Global Vietnam Lawyers is a gathering of dedicated and experienced lawyers poised to become a global-standard Vietnamese business law firm. With its wide range of practices and expertise Global Vietnam Lawyers is the premium choice for providing assistance to domestic and foreign businesses in addressing whatever transactional or dispute issues they may have.
Established in 2006, Indochine Counsel is one of Vietnam’s leading law firms and is capable of running with both boutique services and large M&A deals. It is a business specialty firm with six partners and thirty lawyers in both Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.
VILAF is one of the largest business law firms advising foreign investors and foreign financial institutions in Vietnam. The firm’s experienced senior lawyers cover every aspect of business and investment laws. The firm is well-known for its leading position in M&A, Finance and Infrastructure Projects.
V&A is a full-service professional firm, which together with its legal arm, V&A Legal, offers a broad range of services. The Firm members, who work closely with one another to take advantage of combined knowledge of practice groups and bring with them the “vision”, are committed to providing comprehensive & high-quality services at reasonable cost to both corporate and individual clients. We continue to invest in our people, so that the Firm has the ability to anticipate changes and look to the future, as our name implies.
LNT & Partners (“LNT”) is a market-leading full-service independent law firm based in Vietnam, which focuses on advisory and transactional work in the areas of corporate and M&A, real estate, infrastructure, banking and finance as well as complex and high-profile litigation and arbitration matters. The firm is among Vietnam’s most prominent, having represented a wide range of multinational and domestic clients, including Fortune Global 500 and well-known Vietnamese listed companies.
LNT has set a high benchmark for providing highly innovative and effective legal services. Through our continued success in negotiating complex deals and resolving high-stake disputes, we have been widely recognised for our legal prowess in both transactional and litigation matters.
LNT maintains a highly qualified team of over 70 professionals with international experience and connections. Together we bring a diversity of legal and business experience, standing out in the market for our commitment to provide pragmatic solutions that bridge the gap between the law and commercial reality. Our partners are market-leading practitioners in their respective field, having advised on some of the largest investment and commercial transactions in Vietnam and been at the forefront of billions of dollars’ worth of investment.
Mission and core values
Our mission is to create values for our clients with innovative solutions. To this end, we consider teamwork, professionalism and constant learning and innovation to be the key traits that define who we are.
Selected work highlights
Advised on Hyphens Pharma’s IPO on the SGX Catalist
Advised on the launch of Samsung’s payment app, Samsung Pay, in Vietnam
Advised Hakuhodo Inc, Japan’s second largest advertising company, on its acquisition of a majority stake in Ho Chi Minh City-based IMC group Square Communications
Advised a joint venture on a USD 7.5 billion island multiplex project which consists of residential, commercial, entertainment and medical establishments
Represented BIDV, the oldest commercial bank in Vietnam, and its employees in a high profile litigation
Acted as lead counsels in two landmark infrastructure arbitration cases in Hong Kong with USD 500 million at stake (ICC rules)
Advised Taisho on its USD 107.4m acquisition of a controlling stake in Hau Giang Pharmaceutical
Advised on Habeco’s IPO on the HOSE
Advised Adventus Singapore on its joint venture with a local partner for the establishment of a 5-star resort in Da Nang
The Firm Established in 1991, Pham & Associates is recognized as a premier Vietnamese intellectual property law firm with strong practice groups in both the prosecution and contentious matters. Not only has been and continues to be one of the largest filers in Vietnam, Pham & Associates is also a reputable firm on appeal/opposition proceedings before the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP), filing a lawsuit or negotiating to reach out-of-court settlement regarding IP disputes.
Since 2001, in addition to IP services, the firm has also advised clients on Vietnam business laws.
Staff The firm has over 120 full-time staff including 14 attorneys at law, 34 registered patent and trademark/design attorneys and 28 consultants. Most of our patent attorneys have both a technical degree and a law degree and they work in a wide range of technical areas including chemistry, mechanics, electronics, bio-technology, pharmaceuticals, energy, material science, and telecommunications. Before joining the firm, some of our consultants used to work at NOIP as a senior patent or trademark examiners. This team is assisted, on a part-time basis, by a team of collaborators who are experts and researchers from leading universities and R&D institutions in the country, so we are confident that we can handle satisfactorily all patent applications especially those related to cutting-edge technologies.