Who we are


Founded in 1994, DFDL is the first leading international law firm specialized in the emerging markets of Southeast Asia and beyond. We provide leading edge legal and tax expertise to clients investing in Cambodia, the Lao PDR, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, and Bangladesh, as well as further afield across ASEAN.

Our team of over 140 lawyers and advisers, in 12 offices work closely together to provide personalized and cost-effective legal, tax and consulting services and solutions with particular expertise in:
  • Energy, Mining and Infrastructure
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Taxation
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • English law governed transactions
Since its foundation, DFDL has acquired an outstanding reputation for providing integrated and solutions-oriented legal and tax services to help clients establish, structure and protect their business interests in dynamic and challenging markets. DFDL is also actively involved in developing the legal and regulatory environments of the emerging markets in which we operate.
Excellence . Creativity . Trust
Since 1994
*in commercial cooperation with a local firm | DFDL collaborating firm