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DFDL Lao PDR Promotions: Senesakoune Sihanouvong and Standre Bezuidenhout

DFDL is pleased to announce the promotions of Senesakoune Sihanouvong to Deputy Country Managing Director in the Lao PDR and Standre Bezuidenhout to Partner, effective from 1 July 2022.

DFDL Regional Managing Partner Audray Souche offered her congratulations to Senesakoune and Standre and applauded their hard work, legal expertise and quality service to clients.  

“It is great to see Senesakoune promoted to Deputy Country Managing Director and becoming involved in the management of our Lao PDR practice. Senesakoune is a well-respected partner in Vientiane who is greatly appreciated by our colleagues, and we look forward to his support in achieving our firm’s business goals.”

“Standre joined DFDL in 2018 and we are proud of his promotion to Partner. He is widely recognized by clients and colleagues for his professionalism and dedication, and we are excited to work with him to continue the development and expansion of the Lao PDR practice,” Audray said.

“I am very glad to see the current dynamic in our Lao office, combining the confidence and strength of our historical key team and the emergence of new leaders, this combination will take our Lao practice to the next level.”

Kristy Newby, Partner and Country Managing Director of DFDL Lao PDR, said she was delighted that Standre and Senesakoune had been recognized for their hard work and commitment to DFDL.

“They represent the diverse skills we need to continue to grow our practice here in Laos while continuing to support our existing clients and our team in Vientiane” Kristy said.


Senesakoune Sihanouvong
Partner, Deputy Country Managing Director of Lao PDR

Standre Bezuidenhout
Partner, Lao PDR