The ever-increasing need for legal consultancy and use of legal services has led to the significantly growing number of law firms and lawyer’s offices in Vietnam. Currently, domestic law firms not only have to compete with each other but also with international law firms which have been globally recognized due to their experience and capacity in the legal profession. Nevertheless, this does not mean that local law firms are losing their position to international ones. Vietnamese law firms are now increasingly recognized by having their name indicated on lists of most favorite law firms in the area. This article will give you the top 5 leading local law firms based on assessment of reliable sources such as Legal 500, Chambers, Asia Law… and this is for reference purpose only but not intended to promote any law firms below.
Vietnam International Law Firm (Vilaf – Hong Duc)
Vilaf-Hong Duc had been initially being supported by an international law firm until it is able to operate as an independent legal practicing organization. Vilaf – Hong Duc has two offices located in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. As a reputable law firm, Vilaf – Hong Duc have extensive expertise in fields namely Finance and Banking, Investment, Merger and Acquisition, Litigation, Real Estate and Construction, Import and Export and Insurance, etc.
YKVN Lawyers (YKVN)
YKVN law firm under the management of Lawyer Truong Nhat Quang was established in 1999 and currently has two offices located in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and one office based in Singapore. YKVN is a market leader in M&A, Litigation, Real Estate, Finance Project and Banking, etc. YKVN’s attorneys regularly deliver lectures at prestigious law training institutions and have published many books about professional skills which are widely popular with not only law students but law practitioners as well.
LNT & Partners (LNT)
LNT is a Vietnamese law firm established since 2012 with integrated legal services in fields such as Finance and Banking, Corporate, Litigation, Intellectual Property and Real Estate & Infrastructure. At present, LNT has offices located in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City with experienced and professional attorneys.
Bizlink Lawyers (Bizlink)
Bizlink is a reputable law firm with a group of attorneys having extensive experience in the legal profession. Being a familiar name in renowned awards of Legal 500, IFLR1000, Chambers Global, etc. Bizlink provides to clients with high-quality legal advice, primarily in the field of Inbound and outbound investment, Corporate and Commerce, Finance and Banking, Real Estate and Construction, M&A, Corporate restructuring and dissolution, Infrastructure Project and Energy, Stock market and Capital market, Insurance, Aviation and Telecommunications, Franchise and Technology transfer.
Phuoc & Partners Law Co., Ltd (P&P)
Established since 2003, P&P now has three offices located in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang. P&P has been successfully assisting local and foreign clients in many transactions in relation to M&A, Real Estate, Investment, Litigation, Financial Banking and Tax, etc. P&P has been selected as one of the leading commercial law firms in Vietnam by International and Asia Pacific law specialized magazines such as the Tax Directors Handbook, Asia Pacific Legal 500, Chambers & Partners and ALB in consecutive recent years. Lawyer Nguyen Huu Phuoc of P&P was named one of two leading Vietnamese lawyers in the field of tax for the year of 2011, 2012 and 2013 by the Tax Directors Handbook. Lawyer Phuoc is also author of many books about management and governance of law firms, labour filed and family legal handbook.