Well-connected and with international experience, Mr. LY’s practice focuses on banking and finance, tax advisory and commercial litigation.
He has been appointed as panel lawyer for banks and MFIs in Cambodia and leads HBS’s team in numerous major financing projects, equity investments, IPOs and M&As, involving foreign banks and other types of investors.
Mr. LY obtained his Master of Laws from Nagoya University, Japan, a Bachelor of Laws from the Royal University of Law and Economics, Cambodia, and Bachelor of Laws from the University Lumière Lyon 2, France.
He acted as Legal and Political Researcher and Analyst at the General Secretariat of the Supreme National Economic Council (SNEC) under the auspices of the Prime Minister’s Cabinet from 2005 to 2012. Mr. LY served as the Secretary General of the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia from 2004-2008, and has been a Labor Arbitrator for the Arbitration Council of the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training since 2003. He is a lecturer at the Royal School of Administration where he teaches business law, labor law and dispute resolution to senior government officers, and at the Royal University of Law and Economics since 2003. He was appointed as a Notary Public and as the Director of HBS Notary Public in 2008.
Mr. LY has been accredited by the Securities and Exchanges Commission of Cambodia (SECC) to advise on securities laws and regulations. In addition, he has also been recognized by Ministry of Commerce as Legal Mark Agent of Cambodia.
Mr. LY is fluent in English, French and Khmer, and has conversational Japanese.
– Executive LL.M, The King’s College London, UK
– Leadership in Law Firm, Harvard Law School, USA
– Master of Laws, Nagoya University, Japan
– Bachelor of Laws, University Lumière Lyon 2, France
– Bachelor of Laws, Royal University of Law and Economics, Cambodia
– Director of HBS Notary Public
– Bar Association of Cambodia
– Legal, Political Researcher and Analyst, General Secretariat of the Supreme National Economic Council
– Labor Arbitrator for the Arbitration Council, Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training
– Lecturer, Royal School of Administration
Established in 2005, HBS Law is a highly regarded multi-service law firm. We work with a broad client base which includes major international and Asian companies. Our team has solid expertise to assist foreign and local clients in a wide range of sectors. We also assist educational institutions, international organizations, Government agencies and senior Government leaders.
A combination of teamwork, specialist skills and cooperative relationships with Government means that we are at the forefront of Cambodia’s rapid legal development. HBS Law is frequently called upon to participate in precedent-setting deals and advice on new legislation and regulations.
By building our business in response to clients’ needs, HBS Law has become a significant and credible practice in South East Asia. Our philosophy of developing relations of trust and honesty with our clients is profoundly important. Consequently, our clients entrust us with their most complex legal matters.
HBS Law is particularly proud of its role as a corporate citizen. We provide a pro bono service for people who cannot afford legal services, focusing on aid to children, victims of domestic violence and other vulnerable members of our community. We provide a learning forum for law graduates, junior lawyers, judicial officers and law enforcement officers throughout the country.
We are thankful to all our colleagues who are striving to maintain HBS Law as a leading law firm and all our valued clients who have trusted us as their business partners. We look forward to welcoming new clients to benefit from our experience and honest, balanced services.