Founded in 1994, DFDL is the first leading international law firm specialized in emerging markets with pan-regional legal and tax expertise developed throughout the Mekong region (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam), Indonesia, Singapore, and Bangladesh, with a dedicated focus on ASEAN and the Middle East.

With a team of over 250 staff, including 120+ lawyers and advisers, working closely together within a fast growing network of 12 offices in Asia, we provide personalized and cost-effective legal, tax and consulting services and solutions with particular expertise in:

  • Energy, Mining & Infrastructure
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Taxation
  • Corporate & Commercial 
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • English Law governed transactions

Since its foundation, DFDL has acquired an outstanding reputation for providing seamlessly integrated and solution-oriented legal and tax services to establish, structure and protect our clients’ business interests. DFDL is also actively involved, in tandem with local jurisdiction stakeholders, in developing the legal and regulatory environment of the emerging markets in which we operate.

Our experts are committed to providing international standard, state of the art legal and tax solutions throughout the ASEAN region and beyond.

Excellence . Creativity . Trust
Since 1994
* In exclusive association with Mataram Partners