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Daodeuane Duangdara

Daodeuane Duangdara

Partner
Laos

Daodeuane is regarded as one of Laos’s most experienced and knowledgeable tax advisers. She has over 20 years of experience, including leading the tax team at PwC in Laos, and prior to that, working at a top regional law firm.

Daodeuane has provided tax and legal advisory services to a large number of multinational and local firms in Laos across a wide range of sectors, including mining, hydropower, gas exploration and banking, and has formed excellent working relationships with the government authorities in Laos – in particular with the Tax Department.

With a Bachelor’s in Education from the National University of Laos and a Diploma in Business Administration and Accounting, Daodeuane leads our very experienced tax team and has extensive knowledge with regard to tax and legal advice, tax compliance, tax planning and structuring, tax and legal due diligence, acquisitions and mergers, and corporate and investment advisory.

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • Director – VDB Loi (Nov 2012 – Present)
  • Manager – Tax and Legal Services – PwC, Laos (2001 – 2011)
  • Legal Assistant – Dirksen Flipse Doran and Le, Laos (1998 – 2001)

AREAS OF PRACTICE

  • Tax advisory, compliance and audit

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

  • 2003 – Diploma in Business Administration and Accounting, Unity School of Management and Education, Vientiane, Laos
  • 1998 – Bachelor of Education, National University of Laos, Vientiane, Laos

LANGUAGES

  • Lao – Native
  • English – Very Good
  • Thai – Very Good

SOME OF KEY CLIENTS

AirAsia Berhad

Siam Cement Group

Nam Theun 2 Hydro Power Co., Ltd

Hitachi Mitsubishi Hydro Corporation

Right Tunneling Co., Ltd.

Hitachi Plant Construction Co., Ltd

IHI Infrastructure Systems Co., Ltd.

Sinohydro Bureau 8 Co., Ltd.

Obayashi Corporation

Pestech SDN BHD