Frasers Law Company

Vietnam

Analysis

Overview

Renowned full service law firm Frasers Law Company is best known for its corporate and M&A work, which is currently ranked in the ‘Outstanding’ tier. The firm also has respectable practices in project finance, domestic and cross-border transactions, regional investment and regulatory advices. It prides itself on its deep bench of practitioners, which includes renowed banking and corporate lawyer Mark Fraser and senior corporate practitioner Justin Gisz.

Client feedback

Very fast and clear legal advice. Full of knowledge on governmental registrations and requirements.” – Corporate and M&A

Clear and well-structured legal advice. The team is also extremely professional.” – Energy

Practical and commercial mindset, quick and timely responses.” – Labour and employment

When working with Frasers you feel like you're working with a true business partner. In the past few years, we have engaged Frasers on a couple of challenging issues, and we have always managed to achieve a satisfactory result leaning on their expertise.” – Restructuring and insolvency

Mark Fraser

Mark has extensive and wide-ranging experience. He is especially good at introducing clients to the Vietnam market and regulatory environment and helping clients understand how to approach doing business in the country. He is also skilled in cross-border matters and has been very good at keeping the larger picture in mind when managing issues touching upon Vietnam.

Justin Gisz

Justin is a legal fintech guru in Vietnam. He has a deep knowledge of the financial services regulatory framework, and of the key players and market trends in Vietnam. This enables him to provide very practical structuring advice to international companies entering the Vietnamese market.

Tax
Work highlights

Advised an Italian brand active in the fashion and retail sectors on VAT procedures.

Labour and employment
Work highlights

Advised PRGX Global on the employment matters, including labour contracts, collective labour agreements, internal labour rules, democratic regulations, trade union, employment registrations and periodic reports.

Intellectual property
Work highlights

Providing on-going advice to Navitas in relation to its IP management under the Vietnamese law.

Dispute resolution
Work highlights

Acting for IPS International Polysacks in its claim for a controlling right over its Vietnamese partnered company against its partner the Park family.

Corporate and M&A
Work highlights

Assisting FamilyMart in a major restructuring of its entire corporate group, including its Vietnam corporate and operational structure.

Engaged by VinaCapital to conduct legal due diligence on six media, tech and education start-ups in Hanoi pertaining to the management of its capital portfolio and associated acquisitions.

Capital markets
Work highlights

Instructed by Suncity Holdings to provided legal due diligence on its Hoi An South casino, hotel, leisure, residential, and retail development in relation to its IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Acted as Vietnam counsel to EFG Hermes in relation to its proposed cooperation agreement with Asia Commercial Bank Securities.

Banking and finance
Work highlights

Acted as Vietnam counsel to Bordier & Cie in its proposed strategic cooperation with Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank.

Drafted the security documents for GUD Holdings in relation to a loan offer to a Korean company.