Duane Morris & Selvam LLP

Corporate/M&A Department

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The firm has offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city to support clients who have operations or investments in Vietnam, one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. Our lawyers represent a range of clients, including multinational corporations with operations in Vietnam, as well as foreign businesses seeking to establish investments in Vietnam and throughout Southeast Asia.

Our Corporate lawyers advise early-stage and mature companies on a wide variety of corporate and commercial matters. With decades of experience as well as fluency in Vietnamese language and business cultures, we support our clients in transnational transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, including negotiated acquisitions and divestitures, hostile acquisitions and defense against takeover attempts, venture capital and private equity transactions.

Recent Work Highlights:

  • Assisting redBus, a pioneer in online bus booking service in Southeast Asian emerging markets, in connection with establishing and operating a subsidiary in Vietnam to provide online bus ticketing services.
  • Advising Tui Travel Accomodation, the world’s leading travel and tourism company, on the establishment of a joint venture company in Vietnam.
  • Advising a leading Japanese restaurant operator with almost 5,000 outlets, on the structure and establishment of a first-of-its kind 100% foreign-owned restaurant chain in Vietnam.


Cooper, Giles (Head of Department)

Massmann, Oliver (Head of Department)

Cooper, Giles

Duong, Thi Mai Huong

Hoang, Minh Duc

Lang, Nguyen Thi

Le, Trung Nhan

Massmann, Oliver

Pham, Bach Duong

Pham, Ngoc Ha

Tran, Minh Thanh


Greencells Group

Prolignis Energie Consulting GmbH


Sembcorp Utilities Limited

Tui Travel Accommodation


Aerospace & Defence

Automobiles & Parts

Banking & Finance


Commercial & Professional Services

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Energy & Infrastructure

Engineering & Manufacturing

Financial Services

Healthcare, Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences


Oil & Gas

Technology, Media and Entertainment