Current position: Partner
Principal practice areas/industry focus: Corporate, M&A, insurance, shipping, dispute resolution, real estate and commercial
Career highlights: Before becoming a VILAF partner, Quynh was a professor of law at the Ho Chi Minh City Law University for four years.
Quynh is admitted to practise law in Vietnam and received his LLB from the Ho Chi Minh City Law University and LLM from University of Wales, Swansea.
Quynh regularly advises leading multinational companies in Vietnam in various industries, such as insurance, shipping and real estate. He has also advised multinational real estate developers, pharmaceutical companies and oil and gas companies in cross-border M&A transactions. His notable deals include advising a Japanese investor in the acquisition and subsequent sale of Centre Point Tower, Total’s acquisition of LPG projects in Vietnam, STADA’s acquisition of shares in a public pharmaceutical company in Vietnam, and Mondelez’s acquisition of Kinh Do Corporation.
He also represented VinaCapital in a number of M&A transactions involving real property investment projects in Vietnam, and advised on a number of group corporate restructuring transactions relating to Vietnam subsidiaries.
Quynh was named an In-House Community Commended External Counsel 2016; was recognised in ALB’s List of 40 Under 40 in 2016; named in Asialaw as a rising star lawyer 2016 and 2017 in dispute resolution & litigation and shipping, maritime & aviation; and recognized as Asialaw Leading Lawyer 2018 in corporate/M&A, dispute resolution & litigation, shipping, maritime & aviation.
Asialaw Distinguished Practitioner 2020 in Dispute Resolution