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Ms. KANG Leap


Attorney-at-Law / Partner
Trademark and Tax Agent

(+855) 23 220 900 Ext: 222
leap.kang@hml.com.kh

Practice Areas

  • Taxation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Market
  • Corporate Commercial
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Overview

Ms. KANG Leap is the Founding Partner, Attorney-at-Law and Tax Agent of HML. She specializes in taxation, banking and finance, capital market, corporate commercial, real estate and construction, intellectual property and including dispute resolution relevant to these fields. With her Master Degree of International Business Law, Bachelor of Business Administration, and Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) as well as her continuously practical experience in such fields for more than 20 years, she is considered as a remarkable and highly-qualified attorney to provide insightful legal and tax advice with unique representation to specific needs.

Hallmark of her works can be evidenced by a successful membership application of the Securities and Exchange Commissions of Cambodia (SECC) to the International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO), assisting the largest Cambodian entertainment company for Initial Public Offering (IPO) price of USD 369 million to be listed in Hong Kong Stock Exchange and also to become the first Cambodian company to issue offshore bonds raising USD 300 million, and providing an assistance to investors for a Payment Service Provider license (PSI).

Furthermore, Ms. Leap advises and assists domestic and foreign investors with their initial market entry, business operation including merger and acquisition (M&A) and represents/defends client interest as needed.

Notable Representations

  • Advised and assisted SECC on membership application to International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO)
  • Advised the largest entertainment company in Cambodia for Initial Public Offering (IPO) worth of USD 369 million listed in Hong Kong Stock Exchange and also became the first Cambodian company to issue offshore bonds raising USD 300 million
  • Assisted an airline in obtaining the Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation in Cambodia
  • Provided general advice to the leading telecommunication company
  • Advised the real estate developer on a large investment project for land reclamation
  • Assisted investors in acquiring economic concession right over land around 10,000 hectares
  • Provided tax advisory service to one of the Special Economic Zone
  • Assisted number of companies dealing with million US dollars tax reassessment with tax authorities

Admission and Professional Involvement

  • Member of Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC)
  • Accredited as Tax Agent, Ministry of Economy and Finance, General Department of Taxation (GDT)
  • Qualified Legal Adviser, Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia (SECC)
  • Accredited as Trademark Agent, Ministry of Commerce (MoC).
  • Qualified Authirized Respresentative in Business Registration, Ministry of Commerce (MoC).
  • Fulfilled Professional Property Evaluation course, Cambodian Valuers and Estate Agents Association (CVEAA)
  • Founding and council member, Intellectual Property Association of Cambodia (IPAC)
  • Founding member of ASEAN Legal Alliance (ALA)
  • Acceptance Committee Member, PraeLegal worldwide legal network
  • Member of ASEAN Intellectual Property Association (ASEAN IPA)

Education

  • Master of Law in International Business Law, Cambodia (Pannasastra University of Cambodia)
  • Bachelor of Law in Public Law, Cambodia (Asia Europe University)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, Cambodia (Pannasastra University of Cambodia)
  • Certified Accounting Technician (CAT), United Kingdom (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA))
  • Certification of Graduation of Joint Training Program in Small Business Management, corporated between Faculty of Business and Georgetown University, Cambodia (National University of Management)

Language

  • Khmer
  • English
  • Chinese

Ms. KANG Leap


Attorney-at-Law / Partner
Trademark and Tax Agent

(+855) 23 220 900 Ext: 222
leap.kang@hml.com.kh

Practice Areas

  • Taxation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Market
  • Corporate Commercial
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Overview

Ms. KANG Leap is the Founding Partner, Attorney-at-Law and Tax Agent of HML. She specializes in taxation, banking and finance, capital market, corporate commercial, real estate and construction, intellectual property and including dispute resolution relevant to these fields. With her Master Degree of International Business Law, Bachelor of Business Administration, and Certified Accounting Technician (CAT) as well as her continuously practical experience in such fields for more than 20 years, she is considered as a remarkable and highly-qualified attorney to provide insightful legal and tax advice with unique representation to specific needs.

Hallmark of her works can be evidenced by a successful membership application of the Securities and Exchange Commissions of Cambodia (SECC) to the International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO), assisting the largest Cambodian entertainment company for Initial Public Offering (IPO) price of USD 369 million to be listed in Hong Kong Stock Exchange and also to become the first Cambodian company to issue offshore bonds raising USD 300 million, and providing an assistance to investors for a Payment Service Provider license (PSI).

Furthermore, Ms. Leap advises and assists domestic and foreign investors with their initial market entry, business operation including merger and acquisition (M&A) and represents/defends client interest as needed.

Notable Representations

  • Advised and assisted SECC on membership application to International Organization of Securities Commission (IOSCO)
  • Advised the largest entertainment company in Cambodia for Initial Public Offering (IPO) worth of USD 369 million listed in Hong Kong Stock Exchange and also became the first Cambodian company to issue offshore bonds raising USD 300 million
  • Assisted an airline in obtaining the Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from the State Secretariat of Civil Aviation in Cambodia
  • Provided general advice to the leading telecommunication company
  • Advised the real estate developer on a large investment project for land reclamation
  • Assisted investors in acquiring economic concession right over land around 10,000 hectares
  • Provided tax advisory service to one of the Special Economic Zone
  • Assisted number of companies dealing with million US dollars tax reassessment with tax authorities

Admission and Professional Involvement

  • Member of Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC)
  • Accredited as Tax Agent, Ministry of Economy and Finance, General Department of Taxation (GDT)
  • Qualified Legal Adviser, Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia (SECC)
  • Accredited as Trademark Agent, Ministry of Commerce (MoC).
  • Qualified Authirized Respresentative in Business Registration, Ministry of Commerce (MoC).
  • Fulfilled Professional Property Evaluation course, Cambodian Valuers and Estate Agents Association (CVEAA)
  • Founding and council member, Intellectual Property Association of Cambodia (IPAC)
  • Founding member of ASEAN Legal Alliance (ALA)
  • Acceptance Committee Member, PraeLegal worldwide legal network
  • Member of ASEAN Intellectual Property Association (ASEAN IPA)

Education

  • Master of Law in International Business Law, Cambodia (Pannasastra University of Cambodia)
  • Bachelor of Law in Public Law, Cambodia (Asia Europe University)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, Cambodia (Pannasastra University of Cambodia)
  • Certified Accounting Technician (CAT), United Kingdom (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA))
  • Certification of Graduation of Joint Training Program in Small Business Management, corporated between Faculty of Business and Georgetown University, Cambodia (National University of Management)

Language

  • Khmer
  • English
  • Chinese