Nearirath is Co-Head of Banking & Finance Practice at DFDL’s Phnom Penh office.
She has 13 years of experience in legal practice and prior to joining DFDL, she worked at Tilleke and Gibbins, Kelvin Chia Partnership and several leading financial institutions as an in-house legal counsel.
Throughout her career, she has mainly advised both international and national banks & financial institutions, capital markets intermediaries, insurance companies, financial technology companies, e-commerce companies and telecommunication companies on compliance and regulatory matters in the areas of financial services and technology, including payment gateway, e-wallets, digitalisation and tokenisation, cloud and satellite services, and frequently worked closely with her clients in developing innovative solutions for complex issues related to these matters.
She has also been involved in the drafting of regulations on e-commerce and consumer protection.
Nearirath graduated with bachelor’s degrees in both law and psychology under a scholarship, and thereafter pursued her master's degree in law at the University of Hong Kong under a scholarship, specialising in International Law, Corporate Law, and Human Rights Law.