Aristotle David

Aristotle David - ZICO Law Partner
Aristotle David
Managing Partner | ZICO Law Laos
Law

Aris is admitted as a lawyer by the Supreme Court of the Philippines and has been practicing law for more than 18 years with over 13 years’ experience in Laos. He has extensive international and regional experience. He holds a Master of Laws from the Universitiet van Amsterdam and post graduate diploma from the Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University.

Before joining ZICO Law, he has worked on several major investments in Laos and combines his local knowledge and experience with international expertise. He has professional experience in the following practice areas: corporate and commercial, investment structuring, investment regulatory compliance, investment and project coordination, due diligence, company establishment, contracts, real estate, labour, intellectual property registration, international non-governmental organizations, administrative and other government proceedings in the Laos and Philippines.

  • Masters of Law, International and European Law, Universitiet van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • World Intellectual Property Office Academy, Certificate on Principles of Intellectual Property Right
  • Certificate on International Courts and Tribunals, UNITAR/Raoul Wallenberg Institute
  • Postgraduate Diploma, International Human Rights Law, International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University, The Hague, Netherlands
  • Bachelor of Laws, Law, San Sebastian College, Manila City, Philippines
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Ateneo De Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines
2016

Investing in Lao PDR

Authored by ZICO Law Laos Managing Partner, Aristotle David, the guide provides a comprehensive look at the laws and regulations governing investment and offers readers a bird’s eye view of Laos Investment.

Band 1 | General Business Law | Laos
Chambers Asia Pacific, 2017

“I appreciate the enthusiasm, professionalism and accuracy you get when dealing with him,” – Client feedback
“For foreign clients, I highly recommend him for legal service provision in the Lao PDR.” – Client feedback

Band 1 | General Business Law | Laos
Chambers Asia Pacific, 2016

“Straightforward, responsive, and well informed.”
– Client feedback

Ranked Lawyer
Chambers Asia Pacific, 2015

“Very professional and approachable, and provides very precise advice,” – Client feedback

“is extremely devoted and has an excellent knowledge of the Lao legal and political environment.” – Client feedback

Market Leading Lawyers
Asia Law Profiles (2016)

Rising Star for Corporate and M&A
IFLR1000 Energy & Infrastructure (2014)

 

  • English
  • Filipino
Qualifications
  • Masters of Law, International and European Law, Universitiet van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • World Intellectual Property Office Academy, Certificate on Principles of Intellectual Property Right
  • Certificate on International Courts and Tribunals, UNITAR/Raoul Wallenberg Institute
  • Postgraduate Diploma, International Human Rights Law, International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University, The Hague, Netherlands
  • Bachelor of Laws, Law, San Sebastian College, Manila City, Philippines
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Ateneo De Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines
Publications
2016

Investing in Lao PDR

Authored by ZICO Law Laos Managing Partner, Aristotle David, the guide provides a comprehensive look at the laws and regulations governing investment and offers readers a bird’s eye view of Laos Investment.

Awards

Band 1 | General Business Law | Laos
Chambers Asia Pacific, 2017

“I appreciate the enthusiasm, professionalism and accuracy you get when dealing with him,” – Client feedback
“For foreign clients, I highly recommend him for legal service provision in the Lao PDR.” – Client feedback

Band 1 | General Business Law | Laos
Chambers Asia Pacific, 2016

“Straightforward, responsive, and well informed.”
– Client feedback

Ranked Lawyer
Chambers Asia Pacific, 2015

“Very professional and approachable, and provides very precise advice,” – Client feedback

“is extremely devoted and has an excellent knowledge of the Lao legal and political environment.” – Client feedback

Market Leading Lawyers
Asia Law Profiles (2016)

Rising Star for Corporate and M&A
IFLR1000 Energy & Infrastructure (2014)

 

Languages
  • English
  • Filipino