Operating in Laos since 2008, Arion Legal’s experienced team of lawyers provides focused, results orientated, and cost effective legal and tax services to foreign and Lao investors. Our Vientiane office provides international standard legal and tax advice and documentation for foreign investors operating in, or looking to invest in, the Lao PDR. Our approach is commercially focused and adapted to suit changing economic and regulatory conditions.
We have represented foreign and local clients across a broad range of commercial issues concerning foreign investment into Lao PDR. We have participated in several mining projects and acted as Lao Counsel to the Government of Lao PDR and lenders on numerous large-scale hydropower projects including:
- Nam Sim Hydropower Project (USD17.6M investment)
- Nam Lik 1 and 2 Hydropower Project (USD 150M investment)
- Nam Ou (USD 700M investment)
Arion Legal has been appointed as Honorary Counsel to the British Embassy and has also acted as Lao Counsel to the Singapore and Australian Embassies.