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MAR & ASSOCIATES is a lawfully registered law firm and a network of legal advisory member firms within the jurisdiction of Cambodia, Japan, Lao, Thailand, Myanmar and Singapore.

We are a member of Cambodian Bar of Association with listed credential by Legal 500, a member of One Asia Lawyer, a member of IFC and World Bank Group for doing business in Cambodia, and various international organizations from Japan International Cooperation Agency and Japanese Embassy.

We have offices in Cambodia, Japan, Lao, Thailand, Myanmar and Singapore. Through our motto; “Lawyer takes you higher” and “Justice makes you success”, we help client’s business needs in the region.

Our core proficiencies are foreign investment, merger & acquisition, real estate law, banking & finance law and accounting & taxation within the region.

Thanks to our unique, specialized and localized knowledge, we have built up a respected and competent presence and are able to navigate the intricacies of business in the region, with its diverse cultures and backgrounds.

Our Practice Areas

FOREIGN INVESTMENT

Our team’s expertise in foreign investment encompasses a broad range of advisory experience ranking from general advice of corporate structure, company formation, investment policy and guideline, dissolution and liquidation.

We will ensure that our client will come up with the right decision among the line of our proper advice in term of structuring and creating company as well as operating business. Our team will help draft and review various corporate policies, investment guideline, and operational menu. We will make sure that these policies are in place for fully implementation. We will protect our client’s interest for the business if it is end up with dissolution and liquidation.

MERGER & ACQUISITION

Our team has years of experience in providing expert due diligence advice to clients with regard to the Merger and Acquisition of local and international companies.

We will protect our client’s interests by ensuring that transactions of merger and acquisitions will be done properly with a high standard of due diligence. We will ensure proper documenting, titling and authority will be in place with clear guidance policies for our client’s interests.

We will focus on proper management of the due diligence process, including dimensioning and structuring. We will provide clear and understandable steps along the entire process and specify an estimated cost and timelines. We will dedicate the best findings with detailed executive summary as well as an accompanying full due diligence report before our client takes further steps in their investment.

REAL ESTATE

Our team has decades of experience providing advice to clients in all aspects of real estate and property development.

Our services include drafting of purchase and sales agreements, leases, deeds, mortgages, and others security registrations. We also complete title searches and coordinate the filing of legal documents for all types of real estate transactions.

BANKING & FINANCE

Our team’s expertise in banking and finance encompasses a broad range of advisory experience. We will provide full services on various banking and finance sector to ensure compliance with prevailing laws in the Kingdom of Cambodia. We can help establish Associations, Micro-finance, Lenders and Banks. We also assist drafting of security documentation and all aspects of bank licensing in Cambodia. We can help drafting, reviewing and legalizing all types of loan agreements, ensuring banking corporate compliance and providing advice on finance structure.

ACCOUNTING & FINANCE

Our team is qualified as Tax Agent to be recognized by the General Tax Department of the Ministry of Economic and Finance. We have many years of experiences in accounting management, financial and auditing report. We are a leading of taxation service for monthly tax filing, annual tax return and audit.

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Our team is qualified as Arbitrator on both employer and employee list for collective labor dispute to be recognized by the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training. We have many years of experience in advising our clients in all aspects of Cambodian labor law.

We can help draft, review and legalize employment, policies, agreements, and assist document registration with the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training. We have represented many clients for the labor disputes at both Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training and the Arbitration Council. We can also help in the case of individual labor disputes at Cambodian courts.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND LITIGATION

Our team is qualified as Attorney at Law to be recognized by the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia. We have in-depth experience in all aspects of dispute resolution and litigation. We assist clients by negotiating and settling commercial disputes through mediation and arbitration. We help clients by avoiding time consuming and resource-wasteful finance even in the situation of litigation. Our work in dispute resolution includes negotiation and drafting of all settlement agreements, providing a turnkey solution to complex business problems.

Alternative dispute resolution involves clear and honest communication benefiting from high standard of professionalism. We can offer expert help to our clients thanks to our superior knowledge of Cambodian law and current ethical business practices.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Our team is qualified as Intellectual Property Attorney to be recognized by the Department of Intellectual Property of the Ministry of Commerce. We will help draft, review and search in all aspects of the intellectual property including registration, renewal or cancelling trademark and any modification or assignment.

We also provide full service of intellectual property litigation, copyright infringement and confiscation process of such violation.

Memberships & Awards

Memberships & Awards

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