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Chairperson: Duyen Ha Vo (Ms.)

Managing Partners: Tung Ngo (Mr.), Ngoc Anh Bui (Mr.)

Number of Partners: 15

Number of Lawyers: 80

Languages: English, Vietnamese

Firm Overview: VILAF is one of the few prominent business law firms primarily advising foreign investors and foreign financial institutions making investments in Vietnam. Backed up with 28 years of experience in Vietnam, with a team of senior lawyers who have worked with the Government in the development of Vietnamese business and investment laws for years, we have insights to the interpretation of the laws and policies.

VILAF has been consistently ranked as a first-tier law firm by reputable legal editorials including Chambers & Partners, IFLR 1000, Legal 500, ALB, AsiaLaw, Benchmark Litigation, among others. The firm is well-known for its leading position in Vietnam in cross-border M&A, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Dispute Resolution, Energy, Project Finance and Infrastructure Projects.

VILAF has received numerous international awards. Our recent awards and recognitions are below:


  • IFLR – Vietnam National Law Firm of the Year 2006, 2007, 2008, 2016, 2018, 2020, 2021 and 2022
  • Chambers and Partners - Vietnam Law Firm of the Year 2022
  • ALB – Vietnam Law Firm of the Year 2021
  • Asia Law – Vietnam Firm of the Year 2019, 2020 and 2021
  • In-House Community - In-house Community Firm of the Year 2021, Most Responsive Firm of the Year 2021 and Deal of the Year 2021
  • ALB Japan Law Awards – Project Finance Deal of the Year 2020
  • Asia Law– Impact Case for M&A of the Year 2020
  • Ministry of Justice of Vietnam– Compliment for Law Firm with great contribution to the development of Vietnamese Justice in the 2015 – 2020 period

VILAF’s legal services cover every aspect of business in Vietnam. Our particular expertise is in finance and banking, project finance, foreign investments, M&A, commercial and corporate, real property and construction, international trade, anti-trust and competition, mining, taxation, employment, technology transfers, shipping, aviation, litigation and arbitration.

The key to VILAF’s prominent prestige pertains to its active lawyers who have combined both the satisfaction of international standards in legal services and thorough understanding of the legal and cultural foundation and its actual operation of the country. Most of VILAF’s lawyers have been educated or trained in well-known law schools in the U.S., the U.K., South Korea, and Australia. Our lawyers are not only qualified to practice laws in other countries, including UK, US, and South Korea, but also have extensive international legal practice experience. All these distinguished advantages ensure VILAF’s provision of best quality legal services to our clients. Further information on VILAF and its lawyers can be found via VILAF's website www.vilaf.com.

Main Areas of Practice:

Aviation

Anti-trust & Competition

Banking and Finance

Corporate and M&A

Dispute resolution & Litigation

Distribution & International Trade

Energy, Infrastructure & Projects

Foreign Direct Investment

Labour & Employment

Mining & Natural Resources

Real estate & Construction

Project Finance

Securities and Capital markets

Shipping, Tax, TMT, Insurance


Offices:

Ho Chi Minh City:

4th Floor, mPlaza Saigon

39 Le Duan Street, District 1

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

T: (84-28) 3827 7300

F: (84-28) 3827 7303

Email: [email protected]


Hanoi Office:

6th Floor, HCO Building (Melia)

44B Ly Thuong Kiet Street

Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam

T: (84-24) 3934 8530

F: (84-24) 3934 8531

E: [email protected]

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Vietnam

Banking & Finance
Band 1
Banking & Finance: Capital Markets
Band 1
Corporate/M&A
Band 1
Projects, Infrastructure & Energy
Band 1

Ranked Lawyers

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Vietnam

Banking & Finance


Duyen Ha Vo
Band 3
Hung Q. Nguyen
Band 2

Banking & Finance: Capital Markets


Corporate/M&A


Duyen Ha Vo
Band 3

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Band 2
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Band 3
Duyen Ha VoBanking & Finance
Duyen Ha VoCorporate/M&A
Ha H. LuuProjects, Infrastructure & Energy
Up and Coming
Lam NguyenProjects, Infrastructure & Energy

Ranked Offices

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Vietnam

Hanoi

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4th Floor, mPlaza Saigon

39 Le Duan Street, District 1

Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City

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