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DFDL Receives Rankings from Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific Guide 2022

The launch of the Chambers Asia-Pacific Guide 2022 has seen an increase in practice and individual rankings for DFDL.  We upheld our strong performance this year with new rankings in Thailand for Tax (Band 3), Technology, Media & Telecom (Band 4) and Corporate/M&A (Band 5) and in Vietnam for Tax (Spotlight Table). 

Our deepest appreciation and congratulations to our hard-working Partners and their team for their resilience, dedication, and commitment throughout 2021. We are truly grateful to Chambers and Partners for this recognition and also thankful for our clients’ support and for their testimonials below.

Cambodia: “The DFDL team has extensive experience, good understanding about local regulations and good relationships with respective regulatory bodies in Cambodia. They are able to clarify ambiguity of the regulations and share market practices.”

Lao PDR: “DFDL has expertise in Lao law on energy issues and good connections.”

Myanmar: “DFDL has a large number of local experts, both Myanmar and foreign licensed, with extensive experience in pretty much all areas of practice. They have been in operation for so long that they seem to have seen pretty much any legal issue that has to be dealt with.”

Thailand: “They have a good approach in terms of looking at black-letter law and also providing commercial advice on how to solve issues, which is really helpful to the client.”

Vietnam: “We are very happy with the quality of service by DFDL. One of their main strengths is their coverage of several countries in South-East Asia.”

We are also very proud of our practitioners who have been recognized in the guide:

Newly-ranked Practitioners:

Shahwar Jamal Nizam, Bangladesh – Band 3
Chuan How Tan, Cambodia – Up and Coming
Senesakoune Sihanouvong, Lao PDR – Band 3
Phong Anh Hoang, Vietnam – Band 3

Promoted in Rankings Practitioners:

Chris Robinson, Cambodia – Band 1
Nishant Choudhary, Myanmar – Band 4
Thida Aye, Myanmar – Band 3 

Consistently Ranked Practitioners:

Martin Desautels, Cambodia and Vietnam
Guillaume Massin, Cambodia
Kristy Newby, Lao PDR
William Greenlee, Myanmar
Audray Souche, Thailand
Jérôme Buzenet, Vietnam
Hanh Tran, Vietnam
Kevin Hawkins, Vietnam 

The Chambers Asia-Pacific guide and rankings provide the most in-depth and reliable recommendations on the best law firms and lawyers working across the legal market in Asia-Pacific.

A full list of all rankings can be found here.