforejoining with The FLAG, Sarom gained more legal experiences from working with the government related with intellectual property law and also provide legal advice and handle the cases for license proceeding.
She is in charge for providing client’s counseling, representative lawyer of client’s case at competency courts regarding civil and criminal litigation, and legal opinions to various clients in associated areas included corporate and intellectual property. She is good at speaking English well and Khmer origin. Sarom could be reached at email@example.com
Miss. LAY Socheat, Lawyer of The FLAG. She is an active member of the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BACK). She has successfully completed her professional lawyer from Lawyer Training Center and she obtained her bachelor degree in law from the Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE); meanwhile, she also graduated her bachelor degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Language (TESOL) from the Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia (PUC).
She is to finish her Master Degree in Private Law at RULE. Before joining with The FLAG, she gained more working experiences with regarding criminal and civil cases at Phnom Penh Court of First Instance.
Socheat is know well about the legal procedures of the court and she is in charge of providing legal advice and handling the litigation cases to support the practice group of The FLAG. She is good at speaking English well and Khmer origin. She could be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. SUNG Lyheng, Lawyer of The FLAG. He is an active member of the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BACK). He has successfully completed his professional lawyer from Lawyer Training Center and he obtained his bachelor degree in English based of Law from the Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE); meanwhile, he graduated his diploma of English from the Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia (PUC) and also completed Advance Level of English Program from New World Institution.
He is to finish his Master Degree in Public Law at RULE. Before joining with The FLAG, he gained more working experiences with regarding legal research and translation with the Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-CAM) and working in associated with the Legal and Construction Development area with private companies.
Lyheng is in charge of providing legal advice and handling the corporate, real estate, and litigation cases to support the practice group of The FLAG. He is good at speaking Chinese, English, and Khmer origin. He could be reached at email@example.com
Senior Legal Advisor
Mr. GEORGE W.Cooper has been a licensed lawyer in the US since 1979, and has worked as a legal advisor in Cambodia since 1998. He obtained his law degree in 1978 from the Richardson School of Law. A great deal of his work throughout his life has involved property law. In 1985 he co-authored a book entitled “Land and Power in Hawaii” that has sold 36,000 copies and is still in print. He has also been a radio news announcer, a newspaper reporter, and a private investigator. Throughout his life his casework has often involved major property rights cases, also at times environmental cases. He began work in Cambodia as an advisor to an organization that gave legal aid to the poor, as pro-bono service in local organization. He helped organize and find funding for helping the poor which so far benefiting some 50,000 people. About 10 years later he served for a year as board chair for another Cambodia legal aid organization in Cambodia. From 2002 to 2007, and then again from 2009 to 2016, Mr. Cooper was an advisor in a program of the German government (GTZ, later renamed GIZ) that was based in and supported the Cambodian Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction (MLMUPC). One of his main jobs there was helping to start and then assisting the operation of the Cadastral Commission (CC). The CC is a kind of administrative court for land disputes. He also helped miscellaneous other MLMUPC programs such as titling the communal lands of indigenous people, and improving the tenure status of the urban poor. Throughout his time in Cambodia Mr. Cooper has also done a variety of other legal work, including concerning orphanages, adoptions, visas, and helping to represent the families of murder victims to sue the perpetrators.
Mr. NHOEM Sovat, Legal Advisor, The FLAG Law Office. He obtained his Bachelor Degree of Law from Royal University of Law and Economic (RULE). Before joining with The FLAG, he gained more experiences from his acadamic study at university about legal research and writing. His legal research and translation focuses on criminal and civil code, marriage and divorce, spouse's property contract registration and management, and child adoption law and regulations. In addition, he also joined more legal trainings and seminars such as compulsory execution on immovable property, investigation on special criminal cases, special employment contract and practice, labour dispute resolution, and tax and real estate transanction. He is responsible for assist to senior legal advisor and attorney-at-law on litigation preparation and submit litigation cases proceeding to jurisdiction courts. Especially, he provides administrative and technical support to legal practice group and assist for liaison goverment officers with various ministries and departments. Mr. Sovath, he is good at speaking Engilsh and Khmer origin. He could be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. SRORN Rin, Legal Advisor of The FLAG Law Office. Currently, he is a senior law student with international program at the Royal University of Law of Economics (RULE). Before, he resumed to work with The FLAG, he volunteered as a project assistant with Youth Resources Development Program (YRDP) and also worked as legal intern at the Extraordinary Chamber in the Court of Cambodia (ECCC) where he carried out such tasks such as, legal research and writing, analyzed facts and evidences of the case gathering, translation from Khmer to English vs. English to Khmer as well. Furthermore, he has a good relationship with diversity staffs with NGO and tribunal. Mr. Rin is currently support and assist to legal advisor and lawyer in relationship with corporate & real estate, and court litigations to the law practice group of The FLAG. He is good at speaking English and Khmer original. He could be reached at He could be reached at email@example.com
