Leading international law firm Arion Legal is pleased to welcome the respected Lao lawyer and former Director General of the Legislation Department of the Ministry of Justice Khamkong Liemphrachanh and German lawyer Teresa Krasteva to its corporate and commercial practice. The team of two Senior Legal Advisors join the Vientiane office effective 7 July 2015.
Khamkong has a Bachelor of Law from the Royal Institute of Law and Administration in Vientiane, Lao PDR, and a Master of Law from the Azerbaidjan State University in the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republic. He specialised in litigation and Government relations, with private law firms Rajah & Tann and Allen & Gledhill and has extensive experience in legal and policy reform in Lao PDR. Khamkong is a member of the Lao Bar Association and has been a member of the Arbitrator Panel of the Economic Dispute Resolution Center since 2000 and a member of the International Association for Water Law since 1992.
Teresa is a qualified international attorney from Germany (Volljurist) with professional experience in the areas of Corporate and Commercial Law and litigation in Europe and Asia. She has a special expertise in cross-border transactions and corporate restructuring and a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing commercial ventures and development projects in emerging market contexts.