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

Corporate and Commercial

We help a diverse client base facilitate corporate and commercial solutions. We support clients in all stages of development and operations, from enterprise registration and land transactions to assisting with complex, international deals. 

Our team brings a wealth of experience and local and global connections to advise on the full range of corporate transactions and commercial issues and assist clients achieve their objectives across the globe.

We have comprehensive proficiency in all aspects of company registration in the Lao PDR and licensing requirements across a range of sectors, including:

  • Undertaking all activities related to company (limited and public) and representative office establishment, and assisting entities to obtain and renew all investment, business, tax, capital importation and industry specific licences and approvals

  • Registering foreign contractors with concession projects

  • Advising on government licensing regulations and requirements

  • Advising on business plans as part of the company registration process

  • Business structuring and restructuring, advising on equity participation, shareholder and subscription agreements and related project documentation

  • Advising on regulatory matters, and financing, liability and exit considerations

  • Preparing corporate governance documents including Share Certificates and Shareholder Register Books, Director Register Books and complex Articles of Association

Expertise

  • Commercial Contracts
  • Corporate Governance
  • Concession Agreements
  • Due Diligence
  • Company Incorporation
  • Corporate Advisory & Restructure
  • Taxation
Mike McDonald

Mike McDonald

Managing Director
mikemcdonald@mpalawyers.com
+61 (0) 407 727 046
Kaz Patafta

Kaz Patafta

Director
kazpatafta@mpalawyers.com
+856 (0) 20 5559 9430
Bou Liemphrachanh

Bou Liemphrachanh

Deputy Director
soulignasack.lpc@mpalawyers.com
+856 (0) 20 2822 9982
Rosie Cole

Rosie Cole

Legal Advisor
rosiecole@mpalawyers.com
+856 (0) 20 9694 3028
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