Phallack Kong

Dean/Professor
Faculty of Law, Pannasastra University of Cambodia, Cambodia

Specialization

Environmental Dispute Resolution

Prof. KONG Phallack holds LL.M. from Nagoya University, Graduate School of Law (Japan), LL.B. from the Royal University of Law and Economics (Cambodia) and Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the Royal University of Health Science (Cambodia). 

Prof. Phallack has served as a Dean and taught laws at Faculty of Law and Public Affairs of Pannasastra University of Cambodia since 2001 and he has been promoted to be a Professor status in March 2016 after 15 years of involvement in teaching and research. He has conducted researches and published number of articles and books locally and internationally. 

Prof. Phallack has extensive professional experience working with government, parliament, courts, development partners, private sectors, political parties, trade unions, civil societies and media for more than 16 years in  the field of laws and policies development and training; and strategic plan development. His primary expertise is ADR ( Negotiation, Mediation and Arbitration), business law, labor law, intellectual property law, civil law, and public private partnership. He recently has extended his research interest in business and human right, access to information,  Environmental law(Environmental ADR), Law and religions.

Besides teaching and research, Prof. KONG Phallack serves as Attorney at law of KhmerLex Legal Solutions,  an arbitrator, the Arbitration Council since 2003, an Arbitrator of  Kuala Lumpur Regional Center for Arbitration, KLRC in Malaysia since 2012 (New appointment valid from 2017-2020); and a regional mediator of Compliance Advisor Ombudsman, an Independence Recourse Mechanism of IFC/MIGA, World Bank Groups since 2013, a PPP legal specialist of Asian Development Bank and social protection legal expert of GIZ.

Prof. Phallack has involved in teaching, working and providing pro bono services in Denmark, Laos, Vietnam, Singapore and Myanmar on specific topics such as model court project, clinical legal education, conflict resolution and mediation, employment and Labor Law, Rule of law and religion in Cambodia, Religious Conflict Resolution, Community and company mediation, and other legal trainings. He has joined PACL Team in drafting Principles of Asian Contract Law (PACL). PACL Team is composed of Professors from Japan, South Korea, China, Singapore, Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Myanmar and Cambodia.

Environmental Fields of Interest

  • EIA, Business and community dialogues (social and environmental impact)