Baker McKenzie

Real Estate Department

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What the team is known for Multifaceted projects and energy offering with wide-ranging capabilities. Regularly handles acquisitions and divestments in both coal and renewable power, while also advising on the financing of power projects. Real estate practice encompasses a range of hospitality, industrial and residential developments, in relation to M&A, financing and leasing deals. Acts for a range of developers, hospitality management groups and financial institutions.

Strengths Clients say the whole team is "extremely useful" in solving issues.

Work highlights Assisted the World Bank with a project for the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam to design and launch a solar auction programme in Vietnam.

Advised Tuyet Lien Son on a hotel management agreement with Intercontinental Hotels relating to the management of the voco Ma Belle Danang hotel.

Notable practitioners

Frederick Burke
has expertise in a broad spectrum of practices including energy M&A and project development. He especially advises domestic and international entities on renewable energy projects in Vietnam, including solar and wind power.

Gia Long Nguyen
is a well-regarded real estate practitioner who regularly assists clients with a range of hotel management agreements, land acquisitions and joint ventures. One interviewee recommends him for "being proactive, giving timelines and always following up."