We have a team of experienced and dynamic Khmer, U.S, and Chinese lawyers with different backgrounds who always care about the interest of our client first. Our key staff are as follows: 

Rath Kiri, Attorney at Law

Rath Kiri (纪国平) has legal experience in Cambodia and the USA. He was a member of the first Cambodian team to join the Willem C. Vis Moot International Commercial Arbitration in Austria. A member of New York State Bar, Mr. Kiri holds a master degree of laws (LL.M) from University of Washington, Seattle.

Currently he teaches corporate, security, and contract laws at Royal University of Law and Economics. He speaks Khmer, English, Mandarin, and basic Thai.

Prior joining to the firm, he worked as a legal advisor at a leading regional law office in Phnom Penh providing legal advice and assistance to local and foreign investors across multiple practice areas including:


- Real estate and construction: drafting various real estate documents such as lease, sale and purchase, mortgage, and construction agreement. Advising on property transfer process, land due diligence, title conversion and consolidation. Preparing applications on long term lease registration, hypothec registration, and construction permit.


- Corporate and commercial: assisting in corporate matters such as doing company registration and dissolution, share transfer, and corporate compliance with Ministry of Commerce, General Department of Taxation, and the Council for the Development of Cambodia. Applying for specific business license from some ministries and authorities. Drafting memorandum of advice and legal opinion on various corporate matters.


- Banking and finance : drafting financial documents such as loan, guarantee, escrow, and other security agreements. Advising on banking and microfinance license applications.


- Mining and Energy: applying for various mining and energy licenses for clients. Advising on merger and acquisition of local mining companies. Drafting and reviewing various agreements in this sectors such as supply agreement, construction agreement, and joint venture agreement.


- Taxes: advising on tax compliance and on specific business transactions.


- Citizenship and immigration: advising and assisting clients on their Cambodian and US immigration law matters such as citizenship and other immigration applications.


- Dispute resolution: advising on litigation and arbitration cases. Drafting legal memorandum and other necessary documents for submission to the judges and arbitrators.

 

Ge Wu, Attorney at Law

Ge Wu (吴葛holds a master degree of law from University of Washington School of Law and a bachelor of law from East China University of Political Science and Law in Seattle and in Shanghai, respectively.  Ge's main practice areas include corporate and commercial, foreign direct investment, banking and finance, compliance, and dispute resolution. 

Prior to joining Husky & Partners, Ge has worked as legal officer at a leading securities and investment firm based in Shanghai, China. She also used to work as a legal intern at a leading law office based in Boston while she was in the United States. Ge is a licensed Chinese lawyer. She speaks Chinese and English.

Sophath Chou, Attorney at Law

Sophath Chou holds a Juris Doctorate from the Seattle University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Washington. Sophath's primary practice area is United States immigration law. With over 11 years experience, she is widely recognized in the field of immigration and frequently appears on US radio to discuss legal issues.

Prior to joining our firm, Sophath worked for a boutique immigration law firm in Seattle, Washington and also served as an intern in the United States Senate. Sophath was born in Battambang, Cambodia and immigrated to the United States with her family as a child. She speaks Khmer and English.

Cody Colwell, Attorney at Law

Cody Colwell holds a Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California and a Bachelor of Arts degree in new media technology from the University of Washington. His practice areas include United States immigration, family law, and elements of civil law including personal injury.

Prior to joining our firm, Cody practiced real estate and land use law for a leading consulting firm. He was a fellow with the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He speaks English and is currently learning Khmer.

Sokkeang So, Advisor

Sokkeang So holds her master degree of laws from Royal University of Law and Economic in Phnom Penh where she focused her expertise in investment, property, banking and finance, and commercial law. Because of her good performance at school, she was awarded to participate in a few law school programs in Germany, the Netherlands, and Japan.

Prior to joining Husky & Partners, Sokkeang first worked as a legal intern at Khmer Rouge Tribunal and as legal consultant in a leading law firm in Phnom Penh for 6 years. .She speaks Khmer, English, and Chinese.

Lykea Ear, Advisor

Lykea holds his bachelor and master degrees of laws from Build Bright University in Siem Reap where he focused his expertise in property and commercial laws. Because of this background, he has always assisted our clients with their transactions properly and with successful results. In addition, he also has a very good knowledge of tax and labor law.

Prior to joining Husky &Partners, Lykea worked as a court clerk and legal consultant for five years in a leading nonprofit organization based in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. He speaks Khmer and English.

Sidoeun Kev, Advisor

Sidoeun holds his bachelor degrees of laws from Royal University of Law and Economics where he focused his expertise in property, family, and commercial law. Because of this background, he has always assisted our clients with their matters properly and with successful results. In addition, he also has a very good knowledge of tax and investment law.

Prior to joining Husky & Partners, Sidoeun worked in a leading non-profit organization focusing on family and housing matters based in Phnom Penh city. He speaks Khmer and English.