Chambers Asia Pacific (2021)

Corporate/M&A - Band 3
Dispute Resolution - Band 3
Employment - Band 2
Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT) - Band 3

Ranked Lawyers: 
Chau Huy Quang - Dispute Resolution (Band 3)
Vu Thi Que - Corporate/M&A (Band 4), Employment (Band 2)


What the team is known for 
Well-regarded firm which combines local expertise with the support of the firm's network of offices in the region. Regularly assists foreign clients including MNCs and regional companies with their cross-border transactions. Especially adept in handling real estate, manufacturing and technology sector deals, including joint ventures and mergers.

One client reports: "The are very good at understanding and working with the expectations and perspectives, both legal and business, of an international company and are easy to work with."

Market commentators praise the firm's experience working with well-known Chinese and Singaporean clients.

Work highlights 
Assisted Givaudan with its USD30 million acquisition of flavours company Golden Frog.

Notable practitioners
Vu Thi Que is a well-regarded corporate lawyer who regularly assists foreign clients with acquisitions, as well as general commercial matters such as the setting up of company and other operational matters. One client reports: "She is very knowledgeable and responsive and works well with our colleagues."

Dispute Resolution

What the team is known for 
Advises on both international arbitration and domestic litigation, including in-depth experience of SIAC and ICC proceedings. Especially active for regional and international clients, often handling cross-border construction disputes. Also handles a range of real estate, and shipping cases. Experienced in assisting foreign clients with the enforcement of arbitral awards in Vietnam.

Notable practitioners
Chau Huy Quang is well regarded for his disputes practice. He regularly represents clients in both litigation and arbitration. Interviewees call him "a good lawyer," and remark upon his experience in investment arbitration. He has experience acting for a range of international companies on arbitration matters, including in VIAC and ICC proceedings.


What the team is known for 
Experienced team working on terminations and labour litigation, alongside daily operational employment matters. Also shows expertise in workforce restructuring and retrenchment activities, as well as issues pertaining to foreign employees in Vietnam. Represents many international clients across such sectors as insurance, finance, retail, healthcare and technology.

Notable practitioners
Vu Thi Que is respected by market commentators for her busy employment practice. She handles terminations, drafting of employment contracts, changes to benefits packages and company-wide retrenchments.

Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)

What the team is known for 
Full-service firm with significant experience assisting clients with regulatory issues such as technology licensing and agreements. Impressive client base comprising multinational technology companies, startups and investors seeking to invest in fintech and other technology companies. Particularly experienced in handling e-commerce and cryptocurrency matters.

Notable practitioners
Vu Thi Que and Logan Leung are key points of contact for clients.