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.
VILAF is one of the few large business law firms primarily advising foreign investors and foreign financial institutions making investments in Vietnam. The firm’s team of experienced senior lawyers covers every aspect of businesses and investment laws. VILAF has been consistently ranked as a first-tier law firm by reputable legal editorials including AsiaLaw, ALB, Benchmark Litigation, Chambers & Partners, IFLR 1000, and Legal 500, among others. The firm is well-known for its leading position in Vietnam in cross-border M&A, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Dispute Resolution, Real Estate, Power/Energy, Project Finance and Infrastructure Projects.
VILAF’s recent awards and recognitions are below:
IFLR – Vietnam National Law Firm of the Year 2006, 2007, 2008, 2016, 2018, 2020, 2021 and 2022
Chambers and Partners – Vietnam Law Firm of the Year 2022
In-house Community – Most Responsive Firm of the Year 2021, In-house Community Firm of the Year 2021 and Deal of the Year 2021
ALB – Vietnam Law Firm of the Year 2016 and 2021
Asia Law – Vietnam Firm of the Year 2019, 2020 and 2021
Legal 500 - Legal 500 Highly Commended Corporate and M&A Team
ALB Japan Law Awards – Project Finance Deal of the Year 2020
Asia Law – Impact Case for M&A of the Year 2020
Ministry of Justice of Vietnam – Compliment for Law Firm with great contribution to the development of Vietnamese Justice in the 2015 – 2020 period
Founded in 1991, Pham & Associates is the oldest and one of the most prominent IP Law firms in Vietnam. With strong practice groups in both IP prosecution and contentious matters, the firm continues to be one of the largest filers in Vietnam and is very experienced in conducting appeal, opposition and invalidation procedures with the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) and related agencies, suing in court to resolve IP disputes or negotiate to reach out-of-court agreements and provide expert opinions on IP matters. Since 2001, the company also provides legal consulting services on business law in Vietnam.
With the staff of 110+, including 14 attorneys-at-law, 34 IP attorneys and 30 consultants we work in all technical areas, particularly in chemistry, mechanics, electronics, pharmaceuticals, bio- technology, material science and telecommunications. To date, Pham & Associates has filed in total about 32,000 trademark , 18,000 patent and 7,000 industrial design applications and currently represents nearly 2,000 clients in 40 countries. The firm is also the largest filer of PCT applications designating Vietnam.
Equipped with a self-designed, full-featured docketing software and an updated IP database our attorneys are able to carry out all types of searches, track the status and progress of each file at each stage and report results to clients in a timely manner.
With a head office in Hanoi and branch offices in Ho Chi Minh, Da Nang and Hai Phong, our attorneys can respond quickly to clients and meet them face-to-face at their companies to advise and give solutions, particularly when handling IP disputes and infringement cases.
Recent Awards & Ranking
The firm was ranked tier one in Vietnam for patent, trademark prosecution and contentious matters (consecutively from 2008 to 2022) by Managing IP; was winner of the Vietnam Patent Firm of the Year Award (consecutively from 2009 to 2021), the Vietnam Trademark Firm of the Year Award ( 2019-2021) by Asia IP.
In Vietnam, trademark "pa Pham & Associates, figure" is recognized as well-known mark and features in the list of the Top 50 Famous Brands in Vietnam continously from 2016 to 2022.
Aplus Law (Luat A+) was created with the idea of connecting law with people and businesses, creating legal peace of mind and sustainable value for clients. We understand complexity; we understand your needs and we are shaped by 10+ years of skill, passion, and integrity. Apluslaw blends traditions of success with current market knowledge providing clients with exceptional counsel and solutions. We have learned that our clients want a firm that is current with today’s practices and technologies, and capable of responding to their needs now and well into the future. Your Apluslaw Attorney is part of a dynamic, respectful, and diverse team that values excellence, hard work, creativity, and attention to detail. Whether you need guidance in exploring a remarkable opportunity, or passionate support in defending an action against you, your Aplus Law Attorney will focus on your needs and achieving results.
EPLegal started its business in 2009 as a boutique firm specialized in the oil & gas industry. After a few years, we have extended our legal services intensively in support of local Vietnamese and international clients in cross-border commercial transactions, maritime & aviation, banking & financing project, incorporations, dispute resolution & litigation, construction, corporate, M&A and others legal interests. EPLegal possesses highly qualified lawyers and consultants accredited in Vietnam and England with a normal range of 10 to 20 years of experience in legal and contract related practices. EPLegal is proud of having outstanding dispute lawyers specialized in high value, high stakes, complex litigation and arbitration, with particular expertise in multi-jurisdictional disputes. We are usually involved in early dispute resolution through direct settlement negotiation, mediation or, failing that, litigation or arbitration.
Frasers (and its predecessor firm) have been collectively advising clients on Vietnam-related transactions for 27 years. We are a full service commercial law firm practising in Vietnam. Frasers provides excellence, experience, innovation, commitment, understanding and insight. Frasers has an integrated team of international and local lawyers, allowing us to advise on Vietnamese law matters to an international standard. Frasers has advised leading international and Vietnamese corporations in relation to their business and investments in Vietnam, and we are regarded as being the premier independent legal practice in Vietnam. We have consistently been recognised as being in the top tier of law firms in Vietnam by leading independent guides to law firms such as The Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Asialaw.