2 February 2023

Cambodia’s Legal 500 2023 rankings: SOK SIPHANA & ASSOCIATES confirming strong position amongst home grown law firms

‘The uniqueness comes from a local practice with expat experience.’ (Legal 500 client testimonial)

Releasing its 2023 legal firms ranking in Cambodia, LEGAL 500 highlighted our firm’s strengths and recent developments.


  • Our expansion beyond our Phnom Penh office with the opening of an office in Siem Reap, Cambodia’s primary tourist destination
  • Our Founding Partner Siphana Sok sought by government entities and private corporations for his advice on development, economic policy, and international trade relations. (LEGAL 500 Leading Individual)
  • Our Managing Partner Matthew Rendall for his “strong background in property and labor law and experience in handling cross-border transactions and disputes” (LEGAL 500 Leading Individual),
  • Our Senior Partner Mealy Khieu highlighted her expertise “in banking, IP and dispute resolution.”
  • Our Head of Legal Daron Wong is “a key member of the team” (LEGAL 500 Next Generation Partner).

LEGAL 500 mentioned also some of our key clients and recent work:

Key clients

  • Brown Coffee Co Ltd
  • Coffee Concepts/Starbucks
  • J Trust Co., Ltd.
  • Baker & McKenzie Ltd
  • AMK Microfinance Institution Plc
  • Hongkong Land
  • ISI Group
  • Hong Leong Bank
  • King & Wood Mallesons (Singapore)

Work highlights

  • Represented Parkson (Cambodia) Co. Ltd. in a cross-border dispute regarding the leasing arrangement of a shopping mall development in central Phnom Penh, valued at US$144m.
  • Advised an international life insurance provider on e-commerce and digital signature legal framework, and advised on licensing permissions pertaining to products being introduced into Cambodia.
  • Assisted, on a pro-bono basis, a regional disabled sports charitable institution with regard to the inclusion of Cambodia into the regional federation.


Congratulations to our ranked and nominated lawyers and teams. We also thank our clients for their trust. We also thank our clients for their trust and continuous support. Full Legal 500 2023 rankings results: Leading firms in Cambodia | Law firm and lawyer rankings from The Legal 500 Asia Pacific guide