Djamel El Akra
Sector: Consulting, Education & Training, Law / Legal & tax services
Chapter: French

C/o Sethavitou Notary Public
#64, Street 294,
Sangkat Beung Keng Kang I,
Khan Chamkarmorn,
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • 010555389


Advisory services:

In partnership with our local partner, Sethavitou Notary Public, we provide legal and business advisory services, including corporate/institutional governance, risks and compliance, contract management, advocacy, human resources legal management, corporate social responsibility management, and project management.

Areas of advisory services include labour law, distributorship, real estate, intellectual property (trademarks) and taxation.

Training Services:

We also provide training services for business support functions related to legislation, including commercial law, labour law, corporate law.



Djamel served as corporate counsel in charge of legal and compliance for a hospitality company and as a legal advisor for several business law firms in the Kingdom of Cambodia and Asia pacific. In this role, he advised on all aspects of business law, including corporate governance, contract management, human resources legal management, and intellectual property. He has been listed as one of the most influential corporate counsel in the Legal 500’s General Counsel Powerlist SEA 2017 and shortlisted by the Thomson Reuters’ Asian Legal Business as an in-house lawyer of the year 2017.

Fluent in four languages, Djamel’s background in international law spans several global roles, one of which was based in Italy. For the International institute for the Unification of private Law, where he advised in the context of the preparation of the UNIDROIT-FAO legal guide on contract farming. Djamel is also an Individual member of UNIDROIT of the Community of Practice on Legal Aspects of Contract Farming, an individual associate member of the National Commercial Arbitration Center in Cambodia.
In between his legal roles, Djamel is involved in advocacy activities, being Chairman of the Human Resources Committee of EuroCham, and part of the Government-Private Sector Forum Sub-Working Group on Tourism Industry. He also lectures at the Royal University of Law and Economics and Pour un Sourire d’Enfant (PSE)


Djamel El Akra