Aristotle David

– 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


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 Lao PDR. 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 Lao PDR 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, labor, intellectual property registration, international non-governmental organizations, administrative and other government proceedings in the Lao PDR and Philippines.


– English
– Filipino

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