Mr. Pete is the founder of “Peterodger & Associates Ltd” and he cooperates with The FLAG for various prospective consultancy assignments in Cambodia. Mr. Pete has a wide, deep and extensive experience in public sector reform in Asia and Pacific. Those includes “whole of government” reform e.g. focus on fiscal or service delivery results; or stand-alone privatisation transactions; or comprehensive “pro-private sector-led growth strategy”; etc. Mr. Pete has competent ability: (1) to draw on theory plus practical experience of direct personal leadership involvement with design and implementation of reforms: e.g. continual learning and problem-solving dealing with stakeholder relations and analytics of large complex SOEs; (2) to identify, document and apply lessons from local success and sped up reform of “whole of government” service delivery by engaging all levels of government; and (3) to work effectively in building strong team cultures, achieving significant changes in policies and legal frameworks; and developing local capacity of people and processes to sustain the benefits. For some specific experiences, amongst other: (i). In Cambodia: Mr. Pete knows Cambodia well. In 2003, he had engaged as sole consultant to assist the Royal Government of Cambodia in the areas of “Reforming the Cambodian Public Sector Service Delivery” (World Bank funded project). This is to identify, document and apply lessons from local success in Cambodia, and sped up the reform of service delivery by engaging all levels of government; and (ii). In the region and beyond: Mr. Pete, in 2012, was engaging in as a team leader for a trial of private sector recapitalisation of insolvent Vietnam SOEs (ADB funded project); Besides, from 1999 to 2002, he has been providing management consultancy specializing in Pacific/South East Asian development-driven reforms. In addition, he has engaged with a number of project associated with “Change Management” and “Risk Management” as a specialist for public policy analysis, designing, planning, delivering & usually leading and programme/project managing public sector reform, especially ASD (SOE reform and private-sector/NGO Alternatives to government Service Delivery) with special emphasis on development of local institutions and staff capacity in different countries, e.g. Solomon Islands SOE Governance; Government of Samoa; New Zealand, Government of Tonga ...etc.
Ms. Raquel Z. YRIGOYEN FAJARDO, is a lawyer, PhD in law, with a Master’s degree in criminal law, and post-graduate studies in Anthropology, criminology and Indigenous Law. For various prospective assignments, as an external consultant, R. Yrigoyen and The FLAG, First Asia Law Group, could cooperate as alliance in providing consultancy service related to human rights focusing on the areas of human rights, legal pluralism, legal reform, access to justice with a focus on the poor, women and indigenous peoples. She got an exceptional background and experience for the past decades. Amongst those: (i). In Cambodia: R. Yrigoyen knows Cambodia well since she had worked on the research-action project on access to justice with a focus on the poor, women and indigenous peoples in Cambodia (UNDP). This is a part of the efforts made by the Royal Government of Cambodia to improve the Justice Service Delivery to the people with better quality and efficiency; (ii). In the Region, ASEAN: R. Yrigoyen knows the region well since she had also provided consultancy service in some ASEAN countries, such as, the project on access to justice, traditional justice and customary law in Timor-Leste (UNDP); and (iii). Other Part of the world: She had worked for 10 years in CEAS in human rights in Peru (1983-1992). Thereafter, she has been part of several UN missions and projects in many developing countries of Latin America and Asia. Among other positions, she was the chief of the project on justice and multiculturalism in Guatemala (MINUGUA), the project on indigenous rights PRO 169 for Latin America (ILO), and the capacity development project on indigenous and African descents rights in Honduras (UNDP). She has provided technical assistance to several institutional, constitutional and legal reform processes as well, related to human rights, women rights and indigenous rights in Bolivia, Columbia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Venezuela. Currently, she is a consultant of the Interamerican Commission in Human Rights (ICHR-OAS) in charge of drafting a report on indigenous women´s rights for the Americas. R. Yrigoyen, for her academic career, has been a lecturer in many universities in the Americas and Europe, and, currently, she is the Coordinator of the Diploma on Indigenous rights co-organized by the Catholic University of Peru and IILS/IIDS. R. Yrigoyen is author of many publications, i.e. Pathways to justice: Access to justice with a focus on the poor, women and indigenous peoples in Cambodia” (Cambodia: UNDP, 2005) and other publication that could be found at http://www.alertanet.org/
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Mr. IM Rachana , Lawyer of The FLAG. He is an active member of the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) since the early of 2019. His expertise is at legal advice on Criminal Case, Commercial, Family and Property Law. He has been assisting many clients from US, EU, Singapore, Vietnam, Chinese and other Countries in terms of Business and Investment Aspects. He has been trained by Professional Lawyers from Lawyer Training Centre and has obtained his Degree in English Language Based Bachelor of Law Program from the Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE) and also completed Advance Level of English Program from Singapore International School. He is in pursue for his Master Degree right now. Before joining The FLAG, he gained more working experiences with regards to Legal Research and Translation with various law firms and offices, and working in associated with government officials also in the previous years. Rachana is in charge of providing legal advice and handling the corporate, real estate, and litigation cases to support the practice group of The FLAG. He is good at speaking English and Khmer Origin. He could be reached at email@example.com
