05 Oct 2016

(MEDIA RELEASE) Banking & Finance Specialist Sieng Deline Joins Rajah & Tann Asia’s Cambodia Member Firm

SINGAPORE, 5 October 2016Rajah & Tann Asia’s Cambodia member firm today announced the appointment of banking and finance specialist lawyer, Sieng Deline, as a partner in its Phnom Penh office, R&T Sok & Heng, an integrated law firm that is a member of Southeast Asia largest legal network, Rajah & Tann Asia.

Prior to joining Rajah & Tann, Deline has had more than six years’ experience as Head of Legal & Compliance at the leading international bank in Cambodia – ANZ Royal. In addition to his in-house legal expertise, Deline’s 14 years’ of legal experience include being external Legal Advisor assisting banking and business clients; Legal Researcher focusing his research studies on trade-related laws during the period of Cambodia’s first entry into the WTO; and Official at the National Bank of Cambodia handling regulatory preparation works.

Deline is licensed to practise law in Cambodia by the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia. He also spent more than 10 years as a part-time lecturer in several universities and a professional training centre in Phnom Penh.

R&T Sok & Heng’s Managing Partner Mr Heng Chhay said: “We are pleased to have someone of Deline’s calibre join the firm and he will definitely expand and deepen our counsel in the banking and regulatory advisory space.”

“R&T Sok & Heng is committed to expanding our bench strength to exceed our clients’ expectations in every brief we undertake.”

Deline said: “Rajah & Tann Asia is the leading Asia-born, Asia-centric legal grouping in the region and I’m delighted to be part of a premier team that is committed to the highest professional standards.”

R&T Sok & Heng is one of the few law firms in Cambodia licensed to advise companies seeking a listing on the Cambodian Securities Exchange. Its practice areas include capital markets, banking and finance, commercial litigation, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate.

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Rajah & Tann Asia brings together leading law firms and lawyers in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines (effective 1 January 2017) and Vietnam, with each offering the highest standards of service to locally-based clients while collectively having the capacity to handle the most complex regional and cross-border transactions and to provide excellent legal counsel seamlessly across the region. With around 650 fee earners, all working towards one shared goal, we are lawyers who know Asia and who give our clients home advantage.