Saphanthong Road, House No. 245, Vientiane 01030 Lao PDR
+856 (0) 21 313 718

McDonald Patafta & Associates Lawyers

Leading international law firm providing legal and tax advice for clients operating in, or looking to invest in, Australia and Lao PDR since 2008

About Us

Full service corporate and commercial firm supporting a diverse client base in Australia, Lao PDR and beyond.

With established bases in Vientiane, Adelaide and Singapore and an experienced team of local and foreign lawyers, we have global reach supported by local presence. From helping foreign investors find their feet to advising on complex international transactions, we support our clients every step of the way.

We are a full-service law firm working across foreign investment, banking and finance, energy and mining, corporate and commercial, taxation, infrastructure and construction, project financing, employment and real estate and property.

Our diverse client base includes global and local financial institutions, multi-national corporations, government authorities, private investors, non-governmental organisations, small business and private client individuals.

Our team prides itself on delivering accessible and innovative solutions adapted to our client’s needs. We take a collaborative approach to our work and work alongside our clients to achieve their objective, big or small. We understand that our clients rely on our expertise and guidance and strive to deliver a globally-minded, yet client focused experience.

Highly Recommended

2021 Asialaw Profiles


Ranked Firm

2021 Chambers Asia-Pacific

Leading Firm

2021 The Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Why choose us?

International firm with in-depth experience, operating since 2008

Why MPAL as your law firm?

  • Proven track record of handling complex matters
  • International reach with a local presence
  • Award winning law firm in the Asian Pacific region
  • Commercially orientated in a diverse range of practice areas
  • Fixed fee billing arrangements for cost certainty
  • Flexible and efficient services to meet your needs

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