Real Estate

From major construction projects to condominium purchases, our professionals have the experience needed to help you secure your property while maintaining compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

List of Services:
  • Residential, commercial and industrial property transactions
  • Lease negotiation and agreement drafting
  • Title search and due diligence
  • Land registration and titling
  • Agricultural land concessions
  • Financing, mortgages and other securities
  • Construction contracting, permitting, and financing
  • Environmental compliance consulting
  • Advice on Special Economic Zones and tax-optimization

Head of Practice

Mr. Vattanak Visal San, Head of Real Estate Practice Group

Mr. San Vattanak Visal is a Head of Real Estate Practice Group in BNG Legal. Visal holds a Master Degree in International Business Law from University of Paris II in France in cooperation with Royal University of Law and Economics in Cambodia.

(Mr. San’s Full Profile)

Other Specialists

Dr. Darwin HEM (Naryth HEM), Attorney, Principal Partner

Darwin is a Principal Partner at BNG Legal and Head of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice and Technology. He is a licensed Trademark Agent registered with the Ministry of Commerce of the Kingdom of Cambodia and admitted to practice law since 1997.

As a licensed Trademark Agent and Attorney, Darwin has significant experience in trademark prosecution and enforcement. He is familiar with the IP’s institutional frameworks in relation to the Department of Intellectual Property of the Ministry of Commerce as well as the Patent and Industrial Design Offices at the Ministry of Industry and Handicraft. Darwin has actively participated and conducted various conferences on Intellectual Property and technology development in Cambodia as well as in the region; and has also written several articles related to the update on Cambodian Intellectual Property laws and issues.

Dr Darwin Hem (Naryth HEM) is a member of the Working Party on the Accession of Cambodia into the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (“APAA”). International Trademark Association (“INTA”), and a board member of the Intellectual Property Association of Cambodia (“IPAC”).

(Dr. Darwin Hem’s (Naryth HEM) Full Profile)

Ms. Chankoulika BO, Senior Legal Advisor

Ms. Chankoulika BO is a Senior Legal Advisor with BNG Legal. Koulika has recently graduated a PhD degree in the area of Education Policy Analysis from Flinders University, Australia. During her PhD study from 2012 to November 2016, she has conducted numerous researches on public policies and education policies in Cambodia and how these policies contribute to the social and economic development. Koulika holds a Master in Labor Law from Lumière Lyon II University, a Pre Master Degree in Private law (Maitrise), a Bachelor Degree of Private Law from Lumière Lyon II University in France and a Bachelor of Law from the Royal University of Law and Economics.

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Ms. Charkreymorkord POK, Legal Associate

Ms. POK Charkreymorkord is a Legal Associate at Real Estate Practice Group and also as a legal officer at Department of Business Development at BNG Legal. Charkreymorkord holds a master degree of Governance and Financing of Development from University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France and a pre-master degree (Maîtrise) majoring in International Business Law from University of Panthéon Paris 2. She also holds two Bachelor’s Degrees: Bachelor Degree in Private Law from the University of Lumière Lyon II and a Bachelor Degree from the Royal University of Law and Economics in Law under a joint program between the university in France and Cambodia.

(Mr. Pok’s Full Profile)

Representative Clients

Project Client Description
Resort Development Hong Kong-based Venture Capital Firm BNG Legal performed land and corporate due diligence for this venture capital firm’s property investments in Sihanoukville.
Casino International Investment Banking and Management Firm BNG Legal assisted the client with the acquisition of a major casino and associated licenses.
Office and Residential Tower Korean Investor BNG Legal advised our client on the biggest mixed-use construction project in Cambodia to date. Our advice focused on project finance and secured lending for construction purposes. We provided detailed legal opinions on the legality and security of loan facilities drafted security documents, and liased with Government authorities during the mortgage filing process.

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