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Allen & Overy LLP

Banking & Finance

4 ranked lawyersBand 1VietnamAsia-Pacific 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Allen & Overy is a market leader in Vietnam with a well-regarded legal team servicing numerous international and local clients. Especially well known for its adept handling of cross-border corporate, trade and project finance. Regularly advises on the range of capital market products, covering both debt and equity offerings in addition to hybrid convertible loans. Further legal capabilities cover cutting-edge international and domestic bond issuances as well as a range of loan restructuring deals and aviation finance. Notable clients include BNP Paribas, Standard Chartered Bank and Asian Development Bank.

Strengths

Clients say that Allen & Overy in Vietnam is "strong locally with experience across a broad base of transactions and regulatory issues."

A client also comments that they are "highly satisfied by the quality, performance and on-time delivery of their work, including but not limited to, an engagement that goes beyond the scope of work."

Work highlights

Allen & Overy advised BNP Paribas and Standard Chartered Bank on a USD200 million term facility loan with a greenshoe option of USD50 million to Masan Group.

Its team also advised Vingroup on its USD500 million Regulation S offering of 3% exchangeable bonds, due in 2026.

Notable practitioners

Adam Moncrieff is Allen & Overy's managing partner in Vietnam, based in Ho Chi Minh City. He has over 20 years' experience in banking transactions. He is best known for his work acting on complex acquisition and project finance matters, often acting for lenders. A source comments that "he is very strong in banking and finance."

Duc Tran is a partner in Allen & Overy's Ho Chi Minh City office. He is respected for his legal capabilities in banking transactions, advising international lenders and Vietnamese corporates on cross-border matters. A client comments that he "has always been one of the best banking lawyers in Vietnam" and "is very practical and responsive." Another client adds that he knows the "whole spectrum of law" in Vietnam.

Tina LeDinh is a New York-qualified lawyer based in Allen & Overy's Ho Chi Minh City office. She advises on complex equity and bond issuances, regularly advising international clients. She is praised for her expertise on the intersection of US and Vietnamese matters, with a client commenting that she "bridges that gap perfectly."

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Vietnam

Banking & Finance


Adam Moncrieff
Band 3
Tran Anh Duc
Band 1

Banking & Finance: Capital Markets


Tina LeDinh
Band 2
Tran Anh Duc
Band 1