YKVN Lawyers

Dispute Resolution Department

Vietnam
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What the team is known for Formidable local team specialising in representing clients in domestic and cross-border litigation and arbitration. Key areas of strength include project, construction and non-payment arbitrations, supported by additional resources in Singapore. Also engaged in the handling of complex shareholding, joint venture and ICC disputes arising from major corporate transactions. Well placed to handle white-collar crime and fraud-related matters.

Strengths A commentator reports: "They are very responsive, smooth in communication and always addressing the topics. They have produced outstanding results."

Another interviewee considers that "the firm has deep expertise and knowledge."

Work highlights Represented Grab as the defendant against a claim by a Vietnamese taxi company, which alleged that Grab is not licensed to carry out its e-hailing services in Vietnam.

Notable practitioners

Luu Tien Dzung is a leading name in the market, frequently advising prominent international clients on a wide range of contractual, insurance and anti-corruption disputes. He is also an appointed arbitrator at VIAC and the ICC, with one source reporting that "he has a very good understanding of matters and clients' needs."

Truong Trong Nghia regularly represents major Vietnamese and international corporates, as well as individual clients, in high-profile company, contractual, fraud and land disputes. A client describes him as "very proactive, with a commercial mindset and excellent insights with respect to local regulators."