Levels 18 and 21 Bitexco Financial Tower
No 2 Hai Trieu Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: +84 28 3821 2357
Fax: +84 28 3910 3733
Current position: Founding Partner
Principal practice areas/industry focus:
Practice areas: Corporate/M&A, Employment, Compliance, ADR
Industry sectors: Insurance, Distribution/Retail, FMCG, Manufacturing, Hospitality
Career highlights: Ms. Quyen co-founded LNT & Partners and is a partner in charge of the firm’s Corporate M&A practice group. Ms Quyen and her team have been consistently and proactively involved in the successful completion of various projects, including numerous high profile foreign investments, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and corporate management. She also advises on labour and IP matters, and has been active in arbitration and dispute settlement. Above all, with more than two decades of experience, Ms Quyen has been recognised by the legal community as one of the few life insurance law experts in Vietnam who has a comprehensive understanding of international insurance regulations and their application under the laws of Vietnam.
Ms Quyen is the legal advisor behind billions of dollars’ worth of investment into Vietnam. She recently advised on a joint venture between a Korean investor and Ngoc Tung JSC, a leading Vietnamese fertilizer and pesticide manufacturer. She also advised a Japanese real estate market leader on a mega infrastructure project connected to Ho Chi Minh City’s Metroline No 1, and a Korea-based multinational electronics corporation on its construction of a 70 ha manufacturing facility for high-tech household appliances in Vietnam. Ms Quyen also successfully represented Shiseido in a high-profile dispute against a Vietnamese trading partner for unpaid stocks where the latter carried out material dishonest dealings.
Education and professional experience: Ms Quyen received her LL.B. from Ho Chi Minh Law University (Vietnam) and went on to obtain an LL.M. from the University of the West of England (UK). She has completed WIPO-Sida training on Copyrights and Related Rights in the Global Economy, and is a CEDR certified mediator.
Prior to co-founding LNT & Partners, Ms Quyen was Chief Counsel and Head of PR for a U.S. insurance company where she was a member of the executive board, undertaking a broad portfolio of responsibilities and involved in all strategic decision-making of the company. Ms Quyen also previously worked as an in-house counsel for British American Tobacco (Vietnam) where she advised on numerous domestic and international commercial issues. Ms Quyen is also a regular columnist for the PhapLuat Newspaper, the Vietnam Investment Review and several other legal periodicals.
Recognitions: Ms Quyen has been consistently recommended by Chambers Asia-Pacific as a Corporate/M&A expert. She has also been held in high regard and recommended by asialaw for having “all the important connections and experience” that corporate clients need, in addition to being recognised as a Leading Lawyer in 2015 and a Market-leading Lawyer in 2018 in Corporate/M&A and Employment.
Asialaw Distinguished Practitioner 2020 in Corporate and M&A