Mr. MEAK Von , Lawyer of The FLAG. He is pursuing a Master Degree of Land and Property Law in corporation between the Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University (France) and Royal University of Law and Economics, RULE (Cambodia). And alos obtianded his Bachelor’s degree of Law from Build Bright University in 2009. Before joining The FLAG, he has served as a Child Protection Agent to the Project Protect, Action Pour Les Enfants from 2011 to 2013, And he also served as an Investigator to the General Lawyer Program, Legal Aid of Cambodia from 2009 to 2010. During this period of time, Mr. MEAK Von is strong in litigation as he got years of experience in juvenile justice as investigator. He also served a part-time lecturer of Volunteer Organization for Development for the Poor. He could be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. PHAN Rath, Lawyer of The FLAG. He obtained Bachelor Degree of Law from Royal University of Law and Economics, RULE. Currently, he is pursuing for Master Degree of Land and Property Law in corporation between the Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University (France) and Royal University of Law and Economics, RULE (Cambodia) and Diploma of English, General Enlish as a Second Language (GESL) Program with Paññasastra University of Cambodia’s Institution of Foreign Language. Before joining with The FLAG, he gained more experiences related to legal research and compilation related to commercial, taxation and real estate, and other legal regulations. In addition, he also gaining more legal expereinces from other private real estate companies related to real estate and tax transanction areas, and doing legal translation, and legal research and writing. He is proactively advice and practice on corporate, real state transation and tax. Mr. PHAN Rath, he can speak both regarding Khmer and Engilsh. He could be reached at email@example.com
Ms. Pel Sophanit, Lawyer of The FLAG. I am an active member of the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BACK). I obtained my bachelor degree in law from the Royal University of law and Economics (RULE) since 2018 and now I’m studying Master Degree in Private Law at Royal University of law and Economics and also completed Advance Level of English Program from the Pannasatra Universithy of Cambodia (PUC). Before joining with the FLAG, I gained more working experiences with regarding criminal and civil cases at Phnom Penh Court of First Instance. I know well about the legal procedures of the court. firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Samreth Pisey is an Attorney-At-Law. She is a practicing lawyer admitted by the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) in 2020. She advices on both litigation and corporate area specializing in an investment registration, commercial registration, insurance licensing, banking, real estates, construction and labour. Prior to joining the Flag Law Group, she has worked for a public sector as a Deputy Bureau Chief at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation where she has broadened her knowledge and interpersonal skill in public relation and international cooperation for about 5 years. She has then moved to one of the prestige insurance companies where she has exposed herself, not only in the corporate affairs as a company secretary, but also in-depth her understanding in insurance industry. Having been in the corporate industry for more than 01 year, she decided to join law firm for a particular focus on the actual legal practice and profession. Being a legal adviser for about 2 years at one of the outstanding law firms in Cambodia, she has assisted and anticipated in the successful conclusions of significant projects for national and international clients by conducting a comprehensive due diligence, providing legal advice/opinion on a legal conformity and compliance for operating the business in the Kingdom of Cambodia. Regarding the litigation or dispute resolutions, Pisey has assisted in various dispute settlement mechanisms’ proceedings, including the court action, labor and commercial arbitration within the Kingdom. Ms. Pisey obtained a Master Decree of Law (LLM) from the University of Melbourne, Australia in 2015. She holds a Bachelor Decree of Law from the Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE) and a Bachelor Decree of English Education from the Institute of Foreign languages (IFL) in 2016 and 2018 respectively. Applying her international investment law gained from her Master of Law in Australia, her extensive experience in various factors and public relation skill, Ms. Pisey possesses broad understanding of the local and international perspective to advise clients to comfort with the Cambodian context in pursuant to the legal and regulatory requirements in the Kingdom of Cambodia. Pisey is considered as a corporate lawyer and professional adviser to provide insightful legal advice and opinion with a flexibility in any foregoing context. She communicates in Khmer and English. She is reachable at email@example.com
Ms. Ly Bonita is currently an attorney-at-law at The FLAG and also a member of the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC). Her professional laws background embodies her credential as a practicing lawyer in the 17th generation of professional lawyers at Lawyer Training Center (LTC), completing the training with an entitled legal professional certificate in 2020. Prior to this, Bonita graduated with dual degrees from two prestigious universities in Cambodia – a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE) and Bachelor of Education in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (B.Ed TEFL) from the Institute of Foreign Languages (IFL), Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP). A fresh graduate, she mastered her professional experience in the legal field given her Lawyer-Assistant position in one law firm, while simultaneously advancing her Master’s degree in Private Law at RULE. Upon her academic and professional experiences, she has gained much exposure to law-related seminars and workshops, thus allowing her to gain more sound knowledge and pave the way to become a lawyer. She could be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
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