Lam Nguyen

VILAF - Vietnam



+84 24 3934 8530

Rising Star




Practice area:

Corporate and M&A

Industry sectors:


Lam was a former policy researcher and law-maker in a ministerial agency of the Government of Vietnam. Lam’s work ethic and preciseness are vastly appreciated by clients in the Energy & Infrastructure practice as well as in other fields of his practice. Clients commented Lam “Lam Nguyen, the counselor is so dedicated, smart and well logic” and a “sharp projects lawyer.” Since 2019, Lam has been regarded as a Rising Star in Corporate/M&A and Project Development by IFLR 1000 and a Rising Star in Corporate/M&A by AsiaLaw. Recently, Chambers and Partners highly ranked him in the Projects, Infrastructure & Energy sector.

  • Advised foreign investors in a number of BOT power projects and other high profile infrastructure projects such as Son My Terminal and Son My 2 BOT LNG to power projects, Omon II gas fired power project, Nghi Son 2 BOT power project, Van Phong 1 BOT power project, Vinh Tan 1 BOT power project, Nam Dinh 1 BOT power project, Mong Duong 2 BOT power project
  • Advised foreign investors in a number of M&A and real estate projects such as the transfer of equity capital in Nghi Son 2 BOT Power Project to a Japanese investor; the transfer of equity interest of an US investor in a BOT Power Project in Vietnam; the acquisition of majority shares in Holcim Cement Vietnam by SCCC; the 100% shares acquisition in 2 groups of cement companies and Prime Group by SCG; the acquisition and development of CapitaLand’s office projects in Hanoi; and Sumitomo Corporation’ smart city and other projects in Hanoi
  • Advised foreign investors in relation to their investment in renewable energy projects in Vietnam such as Scatec Solar, Super Energy, Vientos, IMPSA, etc.

  • Project development
  • Energy
  • Project finance
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Private equity

  • Energy
  • Industrials and manufacturing
  • Infrastructure
  • Oil and gas
  • Real estate
  • Technology and telecommunications

  • LLB, Hanoi Law University, 2003
  • LLM, Hanoi Law University, 2007