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Do Dinh Lam

Associate

Practice Area:

Banking & Finance
Mergers & Acquisition

LLB, Ho Chi Minh City University of Law
BE, University of Economics Ho Chi Minh City

T +84 28 3821 2382
E lam.do@rajahtannlct.com

Do Dinh Lam is an Associate at Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers, practising in the firm’s Corporate and M&A and Banking and Finance practice groups

Lam is a Vietnam qualified lawyer with almost 6 years of transactional experience Advising both multinational and domestic clients on a wide range of matters including banking and finance, derivatives, capital markets, general commercial, and other aspects of investment and corporate law in Vietnam.

Lam earned his Bachelor of Laws at the Ho Chi Minh University of Law (2012- 2016) and Bachelor of Finance and Banking at University of Economics of Ho Chi Minh City (2019-2021)

Prior to joining Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers, Lam worked as an Associate at Vietnam’s oldest law firms, Investconsult Group, with a focus on Banking and Finance transactions and general corporate advisory.

Experience 

Banking & Finance

  • Advising the Export-Import Bank of Korea on various loan facilities and security documentation
  • Advising an international lender on a syndicated borrowing base facility that involves taking out securities over commodities in Vietnam
  • Advising the Korea Development Bank on various loan facilities and security documentation
  • Advising Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation in connection with syndicated term loan facilities in Vietnam
  • Advising United Overseas Bank (Vietnam) Limited in connection with mortgage transactions
  • Advising HSBC on complex US$298 million lending financings over certain Vietnam steel production
  • Advising DBS Bank Limited in connection with the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. 2002 Master Agreement executed by DBS Bank Limited and a Vietnamese bank
  • Advising United Overseas Bank Limited on various loan facilities and security documentation
  • Advising Nyong Hyup Bank in financing a syndicated loan US$ 30 million to build a factory in Bac Giang, with the collateral being the future factory and its machinery
  • Advising Mizuho Bank on various syndicated loan facilities
  • Advising MUFG Bank, Ltd., in a loan restructuring transaction through the form of deferred payment of goods
  • Advising Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Citigroup Global Markets Singapore Pte. Ltd. and other banks as arrangers of a US$122 million term loan for building a chemical factory in Vietnam
  • Advising a Korean based international company on ISDA Master Agreement documentation and enforceability issues
  • Advising Visa Inc.’s client to process cross-border Pay-to-Card (P2C) and Pay-to-Account (P2A) transactions originally from users located in Vietnam
  • Advising The Export-Import Bank of Korea, Singapore Branch on its US$ 50 million loan to Vietinbank, one of Vietnam’s leading state-owned banks

Mergers & Acquisition

  • Acting for Japanese clients in relation to an acquisition in the real estate business transportation service in Vietnam
  • Acting for a Singapore client in relation to an acquisition in retail service in Vietnam

Energy

  • Advising an international investor in its renewable wind farm project in the South of Vietnam
  • Advising an international investor in solar energy project in Binh Thuan Province, Vietnam

Regulatory Compliance & Corporate Commercial

  • Advising an international engineering and construction company on the establishment of a Project Management Office for performing an EPC project in Vietnam and providing advice on a number of corporate legal matters as part of its entry into the Vietnam market.
  • Advised and assisted a foreign invested company relating to its businesses in the field of tourism and real estate business
  • Assisted other clients in different industries in drafting and reviewing contracts for operational purposes, including construction, distribution, goods sale and purchase, and service provisions
Memberships/Directorships
  • Member, Vietnam Bar Federation
  • Member, Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association
  • Member, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Publications
  • “The inattention of protecting registration of intellectual property, foreign trademarks to be in troubles in Vietnam”, Saigon Times (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam), 2021 (publish in Vietnamese)
  • “Borrowing a short-term loan for paying salaries of labors”, Saigon Times (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam), 2021 (publish in Vietnamese)
  • “Three negative scenarios of enterprises and labors after the Covid-19”, Saigon Times (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam), 2021 (publish in Vietnamese)
  • “Foreign exchange listing trend”, Saigon Times (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam), 2021 (publish in Vietnamese)