CHEA Leang (Cambodia) received her Master of Arts in Law from Martin Luther University in Germany in 1995.
From 1996-2002 She began her legal career at the Ministry of Justice and became Deputy in the Training Office of Ministry of Justice, as well as a member of the legal committee to create the Cambodian Penal Code.
She joined the Cambodian judiciary as a Prosecutor in the Appeals Court in 2002, taking part in trial at the Court of Appeals and inspecting prosecutors’ work at provincial level.
In 2009, she was appointed Prosecutor General of the Supreme Court, which is the highest prosecutorial position in Cambodia. She has received additional legal training in Denmark, Japan and The Hague.
In addition to Khmer, she speaks German and English.