Vathana Sar

Senior Adviser


Vathana Sar

Firm: DFDL
Address:33, Street 294 (Corner Street 29), Sangkat, Tonle Bassac
Khan Chamkarmon
Phnom Penh 12300
Phone:+855 (0) 23 210 400
Fax:+855 (0) 23 214 053
Email:Send an Email
Local Time:Thu. 10:54
Web site: Direct Page


Vathana Sar is Senior Adviser to our Corporate & Commercial Practice Group. He has over 13 years legal experience notably in corporate, regulatory and legal and civil & commercial affairs, contractual matters and a thorough knowledge of commercial issues and practices in Cambodia. His areas of expertise cover all corporate and civil & commercial aspects of law and investment in Cambodia including mergers and acquisitions, matters related to telecommunication, tax, investment, property, labor & employment, licensing, contract and corporate law.


Languages: He speaks Khmer and English.
Joined the Law Firm in: 2006


Areas of Practice


  • Corporate & Commercial


Professional Activities and Experience


AZ Group of Companies, Cambodia Aug 2001 - Mar 2006
Corporate and Regulatory Affairs ("CORA") Manager

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Cambodia 2005
Interpreter/Translator for JICA's training workshops, meetings and signing Agreement & Ceremony

BATUKE & British America Tobacco Cambodia Ltd Dec 1997 - July 2001
Company Secretary/Legal Adviser

Private International Schools, Phnom Penh, Cambodia Aug 1993 - 2001
English Teacher

National Democratic Institute For International Affairs (NDI), Cambodia Oct 1995 - Nov 1997
Program Officer

American Bar Association Cambodia Law and Democracy Projects (ABA)
Phnom Penh, Cambodia Jul 1993 - Sep 1995

United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC) mandate
Takeo Province, Cambodia Sep 1992 - Jun 1993
Interpreter/Translator and Teacher Trainer

Phnom Dang Rek High School and Faculty of Advanced Education,
Site 2 Camp, Thai- Cambodia Border 1989 - Apr 1992
English Teacher
Translator and Interpreter




He holds an LL.B in Law in Private and Public Law (Royal University of Law and Economics - Cambodia) and Bachelor of Public Administration (Thailand).