Experience / Expertise:
Alternative Investment Funds (incl. Private Equity)
Banking and Finance
Compliance / Regulatory
Coporate and M&A
Intellectual Property
International Arbitration
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Maritime & Shipping
Projects and Project Financing (incl. Infrastructure)
Real Estate / Construction
Telecommunications, Media and Technology
Restructuring and Insolvency
Applicable Fee Earners

Main Practice Areas

•    Foreign Investment
•    Litigation
•    Corporate and M&A
•    Labor & Employment
•    Taxation and Accounting
•    Banking and Finance
•    Real Estate and Construction
•    Intellectual Property
•    Government and Regulation
•    Energy and Resources
•    Restructuring and Insolvency
•    Capital Market and IPO
•    Dispute Resolution
•    International Trade
•    Private Equity and Venture Capital
•    Project and Infrastructure
•    Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT)
•    Maritime and Shipping
•    Agriculture
•    Tourism

MAR & Associates advises on the full spectrum of corporate and commercial services to clients which range from leading international corporate entities including banking, securities, insurance, telecommunications, technology, infrastructure construction, real estate, mechanical engineering, NGO, transportation, energy, and industry; to small home-grown businesses. The firm is committed to helping clients with outstanding and expeditious legal services while mitigating possible risks.

Firm Profile
MAR & Associates is an accredited and highly professional law firm duly registered under the Cambodian Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia. With extensive knowledge of the laws, businesses and markets in the region, its specialized and localized team are committed to excellence and quality legal services for your business. The team is highly competent and capable of working with a wide range of clientele from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Working in association with JBL Mekong, MAR & Associates also offers a unique skill set and high-quality legal service to Japanese and other foreign investors. Committed to excellence and integrity, team at MAR & Associates are experienced, professional, diligent and responsible.

MAR & Associates is also a member firm of One Asia Lawyers network, a legal advisory network with member firms in Japan, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam, Singapore, the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia, aiming to provide seamless, comprehensive advice on laws of all ASEAN Countries. With offices in ASEAN nations, the team provides an accessible and efficient service throughout the region as a single platform with guaranteed quality, speed and affordable fee rates.

MAR & Associates is also a member of IFC and World Bank Group for doing business in Cambodia and various international organizations including Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Japanese Embassy.


  • Global Law Experts Awards 2019 – Foreign Investment Law Firm of the Year in Cambodia in the area of Foreign Investment
  • Global Law Experts Awards 2018 – Foreign Investment Law Firm of the Year in Cambodia in the area of Foreign Investment
  • Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2019 – Leading Lawyer for Corporate M&A
  • Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2018 – Leading Lawyer for Corporate M&A
  • APAC Insider: 1. Best M&A & Investment Law Firm 2018 – Cambodia
    2. Corporate Lawyer of the Year 2018 – MAR Samborana

MAR & Associates

Address: East Commercial Center, 27th Floor, Room No. 27HJKLM, Preah Norodom Blvd, Phum 10, Sangkat Tonle Bassac, Khan Chamkarmon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Tel: (855) 23 964 876, 23 987 876

Email: borana@mar-associates.com

Website: www.mar-associates.com

Managing Partner: MAR Samborana (Mr.)

Number of Professionals: 42

Offices in Asia: 10

Japan desk: JBL Mekong – MURAKAMI Nobuaki (Mr.)

Tel: (855) 23 640 5621

Email: nobu@mar-associates.com

Languages spoken: Khmer, English, Chinese and Japanese

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