DFDL was established in 1994 and founded on a unique vision: to create an integrated legal, tax and investment advisery ﬁrm, with in-depth knowledge of the jurisdictions where we are based, to provide tailored, efficient and practical services across our core areas of expertise.Our integrated and expanding network of 11 offices and 3 collaborating firms throughout nine countries in South East Asia stands as a testament to these goals.
Our dedicated professionals possess the acumen and insight necessary to assist you, our clients, in navigating the various legal complexities and challenges, while simultaneously reaping the vast opportunities that this dynamic region continues to offer. We strive to provide no-nonsense, commercially focused and innovative advice, drawing on over 20 years of wide ranging experience and finely tuned local knowledge of the countries in which we operate.
How we work
With a diverse and multi-ethnic complement of over 140 local and foreign lawyers and advisers working within Asia, we provide personalized,competitive, and practical tax and legal services in language that you understand. These services include:Energy, Mining and Infrastructure
- Corporate and Commercial
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Real Estate and Construction
- English law governed transactions
DFDL’s ongoing evolution in recent years has seen a swelling of our ranks of Japanese bengoshi and Chinese language lawyers, ready to assist new investment groups and companies on the ground in places as diverse as Cambodia and Myanmar. This readiness to adapt to the changing necessities and demands of new regional players remains unparalleled by any other firm.