Vu Thi Thu Ha

ATS Law Firm - Vietnam

Director - Managing Partner



Rising Star

English and Vietnamese



Before founding ATS Law Firm with other partners and being Director/Managing Partner of ATS law firm, Ms. Vu Thi Thu Ha has over twenty-year working experience as In-house Lawyer for leading groups in the fields of real estate, construction, energy, trading, Senior Consultant of Ernst & Young Vietnam, National Project Co-ordinator – National Blood Safety Programme (World Health Organization).

Spanning over 20 years of experience, Ms. Vu Thi Thu Ha has abundant experience and insight, which arises from her innumerable past track record. She has been granted several individual awards from various prestigious organizations, including Legal 500, IFLR, Asialaw and was named in the A-list of Vietnam's Top 100 Lawyers by Asia Business Law Journal. Recently, Ms. Ha is honored to be recognized as a Rising star in Corporate M&A by Asialaw and as a Leading Lawyer – ''Highly Regarded'' by IFLR1000.

Ha and her team have provided preeminent service to clients with detailed analysis on legal risks that may arise during numerous transactions, investment deals, employment matters and long-running disputes, etc. As a proactive leader, she raised her firm ranking to Tier 2 in Tax and Labour consecutively from 2020 to 2022, recognized by Legal500.

  • Advising FPT Software on several tax issues arising from its daily operation.
  • Advising Turner Vietnam on handling several contractual disputes with its clients.
  • Advising a leading company in energy and agriculture in Vietnam on the proposed acquisition of a Solar Farm Project covering an area of about 80 hectares in Southern Vietnam.
  • Advising on the transfer of an eco-tourism island project in the North of Vietnam with a value of over USD 100 million.
  • Advising on the acquisition of a USD 50 million - valued industrial park, infrastructure, construction and exploitation project in central Vietnam
  • Acting for a leading global supplier of technology and services, and is active in a range of sectors including automotive aftermarket, automotive electronics, drive and control technology, etc. in above EUR 10 million – valued tax litigation at court
  • Acting for one of the leading private conglomerates in a labour litigation proceedings following labour contract termination by the employer with extremely high-value of compensation request of employee for more than USD 90 million.

  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute resolution
  • Labour and employment
  • Tax

  • Banking and financial services
  • Energy
  • Insurance
  • Mining
  • Real estate

  • Vietnam Bar Federation
  • Hanoi Bar Association

  • Part-time lecturer at Judicial Academy (consultancy skills, corporate, contract, labour)
  • Lawyer Card and Lawyer Practice License – Member of Hanoi Bar – Vietnam Bar Federation

  • Law Master Degree issued by Hanoi Law University
  • Certified as QMS IRCA (United Kingdom) registered Audito
  • Certificate of ISO 9000 Auditor training issued by Bureau Veritas Quality International (BVQI)
  • Certificate of Management of Laboratory in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025 standards issued by Directorate for Standards and Quality
  • Certificate of Asset Management Officer issued by Ministry of Justice (Vietnam)