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.
Vision & Associates, is a full-service professional firm which together with its legal arm, Vision & Associates Legal, offers a broad range of services.
The members of the Firm, who bring with them the “vision”, are committed to providing comprehensive & high-quality services at reasonable cost to both corporate and individual clients. Vision & Associates is staffed with over 100 lawyers, patent & trademark attorneys and consultants. The Firm is structured into three practice groups, namely Legal Practice, IP Practice and Consulting Practice, which work closely with one another to take advantage of combined knowledge of three practice groups in order to provide comprehensive services to clients. We serve clients in two offices, in Hanoi and in Ho Chi Minh City.
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.
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. Global Vietnam Lawyers has been consistently ranked as a top-tier law firm by reputable legal publications including AsiaLaw, Asian Legal Business (ALB), Asia Business Law Journal, Benchmark Litigation, Chambers & Partners, Global Law Experts, IFLR 1000, In-House Community (IHC) and Legal 500.
Awards and Recognitions:
APAC Insider - South East Asia Business Awards 2021 – Best Business Law Consultancy
APAC Insider - South East Asia Law Awards 2022 - Best Corporate Law Firm in Vietnam
AsiaLaw – Vietnam Leading Lawyer/Firm of the Year 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.
Asian Legal Business - SE Asia Law Awards 2016 - Managing Partners of the Year
Asian Legal Business - SE Asia Law Awards 2022: Vietnam Law Firm of the Year & Rising Law Firm of the Year
Asia Business Law Journal - The A-List: Vietnam’s Top 100 Lawyers of the Year 2020, 2021, and 2022
Benchmark Litigation - Notable Nomination for Firm/Lawyer of the Year 2020 and 2022
Chambers and Partners – Vietnam Leading Firms of the Year 2023
Global Law Experts - Law Firm of the Year 2022
IFLR1000 – Leading Lawyers of the Year 2015 & 2022
In-house Community – Nominations for Winners, Honourable and Most Responsive Firm of the Year 2021
Acted as the Vietnam legal advisor for the developer of Fusion Maia Quy Nhon Resort in developing the kit of contracts of sale and rental pool arrangement for this beach-front villas resort.
Acted as Vietnam legal advisor for the Respondent in an administrative lawsuit on copyright infringement between a subsidiary of a world-class leader US-based in the design and manufacturing of custom blow molds for the plastics industry and a computer software company specializing in the production of product lifecycle management solution. GV Lawyers assisted the Respondent in (i) providing legal advice, (ii) joining the US Legal Team in working out defenses and verifying evidence, (iii) Representing in the mediation at Court.
Acted as the legal advisor providing legal advice, reviewing/drafting contracts for product sales of a beach-front resort villa complex and condotel project of Ana Mandara in Cam Ranh, Khanh Hoa, with a total area of approximately 29 hectares.
Advised DL Investment on purchasing stocks of a beach resort at Phu Quoc town. GV Lawyers acted as sole legal advisor for the buyer to buy out stake 45% shares in the target company to implement and develop the investment project of tropical resort on the sea.
Acted as the sole Vietnamese legal advisor for the successful IPO and Listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange of GHW International (Stock Code 9933.HK), an applied chemical intermediates provider in the integrated services market with an established reputation, and a long operating history of over 20 years in the industry.
Acted as legal advisors for a seller which is shareholder of TTC Green Energy Investment Joint Stock Company (“TTC Energy”), the investor of TTCIZ No. 01 solar power plant located at An Hoi hamlet, An Hoa ward, Trang Bang district, Tay Ninh province, with the capacity of 48 MW, in its transfer of 49% of shares in TTC Energy with a purchaser is Gulf Energy Development Public Company Limited (Thailand).
Acted as legal advisors for sellers that are shareholders of Mekong Wind Power Joint Stock Company (“Mekong”), the investor of (1) Binh Dai Wind Power Plant with design capacity of 30MW and a projection of capacity development up to 280MW by 2020, and (2) Ben Tre Solar Power Plant with the capacity of 30MW which are located in Ben Tre Province, in their transfer transaction of 49% of shares in Mekong with a purchaser is Grimm Power Public Company Limited (Thailand).
Acted as sole legal advisor for the seller is National Housing Organisation JSC (N.H.O JSC) in an M&A real estate located at Phu Do Ward, Nam Tu Liem District, Hanoi. In this M&A deal, we played quintessential role in efficiently assisting the seller in setting up the deal structure, deal financial matters and drafting – negotiating for sale and purchase shares agreement and the relevant transactional documents.
Acted as sole Vietnam legal advisor for the seller in a sale of its full stake for an undisclosed sum in a Singaporean architectural structure design company, the buyer is Tokyu Construction Corporation (TYO 1720:JP) and this is the first overseas takeover deal of Tokyu.
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.
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.
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