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Nhean Somunin

ID 006
142 Asper Trail Circle,
Ottawa, ON K2M 0K8, Canada
(613) 915 5449

Education and Professional Membership
  • Educated in both Cambodia and abroad: Canada, USA, UK, and the Netherlands)
  •  Obtained degrees and higher education in the areas of Law, Governance and Development, City Regeneration, and Geography
  • Completed the course of Bookkeeping and Accounts, Income Taxes, Life and Disability Insurances, and Financial Investment of Canada
  • A former Legal Research Scholar of the University of Michigan University Law School, British Chevening Scholar, and IHS/Erasmus Scholar
  •  First group of arbitrators listed with the NCAC - Successfully completed a series of training on ADR and Commercial Arbitration provided by University of San Francisco (USF-NIM), Cambodia’s Chamber of Commerce (CCC-EU), the Arbitration Council Foundation (ACF), and Ministry of Commerce (MOC-IFC) by trainers from USA, Germany, Italy, Canada, Australia, and Singapore, especially by trainers from Singapore Institute of Arbitration (SIArb) who are highly experienced International Arbitrators of Singapore International Arbitration Center (SIAC)
  •  Passed all exams administered by SIArb and is eligible to register as a member of the SIAC
  • A member of the Arbitration Council established under the Labor Law to resolve collective labor disputes through conciliation and arbitration
  • Been serving as honourable labor arbitrator from the Ministry of Labor List since 2005
Current Position
  • Currently is working with a federal agency or institution of Canada

Professional Experiences
  • More than 20 years of work experience in the field of administration and marketing with private companies (college, forex brokerage agency, commercial bank, hotel & restaurant, real estate agency, mobile phone services, insurance, and financial investment); and law teaching, translation, advocacy, legislative drafting and consultancy with many Grant/TA projects funded by bilateral and multi-lateral donors
  • Has extensive legal knowledge in the areas of labor, Contract, Secured Transactions, Real Rights on Land and Immovable Properties, Banking, Insurance, Financial Investment and Commercial Enterprises.
Language
  • Khmer, English, French, and Thai