Potim is the legal partner and principal of PYT & Associates (a member of VDB Loi), one of the first registered commercial arbitrators of NAC, and a member of the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia. Potim was formerly a Partner at Gordon & Associates and Deputy Head of the Corporate & Commercial Practice Group of DFDL in Cambodia.
He has 11 years of experience advising foreign investors, local and foreign banks, and insurance and securities firms. He holds an LL.M. and LL.B. (Université Lumière Lyon 2). Potim’s practice areas cover securities and corporate law, commercial law, banking, insurance, IP, employment, environment, and licensing.
Potim has worked on some of the largest investment projects in Cambodia, including a high-profile acquisition of two Cambodian telecom companies by Singapore and Malaysian companies, a US$90M bond issuance, and financing projects for Proparco and AFD. He played a major role in advising on the acquisition of telecom operator Mobitel and the market entry of a foreign bank into Cambodia. Potim headed the legal team for the restructuring of Maybank in Cambodia and for an acquisition of US$16M-shares in a Thai-owned company in Cambodia.